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Architecture For Humanity

December 29th, 2008

 

 The view of the world from one of Coal Harbour's luxury apartments can insulate one from considering the conditions wherein one in seven human beings lives in in poverty, many in the densely inhabited cities of the world. While we often consider "architecture" the realm of the erudite and a profession dedicated to designing somewhat flamboyant functionality for living and working, i ...

What Are You Doing New Year's Eve?

December 26th, 2008

 Wind down or Wind up this New Year's Eve.... here are a few local suggestions for places to ring out the old and ring in the new year:

Lift Bar and Grill, 2 seatings, reservations:  604-689-5438, 333 Menchion Mews, by The Bayshore Hotel
http://www.liftbarandgrill.com/

Crime Lab, 2 seatings, reservations:  604-568-6406, 550 Denman on the Coal Harbour waterfront,
http://www ...

Luxury Condo Market In Coal Harbour Stronger Than It's Competition

December 16th, 2008

 

While luxury apartments are not selling as well as single family homes in the same price ranges, it is good to note that of the 5 apartment sales over $3m. since June 2008, 4 of these were properties in buildings on the Coal Harbour waterfront:

 

An approximately 3500 square foot, 3 bedroom apartment in the Escala sold for $5.450m, $1562/sq ft, sold in 11 months.  The unit ...

It's Christmastime At Vancouver Hotels

December 16th, 2008

 

Hey Coal Harbourites,

Maybe your talents don't extend to the kitchen???  Coal Harbour Residents are a stroll or short cab ride away from so many great culinary adventures.  Here are four downtown hotels well-prepared to take holiday cooking off of your to-do list:

Four Seasons Vancouver: http://www.fourseasons.com/vancouver/dining.html#image-vancouver-hotel-VCR_048
Sutton ...

Commuter Ferry Running Between Coal Harbour and Bowen Island

December 2nd, 2008

 

A new commuter water taxi service is up and running between Coal Harbour and Bowen Island.  See Coastal Link Ferries web site for details:

 

http://coastallinkferries.com/

November 2008 Real Estate Statistics

December 2nd, 2008

News Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Slow home sales create window of opportunity

VANCOUVER, B.C. – December 2, 2008 – November reductions in home sales and prices have helped improve affordability in Greater Vancouver. However, November also saw a corresponding decrease in the number of new homes coming onto the market.

In its most recent statistics release, the Rea ...