Category: North End Halifax

Do the math.

May 9, 2019 by Catheryn Hodgson

It’s slim pickings on the Halifax peninsula if you’re interested in a quiet, high-end condo. Your selection is even narrower if your mandate is to find one with reasonable condo fees. A lot of people underestimate the impact of condo fees. After all, you’re running the numbers, looking at monthly costs all in…but when you […]

Interested in becoming a POLYpeep*? We’re hiring!

November 5, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  We are seeking Open House Associates: enthusiastic and passionate individuals who thrive on engaging with the public. Each Saturday and Sunday afternoon, we host an open house at Q Lofts, our beautiful LEED Platinum north end condo, and we will soon be opening the doors to Aria at Long Lake, our multi-building condo project […]

New immigrant, new experience in North end

April 11, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

  New life in the North end I am a newcomer to Halifax and currently living in the North end near the lovely Q Lofts building. What I did as soon as I got to Halifax last summer was to buy a used bike. I think summer is the best time to ride a bicycle because the weather […]

Warning: exercise has been known to cause health and happiness

April 4, 2018 by Catheryn Hodgson

We all know that Q Lofts has a great walk score and lots of places to choose for a meal out, a coffee or a cocktail. But did you know that Q is in an area with tons of getting-fit options? Not only is there a gym in the building but a short walk connects […]

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 […]

Q first floor suite available

September 11, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

  We have a gorgeous, first-floor suite available for purchase. At 1006 square feet, it has the largest living room of all of our suites – four feet longer, in fact! Beautifully painted throughout with a dark “Black Magic” feature wall leading out to a large 8′ x 12′ private patio, this suite will be […]

Two great things: summer and a 0% interest promotion

July 5, 2017 by Catheryn Hodgson

Keep more money in your pocket. Save now by taking advantage of the interest-free, 90% financing on new suites at Q Lofts. 0% interest means qualified purchasers will save on interest charges and also avoid the cost of mortgage insurance in the short term. Long term, you’ll be saving cash by living in one of […]

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 […]

Halifax’s North End is a Great Neighbourhood to Call Home

November 18, 2015 by Catheryn Hodgson

In the past ten years, the North End has undergone a dramatic transformation from being the less-salubrious part of town to Halifax’s most dynamic neighbourhood. Not sure what makes the North End so special? Here are five reasons why people want to live here, and why Polycorp was so excited to find the site they […]

News Release: Public art installation at North End Halifax Q Lofts to be unveiled

September 25, 2015 by Catheryn Hodgson

  The piece, entitled “Questions of Time and Settling” incorporates rough stone, flowers and foliage, lighting, and polished steel mirrors, etched with poetry specifically about Halifax’s North End, to create a piece of art in keeping with the eclectic nature of the neighbourhood and the contemporary design of Q Lofts. Local public space group, co*lab, […]

Five Perfect Ways to Spend an Afternoon in the North End

December 29, 2014 by Catheryn Hodgson

  Living in Halifax’s North End means that you’re spoiled for choice when it comes to great places to eat and drink, shop, and find fun things to do. Here are five perfect ways to spend an afternoon in this vibrant and exciting neighbourhood. Check out the Hydrostone Market Take a short stroll up Agricola […]

Love Dogs? So Does Q Lofts

December 10, 2014 by Catheryn Hodgson

Unlike many residential developments in Halifax, Q Lofts has no restrictions on the size of dogs allowed and is ready to welcome two dogs per unit. (Aggressive dogs or those that cause excessive noise aren’t suited to condo living, and there is a pet policy in place to protect both dog owners and those owners […]