Category: Construction

New fun in the North End

January 31, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  The Coast’s Year in Review issue last month had its “annual round-up of the opening and closings that changed the small business landscape” for 2017. It’s no surprise to those of us who are die-hard fans of the area north of the commons that, of the 103 businesses which opened around HRM, Halifax’s north […]

A few more details – read the POLYCORP news release

June 9, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE POLYCORP Receives Honourable Mention For Excellence in Green Building by Canada Green Building Council Halifax, Nova Scotia – June 9, 2017 – Local developer and builder, POLYCORP, received Honourable Mention for its north end Halifax condominium project, Q Lofts, in the category of Excellence in Green Building – New Construction at the […]

CaGBC honours Canada’s green building leaders at 2017 Leadership Awards

June 2, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

  The Canadian Green Building Council announced its award winners in a number of categories at its recent annual conference. We are delighted to announce that Q Lofts received honourable mention in the new category of Excellence in Green Building – New Construction. And we are in very good company. A second honourable mention was […]

December 0% Builder Finance Program

December 2, 2016 by Catheryn Hodgson

Q Lofts offers urban living without compromise. And purchasing at Q Lofts in December offers you an opportunity for interest-free, 90% financing on new Q suites. This promotion will give qualified purchasers an opportunity to save on interest and avoid the cost of mortgage insurance in the short term. By purchasing at Q Lofts, you’re […]

Building a green Q Lofts: Meet Ian Spence, Construction Manager

March 27, 2016 by Catheryn Hodgson

Ian Spence, Q Loft’s Construction Manager and owner of Spence Consulting (@SpenceConsult), has been a part of Q Lofts right from the planning stages, and says that this project has been very different than others he has worked on. “This was my first experience managing a project for Polycorp, and though I’ve completed larger projects, […]

Building a green Q Lofts: Meet Jordan MacDonald, LEED Consultant

March 27, 2015 by Catheryn Hodgson

  Very early on in the design phase, Jordan MacDonald, president of ThermalWise, a building performance consulting company, was brought in to help make Q Lofts the most energy efficient building possible. “Peter Polley and his team brought us in earlier than they needed to with this project, but they wanted to involve us and […]

Beautiful Finishes and Impeccable Design in Every Q Loft

November 27, 2014 by Catheryn Hodgson

Before the Q Lofts project began, an old industrial building sat on the site at 5662 Roberts Street. It had once housed a print shop, and was later used as a storage facility by the Royal Nova Scotia International Tattoo. “When we designed the building we wanted something that was leading edge architecturally, really funky, […]

Introducing the Q Lofts model suite

October 29, 2014 by Catheryn Hodgson

Last month we were excited to be able to show our first finished suite to eager owners who had already purchased one of our condos off plan, and several others who were contemplating buying one of our lofts. In the weeks leading up to the showing, we worked hard to get everything ‘just so’ to […]