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Condo Of The Week: The Independent

Condo Of The Week: The Independent

After seven years in the making, The Independent by Rize Alliance will begin sales in early February, offering a mix of podium, tower and city homes at one of the city’s key community intersections – Main at Broadway.

Inspired by the eclectic mixture of Mount Pleasant neighbourhood buildings, The Independent showcases five vibrant architectural expressions, with exterior facades featuring multiple colours, patterns, and material uses. The Independent was designed by award-winning, Mount Pleasant based Acton Ostry Architects.

All homes were designed with urban livability and practicality in mind. Homes include custom storage units, state-of-the-art induction cooktops, air-conditioning, balconies and cost efficient floorplans.

Notable Specs:

  • One of the largest private “backyard” parks in Vancouver at 20,000 sq/ft
  • Huge wood deck with two BBQ’s and harvest table and hang out areas
  • Urban agricultural areas
  • Dog run space
  • 3,300 sq ft indoor amenity space
  • Work shop that includes bike repair area
  • Pet spa to wash, groom and pamper your pets
  • Rooftop decks for penthouses and townhouses

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The Independent is steps away from many shops and eateries. This includes everything from pubs and cafes to restaurants and fashion stores. The neighborhood is also Transit and bike friendly. The closest routes available are the 99 B-line – 33 mins to UBC, 8 mins to Granville, 3 mins to Cambie, 15 mins to Commercial and #3 Main/Downtown – 18 mins to Gastown, 12 mins to Chinatown, 8 mins to Main St./ Science World Skytrain Station.

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Who it’s for:

The Independent really caters to a multitude of lifestyles and demographics. It may seem a bit cliché to say but when you offer studio homes all the way to 3 bedroom townhouses with everything in-between it really is the case. You can expect to find young families, urban professionals, local business owners, artists and downsizing couples just to name a few.

At 21 storeys, The Independent will be the tallest tower at one of Vancouver’s key crossroads Main at Broadway. Studio, one, and two bedroom homes will be available for sale this month. Completion for The Independent is anticipated for 2017.

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