When you feel like staying close to home, but are still up for some fun, nothing is better than having the convenience of your own at-home entertainment. Whether you prefer to play a round of billiards with friends or cozy up and watch your favourite rom-com, there’s plenty of new construction condominium communities that offer game and movie amenities for you to enjoy. Here’s a handful of currently selling condo projects from across the Greater Vancouver Area that will feature popular entertainment amenities.
Developer: Keltic Canada Development
Priced from: $470,900
Amenities: McLaren simulator and eSports games room, screening room
Boasting over 12,000 square feet of amenities, The Paramount has a plethora of resident conveniences both inside and out. Beat your high score in the esports gaming room before kicking back in The Paramount Club Lounge with the help of a relaxing fireplace and outdoor dining terrace. Work up a sweat in the fitness centre, then cool down in the steam or sauna room, or perhaps on the outdoor terrace.
Working from home is no trouble at all with The Paramount’s fully-equipped boardroom and meeting rooms, which share the floor with a fully-appointed guest suite for out-of-town visitors.
Developer: Concord Pacific
Priced from: $642,000
Amenities: Media/music room with karaoke equipment, sports and games lounge
In this sprawling master-planned community in Burnaby’s Brentwood neighbourhood, the Hillside East phase of Concord Brentwood is currently undergoing construction. When complete in late 2022, this 900-unit collection will feature a myriad of amenities. Belt out your favourite songs in the music room, fitted out with karaoke equipment, or enjoy some peace and quiet instead in the study room. If you want a breath of fresh air, take a walk through the outdoor leisure park, where you’ll find ping pong tables, an open lawn and a tricycle path for the little ones.
In addition to the many offerings of Hillside East, the entire Concord Brentwood community will stand alongside a 13-acre park, greenspaces and a village central for ultimate convenience.
Developer: Pinnacle International
Priced from: $579,900
Amenities: Karaoke room, games room, TV lounge
Situated in Capstan Village near the fork in the Fraser River, this 18-storey condo complex has reached the at-grade phase of construction. When finished early next year, Torino will provide two levels of amenities, showcasing facilities for wellness, entertainment and socialization needs.
Running from 578 to 1,173 square feet in size, Torino residences are equipped with modern fixtures and features, including granite and quartz countertops, Bosch stainless steel kitchen appliances and designer cabinetry.
4. Avenue One
Developer: Concord Pacific
Priced from: $607,900
Amenities: Games room
Overlooking False Creek, Avenue One is uniquely positioned right behind Hinge Park, one of Vancouver’s rainwater wetland greenspaces. Located between the Fairview and Mount Pleasant communities, this 17-storey project will be walking distance to countless restaurants, bars, cafes, retailers and grocery stores when construction reaches completion in the spring of 2021.
Future residents will have access to multiple floors of comforts and conveniences. Enjoy the at-home benefits of EV charging, a touchless car wash station, and a pet grooming facility for pampering your four-legged friend. Fire up the grill on the outdoor party lounge and let the kids use their imaginations in the sand play area.
Developer: Onni Group of Companies
Location: North Vancouver
Priced from: $1,324,900
Amenities: Games room
As one of Vancouver’s most expensive condo buildings, this mixed-use development on Lonsdale Avenue packs in a ton of amenities. Joining into a Whole Foods Market location, a pharmacy, cafe and 80,000 square feet of office space, residents won’t have to worry about heading into town for basic essentials.
Inside, these residences cater spacious layouts ranging from 1,065 to 1,825 square feet, finished with wide-plank laminate flooring, large windows and the buyer’s choice from two colour schemes. Custom flat-panel wood cabinets and a stainless steel, five-burner gas cooktop in the kitchen is paired with under-cabinet lighting and a stylish backsplash.
6. Cascade City
Developer: Landa Global Properties
Priced from: $724,900
Amenities: Theatre and karaoke
Designed by Arno Matis Architecture and Rafii Architects, the structure of Cascade City was inspired by the movements of the Fraser River. Surrounded by lush landscaping, this 271-unit community boasts a podium-level garden with a scerne outdoor lounge area.
Practice your yoga poses or dance moves in the 3,000-square-foot, double-height fitness centre, kitted out with state-of-the-art Technogym equipment and a multi-functional area. For those special occasions, host your friends and family in the multi-functional club lounge, which offers a kitchen, dining space, designer lounge, and a recreational area with ping pong and billiards tables.