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High-Rise Condos For Sale in Downtown West End

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About Downtown West End's High-Rise Condos For Sale

A great neighbourhood in Calgary, you will find 9 High-Rise condo buildings within Downtown West End with condos for sale. Last year, 63 High-Rise condo units sold in Downtown West End. High-Rise condo buildings in Downtown West End had an average sale price of $383,347 in 2020 and spent an average of 64 days on market. The High-Rise condo building with the highest Dork Rating in Downtown West End is Avenue with a rating of 13 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 Calgary. 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.

The Marquis in Downtown West End was the most active High-Rise condo building in 2020 with 14 units sold in Downtown West End. The High-Rise condo building in Downtown West End with the highest average price per sqft last year was Avenue at $542 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 Connaught and Beltline nearby which have High-Rise condo buildings. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 82. Excellent Transit is available in Downtown West End. This neighbourhood is a Biker's Paradise with a bike score of 97.

Downtown West End Condos For Sale

The great condo neighbourhood of Downtown West End in Calgary has many awesome buildings to choose from with a total of 12 condo buildings. Downtown West End is a perfect fusion of modern and hip condos, there are 9 High-Rise, 3 Mid-Rise and 2 Pre-Construction. Downtown West End is home to some of Calgary's coolest condos for sale! The average days on market for condos for sale in Downtown West End is 60 days. Downtown West End had 81 condos sold within it in 2020, an increase of 238% compared to the year before. Last year condos for sale in Downtown West End had an average sale price of $$342,997, an increase of 4% from the year before. This neighbourhood is Very Walkable with a walk score of 82. Excellent Transit is available in Downtown West End. This neighbourhood is a Biker's Paradise with a bike score of 97. You can find the neighbourhoods of Connaught and Beltline nearby.

A fresh cup of java or tea is never hard to find with Nellies Break The Fast Cafe in the hood. You can find the pharmacy WESTEND PHARMACY in Downtown West End. If you are looking to visit a museum or art gallery Contemporary Calgary can be found in Downtown West End. Animal enthusiasts, good news Animal Clinic is in Downtown West End. There are many students in this neighbourhood as Visual College of Art and Design (VCAD) - Calgary is located within it. The closest light rail station is KE Downtown West Kerby Stn eb.