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.
Nov 25, 2019
Edmonton, AB - This past September, leaders from Alberta’s home building industry gathered at the Jasper Park Lodge for the annual BILD Horizons Conference, hosted by BILD Alberta. There were a number of events on the agenda, including the much anticipated BILD Alberta Awards, at which Qualico was proudly represented.
Nov 18, 2019
Calgary, AB – Students in Calgary looking for a unique, hands-on post-secondary education experience can choose from more than 100 career programs at the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). The polytechnic college is the third largest post-secondary institution in Alberta and provides students with state-of-the-art labs and classrooms, experience working with real-world equipment, and an opportunity to work in close collaboration with industry professionals.
Nov 1, 2019
Calgary, AB – Ride through the Rockies took place August 23-25, 2019, raising funds and heart rates with a grueling cycling trek – all in the name of helping Habitat for Humanity. In total, $115,330 was raised for Habitat for Humanity Southern Alberta.
Oct 29, 2019
Calgary, AB – Qualico’s Volunteer Day initiative encourages employees to give back to their communities in a meaningful and heartfelt way. This is exactly why Sterling Homes and Pacesetter Homes Calgary teamed up to plant 360 trees at Auburn Bay Dog Park this past July.
Oct 25, 2019
THE RESOLVE INITIATIVE CONTINUES TO PROVIDE SAFE HOUSING FOR CALGARY’S HOMELESS – A LOOK BACK AT THE IMPACTS OF QUALICO’S DONATION
Calgary, AB – When people have a safe place to call home, they can focus on other areas of their lives and amazing things can happen. An initiative in Calgary aimed to make that a reality for 3,000 homeless and vulnerable people living in the city. The RESOLVE campaign was a limited-time fundraiser that officially ended in 2018, which involved nine not-for-profit agencies raising money for affordable housing and hundreds of donors, including Qualico.
Oct 7, 2019
Calgary, AB – Sterling Homes Calgary has created two showhomes that showcase different approaches to sustainability, while factoring in short-term costs and long-term savings for homeowners. Mike Cole, Operations Manager at Sterling Homes Calgary, noted which key sustainability features were highlighted in each home and incorporated into the overall design. “Sterling constructed the Harmony and Sirocco homes to represent two very different ways to achieve energy efficiency,” he said, “showing all of our customers that we can produce their dreams in a variety of ways.
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