A great neighbourhood in Burnaby, you will find 6 High-Rise condo buildings within Richmond Park with condos for sale. The average sale price for High-Rise condo units in Richmond Park in 2020 was $650,078 with an average of 63 days on the market. There were 53 High-Rise condo units sold in Richmond Park last year. West had the highest Dork Rating, 1078, for a High-Rise condo building in Richmond Park in 2020.
A symbol of modern living, the High-Rise building has actually been used throughout history. There is evidence that High-Rise buildings were present 2000 years ago in ancient Rome, though made of mud and sticks and not particularly safe. They were also seen in circular structures in China 700 years ago. Some buildings used 500 years ago in Yemen can still be seen today. At the turn of the last century, High-Rise buildings began to solidify their place in urban centres, as you can see with the development of High-Rise condos for sale in Burnaby. Especially in the downtown core. The industrial revolution created the need to bring more workers closer to work and elevators and concrete made them functional. Public housing then pushed the volume of High-Rise condos for sale in and around cities all over the globe. The original reinforced concrete and steel buildings of the mid-century are slowly being replaced by glass condo towers in city centres and megacities. Units are shrinking but public and shared use spaces are increasing by way of amenities like community meeting space, party rooms, fitness centres and even theatres. This, along with the more thoughtful use of the areas that surround these buildings is meant to create livable communities. These living communities will have access to daily needs and services and connected to the larger communities that surround them. Today's best High-Rise condos for sale offer choices for unit style and design, extra amenities to increase community involvement, green space that is cared for by maintenance fees and ground-floor businesses. High-Rise life is best enjoyed in walkable communities with plenty of business and services that connect to the larger city.
Richmond Park's most active High-Rise condo building last year was Emerson with 20 units sold. The High-Rise condo building in Richmond Park with the highest average price per sqft last year was Esprit II at $752 per sqft.
High-Rise condos for sale today can be designed as soft lofts, have multiple floors and have the opportunity for a luxury of options when purchased in the development or preconstruction phase. Building to building, units have a huge range for layout, upgrades, amenities, ceiling heights and storage space. A buyer or renter will need to know what's on their priority list or they risk being overwhelmed by the choices. One commonality will probably be floor to ceiling windows. Growing in popularity is also an open plan for the main living area, something easily found in high-rises today. Anything over eight stories, or a height that firefighters would have difficulty reaching, qualifies as High-Rise. New High-Rise condos for sale in some cities will follow neighbourhood design and sightlines, with some areas upholding height guidelines. Other cities are in a race for the sky and 50 floors wouldn't be out of the ordinary. This is especially true for the glass towers that have so much more flexibility. The record holders and breakers are pushing high rise living ever further with 100+ floor residential towers. Some aiming to push past a full kilometre into the sky.
If you're looking for more High-Rise condo buildings in this area, the neighbourhoods Edmonds and Kingsway-Beresford are nearby. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 73. Good Transit is available in Richmond Park. Richmond Park is Very Walkable with a walk score of 74.
This is Richmond Park, a neighbourhood in the city of Burnaby with 11 condo buildings.Richmond Park is a perfect fusion of modern and hip condos, there are 4 Low-Rise, 6 High-Rise and 1 Mid-Rise. With so many buildings to choose from in Burnaby, there are naturally lots of condos for sale in Richmond Park. Condos for sale in Richmond Park spend an average of 54 days on market. Richmond Park had 104 condos sold within it in 2020, an increase of 86% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Richmond Park had an average sale price of $$646,798, an decrease of -5% from the year before. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 74. Good Transit is available in Richmond Park. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 73. Edmonds and Kingsway-Beresford are nearby neighbourhoods.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries Tico's Bakeshop and Rustic Bread Bakery. Coffee shop lovers will appreciate local cafe's like Caritas 9 Coffee Roasters, Sushi Q Tea Cafe, and Starbucks. Groceries are close-at-hand with supermarket Tommy's Market Ltd in Richmond Park. Locals recommend eating at Me-n-Ed's Pizza Parlors in Richmond Park - they have great food! Do you love to be outside? There are great parks in Richmond Park such as Edmonds Park and Cafferky Park. Apoteka Pharmacy is a conveniently located pharmacy in Richmond Park. There is great shopping at Highgate Village Shopping Centre. Many gyms and fitness centers are popular with residents of Richmond Park. Some of these facilities are She's Fit Burnaby / New West and Edmonds Community Centre in Richmond Park. Animal enthusiasts, good news South Burnaby Veterinary Hospital is in Richmond Park. Schools in Richmond Park include Vancouver Meditation, Edmonds Community Centre and forerunner education center.