Fraser Street – the new Main Street?

Fraser Street is quickly becoming dubbed “the New Main Street’’, with its vibrant and diverse community where many local grocers, charming restaurants, cafés and boutiques can be found. This middle-class neighbourhood is ethnically diverse with many residents originating from South & South East Asia.  Homes in this neighbourhood are a good mix of bungalows, Vancouver Specials and older Heritage homes.

Looking for a new condo?  This could be the perfect location as change is on the way to Fraser Street with new developments popping up along the stretch including

  • “Century” at 29th Avenue featuring, No Frills and Shoppers Drug Mart.
  • http://www.liveatthegem.com, 14 afforadable 1 and 2 bedroom residences located at 688 E 18th
  • http://brockonmain.com - 18 modern homes on a quiet stretch of Main Street, with a backyard that opens onto Queen Elizabeth Park, Hillcrest Centre, and Nat Bailey Stadium
  • http://www.liveatjade.ca - a collection of 29 boutique homes in a solid 4-story-low-rise building at Fraser St. and East 43rd Ave.
  • http://mondevo.com/skala/ - 20 unique naturally urban homes with a clean modern architechtural style that fuses West coast elements with Danish design.
  • http://stgeorgetownhomes.ca - 16 boutique townhomes

Many more such developments are in the works. Fraser Street isn’t just booming with new homes, it has also become home to many new restaurants and shops. It is home to Earnest Ice Cream, Graze, Sal Y Limon, Los Quervos, Le Faux Bourgousie, and many more. With all these developments it’s no wonder that Fraser Street was one of the top three areas to increase in value in 2014( according to REBGV stats)! Every April, Fraser Street comes alive with one of Canada’s largest and most colourful parades, the Vaisakhi Parade, celebrated south of 57th Avenue towards Marine Drive.

Just a few blocks west is the architecturally stunning Sunset Community Complex which offers something for everyone from ice skating, personal training, drama classes, licensed pre-school and out of school care. Along with Sunset is the Moberly Arts and Cultural Centre providing a location for intercultural connections to experience arts programs, events and performances. Transit around Fraser Street is abundant. Bus routes run north/south and east/west at Kingsway, 25th, 33rd, 41st, & 49thAvenues.  Centrally located in Vancouver you’re only minutes away from downtown, Richmond and other surrounding areas. Welcome to Fraser Street, possibly your new neighbourhood!

HERE ARE THE MOST CURRENT FRASER STREET LISTINGS FOR SALE

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Listing information last updated on October 22, 2017

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