Amanda Ku has been in real estate industry since 2011. Over the years, she has a wide breadth of experience working with local and international Commercial Real Estate companies including Cushman and Wakefield, Colliers International, Ronmor Developments, and Artis REIT.
Amanda joined the residential real estate industry of Calgary in 2016. As a dedicated residential real estate agent, she focused on first-time home buyers, condominiums, inner city infills, and income generating property investments in Calgary, Airdrie, and Chestermere.
After gaining her experience, she has co-founded Independent Women Real Estate Group driven by her desire to help the local Calgarians and make a difference in their lives. Social causes have a special place in Amanda’s heart as she has spent years working for the Alberta Children’s hospital Foundation.
Amanda is passionate about helping others and is a strong advocate in the local community. She actively volunteers and gives back her time to Children’s Charities, and female-cause associations. Currently, she is volunteering her time at her local women’s business association providing her marketing, design and social media experience at CBWN (Connected Business Women’s Network), ILEA (International Live Events Association), and TEDxYYC. Amanda also held the position of a Vice-President and Chairperson and was in charge of the Media Awareness & Communications for the Sunshine Foundation of Canada, a Canadian national charity that makes dreams come true for 7,000 kids across Canada with severe physical disabilities (such as spinal bifida or cerebral palsy) as well as life-threatening illnesses. She is also part of the Real Estate Investment Network, an association collaborating and sharing knowledge about how to effectively invest in real estate.
Amanda was the former CEO and Owner/Operator of a successful Brand Activation and Entertainment company, Pose & Pucker Photobooth, organically growing the company since inception to TOP 3 Calgary’s Photobooth companies.
In her spare time, Amanda is an avid Ski and Yoga Enthusiast with a special interest in health and well-being, fitness, and eating well. She also enjoys to travel – exploring new cultures and experiences.