The hip & trendy warehouse district

Yaletown is Vancouver’s trendy and upscale renovated warehouse district. This fresh urban neighbourhood is just an easy walk from the centre of downtown Vancouver or a quick ferry ride from Granville Island. Yaletown’s converted heritage buildings are home to some of city’s top fashion and design shops, as well as cutting edge restaurants and bars. Old loading docks act as giant sidewalks and create a unique setting for wandering, shopping, or lounging at one of the many outdoor patios.

Once an industrial centre, Yaletown has developed into one of the city’s trendiest and most thriving communities.  Named after the gold rush town of Yale whose residents moved into that part of Vancouver once the Canadian Pacific Railway extended from their home to the city, Yaletown became run down by the late 20th Century.  After Expo ’86, however, the potential for development in the area became clear, and it was purchased by a Honk Kong investor.  Almost a quarter-century later, one can easily see how that investment has paid off.  Hamilton and Mainland Streets have maintained their historical charm, with refurbished heritage buildings – most of which were once warehouses – converted into lofts, offices, restaurants and shops.  New properties have grown up around this central area, and Yaletown now consist of apartment buildings housing modern condos with fantastic views and amenities.

On the map.

Yaletown is bordered by False Creek North, Downtown, Gastown and The West End

  99 — WALKER’S PARADISE

who lives there

The Yaletown population has grown considerably in the last decade, and consists primarily of young professionals in their late 20s to late 30s.  Although there are significantly fewer children in Yaletown than Metro Vancouver as a whole, many young families choose to stay in the area until the time comes to purchase a larger home.  Artists and sales and service people also populate the neighbourhood.  While Yaletown became renowned for multimedia offices during the dot com boom, it now houses a broader array of businesses and its population reflects this.

things to do

Mainland, Hamilton and Homer Streets are replete with hair and nail salons, boutique clothing and gift stores, lifestyle and home furnishing stores, restaurants, and lounges.  Check out Blo Blow Dry Bar or Bombay Brows for some pampering, or Atomic Model for a selection of original clothing.  Fine Finds also features clothing and accessories by local and international designers, and a selection of gifts that rivals that of Beauty Mark down the street.  For vintage finds, stop by Retro Rock Vintage Clothing on Davie and Seymour, arguably one of the best vintage stores within the downtown area.  Urban Fare, Choices Market and Nester’s Market serve the community with a large variety of grocery options, from gourmet to organic to locally grown products.

real estate

Yaletown showcases some of the best properties Vancouver real estate has to offer.  The new developments promise elegant, modern design, fantastic amenities, and great views.  Yaletown condos are on average relatively small, however, and prices can be higher than most other Vancouver real estate of similar proportions.  Properties such as the Grace on Richards St. embody the style and sophistication of Yaletown real estate, boasting an indoor/outdoor pool, biometric fingerprint security, and suites featuring granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances, and limestone tile floors.

 

See our Listings

102 results | Page 1 of 9
12 24 48
Search/Filter Properties


LOADING

For sale OPEN HOUSE $2,949,000
PH2003 1055 RICHARDS STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

Ph2003 1055 Richards Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1603 sqft
Angell Hasman & Assoc.rlty.ltd
For sale OPEN HOUSE $1,738,800
1492 HORNBY STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

1492 Hornby Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

3 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 1685 sqft
For sale $868,000
1503 602 CITADEL PARADE, vancouver, British Columbia

1503 602 Citadel Parade

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 885 sqft
For sale $2,775,000
1901 1383 MARINASIDE CRESCENT, vancouver, British Columbia

1901 1383 Marinaside Crescent

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1617 sqft
For sale $1,780,000
1102 1495 RICHARDS STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

1102 1495 Richards Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1136 sqft
For sale $3,980,000
501 499 DRAKE STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

501 499 Drake Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 3 Bathroom 3135 sqft
For sale $1,098,000
208 1328 HOMER STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

208 1328 Homer Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

3 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1198 sqft
For sale $1,628,000
2605 638 BEACH CRESCENT, vancouver, British Columbia

2605 638 Beach Crescent

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1070 sqft
Century 21 In Town Realty
For sale $628,000
1803 821 CAMBIE STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

1803 821 Cambie Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom 564 sqft
For sale $1,499,000
505 1455 HOWE STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

505 1455 Howe Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1285 sqft
For sale $1,168,000
1505 33 SMITHE STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

1505 33 Smithe Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

2 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 920 sqft
Amex Broadway West Realty
For sale $1,249,990
101 1102 HORNBY STREET, vancouver, British Columbia

101 1102 Hornby Street

Vancouver, British Columbia

1 Bedroom 2 Bathroom 1066 sqft
Oakwyn Realty Downtown Ltd.
Interested?
Your Favourites

 

No Favourites Found

 

Century 21 In Town Realty

421 Pacific Street

Vancouver, BC

V6Z 2P5 CA

Email:
tanya.jakubec@century21.ca

Phone: 604-614-6914