COQUITLAM: DESIGN TRENDS AT NELSON ON FOSTER

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Inspired by the iconic American Industrial designer, George Nelson, Nelson on Foster brings to life the modernist mid-century details that reflect Nelson’s contemporary design. The kitchens feature pendant lights over the island capturing the unconventional design styles of the Nelson era. The simpl...

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COQUITLAM: WORK OUT PLAN FOR STAYING ACTIVE

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Staying active is the key to a healthy lifestyle and at Nelson on Foster, you have everything that you need to meet your fitness goals. Intracorp has teamed up with Club Sweat Fitness to help you create a healthy lifestyle in your new community. The team at Club Sweat has created a training plan to...

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HOMEOWNER CARE HOW-TO'S: SPRING FORWARD TO SPRING MAINTENANCE

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Homeowner Care How-To’s: Spring Forward to Spring Maintenance With the warmer weather now chasing away the winter blues, the time has come to pretty up your home for the spring and summer. Just like a good, even tan, your home needs some care and preparation in order to look stunning. Consider the f...

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RICHMOND: LONDON HERITAGE TEA FARM

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Take a journey back in time at Richmond’s London Heritage Farm. Idyllically positioned on the south arm of the Fraser River, the farmhouse and grounds date back to the 1890’s. The original property was part of a 200-acre farm, which included a general store, post office, and wharf, purchased by two...

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RICHMOND: FITNESS FEATURE - FUN WAYS TO STAY ACTIVE IN RICHMOND

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

There are far more exciting and fun ways to be active than going to the gym or yoga studio. Living at RPP II & III in Richmond gives you access to a variety of outdoor and indoor adventures that will elevate your heart rate and keep you fit. The scenic West Dyke Trail runs along Sturgeon Banks –...

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INDUSTRY INSIDER: INTERVIEW WITH OUR DIRECTOR OF CONSTRUCTION, KEVIN LESKIW

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In this industry insider feature, we are pleased to introduce you to Kevin Leskiw, Intracorp’s Director of Construction. Kevin oversees construction for a number of Intracorp communities, including RPP II & III We asked Kevin about River Park Place 2 and here is what he had to say. 1. What will...

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BURNABY: A GLANCE AT THE PAST - HISTORY OF THE JOHNSON HOUSE

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

With the first European settlers establishing Burnaby as home in the 1850s, the city is brimming with history. Andrew M. Johnson, one of Vancouver and Burnaby’s most notable pioneers, arrived in Vancouver from Norway in 1886, and co-founded a transportation company, which later became Mainland Trans...

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METROPOLIS AT METROTOWN: BURNABY’S AWESOME MEGAMALL

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Metropolis at Metrotown (or just “Metrotown” for short) is your go-to destination if a) you need anything for your wardrobe, home, office or hungry belly or b) the city’s rain has finally driven you indoors. Burnaby’s Metrotown Centre opened in 1986 on land that was once an old factory for Ford Moto...

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BURNABY’S HIDDEN OASIS: HELLO DEER LAKE PARK

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

If you’re yearning to visit a natural haven close to the city — or you just want to stroll alongside manors and lawns inspired by the English countryside without ever leaving Burnaby — then Deer Lake Park is for you. Here’s just a sampling of activities ready and waiting: Be In Nature: Ahhhh. That’s...

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VANCOUVER: A WALK DOWN MAIN - UNIQUE SHOPPING SPOTS

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

In 2016, Mount Pleasant’s Main Street was officially named one of the 15 “coolest streets” in North America – and rightfully so. Main Street is lined with amazing restaurants, cozy cafes, and unique shopping experiences making it one of the most popular streets in Vancouver. No matter what you...

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VANCOUVER: SEASONS IN THE PARK- AN UNFORGETTABLE DINING EXPERIENCE

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Perched in the heights of Queen Elizabeth Park in Vancouver, Seasons in the Park takes dining to another level. Mountain and city views rise majestically in the background, while tranquil gardens surround – there are few restaurants better placed than this. The much-loved establishment has been a fa...

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VANCOUVER: DESIGNING A DISPLAY HOME - AN INTERVIEW WITH SCOTT TREPP

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

We spoke with our interior designer, Scott Trepp from Trepp Design Inc., about what went into creating the Belpark display home. He gave us an insider look at some of his favourite details as well as some tips for creating a beautiful space in your new home.   What contributed to your inspira...

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COQUITLAM: COMMUNITY FEATURE - MARINER BREWING

Monday, March 18, 2019

Look out, Port Moody. Coquitlam has stepped into the brewery game. Founded in 2017, Mariner Brewing has become Coquitlam’s first brewery, and was welcomed with open arms by the community. The brewery and tasting room took over a 3,000-square-foot space at Lansdowne and Barnet Highway to produce and...

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COQUITLAM: 2019 DESIGN TRENDS - AN INTERVIEW WITH LINDA LAM

Monday, March 18, 2019

One of the biggest trends in interior design for 2019 is eclectic interiors – spaces that integrate different styles and materials. Features, such as warm toned woods and wallpapers create the perfect sleek and modern esthetic for a contemporary or traditional space. At Aalto Townhomes, we spoke wit...

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COQUITLAM: MAKING THE GRADE - COQUITLAM SCHOOLS RULE

Monday, March 18, 2019

Finding the right school district is just as important as finding the right family home. Just ask the littles in your life — your school matters. That’s good news for anyone who lives in Coquitlam. It’s practically the scholastic epicentre of Metro Vancouver with so many diverse, excellent options a...

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COQUITLAM: DESIGN TIPS FROM OUR INTERIOR DESIGNER

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Design Tips from Aalto Townhomes Interior Designer Linda Lam – Ross & Company Interiors Scandinavian-influenced stylizing will have elements of clean shapes, greenery and natural tones. Linda from Ross & Company Interiors shows us how to recreate your shelves like the ones in the Aalto Townh...

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IRVINE: THE LUX LIST

Thursday, March 7, 2019

THE LUX LIST THE OC’S MOST LUXE PLACES TO GO AND THINGS TO DO, MERE MINUTES FROM LUX IRVINE. At LUX Irvine, luxury is about more than contemporary design, sleek lines, and upscale finishes. It’s about convenient access to some of Orange County’s most coveted places to shop, eat, drink, play, move...

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IRVINE: IN A CLASS OF IT'S OWN

Thursday, February 7, 2019

A central Orange County location, short commutes to work, and an endless list of places at which to shop, dine and play are just some of the perks of living in Uptown Irvine. But for many residents of LUX, there’s one benefit in a class of its own. Located within the prestigious Irvine Unified Schoo...

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COQUITLAM: MEET THE AALTO SALES TEAM

Thursday, January 31, 2019

The Aalto Townhomes Sales Team has been busy getting the Sales Centre and two display homes ready to open this February. When you do pay a visit, you’ll be sure to see these friendly faces. Rebecca Permack, Christine Tossa, and Carolyn Cowe along with Sarah Chen make up the lively team at this new c...

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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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