HOMEOWNER CARE: TIPS FOR PREPARING YOUR HOME FOR WINTER

Thursday, December 6, 2018

As we enter the holiday season, here are some tips from our Homeowner Care Team to decorate your home safely: Do not to hang any decorations on the sprinkler heads as this may trigger a water escape and building alarm. Do not hang decorations on the outside balcony railings. Make sure your Christma...

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RICHMOND: WINTER ACTIVITIES

Monday, December 3, 2018

Sure, the North Pole has the lock on being the most Christmassy place on earth, but it feels like quaint, little Steveston could be a serious contender. Block for block, this West Richmond neighbourhood by the sea has enough Christmas spirit for the whole region. Here’s just a sampling of the season...

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RICHMOND: HOLIDAY SHOPPING AT RICHMOND CENTRE

Monday, December 3, 2018

The holidays are just around the corner and it’s time to start getting all your gifts in order. But the question always is – where should you go to tackle all the items on your list? With Richmond Centre just around the corner from your new home at RPP II & III, this mall seems like...

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RICHMOND: AN INDOOR FOREST GETS DECKED FOR THE HOLIDAYS

Monday, December 3, 2018

It’s that time of year: eggnog, reindeer, merriment and cheer? Yes all that. But it’s also time to cast your vote for the best-dressed Christmas tree at the Steveston Festival of Trees. Because what is the holiday season if not a tiny bit competitive? The Gulf of Georgia Cannery smells especially fr...

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VANCOUVER: LIGHTS, CHRISTMAS, ACTION: VANDUSEN FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS

Friday, November 30, 2018

As if VanDusen Gardens isn’t pretty enough the rest of the year, it’s even more spectacular during December and early January thanks to the Festival of Lights. This is its 34th year of bringing light and magic to Vancouver’s Christmas season — so make sure it’s on your to-do list. What’s there to se...

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VANCOUVER: BREKA BAKERY & CAFE

Friday, November 30, 2018

Breka Bakery & Cafe – Belpark Has A Seriously Delicious Neighbour If your New Year’s resolutions involve cutting back on scrumptious treats, Breka Bakery & Cafe might present you with a real personal challenge. Not only is this popular, comfortable hangout close to the new Vancouver ho...

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METROTOWN: MAYWOOD - AN INTERVIEW WITH CHIL INTERIORS

Friday, November 30, 2018

1. What are your top design tips for this winter? To us, the winter season is about comfort and layering, think of your favorite luxurious sweater! Layering your home with various warm textures and elements will give your spaces a bespoke and intimate feeling, perfect for fall. Pillows and throws, v...

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COQUITLAM: A DESIGN LEGEND - A PROFILE OF ALVAR AALTO

Thursday, November 29, 2018

You probably recognize some of the titans of modern design, like Le Corbusier and Eames. But how about Alvar Aalto? If the name doesn’t ring any bells, find out how the Finnish legend is alive and well in our very own Coquitlam. Aalto was a pioneer of modern architecture and furniture design. Born i...

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COQUITLAM: LAFARGE LAKE AT ITS TWINKLIEST

Thursday, November 29, 2018

If repeatedly being plunged into afternoon darkness this winter is taking a toll on your spirits, there’s an antidote right down the street from our Aalto homes — Lights at Lafarge Lake in Coquitlam’s Town Centre Park. It’s the Lower Mainland’s largest free outdoor light display and — wow — is...

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BURNABY: MEET OUR MAYWOOD SALES TEAM

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

The Maywood Sales Team has been busy getting the sales centre ready to open this October. When you do pay a visit, you’ll be sure to see these friendly faces. Nancy Chen, Katrina Louie, Vivian Chin, Jory Henrickson, Nancy Pan, Dan Yeung, Jasmine Zhu, Sarah Chen, Pamela Lin and Bryan Villamor make u...

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ISSAQUAH: SALMON DAYS FESTIVAL

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Held in early October each year, Issaquah Salmon Days celebrates the return of this iconic fish, revered by Native American tribes and modern day Americans alike, to their spawning grounds in the many rivers and creeks of the north Cascades. The town closes down Front Street for a weekend and celebr...

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SEATTLE: CHIEF SEALTH TRAIL

Friday, September 28, 2018

Access to the great outdoors—whether it’s parkland, beaches, or mountains—is a huge part of what makes living in Seattle so great. Named after the Duwamish native American leader who later lent his name to the new city, the Chief Sealth trail connects two of South Seattle’s most cherished spaces; Je...

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SEATTLE: MEET OUR HOMEOWNER CARE MANAGER

Friday, September 28, 2018

Let’s get to know our very affable homeowner care manager at Ravenna88, Bill Schoonover from Intracorp’s Seattle office. He will be making sure everything is taken care of in our homeowner’s new homes. Tell us some fascinating facts about you. I was born in Augsburg, Germany, my father was in the US...

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IRVINE: 5 REASONS WHY IRVINE IS A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Choosing the place where you are going to settle down or make your forever home is a big decision. Whether you are a newbie or an oldie, a party of one or many, running hard after your career or downshifting to a more sustainable pace of life, Irvine is a place that checks off many boxes. Read below...

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VANCOUVER: BRUNCH SPOTS NEIGHBOURHOOD FEATURE

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Brunch is quite the popular weekend activity in this city and luckily there are some extraordinary brunch spots in the Vancouver area. There seems to be endless choices when it comes to picking a brunch spot; from the traditional eggs-and-bacon, to a more contemporary dish like chicken-and-waffles &...

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VANCOUVER: PARK HIGHLIGHTS

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

What’s extraordinary about Belpark? The location; Belpark is just steps from over 133 acres of green space with Langara Golf Course to the north and Winona Park to the south. Nestled amongst the lush tree lined neighbourhood, these homes are set in a quiet location surrounded by greenery. We wanted...

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VANCOUVER: INTERVIEW BELPARK SITE SUPERINTENDENT - MATT BOUWMAN, AXIOM BUILDERS

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

We interviewed the Belpark site superintendent, Matt Bouwman. He gave us a look into the construction behind the “web wall” at Belpark.   What was your first project with Intracorp? This is my first project with Intracorp but I live in a past Intracorp development, Highland Park, and I love...

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COQUITLAM: EXPLORING TOWN CENTRE PARK

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Located just 15 minutes by car or 35 minutes by transit from Nelson on Foster lies Town Centre Park. With 103 acres to its name, Town Centre Park is one of Coquitlam’s most popular outdoor parks – especially in the summer. In 2017, Town Centre Park was recognized as the Greatest Public Space by the...

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COQUITLAM: BREW STREET

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Brew Street. Brewers Row. The Port Moody Ale Trail. Whatever you choose to call it, this short stretch of breweries is one of the Tri-Cities’ best kept secrets. Located just a few steps away from the Port Moody SkyTrain station, Brew Street provides beer lovers with convenient access to their favour...

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COQUITLAM: DESIGN HIGHLIGHT - THE MARSHMALLOW SOFA

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

“You don’t think your way to creative work. You work your way to creative thinking.” – George Nelson George Nelson, one of the founders of American Modernism, created his furniture, as well as his studio, with the belief that design should be to “better the world”. He challenged the norms of industr...

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RICHMOND: NEIGHBOURHOOD PRODUCE

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Even though berry season is ending soon, don’t fret! With just under 40% of Richmond consisting of farmland, it is the perfect city to get some fresh produce. Late summer is the perfect time to start looking for fresh vegetables like tomatoes, peppers, beets and zucchini. Here are four fresh options...

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RICHMOND: TOP SPOTS FOR COLD TREATS

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

With only a few weeks of summer left to go, it’s time to go out and take advantage of the sunny weather. When you’re ready to cool off, head to one of these four delicious dessert spots in Richmond! Snowy Village (8571 Alexandra Road) is a cute little spot that specializes in Bingsoo, a South Korean...

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INTERVIEW: INTERIOR DESIGNER - BAHAR YILMAZ

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

  What are your top design tips for fall and what trends are you seeing in interior design? It’s normal to see bolder designs in private homes or retail environments, but with condos, striking statements are not as common since a broader clientele inhabits these spaces. However, I see a shi...

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INTRACORP INSIDER REALTOR: FRANK ZHOU

Monday, July 23, 2018

In our latest Insider Realtor blog, we’re excited to introduce you to Frank Zhou from Royal Pacific Realty. Frank has sold at our Belpark community in Vancouver, and we sat down with him to gain some insight into the feedback he receives from his clients.   At what community did you sell your...

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VANCOUVER: TOP 5 BIKING PATHS

Monday, June 11, 2018

Vancouver has been putting in bike lanes over the past 10 years – making it safer and more accessible for biking throughout the city. As one of the leading cities in Canada on this front, there are many bike routes available to us. We thought it would be fun to look at the routes with the best views...

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IRVINE: THE RESIDENTIAL SIDE OF THE IBC

Friday, June 8, 2018

High rises and global HQs might be what the Irvine Business Complex (IBC) is best known for, but change is afoot in this urban pocket of Irvine. An exciting, uptown vibe is taking hold as C2E rides the crest of a new wave of approved residential housing here. The City of Irvine’s IBC Vision Plan all...

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COSTA MESA: PHASE 2 NOW SELLING

Monday, May 14, 2018

MAY 2018 (COSTA MESA) The Place is now open and opened to overwhelming success during last weekend’s Grand Opening. Tour three professionally decorated model homes and experience the expansive fourth-floor rooftop Sky Suites. The Place is now releasing Phase 2 which includes some of the best locatio...

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IRVINE: REAL ESTATE'S BEST KEPT SECRET

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

It’s no secret that Irvine is one of Southern California’s most desirable communities in which to live. Boasting a hot job market, an up-and-coming tech scene, top-notch Tustin School District, countless entertainment options, safety and a central Orange County location, Irvine was the city with the...

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RICHMOND: MILKCOW BUSINESS FEATURE

Friday, April 13, 2018

The much-loved global chain Milkcow opened the doors to its firs Canadian location in Richmond this January. Ever since opening, this has been the hot-spot in the sweet scene and in very high demand. Milkcow is the fastest growing ice cream chain in Asia because of its treats – not to mention the br...

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RICHMOND: EXPLORING IONA BEACH AT SUNSET

Friday, April 13, 2018

Iona Island in Richmond was formerly an Island, but now has become a connected peninsula jutting out of Sea Island. This area includes Iona Beach Regional Park – which is just north and west of the Vancouver International Airport. As Spring is in full swing and the weather gets nicer, Iona beach is...

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