Concert is preparing to start presales for phase two of their popular “The Creek” development with the launch of Navío at The Creek. Here’s what to expect with Navío: A total of 177 units, with 110 of those units being two bedrooms or larger. There will also be townhouses up to three bedrooms. More details inside.
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The continuing redevelopment of shopping centres across the Lower Mainland, including Oakridge Centre, Lansdowne Centre, Brentwood Town Centre, Lougheed Town Centre and Metrotown, will bring thousands of new homes to the market.
In downtown Vancouver, luxury condominium towers designed by internationally-renowned architects, like Vancouver House by Bjarke Ingels, are transforming the skyline.
Hundreds of new projects launch every year across the Lower Mainland, from entry-level projects targeting first-time buyers in the suburbs, to luxurious, high-end tower homes west of Denman.
It appears the Telus Garden residential tower at Richards and Robson streets turned on their LED lighting feature for the first time last night.
The lights appear to be extremely bright, a sort of 50 storey spotlight, reflecting off nearby hotels and condo buildings, including the Westin Hotel and L’Hermitage residential tower.
An astute reader spotted models at city hall of Westbank’s “divine” tower proposal for the First Baptist Church on Burrard at Nelson street.
The upcoming 56 storey tower will be high-end, aimed at the luxury market with mostly two bedroom and larger units. Penthouses will make a splash with rooftop pools and hot tubs. Buyers can expect prices per square foot similar to Vancouver House, another luxury development, also by Westbank.
There are big, transformative changes afoot in Vancouver’s oldest neighbourhood, the Downtown Eastside, and especially in the Chinatown and Gastown areas.
Both areas are home to several new condo and rental projects, with more in the pipeline. Buildings completing soon include Framework by Porte, 188 Keefer by Westbank, InGastown by PortLiving and Sequel 138.
There are also several rental projects including Bluesky Chinatown and an upcoming rental building by Wall Financial at the corner of East Hastings Street and Gore Avenue.
A Vancouver-based developer is partnering with an eclectic, award-winning Japanese architect to design a new luxury condo tower in Coal Harbour.
PortLiving announced Wednesday that they are going to be working with Shigeru Ban on his first project ever in Canada.
The yet-to-be-named condo development will be built at 1250 West Hastings Street between Bute and Alberni streets, former site of proposed “The Views” project, which did not go forward.
The Telus Garden office building has been complete and open since September, but the condo tower is still under construction. But it’s edging ever closer to completion, with some of the finishing touches now being applied to the exterior.
When complete, the building will have 53 storeys and 428 units. The developer is Westbank and the architect is Henriquez Partners, who recently moved their office into the office building of Telus Garden.
The controversial condo tower at 508 Helmcken St. (now 1111 Richards St.) next to Emery Barnes Park in downtown Vancouver is moving forward. It’s now called 8x on the Park and presales begin May 2016.
Coming to the site, currently home to the Jubilee House social housing building, will be a 36-storey mixed use tower with 448 residential units, 110 of which will be market rental and 338 market condos. There will also be a private Montessori pre-school and kindergarten in the building on the first two floors. The building was designed by GBL Architects.
Some interesting renderings have surfaced for an extremely valuable redevelopment site in Coal Harbour that has been in the news lately.
1444 Alberni Street, currently home to a 1970s-era rental apartment tower, along with an office building at 740 Nicola St., were first acquired by Wall Financial for $83.5 million in 2014.
Aurmon Developments (developers of Raffles on Robson, R&R) are proposing a new 12 storey condo building at West 2nd Ave. and Wylie St. in the Olympic Village/South East False Creek neighbourhood.
The lot at 371 West 2nd Ave., across from the Maynards development & Petsmart, is one of last remaining vacant lots on the north side of the street and is currently home to a community garden.
Ellsworth and developer, Chard Development, is accepting registrations for the 89 unit, 10 storey building. Ellsworth will feature a mix of studio, one, two and three bedroom homes. The building will feature a large rooftop deck and amenity space, plus commercial space on the ground floor.
The Arc Vancouver is the latest project by Concord Pacific in Yaletown. Situated next to the Cambie Bridge, presales for this upcoming 29 storey tower start this month. Amenities promised by the developer include a grand lounge with catering kitchen, outdoor patio deck with beautiful views of False Creek, state-of-the-art gym, cappuccino lounge and garden and something the developer calls a “tepidarium” — which is essentially a lounge with heated chairs.
Global News reports that condo prices continue to rise in Metro Vancouver, with demand spiking from families now priced out of the single family home market. Real estate experts say condo prices in Vancouver are up an average of 10 per cent and supply is limited.