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November 26th, 2021

12 Local Businesses Across the Canadian Prairies You Should Support
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Small businesses are the heart and soul of communities. They provide goods and services, support the local economy, and are a gathering place for neighbours, offering residents a way to connect with others. In 2019, 97.9 per cent of employer businesses were categorized as small and they employed 68.8 per cent of the workforce. So not only do they provide for communities, but they employ a... Read More

November 16th, 2021

Caring for Tropical Houseplants in Canadian Winter

When Canadian fall hits, people begin to migrate indoors — and this goes for... Read More

October 25th, 2021

How to Furnish Your Living Room on a Budget

Setting up a new space in your home or redoing a dated room is always a fun... Read More

October 22nd, 2021

Urban Downtown Apartments in Red Deer

Located at the mid-point between Alberta's two largest cities, Calgary and Edmonton, Red Deer... Read More

October 6th, 2021

How to Host Thanksgiving (or any holiday) in a Small Apartment

If your apartment is tight for storage space, let alone additional people, hosting a holiday... Read More

October 1st, 2021

How to Be a Good Neighbour: 5 Things You Can Start Today

What does it mean to be a 'good' neighbour? That's a good question.   For us,... Read More

September 24th, 2021

The Ultimate Student Survival Guide: Moving Out Plan for Students

Going to post-secondary is an exciting time in anyone's life. You have big dreams of who... Read More

September 8th, 2021

Renter-friendly Ways to Hang Pictures in Your Apartment (and helpful smartphone apps)

Whether you rent or own, people want to feel at home in their... Read More

August 31st, 2021

Why You Should Live in Calgary

Whether you're new to the city, province or country, Calgary is a... Read More

August 19th, 2021

Affordable Student Rental Apartments in Alberta and Saskatchewan

Fall is almost here, and that means school is starting up again. Whether you are newly... Read More

August 6th, 2021

Why You Should Live in Regina

With a population of just over a quarter of a million people, Regina is the... Read More

July 22nd, 2021

Best Websites to Find an Apartment for Rent

When you're searching for your next home, there are so many places to start your... Read More

June 24th, 2021

Community Thrives with New Playground at Delton Townhomes in Edmonton

A new playground and play area for Delton Townhomes in Edmonton is a shining example... Read More

June 16th, 2021

It’s Pride Month! Let’s Celebrate

There's a reason we use the word "communities" in our name: we want to create... Read More

June 15th, 2021

How to Prepare for a Move

Making the decision to move homes can be exciting and stressful at the same time... Read More

May 25th, 2021

How to Rent an Apartment in Canada

Whether you are new to the city or new to the country, there is a lot to know when it comes to... Read More

May 14th, 2021

Choosing the Right Dog for Apartment Living

Most people don't realize the energy and research that goes into finding the perfect... Read More

May 6th, 2021

Why You Should Live in Lethbridge 

Home to more than 100,000 people, Lethbridge is Alberta's fourth most populated region,... Read More

April 28th, 2021

Avenue Living Communities is Your New Property Owner: What to Expect

First and foremost, we'd just like to say welcome to Avenue Living Communities. We... Read More

April 14th, 2021

Rent Long-Term in a Family-Friendly Townhome Community in Edmonton

With close to a million people calling Edmonton home, we know it can be challenging to find comfort... Read More

April 6th, 2021

Why You Need Renters Insurance

From your bills to rent, living expenses can really add up. But when you're looking to cut... Read More

March 30th, 2021

Why Brooks, Alberta is the Next Place You Should Call Home

Found amongst the Alberta prairies where the big, blue sky meets... Read More

March 17th, 2021

How to Create Space at Home with Affordable Self-Storage

Self-storage is a large industry, with many different options for you to store your belongings, it... Read More

March 5th, 2021

Family-Friendly Living at West Townes in Cochrane

West Townes is the perfect home for young families looking to rent in Cochrane, Alta. Situated in... Read More

February 17th, 2021

How to Get Packages Delivered When You Live in an Apartment

Receiving a package in an apartment building can turn into a nightmare. It seems like it has... Read More

February 5th, 2021

Three Benefits of Renting vs Buying

The investment of home ownership is an exciting endeavour, but not always the right decision. If... Read More

January 14th, 2021

Holiday 2020: 4 Ways We Supported Our Communities

Ending a challenging 2020 on a positive, we wanted to give back to our residents over the holiday... Read More

January 13th, 2021

4 Holiday Decor Ideas for 2021; Congrats to Our Winners

It's thanks to you, our holidays were bright! Throughout December, we challenged you, our... Read More

December 13th, 2020

Three Reasons to Shop Local and How to Go About It 

Why shop anywhere else? We directly impact small independent businesses in... Read More

December 8th, 2020

A Venue for Holidays: ALC Resident Holiday Décor Contest Now Open 

Remember January 2020? Like most of us, maybe you told yourself this was your... Read More

November 5th, 2020

Preparing Your Rental Apartment for Winter

Winter’s coming, get prepared.    If you live in Canada’s prairies,... Read More

October 30th, 2020

Student Life Made Simple at Berkeley Square, Lethbridge

Students, this one is for you. Berkeley Square is the perfect home for University of Lethbridge... Read More

October 1st, 2020

Tired of Baking Bread? Today is for Cookies!

Tired of baking bread? Today is for cookies!    You should never need an excuse to... Read More

September 15th, 2020

Why You Should Live in Red Deer

What was once a smaller city is now Alberta's third largest by population. Today, with... Read More

September 8th, 2020

Employee Spotlight: The Power of Community Shines as ALC Resident Receives Immense Support in Edmonton

As if the pandemic wasn't enough, a tug on Chelsey Greentree's heartstrings... Read More

September 1st, 2020

What to Bring to Off-Campus Student Accommodation

You've just signed your lease and you're ready for student life off-campus filled with... Read More

August 25th, 2020

Great Dog Walking Spots in Medicine Hat

Located in the Alberta Badlands, Medicine Hat boasts many great... Read More

August 18th, 2020

A Walker’s Paradise at Gibson Apartments, Yorkton

Yorkton is the sixth largest city in Saskatchewan, 300 km southeast of... Read More

August 14th, 2020

Resident Spotlight: “I’m looked after with respect and care.”

What do you look for in a landlord? For one Avenue Living... Read More

August 11th, 2020

Why You Should Live in Saskatoon

Life in the prairies is truly beautiful when you live in Saskatchewan's historic... Read More

August 4th, 2020

How to Create the Perfect Home Office Environment

Continuing a good work life, home life balance is especially difficult if you're working... Read More

July 28th, 2020

Easy Makeover Ideas for Apartment Renters

Your apartment is your home. We know while you're renting, there are... Read More

July 21st, 2020

Relaxed Suburban Living at St. James Place, Saskatoon

If you're a small family, a couple, or an individual looking for an... Read More

July 17th, 2020

Property Manager Proves Intuition in High-Stakes Care for Residents

Human connection plays a leading role for many in their working life. These people are... Read More

July 14th, 2020

Boring Balcony to Peaceful Patio in 4 Steps

Summer is here, which means it's the perfect time to design the apartment... Read More

July 7th, 2020

Why You Should Live in Edmonton

Home to over 1 million people of varying cultural backgrounds, Edmonton, Alberta's... Read More

June 30th, 2020

Resident Spotlight: “I’m known as Winston’s Mom and that’s great with me.”

People choose their next apartment or home rental based on conditions that works for them... Read More

June 26th, 2020

A Local Hero: Social, Friendly Leasing Specialist Goes Above and Beyond for Residents

Swift Current, Sask. is a small place, home to 17,000 people, it has that warm... Read More

June 23rd, 2020

Family-Friendly Living at Canada West Courts

What do you look for in a rental apartment? Is it a friendly community?... Read More

June 19th, 2020

Changing the Way We Work: Technology Helps Teams Collaborate Productively

Before the pandemic, Avenue Living Communities (ALC) Call Centre employees would... Read More

June 16th, 2020

Residents Get Answers Faster with Live Chat Functionality

June 16, 2020  Residents Get Answers Faster with Live Chat... Read More

June 12th, 2020

Changing the Way We Work: ALC Call Centre Learns from A Shifting Environment

On a typical day in the Avenue Living Communities' (ALC) Call Centre, Resident Experience... Read More

June 9th, 2020

How to Move Safely During the Pandemic

Throughout a crisis, it is best to shelter-in-place until the world has returned to some kind of... Read More

June 5th, 2020

Yorkton Team Launch Community Garden to Bring Residents Together 

Two Avenue Living Communities' (ALC) employees are showing their community spirit with the... Read More

June 3rd, 2020

How to Stay Safe in an Apartment Building During the COVID-19 Pandemic 

Your safety should be a priority. In order to remain safe, we need to work together... Read More

May 29th, 2020

ALC Teams Come Together Across Disciplines to Provide Support for Residents

During the COVID-19 pandemic, Avenue Living Communities (ALC) has adapted and will be continuing... Read More

May 22nd, 2020

Smaller Communities Show ‘In It Together’ Mentality Extends Beyond ALC Teams

While life has been everything but normal over the past few months, those living in Avenue Living... Read More

May 15th, 2020

Beyond the Duty of Care: Communication and Relationship Building Key to Caring for Residents

While business, like property management company Avenue Living Communities (ALC), takes the... Read More

May 8th, 2020

Positive Culture Shines in ALC Employees’ Second Nature to Go the Distance for Residents

As Brent Langton, a maintenance associate for Avenue Living Communities (ALC), speaks upon his... Read More

May 7th, 2020

Five Ways to Help Your Community and Build Social Connections Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

May 07, 2020 Five Ways to Help Your Community and Build Social Connections Amidst the COVID-19... Read More

May 4th, 2020

Supporting Employee Mental Health a Priority


May 1st, 2020

Teamwork is the Key to Staying Safe, Especially with Our Residents

May 1, 2020 Teamwork is the Key to Staying Safe, Especially with Our Residents   When... Read More

April 28th, 2020

Five Tips for Spending Family Time Together

April 28, 2020 Five Tips for Spending Family Time Together   With social distancing... Read More

April 24th, 2020

Residents' Safety a Top Priority in Process Changes

April 24, 2020 Residents' Safety a Top Priority in Process Changes   Before... Read More

April 22nd, 2020

5 Things You Can Do at Home for Earth Day

5 Things You Can Do at Home for Earth Day   Today marks the 50th anniversary of Earth... Read More

April 17th, 2020

Calgary Teams Embrace New Processes as a Step Towards the Future


April 10th, 2020

Resident Support Lines Receive Positive Feedback Amid Proactive Adjustments to Service


April 7th, 2020

Five Ways to Stay Positive and Healthy in Isolation

April 7, 2020 Five Ways to Stay Positive and Healthy in Isolation   We understand... Read More

April 1st, 2020

Affordability in our Current Economy

April 1, 2020 WHY AFFORDABILITY MATTERS   The recent spread of the Coronavirus... Read More

March 31st, 2020

5 Ways Businesses are Adapting to Daily Change


March 24th, 2020

Provincial Covid-19 Resources

PROVINCIAL COVID-19 RESOURCES During these pressing times, it is likely that your daily... Read More

February 14th, 2020

5 Ways to Save on your Utility Bills

Looking to spend less where you can? Your utility bills are within your control. Follow a few... Read More

January 13th, 2020

10 Things You’ll Forget to Buy for Your First Apartment

The day has come; you've moved out of your parents' house and you're taking on the real... Read More

December 20th, 2019

Things to do This Holiday Season

The Best Events this Holiday Season With the holiday season upon us, there's plenty to keep... Read More

December 20th, 2019

4 Tips for Winterizing Your Apartment

Four Steps to Prepare Your Apartment for Winter   Switch to Winter Bedding Those... Read More

October 16th, 2019

8 Things to Consider When Renting

When buying a house, there are many different elements to consider before actually closing the... Read More

October 1st, 2019

6 Best Ways to Meet People in a New City

Moving to a new city can be daunting; even more so if you don't know anybody there. But rest... Read More

September 18th, 2019

8 Tips for Living with a Roommate

Sharing your living space with another person isn't always easy. Differences in personality,... Read More

August 26th, 2019

Labour Day Activities and Community Events Near You

Labour Day is around the corner, and with it comes plenty of fun events and festivals... Read More

August 22nd, 2019

Student’s Struggle to Find Suitable Accommodation, This Company Has A Solution.

In a tough market for students to find affordable accommodation on flexible lease terms, Avenue... Read More

August 16th, 2019

How to Buy Furniture on a Budget

Shopping for furniture can be a very compromising event. On one hand, it can be quite expensive so... Read More

July 30th, 2019

Balcony Décor Contest Creates Community-Feel In Moose Jaw

For the duration of July, residents of Avenue Living in Moose Jaw, Alta sparked a friendly... Read More

July 25th, 2019

Summer Fun in Medicine Hat

Summer is the best time to explore Medicine Hat.  If you aren't sure where to start,... Read More

July 19th, 2019

6 Tips for Baby Proofing Your Home

Babies require constant supervision and this is the best way to assure their safety. But evidently,... Read More

July 17th, 2019

Know Your City: Top Things to do in Regina

Get up off the couch, put on your shoes and let's go out. It's time to see what Regina has... Read More

July 2nd, 2019

10 Ways to Save Money in Your Home

Times are hard, work is stressful and quite frankly, you're not finding enough loose change in... Read More

June 7th, 2019

Avenue Living Upcoming Summer BBQs

Meet Your Neighbours and Enjoy Summer At Our Community BBQs   Summer is a time to... Read More

May 23rd, 2019

Know Your City: Top Things to do in Medicine Hat

Get up off the couch, put on your shoes and let's go out. It's time to see what Medicine... Read More

May 15th, 2019

Food Truck Fun: Where to Find Regina's Best Food Trucks

Summer is just around the corner, and that means Regina's food trucks are getting ready to... Read More

April 26th, 2019

4 Tips For Making An Apartment Into A Home

Turning a rental apartment into a vibrant, personalized home doesn't have to be a drawn-out,... Read More

April 22nd, 2019

ALC Employee Spotlight: Randy Daffy

"To have a good relationship you've got to have... Read More

April 10th, 2019

Great Service Starts with the Call Centre

"We're really striving for a customized, personable customer... Read More

April 8th, 2019

Easter Activities, Hunts, and Community Events Near You

Get ready for Easter and celebrate with these fun events near your Avenue Living apartment... Read More

April 2nd, 2019

Sunridge Customer Appreciation Event

On November 3rd, 2018, Avenue Living Communities held a Customer Appreciation Event at our Sunridge... Read More

March 29th, 2019

Know Your City: Top Things to do in Edmonton

Get up off the couch, put on your shoes and let's go out. It's time to see what Edmonton... Read More

March 21st, 2019

ALC Employee Spotlight: Ali Sebbahi

"It's been a non-stop journey as a facilities manager"   One of the keys... Read More

March 11th, 2019

Edmonton Fun for March Break

Keep the kids entertained this March Break with this list of fun activities and events... Read More

March 1st, 2019

How to Help Your Pet Adjust to Your New Place

Moving into a new place can be exciting; your pet may not exactly see it that way. For animals, a... Read More

February 21st, 2019

Know Your City: Top Things to do in Calgary

Get up off the couch, put on your shoes and let's go out. It's time to see what Calgary has... Read More

February 15th, 2019

ALC Employee Spotlight: Gilberte Nouwezem

"For me, core values are the DNA of a company"   In her home country of... Read More

February 12th, 2019

Celebrate Valentine's Day in Moose Jaw

Moose Jaw, known as "The Friendly City" is also known as one of Canada's most... Read More

February 7th, 2019

Tips for Living Comfortably in an Apartment

At Avenue Living Communities, we always want to make sure that our tenants can live as comfortably... Read More

January 31st, 2019

5 Steps to Downsizing from a House to an Apartment

Downsizing doesn't need to mean that you're downgrading from what you once had. See it... Read More

January 29th, 2019

Winter Fun in Saskatoon

Saskatoon winters are cold, but definitely not boring!   Avenue Living wants... Read More

January 22nd, 2019

8 Apartment Hacks to Make the Most of Your Space

Whether you live in a small apartment or you simply have a lot of stuff, finding place to store... Read More

December 13th, 2018

Summer with Avenue Living - BBQ Events

During the summer of 2018, Avenue Living hosted several Tenant Appreciation BBQ Events across all... Read More

December 13th, 2018

Marijuana Policy Reminder

In light of the recent legalization of marijuana across Canada, Avenue Living would like to... Read More

November 24th, 2017

New Tenant Outreach at Avenue Living Residential Properties

At Avenue Living Communities, we strive to achieve the highest standard of property maintenance.... Read More

November 3rd, 2017

Avenue Living partners with Sport Chek to support those in need

Avenue Living partners with Sport Chek to support those in need by giving away free winter... Read More

April 3rd, 2017

Avenue Living April 2017 Newletter

Expanding Canadian Apartment... Read More

December 31st, 2016

Avenue Living Supports the Santa Clause Fund and Birthday Program in Medicine Hat

Avenue Living, Season of Giving   We are proud to have donated $5,000 to the... Read More

May 24th, 2016

Avenue Living Offers Apartments to Victims of Fort McMurray Wildfires

Avenue Living Offers Apartments to Victims of Fort McMurray Wildfires   Our leasing team... Read More

December 31st, 2015

Avenue Living Pledges $50,000 to the Saskatoon Open Door Society

Avenue Living, Season of Giving   The holiday season is a great time for giving back to... Read More

February 25th, 2014

avenue living raises $12k for charity in 2013 and aims to smash that figure in 2014!

avenue living employees ran or walked in over 19 races last year through the launch of our... Read More

February 4th, 2014

Jan 2014 - Are you our next Snow Angel?

Hello avenue living resident!   Interested in $70 - $100/ month off of your rent? We... Read More

October 2nd, 2012

Hosting an Apartment-Friendly Thanksgiving Feast

Thanksgiving is just a few days away and we know that many of our residents will be celebrating... Read More

August 9th, 2012

avenue living Decorating Tips: Creative Uses for Wallpaper

Wallpaper isn't just found in your grandma's house anymore; this popular form of interior... Read More

June 28th, 2012

Make Your Apartment Feel like Home with these Decorating Tips!

Here at avenue living, we like to inspire and enable our tenants to "Live Well" by... Read More

June 25th, 2012

Why Tenant Insurance is so Important to You and Your Apartment Building

We often get asked about tenant insurance and whether or not it is necessary. As your landlords,... Read More

June 19th, 2012

Low Vacancy Rates in Winnipeg: How does this affect me, the Renter?

A recent article in the Winnipeg Free Press listed the current apartment vacancy rate in Winnipeg... Read More

June 18th, 2012

Our Latest Acquisition is a Space in the Blogosphere!

avenue living is pleased to welcome you to our very first blog! As we continue to grow and expand,... Read More
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