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Coal Harbour Developments


Blog by Stu Bell | October 21st, 2010


Coal Harbour has quickly become the most prestigious neighborhood in Downtown Vancouver.  Quite streets lined with state-of-the-art high rises border calm ocean waters filled with marinas and float planes. The bustling seawall and brilliantly designed waterfront parks connect the Vancouver Convention Center to Stanley Park. The Convention Center was recently awarded the ‘Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design Platinum’ for 2010. It boasts a six acre living roof, seawater heating and cooling, on-site water treatment and fish habitat built into the foundation of the West Building, all of which make it one of the “greenest” buildings in the world. The meetings and convention business is Canada’s economic giant – silently generating more than $4 billion per year in diversified economic impacts and over two-hundred thousand annual delegates. Check out the Vancouver Convention Centre’s video about their fantastic facilities (http://www.vancouverconventioncentre.com/video-gallery/). Stanley Park is the largest park in Vancouver, over 1000 acres, 10% larger than New Yorks Central Park, and attracting over 8 million guests per year!  


Coal Harbour lays between these two Vancouver Icons and boasts some of the finest and most prestigious Real Estate in The World. In 2011, three new High Rises will change the skyline forever: West Pender Place, Jameson House, and Three Harbour Green. In the near future Vancouver's Twin Tower will rise up adjacent to the Shangri-La, The Ritz Carlton at over 60 stories!
 
West Pender Place (http://westpenderplace.com/) will be an architectual masterpiece. Two Towers and a central ammenities building making up half a city block with transform the entrance to Coal Harbour on West Pender. Located just steps from fine dining such as Carderos and Lift, shopping on Robson, Stanley Park, and the Community Center. West Pender Place is proudly developed by Reliance Properties Ltd, designed by IB/HB architects and Alda Pereira Design Inc, and built by Intertech Construction.

 

Jameson House (http://www.jamesonfoster.com/) is Bosa's latest Downtown Development featuring state of the art Leed Certified Construction and a bold design by internationally acclaimed Foster and Partners Architecture. Just on the outskirts of Coal Harbour in Vancouver's historic Financial District, this elegant and iconic tower will include a heritage restoration component in one of the densest parts of the city.
 

Three Harbour Green (http://www.harbourgreenplace.com/virtualtour.html) is being dubbed "The Last Jewell in The Crown" of Vancouver's Golden Mile! The final of a trio of World Class Waterfront Residential high Rises by Aspac. One and Two Harbour Green have been widely acclaimed as the finest Residences in Vancouver, boasting stunning Ocean and Northshore Mountain Views, extravagant amenities, 5 Star Quality Lobbies, and the finest finishings from around the world in lofted apartments, sought after waterfront townhouses, and jaw-droppping penthouses. Three Harbour Green will sit aside the highly sought after Shaw Tower and the new Fairmont Pacific Rim at the entrance to The Convention Center.
 

The Ritz-Carlton by Holburn Developments is located on Georgia across the street from the impressive Shangri La at the Southern Point of the Coal Harbour region. Facing hurdles in preparation for construction, this project appears to be ready to re-market. Just like the Shangri-La, the Ritz-Carlton will be a mix of commercial street space, hotel accommodation, and stratafied Private Residences, creating Vancouver's own Twin Towers.
 

These forward thinking developments will change the Coal Harbour skyline forever, and with a limited number of buildable sites remaining, the Supply in Coal Harbour will be much tighter than areas such as Yaletown where Concord Pacific alone has a couple dozen more buildings in their plans or North Vancouver where the Official Community Plan encourages redevelopment of older Real Estate. West Pender Place, Jameson House, Three Harbour Green, and The Ritz Carlton will be distinctive additions to some of Vancouver's finest Buildings such as Cielo, Denia, The Melville, Carina, Flat Iron, The Bayshore Buildings, Escala, Callisto, Bauhinia, and Cascina.  The Lifestyle is enviable, the Architecture is inspiring, and the location connecting Downtown Vancouver with Stanley Park and the Northshore is arguable one of the Best in the World.
 

To learn more about Coal Harbour Real Estate please feel free to contact me as I am always excited to discuss any questions you may have.