Collection 45 Presale Condo in Mount Pleasant
Collection 45 is a 6 level concrete pre-construction condo development or presale in Vancouver’s Mount Pleasant neighbourhood. There will be 45 residential condos and 5 ground level commercial/retail spaces. Expect roof top decks for some of the two-level “scissor suites” with clam shell door/skylight access. All the suites will have balconies except for studios with enclosed balconies.
Pricing for Collection 45 in Mount Pleasant
Studios range in size from 452-624sf with larger 2nd level studio suites with an enclosed balcony on the south side. One bedroom suites around 581sf on south side with a balcony and small 775sf two bedrooms. There is one small 2 bedroom with a 1000+sf patio.
Most of the two bedrooms are 1000-1300sf aree referred to as “scissor suites”: 2 level, two bath, two bedroom suites with living spaces facing north and bedrooms facing south. Living spaces will stack on living spaces and bedrooms will stack on bedrooms. Fifth level “scissor suites” get the rooftop decks.
Central South Main Location
Located between Quebec and Main Streets at 125 East 8th Avenue, Collection 45 is steps to everything great along both the Main and Broadway corridors. Local cultural amenities include Sarah McLaughlin’s Music Outreach Studio as well as some of Vancouver’s most stylish boutiques and restaurants. Commuting is easy due to the close proximity of the Ontario Street Bikeway and convenient transit options at Main & Broadway.
Views from Collection 45
Expect views to the North from the upper levels of Collection 45 of Downtown and the North Shore Mountains. All the other suites will have City Views.
Scott Trepp of Trepp Design Inc. handled interior design at Collection 45. The suites will have engineered hard wood flooring with a choice of dark or light colour schemes and bedrooms get New Zealand wool carpets. Expect pot lighting in smooth finished ceilings which will be 9’4″ throughout ensuring these suites will be bright and lofty. Heating will be base board electric.
Kitchens and Bathrooms Collection 45
The feel of the kitchens and bathrooms at Collection 34 is modernist luxury. Bathrooms will get marble tiling and suites with second bathrooms will have marble tiled walk in showers with rainfall shower heads. Flooring will be porcelain tile and there will be dual flush toilets with wall mount faucets throughout. Kitchens have European modernist cabinetry with integrated appliances including a Blomberg Dishwasher and larger homes will get a 5 burner gas cook top by AEG while smaller condos will get a 4 burner cook top. Included is a built in Panasonic microwave, AEG oven, and large Leibherr fridge. Large units get 30″ appliances and smaller homes get 24″. Composite stone counter tops for both kitchen and bathrooms. All units will get a cylindrical Faber hood fan in Stainless Steel and an undermount kitchen sink. There will be two colour schemes, the dark gets grey cabinets and light gets white cabinets. In the kitchen expect a low composite back splash easy close drawers.
Commercial and Retail Spaces at Collection 45
The 5 commercial/retail spaces will house GBL architects new office and a local coffee shop will take one retail while a spa and yoga business will have 2 units. A local artist shop will take Northeast retail space.
Deposits to Buy a Presale Condo at Collection 45
Purchase deposits at Collection 45 will total 15%. A $1000 payment is required upon acceptance of an offer and then a further 10% less the $1000 upon a firm deal (at the end of the 7 day rescission period). The remaining 5% is payable upon the Buyer receiving the Disclosure Amendment Statement which should be 6-12 months from November 2011.
Parking and Lockers
All the suites at Collection 45 come with parking EXCEPT the studio suites. There will be no additional parking or external storage lockers available (all suites will have in-suite storage) to purchase, but there will be bike storage. The parking entrance is off alley.
Completion Date for Collection 45
Expect a Completion for this pre-construction condo in the Fall of 2013 with construction starting from Fall/Winter 2011.
Amenities and Maintenance Fees
Amenities at Collection 45 will be simple with just a lounge room overlooking the common courtyard and no gym. The good news is that this will result in lower maintenance fees projected to be around $.37/sf.
Developer and Architect
The builder is Moyeung International Enterprise who have built the Versant Building in Richmond and The Brillia in Kitsilano which is a great building that I have sold clients into. GBL architects will be handling design work on the project.
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