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 […]

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 […]

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