Condo developments a short walk to the Calgary Stampede

Posted on Jul 8, 2019 in Qualex Landmark in the News
Condo developments a short walk to the Calgary Stampede

Article by Josh Skapin for Canada.com While the Stampede sees visitors from around the world, for some people, the iconic festival, exhibition and rodeo, is just down the street. Sean Park knows what that’s like. He moved into the Guardian, located on 12 th Ave. S.E. in Victoria Park, in 2017. “It was a Wednesday night […]

Amenity spaces attract buyers to apartment style condos

Amenity spaces attract buyers to apartment style condos

Now more than ever, homeowners have more choices in choosing their home with amenities that align with their needs. As we see more sophisticated and unique amenities in condo projects hit the market, there is a notice of an “arms race” when it comes to in building amenity spaces. Article by Josh Skapin for Canada.com […]

Calgary is among one of the more affordable housing markets in Canada

Posted on Jun 25, 2019 in Blog, General Market News
Calgary is among one of the more affordable housing markets in Canada

  Home ownership today is more complex than ever with rising interest rates and prices. Land and construction costs have also risen in the last few years resulting in developers facing greater risk and less profit. In February, the provincial government raised the foreign-buyers tax from 15 to 20 percent and a 0.5 percent speculation […]

The rental market is starting to heat up in Calgary

Posted on May 30, 2019 in General Market News
The rental market is starting to heat up in Calgary

With the fluctuating housing market at play, a great deal of attention is now focused on what’s next. This month at the Western Canada Apartment Investment Conference in Edmonton, panel members from the real estate industry discussed the future of rental apartments comparing apartment sectors in Calgary, Edmonton and Vancouver. WCAIC apartments conference closing panelists […]

5 places on our list to visit in Calgary

Posted on May 7, 2019 in Blog
5 places on our list to visit in Calgary

Calgary is best known for the Calgary Stampede during summer which attracts a large attendance every year. In fact, last year Global News reported that over a million people attended the event! This vibrant city is growing in numbers each year and so is their list of things to do in the city. Ready your […]

How your home can create peace of mind

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 in Blog, Qualex Landmark in the News
How your home can create peace of mind

When we think about neighbourhoods in a traditional sense, we envision a kind of safety, warmth and security. It’s an aspect that developers attempt to integrate into the design of their building with keyless entry, smart homes that are more efficient and connected to the owner. The overall idea is to create a worry-free environment […]

With the rental market tightening and rents rising, the condo market is expected to warm up

Posted on Apr 4, 2019 in Blog, General Market News
With the rental market tightening and rents rising, the condo market is expected to warm up

The aggregate home price in Calgary decreased 1.5 per cent year over year to $468,974 in the first quarter of 2019, according to the Royal LePage House Price Survey released on Thursday. The report said the median price of a condominium increased 0.2 per cent to $286,453 while the median price of a two-storey home decreased 0.9 […]

Park Point’s spaciousness, Beltline location add up for accounting student

Park Point’s spaciousness, Beltline location add up for accounting student

Third-year accounting student Kaitlin McKernan said good-bye to her life as a renter when she moved into her newly purchased condo in December. After living in cramped apartments in Sunalta and Mission, the young University of Calgary student felt the timing was right to invest a recently acquired inheritance into a place of her own. […]

Building Park Point: A Q&A with our Construction Project Manager

Posted on Jan 18, 2019 in Blog
Building Park Point: A Q&A with our Construction Project Manager

Park Point has been 4 years in the making and a labour of love in many ways. With the completion of this residential community in August 2018, over 250 homeowners have now moved in and call Park Point their home. Together, its parkside location, the burgeoning Beltline neighbourhood and quality finishes have made this community […]

What’s next for Calgary?

Posted on Nov 28, 2018 in Blog, General Market News
What’s next for Calgary?

There’s been a lot of buzz about what’s in store for Calgary now that the Olympic bid for 2026 in Calgary is behind us.  Where are we now with population and economic growth?  For decades, Calgary has maintained its top spot among the best metropolitan cities in Canada, and there is a reason for this.  […]

12 reasons why Downtown Calgary is the place to be (and own) right now

Posted on Oct 16, 2018 in Blog, General Market News
12 reasons why Downtown Calgary is the place to be (and own) right now

Calgary has come a long way in recent years. More than just the host of the annual Stampede which draws in people from all across Canada and the world, Calgary is setting itself apart from established cities with an appreciation for urban life.  It’s no surprise that the median age of Calgarians is 36.8 years old […]

Many owners chose to live in building rather than buying as investment

Many owners chose to live in building rather than buying as investment

  It was a bitter-sweet day for the team at Qualex-Landmark, the Vancouver-based developer that has staked a big claim on Calgary’s inner city for the past dozen years. Park Point, the luxurious multi-family development that it calls its flagship building, was complete and the first residents were moving in — but it was without […]

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