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Hastings, Vancouver Eastside | Neighbourhood Profile

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Hastings Video

Artists and Industries, Residents and Retailers.
A True All-in-One Neighbourhood.

Close to the core of Vancouver’s Downtown, easily accessible by transit or arterial roads, and affordable … all these make the Hastings neighbourhood ready for middle-income earners looking for a place to call home.


Schools

As is expected from a longstanding family-based neighbourhood, there are a number of quality educational opportunities available the residents of Hastings. Elementary schools are particularly well represented in Hastings, with a significant grouping of schools either within, or just outside, the neighbourhood’s borders, including Lord Strathcona Elementary, Dickens Elementary, Admiral Seymour Elementary, Brittania Elementary, Macdonald Elementary and Lord Nelson Elementary. Templeton Secondary is the middle and senior secondary school of choice for Hastings residents. If a private or independent school is of more interest to Hastings residents, the institution of St. Francis of Assisi is available and accessible.


Location

The neighbourhood of Hastings is clearly defined by its southern boundary of East Hastings Street, stretching from its western border of Main Street to Clark Drive, south to Venables Street, and across to its eastern border at Nanaimo Sreet. The neighbourhood’s northern border is the water’s edge of the Burrard Inlet from Main Street to Nanaimo Street.


…encompassing everything from Vancouver Specials, to small bungalows, to impressive heritage homes

Housing & History

Encompassing much of the industrial waterfront and rail lines in the north, Hastings is slowly evolving into an up-and-coming residential neighbourhood. There is presently a mixture of low and high-rise buildings – both strata-titled and rental units. The area is also dotted with a many single and multi-family homes, encompassing everything from Vancouver Specials, to small bungalows, to impressive heritage homes. Loft buildings and work/live studio spaces have also sprung up on Railway, Alexander, and Powell Street, providing an eclectic and artistic edge to this neighbourhood.

It is an area being discovered by young, multi-ethnic middle and lower-income singles, as well as younger singles and couples searching rental units; nonetheless, Hastings still has a significant senior population that has called the neighbourhood home for decades. Most of the dwellings in this area predate 1946, although the 70s and 80s saw a growth spurt of new construction. With renewed interest from the younger population, and sense of “being discovered”, new housing starts mixed with renovations of existing properties are becoming more prevalent in this area.


Recreation

Hastings has many green spaces for the outdoor enthusiasts and recreation facility users. The exquisite terraces of Pandora Park offer residents open grass fields, shaded walks, a playground and tennis courts. This gem of a park is surrounded by old stone walls and majestic trees.

Templeton Park (next to Templeton Secondary) offers both a beautiful open park and a community pool. The open fields are interspersed with sidewalks and paths perfect for jogging and dog walking. The Templeton Pool building is unique with its decorative hand painted tiles courtesy of the artistic talents of Hastings residents. Woodland Park offers the best of both worlds – large open fields, a small picturesque garden and recreational facilities like a playground and a fieldhouse. Part of the park is devoted to the appreciation of First Nations art, featuring a totem garden that should not be missed, as well as native plants and First Nations sculptures (both traditional and contemporary).


Shopping and Restaurants

As with any neighbourhood that is a mix of industrial, light industrial, retail and residential, there is an interesting availability of retail outlets and restaurants. There are pockets of block-long assortments of neighbourhood shops, coffee shops and ethnic restaurants. Accessibility to major grocery stores, drug stores and other amenities is simple, with a short commute from almost anywhere in the neighbourhood.

Interest in the uniqueness of this neighbourhood from the artistic community has led to a proliferation of artist’s studios and live/work spaces along Clark Drive and Powell Street – the anchor being the large warren-like building at 100 Parker. This unique mix of artistry and commercial endeavours is now supported by the annual Eastside Culture Crawl that features over 300 working artists throwing open their doors to the public over a November weekend. This annual event brings thousands of visitors into the neighbourhood, and is providing a revived perception and renewed respect for Hastings.

Another enclave of eclectic shopping and innovative eating and drinking spots is just east of the Historic District of Gastown and runs along Railway Street and Alexander Street. Japantown is also a historical area of Hastings, featuring not only historical buildings and a proud resident base but also outstanding restaurants and corner markets overflowing with produce. Iconic Vancouver institutions such as the Astoria and Waldorf Hotels, Nick’s Spaghetti House and the Gourmet Warehouse all call Hastings home.


Transportation

Public transportation is frequent and plentiful throughout Hastings, as the neighbourhood is blanketed by bus routes that quickly transport residents to Downtown and beyond. Powell Street and Hastings Street are both significant east-west arterial routes for transporting drivers into, or out of, the Downtown. The neighbourhood also offers direct access to the Second Narrows Bridge, taking drivers to the North Shore, or to the Cassiar Connector and Highway 1 propelling drivers to all areas of the Lower Mainland. For the biking enthusiast, Hastings offers the ease of travel to and from the Downtown core via the Adanac Bikeway, while safe north/south travel is provided the Lakewood Bikeway.

Hastings Active Listings Summary | as of July 25, 2017

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Hastings, segmented by residential property types. The second column is a calculation of the current median asking price, while the third column is the summed total of all active listings for the related property type. Please note that this table is updated every 24 hours.

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Hastings MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | June, 2017

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,166,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
840
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
2
Concrete Frame:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
903
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
3671
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1949

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,166,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 1 Storey Detached in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

1 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
840
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
2
Concrete Frame:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
903
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
3671
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1949

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,361,500

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Basement Area:
680
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1244
Half Bathrooms:
0
Lot Size:
3630
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type of Property:
Detached
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1947

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,315,000

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” 2 Storey Detached in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

2 Storey Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Basement Area:
800
Bedrooms:
5
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Full Bathrooms:
3
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1280
Half Bathrooms:
0
Lot Size:
3419
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Parking Spaces:
0
Total Number Of Rooms:
11
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1913

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$443,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Apartment in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Apartment Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
1
Amenities:
Yes
Basement Area:
0
Bedrooms:
1
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Concrete Frame:
No
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Masonry & siding
Full Bathrooms:
1
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
709
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
No
Total Number Of Rooms:
5
Type Of Covered Parking:
Underground garage
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Flat / Tar & Gravel
Wastewater Disposal:
N/A
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
1990

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,321,000

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Appliances Included:
No
Basement Area:
700
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Concrete Frame:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
3
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1200
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
3630
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
1
Total Number Of Rooms:
10
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type of Property:
Detached
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1947

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$1,277,100

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Single Family Detached in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Single Family Detached Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
3
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
800
Bedrooms:
4
Below Ground Bedrooms:
1
Concrete Frame:
No
Exterior Walls:
Siding
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1191
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
Forced air
Heating Fuel:
Natural Gas
Lot Size:
3476
Number of Fireplaces:
0
Panoramic View:
No
Parking Spaces:
0
Total Number Of Rooms:
11
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Basement,Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Year Built:
1926

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

Current Benchmark Price:
$750,800

The MLS® HPI Benchmark Price shown above represents the current expected sales price for a typical or “Benchmark” Townhouse in Hastings.

The MLS® HPI takes into consideration what averages and medians do not – items such as lot size, age, number of rooms, etc. The most commonly traded set of these attributes describes the composite of the typical or ‘benchmark’ property type in a given area. Prices paid for homes with these attributes determine benchmark home prices.

The "Benchmark Definition" shows the list of attributes associated with the current Benchmark Price. The bar graph below shows the historical Benchmark Price changes, from 1 month previous to 10 years ago.

Townhouse Benchmark Definition

Above Ground Bedrooms:
2
Amenities:
No
Appliances Included:
Yes
Basement Area:
56
Bedrooms:
2
Below Ground Bedrooms:
0
Covered Parking Spaces:
1
Exterior Walls:
Masonry & siding
Full Bathrooms:
2
Garage Parking Available:
No
Gross Living Area (Above Ground - in sq. ft.):
1017
Half Bathrooms:
0
Heating:
N/A
Heating Fuel:
Electricity
Number of Fireplaces:
1
Panoramic View:
Yes
Total Number Of Rooms:
7
Type Of Covered Parking:
N/A
Type Of Floor:
Non Wood
Type Of Foundation:
Poured concrete
Type Of Roofing:
Asphalt shingles
Waterfront:
No
Year Built:
2006

Historical Benchmark Price Changes

 

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