Rentals in South Edmonton

Published: December 11, 2023

South Edmonton Apartments for Rent: Uncover Your Dream Home in Alberta's Capital

Nestled in the heart of Alberta, Edmonton offers a unique blend of urban convenience and natural beauty. Whether you're a student looking to live near campus, a young professional seeking a safe neighbourhood and easy commute, or a family searching for a spacious suburban apartment for rent, we promise that South Edmonton has something to offer everyone. 

In this blog, we'll explore the various neighbourhoods, amenities, and rental options that make South Edmonton a fantastic place to call home. So, if you're searching for the perfect Edmonton apartment for rent, join us as we journey through this thriving community and discover the ideal living space that suits your lifestyle.

How to find the best apartments for rent in Edmonton?

South Edmonton encompasses a range of neighbourhoods, from vibrant urban areas with shopping and entertainment districts to quieter suburban communities. Your choice of neighbourhood can greatly impact your living experience. When looking for an apartment, it’s very important to do your research and recognize the signs of a rental scam. If you’re looking for your first apartment, it is also wise to build a first apartment checklist to guide your move and apartment selection process. Below, we’ve listed some of the best apartments for rent in Edmonton, whether you want to be close to the airport, post-secondary institutions, the city center, or your children's schools!

The Edge

Neighbourhood: Allard, SW Edmonton

This state-of-the-art community features beautifully designed 1-bedroom apartments, 2-bedroom apartments, and 3-bedroom apartments for rent, each with spacious and contemporary interiors, sleek appliances, and high-end finishes that will make you feel right at home. With an array of on-site amenities, including a fitness centre, outdoor pool, and Resident lounge, The Edge offers the ultimate in convenience and luxury living.

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Insignia Tower

Neighbourhood: Ambleside, SW Edmonton

Located in the heart of Windermere, Insignia Tower offers an array of on-site amenities, including a fitness centre and a rooftop terrace that ensures you never want to leave. Each 2-bedroom apartment for rent is designed with spacious and modern interiors and premium appliances that will take your breath away.

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Brookside Terrace

Neighbourhood: Brookside, SW Edmonton

Brookside Terrace offers spacious and affordable apartments for rent in Edmonton, ranging from 1-bedroom apartments to 4-bedroom townhomes. This prime location is close to shopping, dining, and entertainment options and Rainbow Valley Park. With easy access to public transportation and major roads, this property is perfect for students looking to live close to the University of Alberta, or commuters into downtown Edmonton.

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Viking Arms

Neighbourhood: Empire Park, South Edmonton

At Viking Arms, we offer a variety of suite types to fit your needs and preferences, including 1-bedroom apartments, 2-bedroom apartments, and 3-bedroom apartments for rent in Edmonton. Our prime location provides easy access to transportation and local amenities, and the University of Alberta Farm or Whitemud Drive. Making Viking Arms the perfect choice for students, commuters, or any lifestyle in between, call Viking Arms your next home in Edmonton.

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Terrace Tower

Neighbourhood: Mckernan, South Edmonton

Terrace Tower is located in the heart of Edmonton, giving you easy access to local amenities and attractions, and steps away from the University of Alberta’s main campus. This inviting community offers a range of spacious apartments for rent, providing options to fit multiple lifestyles, from students, families or professionals. Your next home in Edmonton awaits at Terrace Tower, where comfort meets convenience!

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Capital View Tower

Neighbourhood: Garneau, South Edmonton

Capital View Tower is the perfect place to call home. This stunning high-rise rental is located in the prestigious Garneau neighbourhood of Edmonton, just steps south from Kinsmen Park. The building offers breathtaking views of the city skyline, with elegant finishes, including a fitness centre and heated underground parking.

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Garden Oaks

Neighbourhood: Tipaskan, SE Edmonton

Garden Oaks is a rental property located in the family-friendly neighbourhood of Tipaskan, surrounded by parks and green spaces. Offering spacious 1-bedroom, 2-bedroom and 3-bedroom apartments for rent in Edmonton. This pet-friendly community features upgraded finishes, in-suite laundry and on-call security.

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Galbraith House

Neighbourhood: Lansdowne, SW Edmonton

Galbraith House is the perfect home for apartment renters, located in southwest Edmonton at the edge of Malmo Plains, and Rainbow Valley Park. It features 1-bedroom apartments and 2-bedroom apartments for rent, in a pet-friendly building, bike storage, laundry and storage. This family-friendly neighbourhood boasts many schools, public transit, and various green spaces including the beautiful Michener Park.

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Aspen Court

Neighbourhood: Ramsay Heights, SW Edmonton

Aspen Court is a charming rental property located in Edmonton's Ramsay Heights neighbourhood. The thoughtfully-designed 1-bedroom apartments, 2-bedroom apartments and studio apartments for rent are pet-friendly and feature upgraded kitchens and spacious balconies. The building has coin-operated laundry and is nearby Terwillegar Park, Whitemud Creek Ravine and West Edmonton Mall.

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Park Place Tower 

Neighbourhood: Strathcona, South Edmonton

Enjoy all the comforts of modern living at the newly renovated Park Place Tower. Featuring a beautiful lobby with an on-site coffee station, fitness centre and BBQ patio, there are numerous amenities to enjoy. The 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments for rent are cat-friendly and feature upgraded kitchens and laminate flooring. Located just south of the North Saskatchewan River and Nellie McClung Park, Park Place Tower is in the perfect location for students, young professionals, commuters, families and retired seniors.

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What is it like living in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada?

Cost of Living: Edmonton has a lower cost of living than Toronto and Vancouver but is more expensive than Montreal or Quebec City. It offers a favourable income tax rate of 10% and Alberta residents enjoy no provincial sales tax (PST). Edmontonians, on average, also have more disposable income than residents of other major Canadian cities.

Property prices in Edmonton are affordable, with the average family house costing significantly less than Vancouver or Toronto. Renting is also cost-effective in Edmonton, with one-bedroom and two-bedroom apartments being amongst some of the lowest rental rates in Canada. 

Job Opportunities: Edmonton boasts a strong job market and a thriving local economy. Major corporations like Canadian Western Bank, ATB, Telus, logistics companies, health services, IT services, and retail offer numerous job opportunities. The city's central position in the oil and gas industry provides permanent and temporary job openings. Population growth has also contributed to increased tax revenue, allowing the local government to invest in the city's infrastructure and raise average salaries.

Community and Lifestyle: Edmonton, known as Festival City, hosts over fifty diverse festivals throughout the year, catering to various interests, including art, food, music, and theatre. The city also offers sports options, including and beyond the beloved NHL hockey team, the Oilers, that enjoy their pristine Rogers Place arena, completed in 2016. There are opportunities for football, baseball, and outdoor winter activities. Enjoy skiing and snowboarding at the inner-city Snow Vallery Ski Club or Rabbit Hill Snow Resort, located just a short drive south in the scenic North Saskatchewan River Valley.

Climate: When considering moving to Edmonton, it's essential to understand the environment. Edmonton is one of Canada's most northern capital cities and experiences long winters. While Edmonton will experience snow for the majority of the winter months, rainfall occurrence is pretty low. If you’re new to Northern Alberta weather or are new to Canada in general, it is best to practice caution on the roads and sidewalks from November to March. Make sure to check out our 9 Cold Weather Tips For Apartments to help protect your home, your things, and your family.

Is South Edmonton, Alberta, a good place to live?

Education: If you have school-age children, then you're in luck, as South Edmonton has some of the highest-rated schools in the entire city. With ratings over 4.5+ in the south, you have plenty of options for elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools in south Edmonton. Top-rated nurseries and Montessori centers also bring young families to settle in South Edmonton as their family grows.

South Edmonton is also the home of the University of Alberta, MacEwan University, and NAIT’s south campus (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology). These are two highly rated and sought-after higher education institutes. Edmonton welcomes students from all across Canada and internationally.

Transportation: Edmonton Transit Service is the fully integrated transit authority in Edmonton that operates Bus Service with over 20 lines to all popular landmarks, like Rogers Place, West Edmonton Mall, the U of A, and more.

Edmonton also offers the ETS Light Rail, a train service with two main LRT lines, the Capital line, which runs in South Edmonton, and the Metro line, which is best known for providing a seamless commute for NAIT students, staff, and faculty.

Edmonton also offers the unique Pedway System, which is an 8.1-mile indoor maze of climate-controlled underground tunnels and walkways between buildings. This is a very warm and convenient way for Edmontonians to beat the cold and get their steps in throughout the winter months.

And, of course, Edmonton is also full of e-scooters, taxis, Ubers, and shuttles to help everyone get from point A to point B.

Boardwalk apartments for rent in Edmonton

We have loads of Boardwalk Edmonton properties spread out all over south, north, east, and west Edmonton! If you’re a student looking to move to Edmonton, a young professional, a family, retired senior, or a newcomer to Canada, Edmonton offers a great place to land and call home. With a great cost of living, plenty of job opportunities, top-rated education, and a bustling economy, you will love calling it home.

If you’re looking for an apartment in Edmonton get in touch, or explore our website to discover available suites to book a viewing today!

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