Living in Calgary, AB
Mainstreet apartment rentals offer quality, affordable, spacious apartments. With many options including bachelor, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites that are conveniently close to all amenities, these apartments are pet-friendly and great for all renters because we are an inclusive company who welcomes everybody! Rent Calgary apartments and townhouses from Mainstreet, because ours are strategically situated near important amenities, and we usually have BIRD scooters and bikes parked right out front, something that makes any building the perfect location with this convenient way for our customers to get around. We have high walkability ratings on nearly all properties, and locations near transit including right at LRT stations.
Calgary Apartments Downtown
A large portion of our portfolio is located around inner-city Calgary communities like Bridgeland, Bankview, Inglewood, Mission, Marda Loop and Beltline. Our inner-city residents enjoy the array of amenities Downtown Calgary apartments have to offer, including recreational facilities, restaurants, coffee shops, bars, nightlife, and more. Our apartments are near bike lanes which are part of the City of Calgary's cycling strategy. Marda Loop shopping district, and even the downtown Calgary campus of the Dhillon School of Business. Mainstreet has newly renovated rental apartments in all areas of Calgary, though, including North West, North East, South West, and South East. Mainstreet's rental apartments offer spacious bachelor, one-bedroom, two-bedroom and three-bedroom suites close to all amenities. Apartments are family and pet-friendly. From your favourite mall to SAIT to the UofC, we’ve got you covered.
Apartments Where You Want to Live
Mainstreet has many Calgary downtown apartments, but we also have rental apartments near the University of Calgary, apartments just a minute walk from SAIT, apartments near Chinook Mall, Market Mall, North Hill Shopping Centre, Westbrook Mall, and even Confederation Park. We have apartments near elementary and secondary schools for parents with children, rentals near many C-Train Stations, hospitals, and transit routes. Enjoy the shopping, dining, and nightlife along trendy 17th Ave. SW, part of the city’s entertainment district, or live close enough to enjoy it but avoid the noise with a rental in Bankview. All of our buildings have high speed internet available and come cable-ready and internet-ready.
When choosing the best place to rent Calgary apartments, it’s important to ensure that the location is close to the cultural offerings you’re interested in. This city is famous for its culture, and some events like the Calgary Stampede and Calgary Pride attract huge numbers of people from across the continent. Cultural life extends beyond the rodeo, though, and the city is known for its major investments in public art as well. There is a strong offering of indigenous cultural events and art woven throughout the city. Check out the latest exhibitions at Contemporary Calgary, spend the day at the renowned Glenbow Museum or even the Bell Music Centre. The options are endless! The city has experienced a culinary renaissance as well, with some of Canada’s top-ranked restaurants located here, such as the famous Shokunin and Model Milk. An inclusive city that celebrates their many cultures and ethnicities, there are a number of large community festivals held by prominent cultural communities that are enjoyed each year as well, such as Expo Latino. Despite the amount of high culture including art galleries, a symphony and an Opera, and more, the city still has a beloved cowboy culture, so bring your cowboy hat if you like!
World-class educational institutions such as the University of Calgary (UofC), Mount Royal University (MRU), St. Mary’s University, SAIT, Alberta University of the Arts, and Bow Valley College draw thousands of students from across Canada and the world to Alberta every year. Many of these students choose to enjoy more freedom and save money by renting student housing through Mainstreet which has student rentals near and apartments near SAIT, student apartments near University of Calgary, affordable student housing near Mount Royal University, and any other locations a student could desire. The University of Lethbridge’s Dhillon School of Business also has a campus in downtown Calgary, apartments from Mainstreet are available for this leading institution as well. Students enjoy how close these buildings are not only to school, but also to the amenities they want and the dining options they love.
A leader in Canadian energy production and services, Calgary is known as the Oil and Gas capital of Canada. Without question, this remains an economic pillar, but the City and Province of Alberta have worked to diversify their economy with growing success. For instance, the city’s entrepreneurial spirit has led it to be one of the country’s top leaders in small business ownership and self-employment. The largest four industries in the city (based on number of employees) are trades; professional, scientific, and technical services; health care are social assistance services; and the construction sector. Airlines including WestJet and Lynx Air are based in the city, and it is also home to a fast-growing tech sector. Film and television productions are also contributing significantly to the economy, with major productions from firms including HBO and Showtime taking place here.
Living in Calgary
Calgary is one of the world’s most livable cities, ranked #3 in a report released by the Economist’s Intelligence Unit in 2022. Clean and close to the beautiful Rocky Mountains, Calgarians are outdoor activity enthusiasts and can be found hiking and rafting the river in the summer, and skiing and skating all winter long! You’ll love the walkability and bikeability of the city, with bike lanes especially near Mainstreet buildings which are clustered around these desirable areas. The relatively lower cost of living combined with affordable rentals from Mainstreet and the large amount of opportunity in the city make this one of Canada’s most desirable places to live. Come and see why so many people are moving here.
Find your next rental apartment in Calgary with Mainstreet. Don’t look for cheap apartments in Calgary, look for our quality apartments priced affordably! Whether on a six-month or a year lease, you won’t want to leave the bright lights and fun of the 403.