Oct 9, 2020
RIDE THROUGH THE ROCKIES IN SUPPORT OF HABITAT FOR HUMANITY SMASHES ITS FUNDRAISING GOAL DESPITE COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS
Calgary, AB - Since 2014, Star Building Materials Calgary has coordinated and sponsored Ride Through the Rockies, an impressive fundraising cycling event in support of Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta. To date, the event has raised over $700,000, and with a collective attitude of “the show must go on,” the 2020 event was successful as a virtual ride, amidst COVID-19 restrictions.
Sep 9, 2020
Calgary, AB - The BILD Calgary Region Awards celebrate the most creative and professional work in the Calgary homebuilding industry, and this year, NuVista Homes received the award for Best Townhome/Villa, $300-$380K. The award was given to The Pearson, a home that was designed using feedback from homebuyers, making it a unique model that reflects customer demand.
Aug 24, 2020
Edmonton, AB – Kevin Van, President & CEO, is pleased to announce that Mike Saunders, Vice-President, Development, Qualico Commercial, has been appointed Senior Vice-President, Qualico Properties. This is a new role in Qualico’s newest business vertical. Mike will be reporting directly to Qualico’s President & CEO.
Aug 19, 2020
Edmonton & Calgary, AB – Empire Drywall is experiencing a significant year of growth in 2020, despite the challenges the industry has been facing in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Company-wide sales since the end of June are up 10 per cent compared to the same period in 2019, and residential job starts in Edmonton are up about 35 per cent to date (from 390 to 535 compared to the same period, January - June, 2019). In addition, the company has hired for various new positions and has completed two of its largest projects to date.
Jul 29, 2020
QUALICO’S SPRINGBANK COMMUNITY OF HARMONY ANNOUNCED AS BILD CALGARY’S 2019 COMMUNITY OF THE YEAR – CALGARY REGION
Calgary, AB – Harmony, Springbank’s first lake community, was named Community of the Year – Calgary Region for a third time. The BILD Calgary Region awards celebrate and recognize quality products and accomplishments amongst builders. While the virtual awards gala is not taking place until August 13, BILD is announcing select winners through CTV Morning News leading up to the event.
Jun 29, 2020
STREETSIDE DEVELOPMENTS CALGARY ANNOUNCES NEW CONDOMINIUM COMPLEX KONEKT – A PROJECT 15 YEARS IN THE MAKING
Calgary, AB – Constructing a new condominium complex can come with a number of challenges, and for StreetSide Developments Calgary’s new project, it seemed as if launch day would never come. In 2005, StreetSide Developments purchased a property in the inner-city area of Inglewood. Fifteen years later, the team is finally getting ready to celebrate the launch of this much-anticipated project.
May 14, 2020
Calgary, AB - Two Qualico homebuilders within the same Calgary business unit were recognized recently by Avid Ratings for their excellent customer service. NuVista Homes Calgary received the Avid Gold Award and Augusta Fine Homes Calgary won the Avid Benchmark Award. The Avid Gold Award is presented to builders that have the highest scores in their region based on the New Home Move-In Experience survey that is filled out by customers. The survey captures information spanning from the purchasing experience to the first 90 days of ownership.
May 8, 2020
Calgary, AB – The 2020 H.O.M.E. Awards marks the fifth win for Sterling Homes Calgary as the Best Customer Experience: Calgary – Single Family – Large Volume. The award was presented at the H.O.M.E. Awards event on April 7, which was held online this year due to restrictions related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic (click here to watch the recorded livestream video). The Home Owner Mark of Excellence (H.O.M.E) was created by CustomerInsight and is based exclusively on the voice of the customer.
Apr 16, 2020
Calgary, AB – Broadview Homes Calgary is now offering a new home technology package as a base feature in all of its homes, using an innovative cost savings strategy. The Smarter Home System, launched in mid-February, features a collection of high-quality home tech options that control lighting and in-home temperature, provide excellent sound quality, and offer additional security.
Feb 27, 2020
Calgary, AB – John Morris and Rachel Homan took home the win, beating out the defending champions at the 2nd Annual Qualico Mixed Doubles Classic. Qualico is a proud sponsor of John Morris, two-time Olympic gold medalist curler, and the Qualico Mixed Doubles Classic, which took place from January 2-5 in Canmore and Banff, AB.
Feb 4, 2020
CONTINUING TO PROVIDE A HIGHER EDUCATION WITH THE EXPANSION OF SAIT'S TRADES AND TECHNOLOGY COMPLEX – A LOOK BACK AT THE IMPACT OF QUALICO'S SUPPORT
Calgary, AB – For over 100 years, the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) in Calgary has offered applied education focused on hands-on learning, research, and collaboration with industry partners. In 2010, Qualico helped SAIT create the Trades and Technology Complex. Along with nine other homebuilders in the region, Qualico provided a $1-million donation towards the new complex. The donation, made almost 10 years ago, is still affecting students daily, as it allowed for the growth required to increase the number of students attending the institute.
Jan 28, 2020
Calgary, AB – In September of 2019, Calgary staff started a year-long partnership with Brown Bagging for Calgary Kids (BB4CK). Every month of the school year, a different business unit makes lunches for five schools, feeding over 200 students in need. BB4CK works in partnership with Calgary schools to make and deliver free healthy lunches for students who would otherwise go hungry. Every day there are 4,700 lunches made and delivered to Calgary kids at 225 schools, relying on 650 volunteers each week to make this happen. It is estimated that one in six Canadian children do not know where their next meal is coming from.
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