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The Malkin

141 Water Street


Vancouver West, V6B 1A7 VVWDT - Downtown VW

  • Levels: 7
  • Suites: 14
  • Status: Completed
  • Built: 1996
  • Title To Land: Freehold Strata
  • Building Type: Strata Live/work Homes,strata Lofts
  • Strata Plan: LMS2240
  • Management company:  Firstservice Residential
  • Phone  604-683-8900  
  • Bldg#: 1260

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Malkin Building - 141 Water Street, Vancouver, BC V6B 1A7, LMS2240 - located in Downtown area of Vancouver West, near the crossroads Water Street and Cambie Street. The Malkin Building is just steps to waterfront, Harbour Square, Portside Park, Simon Fraser University, London Drugs, Money Mart, Vancouver Film School, Victory Square, Army and Navy, Pigeon Park, Steamworks Vancouver, JJ Bean Coffee, Vancouver Community Centre, Starbucks Coffee, Waves Coffee, Canada Place, MTI Community College, Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver Harbour Water Airport, Stanley Park, Robson Street with its shopping and a square. The restaurants in the neighbourhood are Meat and Bread, Wild Rice, Java Cat Cafe, Cassis Bistro, La Taqueria, Gorilla Food, La Casita and Old Spaghetti Factory. The bus stops near the complex and Waterfront Skytrain Station is only minutes of walk away. The Malkin Building is the second oldest heritage building in the city that named after pioneer William Harold Malkin. It was first built as a warehouse in 1898 and then converted to residential building in 1996. This 7-level building has a brick construction with brick exterior finishing. The Malkin Building offers 15 lofts with double height ceilings and European wood windows, gourmet kitchens, hardwood floors and authentic exposed red brick walls. This building feature one or two bedroom lofts with one or two bathrooms. There are limited secure underground parking, in-suite laundry, an elevator and storage lockers available for residents. The Malkin is a highly sought after boutique Vancouver loft building offering urban living from its unique architectural past. 

Strata Sub Categories: Strata Live/Work Homes,Strata Lofts
 

The Malkin Technical Info

Building Name The Malkin
Address 141 Water Street
City Vancouver West
Neighborhood Downtown VW
Listing Price Range N/A
Floors 7
Units in Development: 17
Units in Strata:14
Property Types Freehold Strata
Sub Categories:Strata Live/work Homes,strata Lofts
Year Built 1996
Strata Website www.fsresidential.com/british-columbia/home
Management Firstservice Residential
  604-683-8900
  604.689.4829
Restrictions Details
Strata Plan LMS2240
Strata Plan Log-in LMS2240
Title to Land Freehold Strata
Emporis The Malkin
  

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Malkin Building - 141 Water St.
Malkin Building - 141 Water St.
Malkin Building - 141 Water St.
Malkin Building - 141 Water St.

The Malkin, 141 Water Street - Suite Summary View All 

# Suite Address Postal S/L PID Plan No S/F BA BD
1 201 141 Water V6B 1A7 7 023318198 N/A 2786 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom
2 202 141 Water V6B 1A7 4 023318163 N/A 1500 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom
3 203 141 Water V6B 1A7 5 023318171 N/A 792 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom
4 204 141 Water V6B 1A7 6 023318180 N/A 533 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom
5 301 141 Water V6B 1A7 12 023318244 N/A 1240 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Roof Deck
6 302 141 Water V6B 1A7 8 023318201 N/A 1240 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Roof Deck
7 303 141 Water V6B 1A7 9 023318210 N/A 930 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom
8 304 141 Water V6B 1A7 10 023318228 N/A 737 sq.ft. N/A 1 Bedroom
9 305 141 Water V6B 1A7 11 023318236 N/A 1395 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom
10 501 141 Water V6B 1A7 15 023318279 N/A 1494 sq.ft. N/A 2 Bedroom + Balcony
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September 2021 Market Insights

August 2021 Market Insights

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,152 in August 2021, a 3.4 per cent increase from the 3,047 sales recorded in August 2020, and a 5.2 per cent decrease from the 3,326 homes sold in July 2021.

July 2021 Market Insights

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,326 in July 2021, a 6.3 per cent increase from the 3,128 sales recorded in July 2020, and an 11.6 per cent decrease from the 3,762 homes sold in June 2021.

June 2021 Market Insights

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 3,762 in June 2021, a 54 per cent increase from the 2,443 sales recorded in June 2020, and an 11.9 per cent decrease from the 4,268 homes sold in May 2021.

May 2021 Market Insights

The Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) reports that residential home sales in the region totalled 4,268 in May 2021, a 187.4 per cent increase from the 1,485 sales recorded in May 2020, and a 13 per cent decrease from the 4,908 homes sold

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While Jennings said that the scheme had arguably fallen short in its attempts to create a smoother path to first-time home ownership, he believes efforts at a federal level to address the country’s growing housing affordability crisis are to be applauded.

“Everybody made it a big deal in their platforms – not just first-time home ownership, but home ownership in general and affordability,” he said. “I just really hope that they re-evaluate everything.

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