MONTREAL, Jan. 11, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Montréal real estate developer
Samcon (www.samcon.ca), renowned for the excellent quality/price ratio of condo units built,
plans to launch the company's ambitious Le Drummond project (www.ledrummond.ca) with the official opening of the sales pavilion on January 18th.
"Le Drummond marks an important stage in our company's history,"
underscored Sam Scalia, President and Founder of Samcon. "It is our
first condo tower in the city centre after more than 20 years in
Montréal's condo construction sector and it is an undertaking about
which we are extremely proud." To be erected on a former parking lot,
the new architectural ensemble will be situated on Drummond Street
between St Catherine Street and René-Lévesque Blvd West. The building
will enjoy an ideal location in close proximity to the city's primary
attractions, while being situated on a segment of the street that is
relatively quiet compared with others in the central core.
Le Drummond, designed by the prestige firm of MMB Architectes (IBI
Group),will comprise two elegant residential towers rising 23 and 21 floors
respectively above a common three-storey base housing a mix of shops
and offices. Contemporary by design, the towers will feature a
distinguishable blend of flowing lines, over-sized windows, and tone on
tone Italian exterior ceramic cladding, a high performance noble
material being used for the first time in Québec on a project of this
nature. The building of this imposing complex rising some 80 metres up
will require investment of the order of $130 million, with construction
of the South Tower scheduled to begin in the fall of 2013.
Inundated with natural light, Le Drummond's South Tower will house some
190 condo units with grandiose views of the river, city centre or
mountain. In addition to the individual apartments, the complex will
include a number of common areas such as a vast entrance hall, rooftop
urban chalet with 180o window treatment, terrace and outdoor saltwater pool, as well as a
spectacular fitness facility fitted with leading edge equipment. Le
Drummond will also feature a verdant garden terrace for use by
residents and a five-level underground parking garage.
Market response has proven promising to date as some 1500 individuals
have demonstrated an interest in the project upstream of the official
launch of Samcon's marketing campaign. For a first-hand appreciation of
Le Drummond's defining characteristics and signature blend of
contemporary comfort and quality construction, interested individuals
are invited to visit the sales pavilion any time beginning January 18th 2013. Located at 1210 Stanley Street and accessible through an
impressive, completely glass-clad entrance hall, the pavilion will
house two model units, one one-bedroom and one two-bedroom.
A distinctive project replete with exclusive Samcon benefits
Condo units will vary in size from 440 to 845 square feet in area
depending on the choice of studio, or 1- or 2-bedroom model, with
prices starting at $229 700. Interior layout has been designed to
optimize available living space while providing a maximum of comfort.
The contemporary-style units will feature abundant window treatment and
the great majority will have a balcony.
In addition, buyers will have the opportunity to personalize their
dwellings thanks to the range of exclusive services provided free of
charge by the Samcon Design Centre. Buyers will be able to choose from a vast selection of trend-setting
products, floor coverings, cupboards, counter tops, bathroom fixtures
and other elements of décor, and may avail themselves of the free
advice offered by the company's seasoned interior designer.
Exclusive Samcon benefits include outstanding after sales service
provided by company professionals, and a full 2-year warranty covering
all aspects of the project, the only one of its kind in the industry.
Samcon (www.samcon.ca), a pioneer in the condo construction sector, enjoys a wealth of over
20 years' experience in this sector of activity. Montréal-based, the
company has made a name for itself by building urban condos recognized
for their excellent quality/price ratio. Projects to date have earned
Samcon some twenty or so awards and distinctions: a total of nine Domus
trophies, including three Builder of the Year awards and a Buyers' Choice/Customer Service award in 2010.
This Montréal-based real estate developer has made urban redevelopment
its primary focus and has contributed handsomely to enhancing the image
of various city neighbourhoods through the building of premium quality
residential buildings designed to integrate seamlessly into the urban
surroundings. The company's reputation for excellence has earned Samcon
Diamond Master Builder status, the highest level of APCHQ recognition
in the residential construction industry. It is therefore no wonder
that the company consistently succeeds in sustaining levels of
satisfaction in excess of 97%.
Samcon supports a number of causes, including CHUM Foundation, Maison du
Partage d'Youville, and Old Brewery Foundation's Mission Café to which,
in October 2012, the company committed $50 000 a year for 5 years for a
total of $250 000.
Samcon, with offices located at 815 René-Lévesque Blvd East in Montréal,
employs a staff of about a hundred. The company, founded in 1991 by
Sam Scalia, posted a volume of business approaching $100 million in
2012 and has enjoyed sustained growth for close to 10 years.