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Minto Communities Canada are finalists for the BILD Multi-family Homes Awards in the Calgary region. Minto Communities Canada are finalists for two awards: “Best New Design – Established Area – Up to 699 sq. ft.” and “Best New Design – Established Area – 900 sq. ft. to 1299 sq. ft.”
The Minto US OPEN Pickleball Championships Powered by Margaritaville have been honored as a Champion of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, as designated by Sports Destination Management Magazine.
Latitude Margaritaville Daytona Beach helping propel housing starts in Volusia County last year to the highest level since 2005. The community welcomed its first residents in March 2018, selling an impressive 412 homes in total last year, and is off to a stronger pace this year with 134 permits for new homes in the first two months of 2019 (an average of 17 per week).
Minto Communities won the Energy Star Award for New Homes Builder (Large Volume) and Roya Khaleeli, Project Manager of Sustainability for Minto Communities Canada, won the 2018 Leader of the Year Award on February 28th, 2019 at EnerQuality’s 2018 EQ Awards. These awards honour Ontario’s green home builders and suppliers for investing and placing importance on sustainability initiatives in all that they do.
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) named Minto Communities USA the Builder of the Year, and Latitude Margaritaville in Daytona Beach the Community of the Year, as part of the 2018 Best of 55+ Housing Awards. The annual awards program, held during the International Builders’ Show in Las Vegas, honors excellence and innovation in the design, development, lifestyle and marketing of housing that appeals to the mature market.
Minto Apartment REIT announced that it has waived its conditions under a definitive agreement to purchase two urban multi-residential rental buildings, dubbed “The Quarters” in Calgary, Alberta. The two-building multi-residential rental property is comprised of 199 suites and was constructed in 2017 and 2018 respectively. Situated in Quarry Park, a true live, work and play community within a 20-minute drive of the downtown core, the property also neighbours a 50-acre nature reserve and kilometers of pathways and trails.
Minto Communities Canada in partnership with Metropia, is thrilled to announce the closing of the 1000th home at Kingmeadow – a sold-out, award-winning, master planned community in Oshawa. To celebrate this significant milestone, the team welcomed the homebuyer for a toast to thank and congratulate her family on their new home – one of 60,000 homes built in the company’s 62 year history.
Minto Communities Canada is breaking ground at Glen Agar, a new community of 53 luxury, single-family homes in Etobicoke featuring customizable traditional and modern designs. Already 60% sold out, occupancy is expected to begin in spring 2019, with the model home currently under construction and available for viewing in early 2019.
Popular American game show, Wheel of Fortune, is partnering with Minto Communities USA and Margaritaville Holdings to give away a new home valued at $350,000 as a prize for one lucky viewer for the first time ever. Titled the “Home Sweet Home Giveaway”, this program will air nationwide from October 29th to November 2nd, 2018. The home is located at Latitude Margaritaville in Watersound, Florida, an active adult community projected to open in early 2020. Latitude Margaritaville Watersound will be the third of the communities to be developed.
Communities Canada wins 6 awards including: Production home, single detached, 2,000 sq. ft. or less (The Butternut), Production home, single detached, 3,501 sq. ft. or more (The Red Maple), Custom bathroom, 100 sq. ft. or less, contemporary (with Laurysen Kitchens), Custom bathroom, 101 sq. ft. or more, traditional (with Laurysen Kitchens), Mid-rise building, 5-9 storeys (Beechwood), High-rise building, 10 storeys or more (UpperWest)