Monthly Archives: June 2014

Paragon on Main (Formerly Focal)—A New Vancouver Condo Development at Main Street & 7th Avenue Pricing & Floor Plans to Come!

Paragon on Main Logo Mike Stewart Vancouver Presale Realtor 1

Please Note – This project is now called Ellsworth

Even on the dynamic and rapidly evolving Main Street, the Paragon (formerly Focal) condo development is sure to capture attention. Focal’s bold exterior colour striations and visually alluring asymmetry destine it to become a conversation piece and a remarkably comfortable place to call home.

Paragon on Main Rendering Mike Stewart Vancouver Presale Realtor

Please note – Paragon on Main used to be Focal so some of the information below may be inaccurate. Please fill in the blue form below to be notified of updates!

At a Glance

  • studio, 1-, 2- and 3-bedroom homes
  • 89 units
  • 9 storeys
  • dynamic living on Main Street
  • unique, eye-catching architecture
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Currently in the preconstruction phase, Vancouver’s new Paragon on Main (formerly Focal) condo development is located at 2290 Main Street. At the corner of Main Street and 7th Avenue, Paragon is your chance to build a life in the midst of Main Street’s incredible diversity.

Here is a link to the development permit for 209 East 7th Avenue Paragon on Main with the City of Vancouver for technical details.


This striking condo development will draw considerable interest. Make sure to contact me soon to learn more.

Paragon on Main—A New Perspective on Condo Living

Vancouver’s new Paragon on Main condo development is your key to distinctive living. It’s a strikingly designed 9-storey building nested in the excitement of one of Vancouver’s most eclectic corridors. Step outside and whichever way you turn you’re in for a treat. You’re moments away from the heart of the city or the remarkable array of boutiques and restaurants that give Main Street its considerable cachet.

Presale Pricing for Paragon on Main Condos

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Framework—A Bold New Condo Development in Vancouver’s Chinatown.

Framework by Porte Rendering Mike Stewart


Developed by Porte, Framework will be an important part of the revitalization of Vancouver’s vibrant and rapidly gentrifying Chinatown. It puts residents close to shopping, dining and is just minutes from the downtown core.

At a Glance

  • 8-storey building
  • price from mid-$260’s to $400,000
  • balconies with each unit
  • parking included
  • bike lockers on each floor
  • 2-5-10 new home warranty

Framework View Sample

Currently in the preconstruction phase, Framework is located at 231 E. Pender St.

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Framework Balcony

This downtown development is an exciting investment opportunity with potential for great returns on top of being a modern, urban place to call home. Contact me soon to ensure you’re part of it all.

Framework Condos—Where culture meets style

Your home in Framework puts you in the middle of Vancouver’s historic and eclectic Chinatown. You’ll have access to a mix of unique shops, markets, trendy bars and restaurants. The area is experiencing a massive revitalization, and Framework represents the ideal opportunity to get into this market before prices catch up.

Pricing for Framework Condos

The developers of the Framework condo plan on selling the studio suites from $264,000. Look for 2-bedroom suites to come in around $400,000.

Floor Plans for Framework Condos
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May 2014 REBGV Statistics with Charts and Graphs

REBGV Stats Package, May 2014 Mike Stewart

Home buyer demand increases across Greater Vancouver housing market

An increase in home buyer demand put Greater Vancouver in the upper reaches of a balanced real estate market in May.
May 2014 REBGV Price Chart
The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential property sales in Greater Vancouver reached 3,286 on the Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) in May 2014. This represents a 14 per cent increase compared to the 2,882 sales recorded in May 2013, and a 7.7 per cent increase compared to the 3,050 sales in April 2014.

Last month’s sales were 6.5 per cent below the 10-year sales average for May of 3,514.

The sales-to-active-listings ratio currently sits at 20.4 per cent in Greater Vancouver, which is the first time that this measure has been above 20 per cent since June 2011.

“Our MLS® statistics tell us that there’s more home buyer demand today than at any point over the last three years,” Ray Harris, REBGV president said. “With sales surpassing the 3,000 mark in May and our  Continue Reading…