Downtown Vancouver

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Fast Facts

Location: South-central portion of the Vancouver peninsula situated between the West End & Yaletown & North False Creek.  A 15 by 10 block area (approx).

Type: Mixed use – majority office tower, hotel & mid-high rise condo homes.

Amenities: Upscale shopping on Robson St. plus 2-3 convenient grocery store options nearby. Vancouver Art Gallery & Public Library, Law Courts, Financial & Hotel district are at the core of this neighborhood.

Demographics: Diverse

Home prices: 1 bedroom homes starting in low $300’s & 2  bedroom homes in the low - mid $400’s- $1 Mil +.

Highlights: Endless selection of dinning in all categories & flavors. The “Entertainment District” with performing arts theatres, cinemas & bars/night clubs on Granville St.  Shopping at Pacific Center plus world famous Robson st.

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Overview

Home of the 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver is Canada’s 3rd  largest City and British Columbia’s largest metropolis with a population of 600,000 (est). Vancouver is at the center of the Greater Vancouver Regional District of more than 2 million people.  Downtown Vancouver is a 15 by 10 (City) block area with a handful of established, new and developing Micro-Markets some of which include; Yaletown, Financial district, International Village & Chinatown.  Now named after British naval captain George Vancouver who explored the area in 1792, the city developed as a sawmill settlement originally called Granville in the 1870s.  Vancouver is a relatively young city, incorporated in 1886.

Vancouver is recognized as one of the world’s most livable/sustainable cities and downtown living offers a vibrant, urban lifestyle.  A wide selection of entry level-luxury Condominiums and Townhomes including the recently completed Shangri-La (first in North America) and soon to be completed Fairmont Estates Hotel/Residences.

Vancouver boasts the reputation of being a clean, safe city and is a growing, densely populated peninsula with a unique architectural blend of soaring office towers, hotels and condominiums.  Live just a short stroll to the office, shopping, including world famous Robson street, 5 star dinning, sports/arts/entertainment and exciting nightlife.

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Sunset Beach / North Shore Mountains
Robson Street & Financial Center
International Village looking from Chinatown

Construction Cranes - Southern Waterfront
Downtown at Sunset

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