For people looking to buy a new condo, research is crucial. Fully-understanding the strengths of a development will help the potential buyer know where to commit their time and energy.
The Mark 101 in Sage Hill, now in its third and final phase, ticks many boxes. Here’s a look at some of the reasons people are choosing this award-winning northwest Calgary development by Shane Multi-Family.

LOCATION
Everyone appreciates convenience. The Mark 101 puts residents in close proximity to both important amenities and major city arteries.
“It is amazing,” says Brooke Hawco, area manager at the Mark 101.
“We are right next to all these amenities, not right in the middle of them, which is nice, so it’s not busy. It’s all walkable.”
Among the amenities are a Walmart Supercentre, Loblaws Supermarket, and a host of places to shop, dine, get gas for the car, or just pick up a coffee, at Creekside Shopping Centre. 
“We are only a few minutes away from Stoney Trail, which is a huge bonus because you can get to other parts of the city or out of the city really quickly,” says Hawco.

SAFE AND SOUND
An underrated but vital part of a condo development is its level of security. Shane Multi-Family takes pride in its sophisticated measures to keep residents of the Mark 101 secure.
There is Fob access to the parkade, high-security exterior doors, secure stairwell access floor-to-floor, and high-definition security cameras in the parkade, and on every level, including the front lobby.
“Our front entrance is live monitored 24/7,” says Hawco.

TRUST
One factor many condo buyers assess when choosing a condo is the company behind it. After all, when making the biggest investment of your life, trust matters.
Founded in 1979, Shane Homes is one of the most well-respected builders in the Calgary area.
“The Shane Homes name carries a lot of weight,” says Hawco. “Everyone knows the name and the quality of the builder.”
FLOOR PLANS
When a condo development fits your needs, it’s nice to have options.
With 16 floor plans available, there’s variety at the Mark 101. This includes one-bedroom, one-bedroom-plus-den, and two-bedroom orientations in a range of square footages.
“We have enough plans to accommodate anyone,” says Hawco.
The development’s price points are enticing, too. At the time this was written, one-bedroom condos start from the mid-$100,000s and condos with two bedrooms and two bathrooms start from less than $200,000.