Category archives: Vancouver

Protected and Unobstructed Views of False Creek and Marinaside in a Yaletown Condo, Vancouver

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Promoted listing by YVR4SALE.com Brian Higgins and Amy Leong of YVR4sale bring yet another fresh listing to market! See one of our previous stories here. This new high floor condo in Yaletown looks very calming, especially from those beautiful twilight shots overlooking the creek. The balcony is accessible from both the master bedroom and the living room. O[...]

Sharper Architecture Transformed Two Side-by-side Lots into 7 Residences

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Vancouver has changed its urban regulation in 2014, allowing faster laneway houses approval and construction. What's a laneway house? A laneway house is a smaller, detached home located where the garage would normally go on a single-family lot. Two side-by-side lots with two houses have been converted into seven residences, thanks to Sharper Architecture. [...]

Three Beautiful Vancouver Restaurants Designed by Scott & Scott Architects

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Scott & Scott Architects is the Vancouver based architecture and design practice of Susan and David Scott. We recently noticed three beautiful restaurants with minimal and modern design they created, sparkling life and a unique atmosphere into the venues.   Kinkao Restaurant When they designed this space, Scott & Scott Architects used materia[...]

Bright and White Modern Sub-PH in Gastown, Vancouver Hitting the Market

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Realtor Paul Albrighton in Vancouver does it again, bringing to market this unique and rare loft conversion in Gastown, reasserting is expertise and specialization in this niche. We believe this one will fly! The original building was formerly known as the Terminus Hotel. Thanks to a complete redevelopment of this heritage building, this property is now a[...]

Look at This Splendid Modern House Close to the Edgemont Village in North Vancouver

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Thanks to agent Lance Phillips for sharing with us the pictures of this gorgeous modern house. This property is located in North Vancouver, just a short stroll from Edgemont Village and just minutes from the Grouse Mountain, Seymour Mountain and Cypress Mountain ski hills. Oh and also very close to the Instagram famous Capilano Suspension Bridge! The light [...]

Fresh Listing: Expansive Penthouse with Mezzanine in The Heart of Yaletown, Vancouver

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Brian Higgins and Amy Leong at Prompton Real Estate want you to discover this expansive PH in Vancouver. If you also have a property to share with us for our Fresh Listing column, click here.   This penthouse at H & H on 1133 Homer St is overlooking Emery Barnes Park and is walking distance from trendy shops, restaurants, the seawall and m[...]

Fresh Listing in Vancouver: Concrete and Steel Architectural Loft in South Granville

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Paul Albrighton specializes in Architectural Lofts in Vancouver. We met him earlier for a Vancouver original story in Gastown. See it here.   About this loft: Architectural Loft at “Wsix” or “South Granville Lofts,” a live/work concrete and steel courtyard style building. This unique customized two level loft features beautiful views toward[...]

Aston Hill Collection: Building on the Heritage of British Pacific Properties

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When our friends at Dunn Thexton PR reached out to pitch the new Aston Hill Collection for a potential story, I was first mostly intrigued by the history and heritage of what the Vancouverites nicknamed The British Properties, located on the other side of the iconic Lions Gate Bridge. Here's a breakdown. Acquired in 1931 by the Guinness Family Owned by the[...]

The Grace Residences Penthouse : An Intriguing Oasis in The Heart of Vancouver

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The Grace Residences tower is one of Vancouver’s most alluring building. Standing in front of the locked up gate on Drake Street in Yaletown, I couldn't help but wonder what's inside. Gregg Baker from Sotheby's warmly agreed to take us beyond the garden and up to the penthouse. Created by architect James Schouw, The Grace is designed to be simultaneou[...]

Reside Among The Eagles at This Vacation House by a Cliff in Ucluelet

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This story was not originally part of my itinerary but after two weeks reporting in the urban jungle of Vancouver, we boarded the Horseshoe Bay ferry to Vancouver Island. We then drove all the way across this rock to the other side, where we spent a couple of days in the little fishermen town of Ucluelet (locals say Ukee). Kept in the shadow of her no[...]