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 […]

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, […]

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