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 […]

5 things that every renter should know (and do)

Posted on Oct 4, 2018 in Blog
5 things that every renter should know (and do)

  When it comes to renting, many enjoy the flexibility that comes with it. You don’t have to worry about property taxes, utilities are usually more affordable and it’s a fast way to build wealth. The lease for your new rental home can be comprehensive so here are a few points that you should take […]

Central Memorial Park: How a ‘woman with a dream’ and her book-loving friends gave Calgary a library

Posted on Oct 3, 2018 in History
Central Memorial Park: How a ‘woman with a dream’ and her book-loving friends gave Calgary a library

Just after the dawn of the 20th century, when Calgary was small western city of a few thousand people and dusty roads, a group of women decided their rough-and-tumble community needed some sophistication. So they set about to create something to signal that the prairie community had some culture. With determination and grit, they secured $80,000 […]

Live-work offerings attracting the entrepreneurial set

Live-work offerings attracting the entrepreneurial set

The concept of live-work home design, where one has a home and a business under the same roof, is taking off. The movement is spurred on by a shift toward human-centric design, increased urban density patterns and the fact that today, unlike previous generations, people’s lives are very interconnected — live, work and play happens […]

The walk-through: before taking possession of a new condo, learn how it works

The walk-through: before taking possession of a new condo, learn how it works

After waiting upwards of two years for your new condo to be built, the day of the walk-through has finally arrived. You’d rather admire the view than listen to scintillating advice on how to clean your new quartz countertops, but paying close attention and even showing up for it is “super crucial,” says Jordan Beach, […]

Why having a homeowner care team matters

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Blog
Why having a homeowner care team matters

Buying a home in this market and time may arguably be one of the biggest purchases you will make. During the sales process, you’re in touch with a sales team whether it’s through a developer or a realtor. The time between taking possession of your home and moving in requires a team as well. This is […]

A better second half in 2018

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 in General Market News
A better second half in 2018

With more homes being built on the horizon in Calgary, economists are optimistic about what’s to come. According to real estate insider like Mario Toneguzzi, it’s a buyers market right now in Calgary. It’s great news for potential homeowners with the rise of inventory about to hit the market. More from Mario Toneguzzi below in […]

PARK POINT BRINGS IN FIRST RESIDENTS

PARK POINT BRINGS IN FIRST RESIDENTS

It’d be difficult to find anyone happier in Calgary right now than buyers at Park Point who can now start moving into this iconic high-rise in the Beltline. Park Point, the highly anticipated luxurious high-rise residential community by Qualex-Landmark officially opens its doors and welcomes up to 289 new residents. Homeowners will begin the tiered […]

Shared amenities: Arms race in fancy in-house amenities in condos

Shared amenities: Arms race in fancy in-house amenities in condos

There seems to be a bit of “one-upmanship” happening, these days in Calgary when it comes to condo amenities. Bruce McKenzie, Vice President, Business Development, NORR Architects Engineers Planners tells me they are working on a project that will have luxury guest suites in a prime location looking out onto the Elbow River, a jogging/walking […]

Calgary has more cranes than New York

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in General Market News
Calgary has more cranes than New York

Calgary’s housing market continues to struggle, but one real estate-related index could signify renewed confidence in the western Canadian city. According to the latest RLB Crane Index, which twice a year tracks the number of cranes in 13 major North American cities, there are more cranes set up in Calgary than in New York. With 26 cranes […]

Qualex-Landmark™ Adds Exclamation Point to Beltline Skyline with Completion of $110-million Condominium Tower

Posted on Sep 4, 2018 in Project Updates, Qualex Landmark in the News
Qualex-Landmark™ Adds Exclamation Point to Beltline Skyline with Completion of $110-million Condominium Tower

  Park Point, the highly-anticipated luxurious highrise residential community by Qualex-Landmark, has officially opened its doors. Located in Calgary’s beltline area, the neighbourhood scored the top spot in “Calgary’s Best Neighbourhoods 2018” report. The official opening was celebrated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and tour of the building with Deputy Mayor Evan Woolley, Qualex-Landmark president Mohammed […]

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