Check out a few of the new developments on the rise in Kitsilano!
Located on Bayswater, just north of Broadway, this new building was designed by Shift Architecture Inc and is being developed by MOSAIC. Consisting of 31 units in 4 storeys, the building will be traditional yet modern with white brick and black metal accents. The street level will consist of commercial/retail space, with the 31 units located on floors 2 through 4, offering 1, 2, 2+den and 3 bedroom homes, many with great patio space.
Slated for completion in the Winter of 2013. See the website for more information and floor plans.
With 6 units (and 3 storeys) ranging from $899,000 to $1,438,000 in price and 1060 to 1644 sq.ft., this development isn’t for everyone. However, for those interested, York will have spacious, functional floor plans offering residents luxurious finishings. Balconies and floor to ceiling windows take advantage of the views and natural light (with the upper units having roof top decks). Each unit has private entry via elevators and secure private underground parking. Located steps from the beach at 2024 York Ave, the location is phenomenal. It was developed by Homeward Bound (York) Developments Inc and designed by Thomas Tsang Architect Inc.
Expect it to be completed by Winter 2012. More information and floor plans are available online.
Currently under construction by developer Redeko Kroeker Development Inc, the gBL Architects designed KItsWest consists of 50 suites in a 4 storey building. Located at 4th and Macdonald, you’re blocks from the beach & the shops and restaurants of both 4th Ave and West Broadway. Offering bachelor, 1 and 2 bedroom homes with oversized balconies (enclosed or open), smart design, parking, and storage. These units are a great value, especially for newcomers to home ownership.
See the website for more information, and floor plans.
Kits360 is one of the newest developments in Kitsilano, located at Burrard and 7th. Developed by Intergulf and designed by Ramsay Worden Architects, Kits360 is a 10 storey building with 260 units (studios to 2 bedroom homes) and 7 townhouses. The units feature stunning interiors with innovative green design features., and enclosed and open balcony’s. The building offers great amenities in 2 fitness centres, parking, storage, 24 hour concierge, roof top garden terrace with lounge and kitchen areas, and some phenomenal views. This is a great spot with easy access to downtown, South Granville and more.
See the website for more information and floor plans.
Blanc Modern is a new, smaller building in Kits, located on West 2nd near Cypress to be open for occupancy in the fall. It will consist of 9 townhomes, and with a name like Blanc Modern, expect contemporary architecture, clean lines and white interiors.
Not much information is available at this point, but you can sign up at www.blancmodern.com to receive updates as they become available.