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NEIGHBOURHOOD PROFILE

Downtown West, Downtown Vancouver

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Downtown West Overview

Recognized internationally for luxury living, cosmopolitan chic and the best in entertainment, an irregularly shaped neighbourhood in Vancouver’s core known as Downtown West has Coal Harbour at its northern edge, Yaletown to the south, the West End on one side and BC Place on the other. Downtown West hosts an upscale mix of new luxury high-rise condominiums and elegant townhomes. The construction of properties such as Wall Centre and the Shangri-La, Vancouver tallest building at 62 stories, have secured the choice of luxury living in downtown Vancouver. In the heart of downtown, Shopping at Pacific Centre offers the widest mix possible of iconic national and international branded fashion houses. Nearby Robson Street with its upscale restaurants and shops adds to the attraction. Schools in Downtown West include Lord Roberts Elementary & Annex, Elsie Roy Elementary on Drake Street and King George Secondary nearby. Simon Fraser University, the University of British Columbia and British Columbia Institute of Technology all feature downtown campuses of these famous education institutions.

Vancouver’s Downtown West offers transportation options unparalleled from any Lower Mainland area. All converging to Vancouver’s entertainment district, the Canada Line south to YVR, the Expo and Millennium Skytrain lines to points east and buses going every direction can easily be taken from the downtown area.

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

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Downtown West, 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 West MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | August, 2017

Current Benchmark Price:
$695,600

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:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
1
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
Yes
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Full Bathrooms:
1
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
643
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Electricity
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
Yes
Total Number Of Rooms:
5
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Roofing:
Other
Wastewater Disposal:
N/A
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
2005

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$970,400

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

Townhouse Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Amenities:
No
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
2
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Full Bathrooms:
2
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
997
Half Bathrooms:
1
Heating:
N/A
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
6
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
2005

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

 

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