Halifax has a lot to offer: friendly locals, a strong community, donairs… You know, all the important things! But even the best city can lose its lustre if you’re living in the wrong apartment building. That’s why we’re here to help you discover the best apartment buildings in Halifax – and get the 411 so you can decide which one is perfect for you!  

1. StoneCrest Village

If you’re into quaint, quiet units, this is the building for you! Each apartment has a balcony or patio, a dishwasher, and an insuite washer and dryer. They’ve also got lots of natural light. As for the location, the building is in a park area, but still offers easy access to downtown. What makes this building a real winner, though, are that people. If you have a problem, there’ll be someone right around to fix it and make sure you’re okay.

2. Luxor West

This is high-end living at its most luxurious. There’s a fitness room, high ceilings, and even a three-storey grand foyer! Oh, and don’t forget to check out the entertainment lounge. The building is close to Kearney Lake, giving residents easy access to parks and trails. One warning: this building is tough to get into, so you may have a bit of a wait on your hands!

3. Southwest Properties

Are you worried about your carbon footprint? Southwest Properties could be the building for you! Its parent company has won a number of green construction awards over the years, especially for its MAPLE building. Geared to young professionals, MAPLE offers up designer apartments with large windows and top-of-the-line appliances. The building has all the important amenities – including a pool – and is pet friendly! What more could you ask for?  

4. King Andrew Tower

Geared to seniors, King Andrew Tower is a staple of the Clayton Park neighbourhood. This building is all about comfort and practicality. The walls are highly soundproofed, so you don’t have to worry about being disturbed by other residents. On top of that, there’s no smoking in the building and residents are encouraged to behave maturely. King Andrew Tower is also wheelchair friendly.

5. The Pearl Halifax

Marketing itself as Halifax’s refined apartment building, The Pearl lives up to its promises. Units have floor-to-ceiling windows, while the building serves up a rooftop patio and swimming pool. If you can afford a penthouse, do it! They are two-storeys and gorgeous. You’ll have be in the heart of downtown, giving you easy access to everything Halifax has to offer.  

6. Vic Suites

This building is chic, chic, chic. From its red balconies to its trendy lobby, it screams contemporary urban design. On top of that, it’s energy efficient! 24 hour security will help you feel safe, while the smoke free environment will keep you healthy. Plus, you’re walking distance to the waterfront! The only downside? No pets allowed.   

7. The Alexander

Perfect for history buffs, The Alexander is in the iconic Brewery Square area. The building gives easy access to the waterfront and the Historic Farmers Market. Enjoy great views of the harbour from your balcony or while taking an evening stroll in the neighbourhood. Looking for amenities? The Alexander includes a fitness room, in-suite laundry and even a barbeque area!

8. Harbour Shore Apartments

This building is right on the waterfront, giving its residents amazing views. While it’s not the most high-end, luxury building, it has one of the best ratings in Halifax. Residents love the central location, as well as the supportive staff. If you have any issues here, there’s always someone happy to help you sort it out. The only problem? The building is a bit substance over style. But if that doesn’t bother you, check Harbour Shore Apartments out!

9. The Vuze

One of the biggest selling points for The Vuze is its location. Not only is it close to both universities in town, but it’s also walking distance from the hospital and downtown. The neighbourhood is up-and-coming, so it’s the perfect place if you’re into hip restaurants, cool clubs and trendy boutiques. The units are chic too, boasting granite counters and beyond gorgeous views of the city

10. Avia

This building has many luxury apartments for rent. It offers amazing views, granite countertops, and a condo-esque look. Everything is crisp and modern, including the appliances. Best of all, the property is smoke free! If you live here, you’ll be situated right on Kearney Lake, giving you all kinds of outdoor activities from swimming to skating to hiking right at your doorstep.