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 […]

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.  […]

Standing out from the crowd: broad strokes of colour liven up the landscape

Posted on Feb 13, 2018 in Qualex Landmark in the News
Standing out from the crowd: broad strokes of colour liven up the landscape

Calgary’s suburban communities have often been criticized by urbanists as brown, beige and boring. The same could be said for most of Calgary’s early city centre condo towers. Westmount Place (1979), the Estate (1980) and Eau Claire 500 (1983) immediately come to mind. It is true the preponderance of dull and dreary brown and beige […]

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