October 30, 2013
Mega Shopping Mall Planned for North of Calgary
A mega, Asian-style, shopping mall is in the works for a location just off of Highway 2, north of Calgary and south of Cross Iron Mills shopping center. The huge market style complex will house more than 500 stores as well as dining & entertainment.
CLICK HERE to watch a virtual tour of the Horizon Mall from Global Calgary.
Sales for the project are underway with some major players looking at setting up shop. This will bring an extra boost to the local economy (not that Calgary really NEEDS it).
“Calgary is the place to be for anything. It’s a leader in the nation for retail sales, growth, disposable income. It’s a very attractive place to invest both as a developer and for merchants to run businesses because the vacancy rate is so low,” said Eli Swirsky. Swirsky is the president of The Torgan Group which is developing the project with The MPI Property Group, said construction is expected to start in late 2014 with completion in late 2016.
You read more about the Horizon Mall in this article from The Calgary Herald.
Like any other large retail, commercial project this will have a vast positive impact on the City of Calgary. Not only bringing in more options for shoppers but offering jobs, opportunities for entrepreneurs, more tax dollars for the city and it will make the Calgary real estate market more competitive. No doubt there will be many people looking for housing in the city creating a stronger demand for current inventory.
If you are moving to Calgary please call us first for your best chances at finding the perfect home in Calgary.
October 27, 2013
REMAX Realtor Jay Magnussen Hosting an Open House. Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:00 pm
Please visit our Open House at 223 ASPEN RIDGE PL SW in CALGARY.
Open House on Sunday, October 27, 2013 1:00 pm
*Open House Sun, Oct 27 1 pm - 4 pm* A rare opportunity to own an executive family home by Calgary's premier luxury home builder - Amberwood Developments. This 3816 sq ft home located in Aspen Estates, with an unobstructed mountain view, must be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features a great room layout allowing the living room & eat-in kitchen with nook to flow together. You'll be impressed by the grand entrance, private office, formal dining room & more. With hickory hardwood floors, porcelain tile, quartz & granite countertops, top of the line appliances, marble backsplash, custom cabinets, Turkish travertine stone & much more -- it is apparent no detail has been overlooked. The upper floor has a bonus room & 3 big bedrooms, each with their own ensuite, including the master suite with a 5 pc luxury ensuite. The walkout level features a rec room with theater & stunning wet bar plus a flex room, 4 pc bath & 1 bedroom with ensuite. Outside you'll find a triple car garage, large rear deck & patio.
October 21, 2013
Okotoks Realtor Says "Wish Walk was Amazing"
Okotoks ReMax Realtor Jay Magnussen volunteered for another year at the 2nd Annual Okotoks Wishmaker Walk held on Oct. 19 at Ethel Tucker Park. ``It is wonderful to see this event grow, and to see our community support such a great cause`` said Jay Magnussen.
The Okotoks Wishmaker Walk benefits the Children`s Wish Foundation with all proceeds from our local event staying in our area and directly helping families in our community.
``Our Okotoks real estate team enjoys supporting events like this - where we know families in our community will be directly impacted by everyone`s efforts.`` explained Jay Magnussen.
``Please don`t hesitate to contact us and ask for support for your Okotoks event. We often donate silent auction items or act as a sponsor for local events`` said Jay Magnussen. Jay Magnussen is a long time and highly experienced ReMasx realtor and the founder of The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team which services Okotoks, Calgary and it`s surrounding areas with their award winning real estate service.
``We appreciate and feel honored when people have recognized us and chosen to use our services because they know the value of the work we do in the community. And by people supporting us, and receiving top notch real estate service when buying or selling their home, we can give back more and invest in this thriving community.`` Explains Savannah Magnussen, who is the Business Manager, for The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team.
Keep up the good work Okotoks, and again - please give us the opportunity to support your local event or cause!
Contact Us today to inquire about donations or sponsorships.
October 19, 2013
REMAX Realtor Jay Magnussen Hosting an Open House. Open House on Sunday, October 20, 2013 1:00 pm
Please visit our Open House at 223 ASPEN RIDGE PL SW in CALGARY.
Open House on Sunday, October 20, 2013 1:00 pm
*Open House Sun, Oct 13 1:30 - 4 pm* A rare opportunity to own an executive family home by Calgary's premier luxury home builder - Amberwood Developments. This 3816 sq ft home located in Aspen Estates, with an unobstructed mountain view, must be seen to be appreciated. The main floor features a great room layout allowing the living room & eat-in kitchen with nook to flow together. You'll be impressed by the grand entrance, private office, formal dining room & more. With hickory hardwood floors, porcelain tile, quartz & granite countertops, top of the line appliances, marble backsplash, custom cabinets, Turkish travertine stone & much more -- it is apparent no detail has been overlooked. The upper floor has a bonus room & 3 big bedrooms, each with their own ensuite, including the master suite with a 5 pc luxury ensuite. The walkout level features a rec room with theater & stunning wet bar plus a flex room, 4 pc bath & 1 bedroom with ensuite. Outside you'll find a triple car garage, large rear deck & patio.
October 17, 2013
REMAX Realtor Jay Magnussen has SOLD a property at 37 WESTRIDGE DR in OKOTOKS
Our REMAX Realtors with "The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team" have SOLD a property at 37 WESTRIDGE DR in OKOTOKS.
A " MUST SEE " HOME !! This beautifully maintained, 3 bedroom, 1300+ sq. ft. 3 level split located in the community of Westridge shouldn't be missed. The main floor features an inviting living room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORS AND VAULTED CEILING )with garage access. On the upper level you'll find the bright, sunny kitchen ( WITH STAINLESS APPLIANCES, GRANITE COUNTERS & BACKSPLASH ), dining room ( WITH HARDWOOD FLOORS ), den, breakfast nook along with 2 bedroom, including the master suite ( WITH 4 PC. ENSUITE ) as well as a family 4 PC. BATH. The lower level has a huge, open family room ( WITH GAS FIREPLACE ), 3rd bedroom, a 4 pc bath and laundry room along with PLENTY of crawlspace storage. Outside you'll find a double attached front garage ( DRYWALLED & INSULATED ), custom rear deck, pond with fountain and a private fire pit area as well as a large RV PARKING PAD. New SHINGLES, WINDOWS & WINDOW COVERINGS are also in place. Come and see all it has to offer !
today for details on how we are SELLING homes fast & for the most money!
October 8, 2013
Okotoks ReMax Realtor Supports Wishmaker Walk
Our Okotoks Remax Real Estate Team is proud to be supporting the 2nd Annual Okotoks Wishmaker Walk!
The Okotoks Wishmasker Walk is a suportive 1KM walk around the Sheep River area of Okotoks benefiting the Children's Wish Foundation. This year's event will take place on Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Ethel Tucker Park.
Be sure to say "HI" to Okotoks realtor Jay Magnussen who will volunteering at the event. "This is an opportuntiy to come together to make a difference, to raise awareness and funds so that local families continue to experience the magic of a wish for their children dealing with life-threatening illness" said Remax Realtor Jay Magnussen.
You can REGISTER ONLINE today for the Okotoks Wishmaker Walk. There is a minimum $15 pledge to participate in the walk, and participants are encouraged to collect more donations. You can also MAKE A DONATION online if you're unable to participate.
Check-in begins at 10:00 am on Saturday, October 19, followed a 'Zumba' warm-up at 10:30 and the ceremonial balloon drop to officially start the walk.
There will also be plenty of activities for kids and families including roving entertainers, local mascots & bouncy structures. The photo booth will no doubt be a hit again this year. As well as participants and volunteers take great joy in signing the 'Wish Wall'.
Our Okotoks real estate team has donated several prizes including a family movie night gift basket which will be part of the raffle draws. After the 1KM walk you can look forward to a bbq lunch will be served up by the generous folks at Okotoks Sobeyʼs. Family activities will continue in the park until 1pm.
Jay Magnussen will SEE YOU THERE on Saturday, October 19th for the 2nd annual Okotoks Wishmaker Walk.
October 4, 2013
Okotoks Community Profile: Mountain View
Okotoks' newest community is Mountain View, a combination of starter, move up and estate homes. Situated on the northwest edge of town overlooking the Sheep River escarptment with stunning west facing mountain views which no doubt was the source of its name.
For a list of Okotoks' other communities and more information on Mountainview click here.
OFFICIAL MOUNTAIN VIEW WEBSITE
A mere 20 minute dirve from Calgary, Okotoks has become one of the fastest growing towns in Western Canada. With it's lingering small town charm, Okotoks now offers some of the conveniences and ammenities of a largeer city - Costco, Home Depot, a variety of shopping & dining options and more.
Folks shopping for a new home in Mountain View of Okotoks can choose between homebuilders Excel Homes and Sterling Homes. Like any community soon there will be turnover and freshly built, but previously enjoyed homes will be on the market in no time. But at this time the only inventory on the Okotoks real estate market specifically for Mountain View is newly built homes.
Wether you're interested in buying a brand new home, or in the future an existing home, The Jay Magnussen Real Estate Team should be your first call. Our Okotoks real estate specialist Jay Magnussen has extensive experience negotaiting with home builders to get our clients the best price on a new home. It costs you nothing to have an agent represent you in a real estate purcahse transaction then you have the added value of experience and knowledge on your side.
Give us a call if you would like more information on buying a home in Mountain View or one of Okotoks' other communities.
October 1, 2013
Okotoks Realtor Thanks Clients with Movie Event
Our Calgary & Okotoks Real Estate Team is thrilled to have such an amazing and loyal client base - this is truly what allows us to thrive as one of the top REMAX realty professionals in Okotoks & Calgary. We appreciate your repeat business as well as your referrals.
We enjoy taking opportunities to thank our outstanding clients and this is one... We extend you the invitation to join Remax Realtor Jay Magnussen at a private screening of Disneys PLANES movie at the Canyon Meadows Cinemas! More info below...
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