Nov 30, 2020
Winnipeg, MB - For the last 60 years, Star Building Materials Winnipeg has primarily served commercial contractors, offering a huge selection of lumber, building materials, finishing products, hardware, paint, tools, plumbing and electrical materials. On September 30, 2020, the team officially opened its brand new retail store, expanding its footprint and product assortment, offering more of a selection for anyone who wants to ‘buy where the builders buy.’
Nov 23, 2020
Surrey, BC – StreetSide Developments Metro Vancouver has broken ground on its largest-ever townhome development, which will feature an exciting mix of product and amenities once completed. The Boroughs, located in the Grandview Heights neighbourhood in South Surrey, will offer easy access to the Morgan Heights Crossing retail centre, as well as Vancouver, Richmond, the Vancouver International Airport, the Canada/US border, and Seattle, via Highway 99.
Nov 17, 2020
Edmonton, AB - Pacesetter Homes Edmonton recently launched its new Augusta Executive Collection, which include eight models that offer luxury, location, and lifestyle at a more affordable price. The first showhome in the collection, The Ellerston in Jensen Lakes, is a two-storey, 2802-sq.-ft. home that features three bedrooms, two-and-a-half bathrooms, and a front attached double garage. Because it’s a production-built home, its higher-end look comes at a lower cost than what many might expect.
Nov 13, 2020
Winnipeg, MB – The Manitoba Home Builder’s Association capped off its longest running Fall Parade of Homes with a virtual awards gala held on October 23, where all of Qualico’s homebuilders went home with gold. The awards included 40 separate categories that were reviewed by volunteer judges. Qualico homebuilders took home a total of 11 Gold honours, the most in the past several years of the Fall Parade.
Oct 23, 2020
Calgary, AB – Qualico Communities Calgary ceremonially broke ground in Ambleton, a community 15 years in the making, on September 29, 2020 in Northwest Calgary. The new community of Ambleton, located just north of Evanston, is comprised of 64.7 hectares (160 acres) and will be developed through eight phases, totaling over 1,200 homes when complete.
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.
Oct 6, 2020
Edmonton, AB - Festival Place, Sherwood Park’s beloved arts and culture venue, reopened its doors to the public on September 17, after having shut down in mid-March due to COVID-19 regulations. With a partnership going back 20 years, Qualico Communities Edmonton stepped up to design a new lounge for the facility.
Oct 2, 2020
STREETSIDE DEVELOPMENTS EDMONTON GOES THE EXTRA MILE IN RECOGNIZING EMPLOYEES AND CUSTOMERS WITH THE ABOVE AND BEYOND PROGRAM
Edmonton, AB - Over the past two years, StreetSide Developments Edmonton has been finding special ways to recognize employees and customers through its Above & Beyond program. This program was created as a means to promote two pillars of Qualico’s approach of Principles for Success, including Employee Engagement and Customer Satisfaction.
Sep 16, 2020
Austin, TX - Pacesetter Homes Texas will need more room in its trophy case after scooping up several honours at this year’s Marketing and Advertising Excellence (MAX) Awards, presented by the Home Builders Association of Greater Austin. The MAX Awards, which celebrate the achievements and outstanding service of builder, developer, remodeler, and associate members, received nearly 400 submissions this year.
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.
Sep 2, 2020
Edmonton, AB – Buying a new home is an exciting endeavour and it is now easier than ever for Edmonton homebuyers to incorporate a designer’s touchinto their new home. designQ Edmonton has launched a new and innovative e-commerce site for homebuyers, allowing them to shop for the furniture and décor they’ve seen displayed in showhomes of Qualico’s homebuilders.
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.
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