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Minto Apartments is taking a unique and innovative approach to one of its properties in Calgary to meet a growing market demand. Minto Apartments has converted the aging International Hotel in the heart of the city, into premium long- and short-term rental apartments now known as The International.
Minto Apartment REIT has named George Van Noten as Chief Operating Officer and Glen MacMullin as Chief Investment Officer. They will take on many of the duties of Rob Pike, President and Chief Operating Officer of Minto Apartment REIT, who will retire November 1st after 38 years in the industry.
This year’s fully furnished Minto Communities Dream Home, which makes up the bulk of the CHEO Dream of a Lifetime Lottery $2.55 million grand prize, is a departure from the dream home designed last year, featuring much more traditional styling.
Located on Eaglehead Crescent, the $2-million Minto Communities built home is a Net Zero home, meaning no hydro bills as it produces as much energy as it consumes annually. The CHEO Dream Home is being described as classic, cozy and coastal, as the floor plan makes great use of space and the design includes plenty of light and neutral colours.
This year’s CHEO lottery dream home is a combination of comfort and sustainability. This year’s prize is a net-zero home, meaning it produces at least as much energy as it consumes on an annual basis. It comes with solar panels on the roof, helping alleviate any energy bills in the winter time. The house is part of Minto Communities Canada's subdivision called Potter’s Key and adjoins the Feedmill Creek Conservation area.
Minto Apartments has just announced that the Calgary International Hotel has been converted into a 35-story rental building. The building will be home to 252 rental units, a rooftop terrace, lobby bar, indoor pool, fitness centre, and so much more.
Homeownership for 23-year-old Mariah Wilson came early when she visited the show suite of Minto Communities Canada’s The Annex in the heart of Kensington Calgary. She was intrigued by The Annex’s vibrant and walkable inner-city location, the building’s design, including its focus on sustainability and the fact that she would have quick and easy access to transportation.
Minto Communities USA, Margaritaville Holdings and the St. Joe Company are planning to build another active adult community near Panama City Beach. The first phase of Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will bring approximately 3,500 homes, including a sales center and amenities. Panama City Beach’s Margaritaville will be the third latitude Margaritaville community, but the first partnership with St. Joe.
Amenity spaces within a development can elevate the experience, with more opportunities for convenience, recreation, relaxation or to connect with neighbours. There's a growing interest in buildings with community gardens, giving green thumbs a place to continue their love for planting, growing and tending to vegetables. Among the apartment developments with community gardens in Calgary is the Annex by Minto Communities in inner-city Kensington, which will have a 17-bed garden slated for its rooftop patio.
Minto Communities USA’s Latitude Margaritaville Watersound, a planned active adult community in Bay County, is projected to break ground by the end of the year. Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will likely include 170,000 homes on about 15 miles of frontage on the Intracoastal Waterway connecting West Bay with Choctawhatchee Bay.