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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

LIVE-WORK HOMES OFFER UNIQUE LIFESTYLE & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

LIVE-WORK HOMES OFFER UNIQUE LIFESTYLE & BUSINESS OPPORTUNITIES

Most Calgarians have a place where they live and another where they work. However, a combination of the two has emerged that could be the wave of the future: live-work condominiums. In the early 2000s, Battistella Developments took a chance when it unveiled its Orange Lofts live-work condominium project in what was then an East […]

Park Point – an exclamation point adjacent to Central Memorial Park!

Park Point – an exclamation point adjacent to Central Memorial Park!

When the $118 million Park Point Garden Apartment Building was completed, the Qualex-Landmark Group added to the Beltline skyline in downtown Calgary. A perfect exclamation mark! Exclamation mark! Park Point, the highly anticipated luxury high-rise apartment, was handed over to the first key on August 9th, and the new residents of 289 apartments will be […]

The top 3 best Calgary neighbourhoods, according to Avenue Magazine

Posted on Jul 27, 2018 in General Market News
The top 3 best Calgary neighbourhoods, according to Avenue Magazine

The Beltline is home to our latest Park Point community which is leading the way in modernizing the Calgary metropolitan area located at the corner of 2nd Street and 12 Avenue S.W. just steps from the historic Central Memorial Park and Memorial Park Library. In addition, Park Point is nestled amongst some of Calgary’s hippest […]

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