January 8, 2020 / By: J. Greenwell

Western Canada's Population Surge

Canadian Cities, Apartment Rentals, Investors, Immigration, Personal Interest

Western Canada's population growth trend continues at a pace exceeding even many of the most liberal projections of only a few years ago.

International Students Fuelling Rental Demand Surge Details

January 2, 2020 / By: J. Greenwell

International Students Fuelling Rental Demand Surge

With over 700,000 international students choosing to study in Canada each year, the country has seen a surge in demand for residential units. Mainstreet Equity identified this growing niche early on, recognizing that these students represented both significant spending power and long-term rental consumers, possessing the financial wherewithal to study abroad and so committing to one city for at least three to four years as well.

Canada: A top destination for International Students Details

December 16, 2019 / By: Adhiraj Brar

Canada: A top destination for International Students

Students, Student Housing, Immigration, Foreign Students, Investors, Personal Interest, Apartment Rentals, Canadian Cities

Deciding where to attend college or university is one of the biggest decisions most people will make in their life, this can be especially daunting if you are an international student. This post looks at some key facts and data points on foreign students in Canada.

Additional Costs to Remember for First Time Renters Details

December 13, 2019 / By: T.Carron

Additional Costs to Remember for First Time Renters

Apartment Tips, Apartment Rentals, Millennials, Personal Interest, Rental Properties, Apartment Hunting

Renting an apartment for the first time? This can be an exciting, yet stressful time. We are here to help your transition into adulting as seamless as possible. This post will shed some light on the additional costs that come with renting an apartment and prepare you for them. 

Top Reasons to Purchase Renters Insurance Details

May 31, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Top Reasons to Purchase Renters Insurance

Are you considering purchasing renters insurance? If you are renting an apartment it is highly recommended. Renters insurance is becoming more and more common as many people chose to rent instead of buying a home/condo.

Why Millennials Are Choosing to Rent Over Owning Details

May 21, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Why Millennials Are Choosing to Rent Over Owning

Millennials, Apartment Rentals, Foreign Students, Personal Interest, Rental Properties, Renting

Millennials make up nearly 40% of the workforce in Canada. Homeownership is no longer the end goal for most working adults. Previous generations pursued homeownership, the latest generation of adults (millennials) are choosing to rent rather than own their own homes.

Best Edmonton Neighborhoods For Students Details

May 3, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

Best Edmonton Neighborhoods For Students

Are you a student looking for the best place to live in Edmonton? If so, you're in luck: there are a lot of great neighborhoods in Edmonton that are perfect for students. The following are the very best Edmonton neighborhoods for students.

How to Choose the Right Apartment Floor Plan Details

April 10, 2019 / By: Dustin Rennie

How to Choose the Right Apartment Floor Plan

If you are looking for a new apartment, then you already know that there is a lot of research that goes into this important decision. Here are 4 important factors to keep in mind when choosing an apartment floor plan.

Apartment Hunting With Pets Details

November 27, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Apartment Hunting With Pets

Personal Interest, Apartment Hunting, Apartment Rentals, Apartment Tips, Tenants, Tenant Tips, Apartments For Rent, Pets

Not all apartments are pet-friendly, and not all neighborhoods are pet-friendly either. At Mainstreet, the majority of our apartments are pet-friendly, but there are a few things you should watch out for when apartment hunting with pets.

Decorating a Small Bedroom Details

November 27, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Decorating a Small Bedroom

Even if you have a small bedroom, you can spruce things up and make it appear much bigger than it really is – with smart design and creativity. Follow these tips on decorating a small bedroom.

Top Pet Amenities in Apartment Communities Details

September 21, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Top Pet Amenities in Apartment Communities

At Mainstreet, the majority of our apartments and buildings are pet-friendly, allowing our tenants to have their animal companions. Here are some of the newer pet features that are available in the marketplace today.

Student Accommodation Tips Details

June 11, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Student Accommodation Tips

Finding accommodations and student housing as a student can be a headache.  Here are a few tips to help you find accommodation faster and more cost-friendly options.

Which Are The Most Popular Apartment Amenities Details

June 4, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

Which Are The Most Popular Apartment Amenities

People looking for an apartment these days are more concerned with the amenities in the apartment rather than communal amenities. Here are some of the more popular/in-demand apartment amenities renters are looking for.

How To Decorate & Arrange A Bachelor Suite Details

May 18, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

How To Decorate & Arrange A Bachelor Suite

Most people dread the thought of having to live in an itty bitty bachelor-style apartment. While everything is crammed in a large, open space, that doesn't mean that you cannot decorate your bachelor suite. Follow these decoration tips to add more character, oomph, and style to your bachelor suite apartment.

How To Efficiently Find An Apartment In Edmonton Details

May 16, 2018 / By: Dustin Rennie

How To Efficiently Find An Apartment In Edmonton

Finding the right apartment at the right price in a large city like Edmonton is no picnic. But, apartment hunting doesn't have to be that way. Consider the following ways so you can efficiently find an apartment in Edmonton

It’s your first apartment and you’ve got questions. We can help. Details

March 3, 2017 / By: Spencer Wallace

It’s your first apartment and you’ve got questions. We can help.

Property Management, Apartment Rentals, Apartment Tips, Tenant Tips, Rental Properties, Personal Interest

Moving out can be fun, exciting, liberating and give you a sense of freedom and responsibility that you may not have had before. You might also be nervous and there are questions you might have about getting your first place.

Apartment Design and Damage Deposit – Have Both Details

October 20, 2016 / By: Spencer Wallace

Apartment Design and Damage Deposit – Have Both

One of the biggest challenges of being a renter can be making an apartment feel like home, designing it the way you want, all while getting your deposit back should you decide to move out.

BRRRRR… It’s Cold Outside! How to winterize your apartment & what not to forget Details

November 12, 2015 / By: Sheena Keslick

BRRRRR… It’s Cold Outside! How to winterize your apartment & what not to forget

Personal Interest, Apartment Tips, Tenant Tips, Apartment Rentals, Property Management

Get tips and tricks on how to prepare your apartment for winter. In Canada, winter is part of life, learn how you can winterize your apartment and stay warm this winter.

Top 5 things to consider when choosing your apartment Details

September 29, 2015 / By: Dustin Rennie

Top 5 things to consider when choosing your apartment

Pets, Apartment Tips, Apartment Rentals, Tenant Tips, Apartments For Rent, Apartment Hunting, Apartments

Are you choosing a new apartment? Here are a few things to consider when apartment hunting. Under normal market conditions, these 5 items should be on your checklist and taken into consideration.

Apartment decor, loft style Details

September 24, 2015 / By: Tawanda Nzara

Apartment decor, loft style

Avenue Tower is situated along 17th Ave in Calgary. Near the community of Mission, Avenue Tower is located near the corner of 4th Street & 17th Avenue SW. The property has gorgeous loft-style apartments with high ceilings, exposed heating pipes, concrete walls, and floors.

Investor Relations Plays Critical Role in Mainstreet’s Strategy Details

May 14, 2015 / By: Brendon Abrams

Investor Relations Plays Critical Role in Mainstreet’s Strategy

Personal Interest, Investors, Apartment Rentals, Property Management

As a publicly-traded company, investor relations is an integral part of Mainstreet's strategy. Ensuring current shareholders, prospective investors and the analyst community are well-informed and engaged with the company is essential to maximizing value for all shareholders. Mainstreet undertakes several initiatives to ensure its investor relations strategy is being optimized.

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