Welcome to Willingdon Heights, a neighbourhood in the city of Burnaby with 7 High-Rise buildings with condos for sale. The average sale price for High-Rise condo units in Willingdon Heights in 2020 was $646,049 with an average of 48 days on the market. There were 70 High-Rise condo units sold in Willingdon Heights last year. The High-Rise condo building with the highest Dork Rating in Willingdon Heights is Marquis Grande with a rating of 799 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.
Aviara in Willingdon Heights was the most active High-Rise condo building in 2020 with 29 units sold in Willingdon Heights. The High-Rise condo building in Willingdon Heights with the highest average price per sqft last year was Aviara at $886 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.
You can find the neighbourhoods of West Central Valley and Brentwood nearby which have High-Rise condo buildings. This neighbourhood is Bikeable with a bike score of 58. Excellent Transit is available in Willingdon Heights. Willingdon Heights is Somewhat Walkable with a walk score of 61.
Welcome to Willingdon Heights, a neighbourhood in the city of Burnaby with 25 condo buildings.Willingdon Heights is a perfect fusion of modern and hip condos, there are 5 Mid-Rise, 13 Low-Rise and 7 High-Rise. With so many buildings to choose from in Burnaby, there are naturally lots of condos for sale in Willingdon Heights. Condos for sale in Willingdon Heights are on the market for an average of 51 days. Willingdon Heights had 174 condos sold within it in 2020, an increase of 110% compared to the year before. Condos for sale in Willingdon Heights had an average sale price of $$739,511 last year, an increase of 3% from the prior year. Willingdon Heights is Somewhat Walkable with a walk score of 61. This neighbourhood is Bikeable with a bike score of 58. Excellent Transit is available in Willingdon Heights. The neighbourhoods West Central Valley and Brentwood are nearby.
Ayoub's Dried Fruits & Nuts and The Valley Bakery are great bakeries in Willingdon Heights. There are some great cafes in Willingdon Heights such as Cafeoca Brazilian Coffee, Cha Dian Tea, Coffee & More, and Fiordilatte Gelateria And Caffe. Do you enjoy being in the kitchen? Pick up groceries at Red Apple Market. Locals recommend eating at Chez Meme Baguette Bistro, Anton's Pasta Bar and Butchers Block BBQ in Willingdon Heights - they have great food! Do you love to be outside? There are great parks in Willingdon Heights such as Cherry Blossom Garden and Willingdon Heights Park. You can find pharmacies The Medicine Shoppe Pharmacy and Wescana Pharmacy (Burnaby) within walking distance. Madison Centre is a shopping center in Willingdon Heights that has something for everyone. If you're a health and fitness fanatic, hopefully you are living in a condo building with a great gym. If not DyerFitness Inc. and Budo Martial Arts - Burnaby are popular fitness centers with locals. Animal enthusiasts, good news April's Aquarium is in Willingdon Heights. The school in Willingdon Heights is Kitchener.