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Come Home to Community at Capella Condos

November 10, 2020
Rendering of the glass breezeway at Capella Condos at University District in Calgary, AB

Welcome home to Capella Condos at University District, a sophisticated condominium community designed to deliver an elevated experience. Located in the heart of northwest Calgary, you’ll find everything you need nearby and easy access to wherever you want to go giving you a lifestyle of ease and elegance. From a fitness studio, central courtyard, and plenty of green space and parks within the community to a variety of retail including luxury grooming and styling experiences, a specialty wine shop, and a health-focused pet store, you truly have it all within reach.

Elevated urban living

Owning at Capella is a particular kind of statement – one that hints at a certain level of confidence and very clearly says you value community, convenience, and active living. Impeccably designed by boutique architecture firm McKinley Burkart, these homes showcase premium features and beautiful finishes that will enhance your life – at any stage. Capella offers 92 contemporary, stylish one- and two-bedroom condos ranging from 540 to over 1,000 square feet. With gourmet kitchens, spa-inspired ensuites, and private balconies with incredible views, this is where it all comes together.

Make a statement without saying a word

Rendering of a bedroom and kitchen in Capella Condos at University District in Calgary, AB

The luxury of Capella is all in the details. The building’s exterior makes use of natural and soft elements mixed with bold materials for a contemporary feel. Parking is not only secure and underground, but heated as well – perfect for those Calgary winters. The lifestyle of residents has been thoughtfully considered and elevated with conveniences including:

Central Courtyard – With a desire to create a vibrant and inviting scene, the courtyard is accessible to the entire community, offering active and passive spaces to socialize in or find a quiet oasis in solitude. Oversized patios are nestled in-between the gardens and face out onto the street to engage pedestrians. A variety of plants with different blooming times will create an exciting garden for the community to view and socialize within.

Two-Storey Lobby – The Capella Condos’ showstopping, soaring glass lobby is reminiscent of a classic European library, where traditional ideas meet new sophistication. This space was intended to be a library-style gathering space encouraging residents to work and socialize.

Rendering of the lobby and fitness studio in Capella Condos at University District in Calgary, AB

Fitness Studio – The inspiration for Capella’s fitness studio was drawn from a leather boxing bag and gloves, pulling in cognac leather accents and a refreshing palette with canvas and saddle colours. Available to residents 24-hours a day, this space is bright, airy, and clean with a seamless connection to the outdoors through the balcony and park views.

Open Spaces & Parks – Explore life at a gentler pace. University District will have limitless ways to get connected to nature with ponds, dog parks, pathways, look out parks, and the green spine – a naturalized landmark that links residents to main street and common parks.

A true community, in a community

This well-planned, refined collection of condos not only connects residents with convenient amenities within the community, but puts you steps away from Main Street’s retail district.  What’s better than moving into a community committed to placing easy access to your lifestyle amenities and so much more? With everything from a grocery store to a pharmacy, coffee shop to wine merchant, and a variety of other services planned, living in University District gives a whole new meaning to “shopping local.” Best of all, you get back the world’s most important resource – time.

Hello to new and beautiful retail spaces and places

Couple holding hands while shopping at Main Street Retail at University District in Calgary, AB

The wait is over and the first retailers are now open. It’s the perfect mix of social spots, shops, and services to make University District a vibrant destination for Calgarians from all corners of the city.

Curious Hair and Denim & Smith Barbershop – Siblings Marisa and Stephen Rizzuto recognized the need for luxury men’s and women’s grooming and styling experiences – at an affordable price. Curious Hair focuses on creating hairstyles that complement each person’s unique style in a comfortable, sleek, and welcoming environment. Denim & Smith takes the barbershop experience to the next level by providing gentlemen of all ages with stylish haircuts and beard grooming. Best of all, their focus is on keeping their business hyper-local by not just hiring Calgarians, but investing time, education, and support into the neighbourhoods as well.

Market Wines – This specialty wine shop is all about “fine wines for everyone.” Their team has traveled the world to find amazing wines curated to meet their high standards for authenticity, character, and above all – value. Their offerings are made even better with the friendly, knowledgeable service they provide by going the extra mile to help customers pair wines with any and every occasion.

Couple toasting with wine at Main Street Retail at University District in Calgary, AB

Pet Planet – The original go-to place for pets, this health-focused store works to promote longer, happier, and healthier lives for the pets in the communities they serve. Their approach goes beyond sales and focuses on educating their customers on products and how they work to promote pet health, maintaining high standards for ingredients, and keeping good nutrition accessible to everyone.

Save-On-Foods – Get ready to tackle your grocery list at this full and fresh traditional grocery store – but with some exciting additions. This location offers an Urban Fare kitchen with a restaurant featuring a full menu of delicious dishes to choose from, a juice and smoothie bar, sushi bar, and poke bar in addition to a soup and salad bar, hot buffet island, Starbucks kiosk, and a full pharmacy. This will quickly become your go-to spot for picking up all the essentials as well as a delicious meal.

Scotiabank – The first phase of retail openings focuses on how to best cater to resident’s daily service needs and that includes providing a friendly and trusted bank. Their focus is not only on convenience, but understanding the community’s values and providing advice and services that can help residents meet their financial goals.

It’s only going to get better with additional stores coming in 2021 including Five Guys, OEB Breakfast Co., University Dental, Clever Daycare, Cineplex VIP Cinemas, Orangetheory Fitness, and more.

Where great people come to gather

The heart of every great community is its people, and when great people come together, the experience is electric. University District’s retail main street was designed to thrive off patrons that come to shop, eat, explore, and get social – experiencing the community and connecting with one another.

A new destination for urban living in Calgary

Outdoor spaces at Capella Condos at University District in Calgary, AB

At University District, the pace of living slows down while the quality of life goes up. An everything-within-reach philosophy has shaped this highly walkable, amenity rich community into an unmatched urban lifestyle opportunity.

University District joins the ranks of campus communities around the world that seek to combine culture and convenience with flourishing commerce and tremendous livability. This community offers an environmentally sustainable, socially responsible, and intelligently designed 200-acre community that caters to the way Calgarians choose to live, work, and play: without compromise.

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