ELECTRA - 989 Nelson Street (Downtown)

989 Nelson Street, Vancouver, B.C. V6Z 2S1 (LMS1866)

An early example of 'West Coast Modern' architecture, this eclectic 1957 heritage landmark (once home to BC Hydro) was converted from commercial to residential condos in 1995. Centrally located in the heart of Vancouver’s financial district at the corner of Burrard and Nelson Street. A very ‘vibrant’ neighbourhood just steps to world famous shopping/restaurants of Robson Street, the entertainment district plus the nightlife of Yaletown. Offering compact studio homes 330 sq. ft., 1 bedroom homes 494-617 sq. ft., 2 bedroom homes 631-986 sq. ft. and penthouses ranging from 1,291-1,805 sq. ft. Modern homes with a contemporary feel and entry-level finishing’s. All homes with air-conditioning, open kitchens, high ceilings plus many homes (8th + floor) with dramatic city views through floor-ceiling windows. Free shared laundry on each floor plus 3 high-speed elevators. A very popular central address for tenants with attractive investor appeal.

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Fast Facts

Year Built: 1957 (1995 commercial-residential conversion)

Developer: (Arch) Thompson, Berwick and Pratt

Number of Levels & Homes: 3 storey Annex (commercial space) plus 21 levels/243 homes. 11-14 homes/floor + 6 penthouses.

Construction Type: concrete mid-rise

Rain Screen: no

Amenities: Garden patio, bike room, fitness center, theatre and recreation/party rooms.

Bylaw Restrictions: rentals allowed & pets not allowed.

Parking / Storage: No parking. Storage lockers on same floor.

Property Manager: COLYVAN 604-683-8399

Realtor Notes: Perfect entry level, affordable homes with starter, low-end finishes. But don't be dissuaded as many suites have been updated since original sale. Compact but efficient floor plans are perfect with investors for furnished rentals. Floor-ceiling glass curtain wall provide lots of light and great city views from upper floors. Busy, noisy location but AC allows you to keep windows closed. NO insuite laundry but ample coin machines on each floor. Storage rooms also on each floor which is handy. NO parking on site and NO pets allowed here.

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