Monday, November 10, 2008

The Chinatown Keefer Lofts in Downtown Vancouver Eastside Real Estate Development - Heritage Loft Conversion with Full Floor Residences at The Keefer

The Chinatown Keefer Lofts Downtown Vancouver Heritage

A team involving Two by Four Developments Ltd, Glair Williamson Architects and Box Design is evolving into one of downtown Vancouver Chinatown real estate’s most unique offering at The historic Keefer Loft residences. This 100 year old warehouse at the Keefer Chinatown Lofts presents four unique luxury homes in the heart of the most exciting and historic part of the city.

Some Unique Features of the Keefer Warehouse Lofts in Chinatown District

The pre-sales Keefer Warehouse Lofts in the Vancouver Chinatown real estate district of Downtown Eastside are now on sale.Exploring some of the unique architectural warehouse details that had to be restored to meet the rehabilitation guidelines, the Keefer Lofts in the Vancouver Chinatown real estate district also features some of the most unique amenities that a property development has seen ever. A scissor lift underground parking garage or also called a stacking garage so that the pre-sale loft residences at The Keefer can accommodate for four cars in a narrow 25 foot width of the building lot. In addition, the twenty two hundred square foot Chinatown Keefer Lofts in downtown Vancouver real estate will feature a large eight by forty foot swimming pool with a glass bottom being built by Steven’s Pools in North Vancouver. The Keefer Lofts presents full floor residences, so these massive open floor plans will feel even larger as there are no stairs to climb up or down. The linear form layout is now becoming more commonplace in real estate districts such as Gastown, but has never been seen in the Vancouver Chinatown corridor. According to their marketing web site, The Chinatown Keefer heritage lofts are just steps away from False Creek and Dr. Sun Yat Sen Classical Chinese Gardens. The Keefer Lofts stands, just like one hundred years ago, in the heart of historic Chinatown real estate community. Set apart from the rising skyline, this sophisticated downtown Vancouver real estate development at the Keefer Chinatown lofts is minutes from the seawall and the most elite in sports, theatre, opera, dance, and art venues. Chinatown’s vibrant streets are coloured with open markets, teashops, and traditional restaurants. Just beyond is excellent shopping, and dining along the cobble stone walks of storied Gastown. You are central to everything including GM Place, BC Place Stadium, Tinsletown, Andy Livingstone Park and much more, just steps away from the historic Chinatown Vancouver Lofts at The Keefer warehouse.

The Interior Finishes at the Historic Chinatown Lofts at the Keefer Warehouse

Two By Four Developments and Glair Williamson Architects presents the Chinatown Keefer Lofts Residences which offer heritage conversion lofts in downtown Vancouver with full floor residences and underground parking.The presale Vancouver Keefer residences is an artful collaboration of elements from today and yesterday. Faithfully restored exteriors with glazed brick, timber beams and double hung wood sash windows transform this heritage building at the downtown Vancouver Keefer warehouse in Chinatown real estate community into a statement of timeless living. Both Two by Four Developments and Glair Williamson Architects have meticulously restored this Chinatown warehouse to its former glory. Private elevator access ushers you and your guests into your full floor Keefer Chinatown loft, which features a private interior courtyard, overheight ceilings and wide plank wood flooring in the living spaces, with heated stone floors in the ultra luxurious bathrooms of your Keefer Vancouver loft residence. Natural light illuminates three sides of each pre-construction loft Vancouver residence. Immaculate Bulthaup-designed kitchens integrate SubZero and Miele appliances, and spa inspired bathrooms at the new Vancouver lofts at The Keefer Chinatown warehouse are by award winning Blue Bathworks and will be the first of its king in the Vancouver real estate market. Sample renderings and the Keefer floor plans are located online at their advertising website. The other members of this development team include Heatherbrae Builders Co, John Bryson & Partners Structural Engineers, SML Electrical Consultants Ltd Electrical Engineers and Jade West Engineering Co Ltd. Mechanical Engineers. Ken Leong of REMAX is in charge of sales and marketing for the pre-sale historic Chinatown Keefer Lofts in Vancouver.

Floor Floor Heritage Lofts in Vancouver Chinatown

The Vancouver heritage lofts at The Keefer warehouse are now for sale with an impressive Keefer penthouse suite with a private lap pool.An artful collection of elements are presented in this timeless living mixed-use building where you will find open floorplans, full floor loft homes and a historic location in Chinatown real estate market. A legend in the making, the pre-sales Vancouver lofts at the Keefer are now being marketed and feature only four residences for sale. The Keefer lofts are between $1.6 M to $3.9 M (for the luxury penthouse suite). For more information about the new heritage Vancouver lofts at the Keefer Chinatown real estate development, please call 604.408.2580 or email today. The web site for the development is at and the Keefer Lofts are between 2200 and 2400 sq ft in size. Because the Chinatown Lofts at The Keefer is a heritage conversion, there is a 10 year property tax exemption. In addition, the ground level of this mixed-use downtown Vancouver building will incorporate 1200 sq feet of prime retail space and the hopes right now are to install a new hip and trendy martini bar.

Chinatown Vancouver Lifestyle

Chinatown Vancouver real estate is the next up and coming neighbourhood in the downtown east side property market following Gastown and Crosstown.Much has been documented about the recent transformations taking place in the downtown Eastside of Vancouver. With many opponents to gentrification and development of luxury residential homes in the Vancouver Eastside Downtown real estate district, a balance has to be maintained here for both the wealthy as well as for social housing. Right now, the downtown Eastside real estate district that includes neighbourhoods such as Gastown, Strathcona, Crosstown, Chinatown and parts of the Southeast False Creek area are being revitalized with a mix of heritage conversion loft projects, development of low-rise apartment homes and affordable residences. There are also a number of social housing projects on the go sponsored by the government. Therefore, the Chinatown Keefer Loft residences are just sampling of what is out there in the Chinatown real estate market and the only heritage loft conversion of its kind in the area. This makes the pre-sale Keefer Chinatown lofts a very unique home and investment for the long-term.

The Keefer Loft Condominiums in Chinatown Real Estate
Not your average apartment building in downtown Vancouver’s Chinatown real estate district, The Keefer boasts a 100 year old pedigree, an outstanding location in the heart of Vancouver’s bustling Chinatown neighbourhood, and only four unrivaled residences. Each of these 2400 square foot pre-construction Chinatown Keefer Lofts boasts a private elevator, courtyard, and massive windows. The main floor of these pre-construction downtown Vancouver keefer Lofts in Chinatown district will house a martini bar complete with room service, and the penthouse will boast its own roof top deck pool with a unique twist have having the glass bottom form the ceiling of the living space below. For home buyers looking for something different, a home with a timeless yet distinctive look of Chicago in the early 1900s, the Chinatown Keefer Lofts’ four homes are priced between $1.69 million to $3.9 million. For more information and to book your private tour, please call 604.328.9333 or you can visit

The Chinatown Keefer Presentation Appointments
November 18, 2008 - FULL FLOOR HERITAGE LOFTS IN CHINATOWN VANCOUVER REAL ESTATE MARKET! Priced from $1.69 million. THE Keefer Chinatown apartment homes is an artful collaboration of elements from today and yesterday. Faithfully restored exteriors with glazed brick, timber beams, and double hung wood-sash windows transform this heritage building into a statement of timeless living. Private elevator access ushers guests into full-floor lofts at this downtown Vancouver real estate district, which feature interior courtyards, overheight ceilings and wide plank hardwood flooring, with stone tiled floors in the bathrooms and interior courtyard. Natural light illuminates three sides of each home. Immaculate Bulthaup Design kitchens integrate SubZero and Miele appliances, and spa-inspired bathrooms by award-winning Blu Bathworks will be a first in Vancouver at THE Keefer loft inspired Chinatown living. Read all about us in the Globe and Mail and Vancouver Sun. We are pleased to invite you to book a personal presentation to find out more about THE Keefer lofts in Chinatown Vancouver real estate market. At your personal presentation you will be able put your stamp of approval on our architectural plans, a 3-D floorplan, interior renderings and sample finishes. Our presentation office is located at 150 Dunsmuir Street, open by appointment only. Please reply to this email or call Mary at 604.908.7653 to book your own personal presentation appointment. We look forward to meeting with you soon. Ken Leong and Mary Porohowski of RE/MAX Ken Leong at Telephone 604.408.2580 or

Email Update February 2009: The Keefer Chinatown Vancouver Condos for Sale

You are the city. Real and raw, your art is living originally. Surround yourself in real culture in the heart of Vancouver Chinatown. Loft living at its finest…The Keefer Chinatown full floor residences in Vancouver Downtown real estate market. Full floor lofts in Chinatown Vancouver property market now for sale that includes 2,400 square feet, 2 bedrooms with convertible courtyards and private elevators suites in the heart of downtown Vancouver Chinatown loft real esttae market. The exotic is right outside your or night, winter or summer, Chinatown Vancouveris a kaleidoscope of adventure and full of amenities. Entertain with authentic Asian cuisine. Enjoy an abundance of fresh herbal remedies and teas at your fingertips – historic Chinatown is Vancouver's best kept secret! Next to The Keefer Chinatown lofts in downtown Vancouver real estate market, uber cool Gastown featured in Wallpaper magazine's newest Travel Guide, showcases dream dining for foodies, fashion forward boutiques, hip shops, galleries and nightclubs fast becoming Vancouver's new urban "it" spot. A step away from the pre-construction Vancouver Chinatown Keefer Lofts for sale is Yaletown's sophisticated ambiance of upscale shops, fine dining and swank lounges. Nearby the pre-sale Chinatown Vancouver Keefer Loft residences for sale for the active is the famed seawall along False Creek inlet, a favourite of joggers, cyclists and roller-bladders touring around Stanley Park and sunset worthy beaches.
The Keefer Chinatown Loft Vancouver living is in the middle of it all. Sexy Cool Style here at the Chinatown Keefer Lofts for sale in downtown Vancouver! East meets West at The Keefer Chinatown full floor residences. Next to Classical Chinese Gardens with no surrounding buildings and just 3 neighbours, imagine owning a part of history. 100 year old exposed brick and wood beams contrast the sexy design of The Keefer Vancouver lofts for sale. These cool Chinatown lofts hit all the hot buttons for those with high style and originality. Private elevators with direct suite access, Bulthaup kitchens, Subzero Refrigerators, Miele appliances and Blu Bathworks indicate just how serious we are about The Pre-Construction Chinatown Vancouver Keefer Lofts for sale. With its inspirational atmosphere and exclusive privacy, The Keefer Vancouver lofts for sale allows only a select few – just 4 – to call this stylish original building their own. Private presentations at preferred pricing from $1,499,000* or just $625 per square foot in downtown Vancouver real estate market. *Preferred pricing of $1,499,000 is a limited time offering. Please contact Mary at 604.908.7653 for exclusive details. Regards, Ken and Mary of Re/Max Ken Leong or visit for the details about these full floor loft residences at the Vancouver Keefer Chinatown residences for sale.

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