Explore Downtown VW
A bustling area of Vancouver, the Downtown Vancouver West community – not to be confused with the West End – is at the heart of all the city has to offer, packed full of restaurants, shops and entertainment, including the Roger’s Arena and BC Place. Popular with young professionals looking to buy their first home, Downtown Vancouver West has plenty of housing to choose from, with condos and apartments dotted around the neighbourhood. Check out this highly desired community.
Located between Burrard Street and Main Street, the Downtown Vancouver West community includes neighbourhoods such as Yaletown, Gastown, the Stadium District, and Robson Street.
According to recent data, over 55,000 residents live in the Downtown Vancouver West area, with singles, couples and small families making up the majority of the neighbourhood’s population. Larger families tend to reside in other surrounding areas where single-family detached homes are more popular.
Downtown Vancouver West is largely made up of condos and apartments that are perfect for young professionals and those that want to be in the heart of the action. Contact me to find out more about current bench mark pricing in the area.
Sports fans living in Downtown Vancouver Wear can enjoy easy access to Rogers Centre, where Vancouver’s ice hockey team, the Vancouver Canucks play regularly, and BC Place, home to the BC Lions and Vancouver Whitecaps. Both venues also hold regular music events. If you enjoy leading an active lifestyle, the Stanley Park seawall is located a short walk or bus ride away, which also connects to the Coal Harbour walkside, featuring lots of great restaurants with patios, great for summer.
The Downtown Vancouver West neighbourhood is very popular with residents who love dining out. There are hundreds of restaurants in the neighbourhood, ranging from casual restaurants like Boston Pizza and Ramen Jinja, to high class dining spots, like JOEY Burrard, Salam Bombay and Cactus Club Cafe. Take your pick from a huge selection, all within a short walking distance from the neighbourhood.
Similar to the dining scene at Downtown Vancouver West, this neighbourhood has an abundance of shops, with Robson and Burrard Streets home to popular stores including Roots, J Crew and MAC Cosmetics, and nearby Granville Street home to a Hudson’s Bay and the Pacific Centre Mall. If you’re looking for a place to do your grocery shopping, both IGA Marketplace and Urban Fare are within walking distance.
Downtown Vancouver West is more popular with singles, couples and small families than large families with small children. For this reason, the neighbourhood isn’t home to as many schools as surrounding communities. There is one elementary school in the area,Elsie Roy Elementary, which is located in the area. Others are accessible by transit or car.
Although many amenities are accessible by foot, transportation in the Downtown Vancouver West community is excellent, with Yaletown Roundhouse and Vancouver City Centre Canada Line Stations located within walking distance. Stadium Chinatown is the easiest Skytrain station to access, with Expo and Millennium lines stopping here. There are also regular buses running throughout the area.