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Latest condo investment recommendations, Downtown Vancouver




Here are some good potential investment properties, I’ve selected them for being in good quality and rentable buildings, well priced, somewhat unique in design so you can attract higher-paying tenants. 


Few notes: 
310 - 289 E 6th Ave, "Shine" is the smaller nice condo near Main Street in a 3 year old building.  The unit has a good layout, well constructed, and high ceilings. Very popular area close to Breweries, Restaurants, shops and more.  Main Street has become very attractive for new city dwellers. Well priced at $575,000
1903 - 1133 Hornby St, is a brand new modern building near Saint Pauls, close to One Wall Centre.  Nicely constructed with high-end finishing.
1206 & 1401 1028 Barclay St, “Patina,” the building,  is a modern condo tower right behind the Butterly building coming, the quality is very good, only 7 years old, and with the nearby high-end developments happening in the next 3-5 years, there should be some appreciation to be had.  I often recommend this building for its quality and design, I've sold 6 units at Patina, see this link: 
506 - 1225 Richards St, “Eden” is right in Yaletown, its slightly older at 14 years old, but built by Bosa, extremely well kept and updated.  This location always rents gets high rents.
507 - 546 Beatty St, is a unique loft with 14’ ceilings, parking, and a tenanted who’s already there paying a bit low at $2150 per month.  The 5th floor suites are special as they have views and high ceilings.  We don’t have interior photos yet, but this was a 2-bed unit next door we sold last December (same design and finishing but a 1 bed); 
I've made 7 sales in this building, here is some further building info:
304 - 1001 Richards St, is a basic but good quality 2-bed in Yaletown.  Its well priced and could probably go lower as its unsold after 1 month, the cheapest better 2-bed, 2 bath Downtown, for $849,000. 
There's other air-conditioned nicer 2-bed in Kits I spoke about, will come out later this week, I should have the listing details and photos ready for tomorrow. 
Contact Paul Albrighton for the MLS copies of these listings, and for more info about buying an investment property in Downtown, 

New Listing 507 - 546 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC

R2318917 - 507 - 546 Beatty Street, Vancouver, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale at 507 - 546 Beatty Street, Vancouver and currently listed at $769,000.

NEW PRICE. Rarely available 5th floor 1-bed Loft at the “Crane” building. Unique suite with soaring 10’8" ceilings, polished concrete floors, exposed brick walls, & restored classical windows. Amongst Vancouver's most unique loft buildings, restored in 2009, originally built in the early 1900's. Solid concrete & steel construction, cladded in original restored brick. European style kitchen w/integrated appliances, Liebherr German fridge, Jenn-Air cooktop, wood butcher-block style kitchen island, & luxurious bathroom with marble surfaces & high-end fixtures. Well designed floor plan, generous sized bedroom, and ample office/flex room.  1 underground parking, dog-wash station & strata allows for 2 pets (no size restriction) & rentals with a 3-month minimum duration. See more building info here: 

New Listing 3106 928 Nelson St, Vancouver, BC

R2313633 - 3106 928 Nelson St, Vancouver, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at 3106 928 Nelson St, Vancouver and currently listed at $1,079,000.SOLD

Welcome to One Wall Centre. One of Vancouver premier luxury skyscrapers. This 815 sq.ft.1 bed 2 bath unit offers gorgeous water views over English Bay and Vancouver skyline through 10’5” floor to ceiling windows. Functional layout featuring; hardwood floors, Bosch stainless steel appliances, Sub-zero fridge, gas cooktop, granite counters. 5-Star hotel amenities including: gym, sauna, indoor swimming pool, hot tub 24 hours concierge, and air-conditioning. Central location near shops, restaurants, super market and transit.1 parking & 1 storage.  

Recently Sold Listing 207 1551 W 11TH AVENUE, Vancouver, BC

R2304856 - 207 1551 W 11TH AVENUE, Vancouver, BC, CANADAI have just recently sold this listing at 207 1551 W 11TH AVENUE, Vancouver.

New Listing 210 - 350 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC

R2311288 - 210 - 350 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver, BC, CANADAView my new listing for sale SOLD at 210 - 350 E 2nd Avenue, Vancouver and currently listed at $555,900.SOLD

Perfect project loft property. Unique industrial inspired loft in Mount Pleasant at the “Mainspace” building, featuring solid concrete construction, steel cladded exterior, and a common rooftop patio area.This spacious 698 sq.ft. open concept loft has 10’ ceilings, concrete floors, lots of light, & Juliet balcony. Prefect for your loft renovation dreams or live/work needs. Situated on the North Side of the building, allowing for cool summers & views to the mountains. Kitchen has been upgraded with stainless steel appliances. Building has a common gallery space on the main floor perfect to parties or exhibitions. A building designed for a creative audience and located in the heart of Mount Pleasant; walking distance to Olympic Village, Skytrain, Emily Carr, great restaurants, Main St shopping district, and breweries.