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Is your Kamloops apartment insured? If you ask the question to renters, many would guess that somehow, it is. Surely, the property owner has insurance. Although McGill Ridge Apartments (and all rental apartments) have insurance, it doesn’t cover the cost of replacing your belongings if they are lost or damaged because of theft, fire, flood or other calamities.
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While our Kamloops apartments offer space-efficient design and in-building storage for each suite, there are many ways you can keep your apartment clutter free and feeling spacious and open. If you ask renters to name something they wish their apartment had, many will answer “more space”. Humans are really good...

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There is a lot of demand for new Kamloops apartment rentals that are in desirable, centrally-located neighbourhoods with easy access to services, shopping, restaurants, transit, and the rest of the city. The development of McGill Ridge helps meet that demand. In early 2022, the third and final building of our...

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Finding new or modern apartments for rent in Kamloops, BC is challenging even for people who already have some familiarity with the city and its neighbourhoods. If you’re moving here from elsewhere in the province or even outside of BC, the task is made that much more difficult. The following are a few tips for you those not located in Kamloops looking for Kamloops apartments that are: 1) new or modern; 2) within your budget; and 3) in a desirable neighbourhood.
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If you’ve ever looked for Kamloops apartments for rent, you know it’s challenging to find one in a new or modern building. That’s because for about 20 years, there was no new apartment construction in the city. There are a few more than there used to be, but many are high end and out of reach for the average renter. When we envisioned McGill Ridge, we wanted to strike a balance between modern design, amenities, and price. Our tenants tell us that we have achieved this, which is why renters love our apartments!
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If your Kamloops apartment is starting to feel somewhat small, you don’t necessarily have to move into a larger place. Regardless of the number of bedrooms your apartment has the key to spacious feeling small spaces is scale, multi-functional furnishings, and imagination.
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If you’re growing tired of being stuck in your Kamloops apartment during COVID-19, why not get out and stretch your legs for a self-guided walking tour? Being a tourist in your own city is a fun way to really get to know the place you call home. You’ll see and experience things that you’d miss during your normal routine and you’ll get a little exercise and relieve the boredom that many of us are feeling right now.
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With the rapidly approaching holiday season,  you may be envisioning yourself hunkered down in your Kamloops apartment, binge-watching your favourite shows and indulging  in holiday treats. You are most certainly not alone! 2020 has been a rough year for everyone, and for many, particularly singles, the isolation and drudgery of an all too familiar pandemic routine will be hard to stave off over the holidays.
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