Want to invest in the condo market? Check out this selection of new builds and pre-construction one-bedroom condominiums. If you’re willing to wait a while, buying from plans can save you a bundle.
$255,000 – Calgary
Built by The Qualex-Landmark™ Group, Park Point’s 34-storey, mixed-use residential tower features 289 suites and overlooks historic Central Memorial Park, one of Canada’s oldest urban parks. Located in the heart of Calgary’s Beltline, Park Point will host nearly 9,000 sq. ft. of owner-accessible building amenities atop the tower podium. Residents will enjoy panoramic views of the city and the park, in Calgary’s rapidly evolving urban city centre. For more information contact 403-244-2428 or visit qualex.ca.
$233,900 – Winnipeg
Phase 1 of Oxbow of Tuxedo Point is a new, multi-unit condo development now under construction on the Sterling Lyon Parkway. $233,900 is the starting price for a one-bedroom suite, with occupancy slated for late fall 2015. The suites offer engineered hardwood floors, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances. The development by Towers Realty Group and Pre-Con Builders is situated between a retail shopping complex and the greenery of Assiniboine Forest Park. For more information contact 204-255-8436 or visit oxbowcondos.com.
$299,900 – Halifax
Seapoint is the first landmark condominium at the 22-acre Harbour Isle Waterfront Village. It’s currently in pre-construction in Dartmouth, and boasts stylish suites, inspired architecture and active lifestyle amenities. The units will feature large balconies with views of the harbour, the city skyline and the Dartmouth Yacht Club next door. The Bridgewater suite is 940 sq. ft. with a 158- sq.-ft. balcony, available on floors six through 16. Visit gettheseapoint.com for more details.
$264,000 – Toronto
Here’s a 482-sq.-ft., one-bedroom suite at Islington Terrace by Tridel, currently in preconstruction in the historic Islington Village neighbourhood. The transit-friendly community offers quick access to the Islington subway station and Mississauga Transit terminal. The building is located close to shopping and restaurants along the Kingsway on Bloor. There’s 50,000 sq. ft. of amenity space including a fitness centre, indoor pool and outdoor terrace. For more information call 416-645-8862, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
$374,000 – Ottawa
Cathedral Hill by Windmill Developments is currently under construction on the western edge of downtown. Featured is the one-bedroom Corus suite at 743 sq. ft. The condo promises exceptional views of the Ottawa River, Gatineau Park, Parliament Hill and Sparks Street. The full range of lifestyle amenities includes an executive concierge. This sustainable development is targeting LEED gold standard, and offers the convenience of downtown living within natural green surroundings. Contact Chantal Smith at 613-566-7010 for more information.
$329,900 – Vancouver
Kensington Gardens is a new master-planned community by Vancouver developer Westbank. The featured price is for a 568-sq.-ft., one-bedroom condo suite. Each unit features open balconies or terraces. Kensington Gardens is an integrated urban community comprising three unique residential towers, a collection of townhouses and a residential podium, linked by an elevated landscaped courtyard. The development boasts five-star, hotel quality amenities. Call 604-620-7886 or visit kensingtongardens.ca for more information.
$310,000 – Edmonton
Link condos at Ellerslie is a new, eight-storey midrise building by Regency Developments in the MacEwan neighbourhood of South Edmonton. The concrete and steel structure has 105 suites, and the underground parkade is now under construction to be completed in late 2016. There’s plenty of greenery and landscaping. All balconies have natural gas hookups and there’s a full rooftop patio. The development is close to amenities with quick access to the rest of the city. For more information, contact 780-497-1700 or visit linkellerslie.ca.
By: Duncan McAllister for Metro Home