At a Glance
Where the West End Flows into Downtown
Bosa Properties and Henriquez Partners Architects are poised to transform 1575 West Georgia Street into an urban cornerstone with a dual-tower residential building perched atop a four-storey podium, offering retail at grade and three floors of office space over seven levels of underground parking. This boutique collection of luxury residences raises the bar for architecture and innovative design in Vancouver. Anchoring the corner of Georgia and Cardero streets, a distinctive 26-storey tower is fitted with special screens to reduce solar heat gain while providing residents with greater privacy and shade. On the property’s Pender Street facing, a 21-storey tower alternatively reflects the residential character of its eastern neighbours.
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As a Cardero homeowner, you’ll be ideally situated near the Coal Harbour waterfront and its multi-purpose seawall, connecting the convention centre and cruise ship terminal at Canada Place with Stanley Park, considered North America’s most outstanding urban park. Walking, jogging, cycling, roller blading, swimming, kayaking, sail boarding, rowing – all are just steps from your front door. For hikers, skiers, and snowboarders, the North Shore mountains are a short drive over the Lions Gate bridge. Worked up an appetite? Sate your hunger at the multitude of multi-ethnic cafes and eateries nearby along Robson and Denman streets. When you’re here, you’ve arrived.
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Metro Vancouver homes continue to sell at an unprecedented rate in communities across the region.
Residential property sales on the region’s Multiple Listing Service® (MLS®) totalled 4,769 in May 2016, an increase of 17.6 per cent from the 4,056 sales recorded in May 2015 and a decrease of 0.3 per cent compared to April 2016 when 4,781 homes sold.
Last month’s sales were 35.3 per cent above the 10-year sales average for the month and rank as the highest sales total on record for May.
“Home sellers are becoming more active in recent months, although that activity is being outpaced by home buyer demand today,” Dan Morrison, REBGV president said.
New listings for detached, attached and apartment properties in Metro Vancouver totalled 6,289 in May 2016. This represents an increase of 11.5 per cent compared to the 5,641 units listed in May 2015 and a 2.6 per cent increase compared to April 2016 when 6,127 properties were listed.
The total number of properties currently listed for sale on the MLS® system in Metro Vancouver is 7,726, a 37.3 per cent decline compared to May 2015 (12,336) and a 2.3 per cent increase compared to April 2016 (7,550).
“Economic and job growth in Metro Vancouver is out performing most regions in the country. This is helping to underpin today’s activity,” Morrison said.
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