Where is the Trading Post located?
The Trading Post community is located in Sunset Ridge in Cochrane, Alberta. 4209-101 Sunset Drive Cochrane, AB T4C 0W7 For instructions on how to get there, please visit our Getting Here page.
Are there any schools in the community or nearby?
Mitford Elementary School and Cochrane High School are a short 5 minute drive away. A new public middle school is set to open in 2016 in Sunset Ridge.
How far is Cochrane from Calgary, the University and other important amenities?
The Trading Post is 20 minutes from Calgary's western edge. In fact, everything you could possibly need resides within a 60 minute radius:
  • Canada Olympic Park 29 min
  • University of Calgary 32 min
  • Foothills Hospital 33 min
  • Market Mall 34 min
  • Kananaskis Trail 28 min
  • Deerfoot Meadows 45 min
  • Calgary International Airport 40 min
  • Banff Park Gates 60 min
What time is the Sales Centre Open?
The Sales Centre is open 7 days a week, has the following hours:
  • Monday to Thursday 2pm - 8pm
  • Friday to Sunday Noon - 5pm
  • Holidays Noon - 5pm
What amenities are offered in the area?

There are nine schools to choose from including French immersion, Catholic, Public and Private school options along with several pre-schools. There are more than 25 restaurants and bars including MacKay's (Alberta's most popular ice cream parlour), recreational facilities including three hockey arenas, two golf courses and family sports center, movie theatre, indoor soccer field, doctors and dentists who are still taking patients, nearly two dozen parks and 30+ km of well-maintained pathways and 42 heritage buildings. Click on the amenities map, below, for more information.

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What amenities are offered in the Trading Post?
Walk out your front door to a myriad of services:  
  • Kimmer Market and Gas Station
  • The Hub Cafe & Wine
  • Liquor Store
  • Pizzeria
  • Daycare
  • Pharmacy
  • Insurance Company
  • Cochrane Counselling
  • Yoga Studio
  • Martial Arts Studio
  • Dental Office
  • Restaurant/Pub
What types of homes are available in the Trading Post?
The Trading Post offers a unique combination of live/work townhomes, apartment style condominiums, residential townhomes, and retail and office space for lease.
What type of lease space is available?
We have office space and retail space available ranging from 800 - 1,700 square feet.  Some spaces are partially finished, and others can be built to suit.  For more information contact 403-969-0267 or Contact Us.
What does Live/Work townhomes mean?
If you have a home based business this is a great option for you. All the live/work townhomes have commercial space that is completely finished, and already within the current property zoning.  These spaces are approximately 540 square feet, and include a fully finished space with a half bathroom included. You live upstairs and your office is downstairs. Ideal for things like a design studio, yoga studio, hair salon, accounting, law, or real estate office. This is a great option to save you on time and money commuting to an office.
Where can I see floor plans?
View apartment/condo floorplans here, or townhome floorpans here. You can also contact the sales office for more information at 403.851.5281.