At CFAA-Rental Housing Conference 2020 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, CFAA’s Building Innovations Tour will tour a number of exceptional new builds in Halifax’s booming rental market. Read on for more information about which buildings will be included on the Tour.

To purchase a ticket for the tour, or to register for CFAA-RHC 2020, please click here.

The Alexander by Killam REIT

One of the exceptional buildings featured on the tour will be the 2019 CFAA Development of Year finalist, the Alexander, from CFAA Direct Member, Killam Apartment Properties.

  • Built on Historical Brewery Square.
  • 22-storey, 239 unit rental development that was completed in Fall 2018.
  • Blends old and new with its use of an ironstone base, a material used in many of the buildings around it, and an elegant and modern glass tower.
  • Features a fantastic view of the Halifax harborfront, and is connected to restaurants, bars, a farmers market and Keith’s Brewery.
  • Amenities include a beautiful common room, a gym, café, an 11,000 square foot terrace, and custom courier lockers.

Maple by Southwest Properties

Maple by Southwest Properties, winner of the 2018 Rental Development of the Year at the CFAA Rental Housing Awards, will be featured on the CFAA Building Tour this year.

  • Newly built piece of the Halifax skyline, located in the downtown core.
  • Home to 300 rental units and 9,000 square feel of retail space.
  • Glass tower and modern architecture makes it a visual standout in its neighbourhood.
  • Features modern suite designs, original artwork and a sense of community, through resident social events and the proximity to everything the Halifax’s downtown has to offer.
  • Amenities include a swimming pool, hot tub, fitness centre, Great Room, billiard room, and large terrace with Harbour views

Flynn Flats by Dexel Developments

The CFAA Building Tour will also feature the newly-built Flynn Flats, by Dexel Developments, in downtown Halifax.

  • Named for the Flynn family, who owned a home at the site, before selling to the Lawen family (Dexel Developments is part of the Lawen Group).
  • Consists of 43 one- and two-bedroom flats, some with dens.
  • Included in the flat style mix are 4 townhouse style flats.
  • All flats offer residents high end, open concept living, with maximized unit storage, and relaxing, well appointed commons areas.
  • Large windows and enclosed balconies provide residents with spectacular views of the famous Halifax Harbour.
  • Amenities include a rooftop terrace, resident lounge (including a dining room, kitchen and library), guest suite, fitness centre and indoor secure bike storage.