A great neighbourhood in Burnaby, you will find 16 High-Rise condo buildings within West Central Valley with condos for sale. The average sale price for High-Rise condo units in West Central Valley in 2020 was $778,746 with an average of 51 days on the market. There were 212 High-Rise condo units sold in West Central Valley last year. Akimbo had the highest Dork Rating, 191, for a High-Rise condo building in West Central Valley 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.
Escala in West Central Valley was the most active High-Rise condo building in 2020 with 53 units sold in West Central Valley. The High-Rise condo building in West Central Valley with the highest average price per sqft last year was Akimbo at $1,123 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 Willingdon Heights and Brentwood are nearby. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 71. Excellent Transit is available in West Central Valley. West Central Valley is Very Walkable with a walk score of 72.
Living in West Central Valley gives you access to everything Burnaby has to offer. With a total of 21 condo buildings, everything your heart desires is available. West Central Valley is a perfect fusion of modern and hip condos, there are 16 High-Rise, 2 Pre-Construction, 2 Mid-Rise and 2 Low-Rise. West Central Valley is home to some of Burnaby's coolest condos for sale! Condos for sale in West Central Valley are on the market for an average of 50 days. West Central Valley had 340 condos sold within it in 2020, an increase of 164% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in West Central Valley had an average sale price of $$804,629, an increase of 6% from the year before. West Central Valley is Very Walkable with a walk score of 72. This neighbourhood is Very Bikeable with a bike score of 71. Excellent Transit is available in West Central Valley. The neighbourhoods Willingdon Heights and Cascade-Schou are nearby.
Grab some fresh goodies at nearby bakeries A.Elizabeth Cakes and Creme de la Crumb Bakeshop & Catering. A fresh cup of java or tea is never hard to find with Snow Angel Cafe in the hood. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Fresh St. Market - Online Ordering & Delivery. Whether you are looking for brunch, a quick snack or a quality dinner West Central Valley has plenty of options like Uncle Fatih's Pizza - BRENTWOOD and Ricky's Cafe - Burnaby. Do you love to be outside? Central Valley Greenway is a great park in West Central Valley. West Central Valley Express Scripts Canada Pharmacy - West and Dawson Pharmacy Remedy'sRx are a short walk away as well. There is great shopping at Zimply. There are always new exhibits and events happening at ABC Fine ART. Many gyms and fitness centers are popular with residents of West Central Valley. Some of these facilities are Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Brentwood and The Conditioning Guys in West Central Valley. Animal enthusiasts, good news Dawson Street Veterinary Clinic is in West Central Valley. Fishwick Donna Music Studio is a nearby schools for children living in West Central Valley. The closest subway station is Gilmore Station.