Articles

Keep up to date on the news and events in and around Mellem communities. This is where we share our community spirit, exclusive services, motivation to develop responsible architecture and unique design, plus our sustainability initiatives. You’ll find inspiring stories to read and pass along!

When the heritage of the former Grace Dart Hospital meets the modernity of a brand-new project.
Architecture

When the heritage of the former Grace Dart Hospital meets the modernity of a brand-new project.

Architecture

Fully embrace the urban life of Sherbrooke Street in an environment that combines the charm of the heritage of the former Grace Dart Hospital with the modernity of an entirely new construction. This unique project will allow you to experience life in Montreal in a whole new light.

Renting in the city with nature on your doorstep: a dream within reach.
Community

Renting in the city with nature on your doorstep: a dream within reach.

Community

The Mellem Manoir-des-Trembles, which will open its doors this fall in Gatineau, is the i-de-al example of this cohabitation dreamt of by all those who don't want to make any compromises between these two lifestyles.

A LEED certification, showing we're all in for eco-friendly spaces!
Sustainable development

A LEED certification, showing we're all in for eco-friendly spaces!

Sustainable development

The construction of Mellem Manoir-des-Trembles in Gatineau is in full swing, and the leasing has begun! It's the perfect opportunity to chat about everything that makes this project so strong.

Manifesto for bringing back neighbourly chats and vacuum-sharing
Community

Manifesto for bringing back neighbourly chats and vacuum-sharing

Community

Behind this title with big promises lies a genuine desire to create communities that relearn how to talk, share, and exchange. At Mellem, it's always been at the heart of our vision, and we'll explain why.

A model unit with local flavour for Mellem Ville-Marie - Let's take a tour!
Sustainable development

A model unit with local flavour for Mellem Ville-Marie - Let's take a tour!

Sustainable development

As you no doubt already know, we like to add local flavour to everything at Mellem. That means working with homegrown businesses when the time came to build the model unit for our Ville-Marie project!

Montreal, green desking capital: Mellem joins the trend!
Amenities

Montreal, green desking capital: Mellem joins the trend!

Amenities

Over the past few years, most of us have seen some profound changes to the way we work, including teleworking, coworking, nomadic working, and now...

Mellem Ville-Marie at the heart of the 15-minute City concept? Let’s talk about it.
Community

Mellem Ville-Marie at the heart of the 15-minute City concept? Let’s talk about it.

Community

You hear more and more people talking about the future of our metropolises, the “15-minute City” is a concept that’s increasingly being advocated by architects and urban planners. What does this mean and why does this model appeal to Mellem?

A rental office that connects with the community: a new kind of approach.
Community

A rental office that connects with the community: a new kind of approach.

Community

Thanks to Mellem Ville-Marie, say goodbye to rental offices that take over very scarce and valuable commercial space in communities where they are found, often to the detriment of businesses that bring people together.

Leaving taboos at the door: New rental property prices.
Amenities

Leaving taboos at the door: New rental property prices.

Amenities

Let’s not beat around the bush: bringing up money when it’s time find an apartment to rent—whether in beautiful Montreal or elsewhere across Quebec—can quickly become a taboo issue.

Welcome to the age of the tenants
Community

Welcome to the age of the tenants

Community

A 2-minute love song to leasing, in the form of a musical manifesto (à la Pierre Lapointe, but Pierre Lapointe didn’t write it).

Rebuttals to explain to your family why renting beats buying.
Amenities

Rebuttals to explain to your family why renting beats buying.

Amenities

With family members grilling us at every gathering about when we’re going to finally buy a bungalow on the South Shore, we’ve gotten the message: People think renting should be a temporary fix, not a lifestyle choice.

Spaces that do you good.
Sustainable development

Spaces that do you good.

Sustainable development

The average apartment for rent in Montreal tends to come with the usual “amenities”: poorly insulated walls, warped floors and wobbly furniture, coat after coat of paint to cover the last tenant’s garish apple green. Described in the ad as “quaintly charming.” Ahem.