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Lower Lonsdale Esplanade and Esplanade West at The Pier
Phase two and three at the luxury and very large community master plan for the Lower Lonsdale waterfront district, the resales Esplanade condos and Esplanade West residences are now showing up on re-sales listings on MLS and other places.

The Esplanade at The Pier condo watefront properties in Lower Lonsdale are now available in resale North Vancouver listingsWith inventory in the Lower Lonsdale area reaching epic proportions, now is the time for first time home buyers as well as investors to get into the North Vancouver waterfront real estate market that has for so long been overpriced and unaffordable. With many condo units dropping about 10 to 20% in asking price, the resales at Esplanade West condos and Esplanade condo tower presents some tantalizing home options for first time home buyers looking for spacious one bedroom suites with waterviews. The Esplanade at the Pier re-sales condo listings also feature larger two bed and den suites that are ideal for professional couples and people working downtown who can jump on the SeaBus to get to work everyday. For the most part, the resale Pier Esplanade condo floorplans are somewhat larger than the more recent high-rise residence launches, so you are getting better value for your money by purchasing one of these re-sales listings. In addition, the original purchasers at the presales Esplanade at the Pier condos have already paid the GST on their homes, so if you purchase a re-sales waterfront condo, you won’t have to pay this 5% tax and that’s a bargain. Contact your sales agent for more details about possible Esplanade at the Pier resale listings that are on the market right now.

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The magnificent master planned Pier Lower Lonsdale real estate development is underway and Phase 2 are the Twin towers at Esplanade and Esplanade West high-risesThe Features at the Pier Esplanade Condos
Like many of the other high-rise condo towers at The Pier, the Esplanade twin towers (one higher than the other) but both with wonderful mountain and water views, nine foot over height ceilings and the attention to detail that is missing in many presale condo homes these days, feature the utmost in Pinnacle Development quality and value. The resales Esplanade at the Pier waterfront North Shore condos features elegant spa inspired bathrooms with the following features: recessed pot lighting, glass walk-in showers that are separate of the extra large and deep soaker tubs. The master ensuites and baths at Esplanade West condominiums will also feature Kohler elongated water closets, stylish Kohler polished chrome faucets and bathroom accessories custom designed framed mirror and Kohler undermount porcelain sink. The other features here at the Lower Lonsdale resale condos at the Esplanade towers include porcelainThe attractive concrete and glass condo tower at Esplanade at the Pier waterfront property is now complete imported tiled flooring and designer cabinetry and vanities with granite and marble countertops. The open concept kitchens at the towers at Esplanade Lower Lonsdale waterfront features Bosch four burner gas cooktop, Bosch built in wall oven, Bosch microwave oven and hookfan and Bosch fully integrated dishwasher. Other appliances included are dual stainless steel under mount sinks, LIEBHERR stainless steel refrigerator with bottom freezer and ice maker, Kohler pull out spray and garburator. The gourmet kitchens at the Pier Esplanade waterfront condos feature granite counters and porcelain tiling on the floors as well as designer cabinets with convenient blumotion drawers and hinges in addition to contemporary recessed pot lighting and pendland lighting too. Lastly, the re-sale Esplanade Condos at The Pier Lower Lonsdale waterfront community features air conditioning in every North Van condominium, custom designed electric fireplaces with granite mantles as well as in suite washer and dryer. Also standard is all pre-wiring for high speed internet access, security alarm system, cable and telephone in addition to custom wood suite entry solid doors. The flooring at the Esplanade waterfront condo resales in North Vancouver’s Pier development feature a range of Berber or plush carpeting, laminate hardwood flooring as well as porcelain tile in various rooms and all spaces have crown moldings and baseboards for added detailing.

More about Esplanade West Condominiums an Townhomes at the Pier Waterfront Community
The re-sales Esplanade West condos are located in the prime waterfront community of The Pier North Vancouver by Pinnacle Developers According to Michael De Cotiis, the President & CEO of Pinnacle International, “Esplanade West at The Pier North Vancouver will be as profound for the North Shore as False Creek and Granville Island were for Vancouver. Esplanade West at The Pier in North Vancouver will open the North Shore waterfront … It will be the place to work, to shop, create art, dine, meet and gather, stroll the seawall and the 700-foot pier. Most especially, Esplanade West – The Pier North Vancouver will be the place to live a luxurious West Coast lifestyle to the fullest – with spectactular views and the premiere recreational facilities on our side of the water.”

Esplanade West – The Pier North Vancouver is being developed by Pinnacle International, a world acclaimed property development company with a proven track record. Esplanade West – The Pier is all about luxurious waterfront living which will take the place of a former shipyard. The bold vision for Esplanade West is to convert and restore the historic neighborhood into art and music galleries, marketplaces, boutique shops and fine dining. One amazing feature of all Esplanade West – The Pier North Vancouver’s condo development are the magnificent views from all units. Whether it be a breathtaking view of the snow-capped North Shore mountains or a light display of Vancouver’s downtown skyline, Esplanade West – The Pier in North Vancouver is all about uniqueness and lifestyle. South-facing condos will have spectular views of Burnaby Mountain, Lions Gate Bridge, all of downtown, Stanley Park and much more. Esplanade West – The Pier North Vancouver is one-of-a-kind and should not be overlooked! With the 2010 Winter Olympic Games coming to Vancouver and Whistler, Esplanade West – The Pier is conveniently located in North Vancouver, the gateway between the two major venues. North Vancouver real estate property prices are expected to skyrocket because of it’s convenience to the sea and mountains. Esplanade West – The Pier is located in the hottest area in North Vancouver, the Lower Lonsdale region.

The Esplanade West condos are affordable waterview apartment homes in the North Van rental and resale marketThe Pier North Vancouver - Esplanade West Summary
The Pier North Vancouver development will certainly transform the entire area. With recent projects sold out in a matter of days, The Pier – Esplanade West North Vancouver is set to sold out before construction even begins. Premier – The Pier and Esplanade – The Pier have already sold out with Esplanade West being the last piece you can purchase. Other developments in the area include an exclusive Club and Spa, retail and office space as well as The Pier Hotel. Esplanade West – The Pier North Vancouver offers several floorplans for various condo properties. The condominium will be 12 stories with the top floor being Esplanade West’s Penthouses. There are 9 units per floor at Esplande West – The Pier between floors 3 – 8. There are 8 units per floor at Esplande West – The Pier between floors 9 – 11. As most other real estate development projects in North Vancouver, Esplanade West – The Pier is also a pre-sale. Construction has just started, and the expected completion date is by Spring 2007.

Contact The Pier North Vancouver - Esplanade West
The Esplanade West – The Pier presentation centre is located at at The Pier on the waterfront at the foot of Lonsdale in North Vancouver. The Sales Centre and diplay suite are open between noon – 5pm daily.