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NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE

Downtown East, Downtown Vancouver

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Downtown East Overview

The Downtown East neighbourhood with its eclectic people, culture and buildings in Vancouver’s city centre is located with the waters of Burrard Inlet on its northern border, stretching down to southern points marked by Pacific Boulevard. It is located with Carral Street to the west and Main Street to the east. This history laden neighbourhood also includes the oldest parts of Gastown and Chinatown. New mid and high-rise developments in the neighbourhood are providing affordable housing for young urbanites, professionals and those searching for unique spaces. New lofts and warehouse conversions are offering luxury accommodation with an enticing urban feel. In addition, an influx of new investment have recognized exciting new retail and vibrancy in Downtown East, with stores such as Save-On-Meats as seen on TV in Gastown Gamble on the Oprah Winfrey Network. Vancouver’s Stanley Park is right next door and with the seawall just steps away, excellent walking and recreation options add appeal to the neighbourhood. Downtown East is home to Andy Livingstone Park featuring an outdoor-lighted, artificial turf playing field suitable for soccer, field hockey and softball and world-famous Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Classical Chinese Gardens.

With downtown campuses of SFU, BCIT and UBC located near Downtown East, there’s also three elementary schools nearby and King George Secondary just minutes away. Immediate proximity to Seabus, Skytrain, the Canada Line and West Coast Express provide residents with excellent transportation options without the need for vehicle ownership.

Downtown East Active Listings Summary | as of September 26, 2017

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Downtown East, segmented by residential property types. The second column is a calculation of the current median asking price, while the third column is the summed total of all active listings for the related property type. Please note that this table is updated every 24 hours.

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Downtown East MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | August, 2017

Current Benchmark Price:
$708,200

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Apartment in Downtown.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Apartment Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
1
Amenities:
Yes
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
1
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
Yes
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Masonry & siding
Full Bathrooms:
1
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
789
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Electric baseboards
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
Yes
Total Number Of Rooms:
4
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Other
Wastewater Disposal:
N/A
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
2006

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

 

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