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Discovering the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Moving to Calgary and Embracing Kensington and Sunnyside

Moving to a new city is always an exciting adventure, and Calgary, nestled in the stunning Canadian Rockies, offers a unique blend of urban vibrancy and natural beauty.

Here’s what you can expect from the city, with a special focus on Hive’s home in Sunnyside and the nearby shops of Kensington Village.

The Allure of Calgary

Calgary, well loved by young professionals and families, has a reputation for its friendly residents, economic opportunities and a high quality of life. As the fourth largest city in Canada, it boasts a thriving economy, excellent healthcare, and a generous offering of recreational activities. Are you a nature enthusiast? An easy drive or shuttle bus can take you to Canada’s famous Kananaskis Country, Rocky Mountains and magical landscapes such as Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise and so much more. Ski, snowboard, hike and adventure in the endless beauty of crystal-clear lakes and stunning mountains year round!

Culture seeker, or a professional looking for new opportunities? Calgary has something to offer you. It’s no surprise that this city had an International immigration at a record high of over 39,000 people in the 3rd quarter of 2023 – making it an increase of over 35% from the same period of the previous year of 2022. Sure, it sounds busy – but the city has plenty of perfectly blended neighbourhoods where you can live it up, just as easily as you can relax and kick back with scenic views.

Riverside Living with Quirky Charm? Yes, please!

Sunnyside, located along the Bow River, offers a unique riverside living experience. This community is known for its historic character homes, tree-lined avenues, and a welcoming atmosphere. Residents can enjoy scenic walks along the river pathways, take in breathtaking views of Calgary’s downtown skyline, and explore the local shops and cafes that contribute to Sunnyside’s distinct charm. With its close-knit community feel, Sunnyside provides a peaceful retreat within the heart of the city.

“Oh, but how I want to be in the center of it all!”...say no more.

Living in one of Calgary’s newest rental gems, Hive in Sunnyside, you can! Located just across the Sunnyside LRT, Hive embarks on all lifestyles of its “busy bees” and creative enthusiasts that want that perfect balance of having-it-all.. Create your space in a studio, 1 or 2 bed spacious rentals with modern designs; and live life in colour! And yes, the furry-friends are also welcome – after all Kensington and Sunnyside stand out as prime examples of neighborhoods that encapsulate the pet-friendly spirit, offering a perfect blend of fun, convenience, and community.

Now, can we finally just say “Welcome to Calgary?” Great. Meet us at Hive!

Not yet employed within Canada?  That’s ok! Please reach out to our Hive Leasing Team for support when preparing your rental application. You may need to provide additional proof of financial stability and may be asked to provide three months rent in advance. There is no fee ($0) to apply at Hive.