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Metrotown, Burnaby | Neighbourhood Profile

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Officially designated by the City of Burnaby as a town centre, in addition to a Metro Vancouver regional town centre, Metrotown is a complete neighbourhood in South Burnaby. While Metrotown is famous as a shopping and entertainment destination, it is also one of the finest places to live when it comes to tower-style condominium living. Dating back to when Skytrain arrived in December 1985, deluxe 1 & 2 bedroom condo towers and commercial buildings have made for a dramatic Burnaby skyline. Today with developers responding to market demand, particularly with downsizing baby boomers, current new and planned luxury towers in the Metrotown neighbourhood have room for families with 2 bedroom and den and 3 bedroom suites with sliding wall balconies available for the discerning buyer. As a destination, Metrotown is one of the true shopping meccas in Canada’s west. With the combined impact of Metropolis, the Crystal Mall, Station Square and Silver City, the Metrotown neighbourhood has over 500 shops and services, all easily accessed by Skytrain, bus and vehicle.


…recreation amenities include tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, pitch and putt golf course, and Swangard Stadium

Central Park on the western edge of the neighbourhood, is a tall-timber green escape that is enjoyed by Metrotown residents both young and old. Local recreation amenities include tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, pitch and putt golf course, and Swangard Stadium.

Burnaby School District 41 has three primary grade schools the Metrotown neighbourhood including Maywood, South Slope and Nelson Elementary Schools. For grades 8 to 12, there’s Burnaby South Secondary which includes the British Columbia Provincial School for the Deaf.

According to a recent census, over 53% of residents who live near Metrotown Skytrain Station commuted to work by public transit, currently the highest in all of Metro Vancouver. The area is also served by the Patterson and Royal Oak Skytrain stations. The Skytrain stations and Kingsway also provide bus links heading in all directions. For vehicle drivers, historic Kingsway the traditional link between New Westminster and Vancouver waterfronts, provides access to other areas of Burnaby and beyond.

Metrotown Active Listings Summary | as of July 23, 2018

The table shown below is a current snapshot of all the active listings in Metrotown, 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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Metrotown MLS® HPI Benchmark Prices | June, 2018

Current Benchmark Price (1 Storey Detached):
$1,571,900

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

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.

Historical Benchmark Price Changes (1 Storey Detached)

Current Benchmark Price (2 Storey Detached):
$2,183,000

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

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.

Historical Benchmark Price Changes (2 Storey Detached)

Current Benchmark Price (Apartment):
$726,200

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

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.

Historical Benchmark Price Changes (Apartment)

Current Benchmark Price (Single Family Detached):
$1,895,000

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

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.

Historical Benchmark Price Changes (Single Family Detached)

Current Benchmark Price (Townhouse):
$791,000

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

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.

Historical Benchmark Price Changes (Townhouse)

 

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