Neighbourhoods

Student’s Guide To Off-Campus Housing At Every SFU Campus

Metro Vancouver's Simon Fraser University, or SFU for short, has four campuses — Burnaby, Great Northern Way, Surrey, and Vancouver. Which campus you attend will depend on your program or area of study, and this guide will help you find housing no matter where your classes take you. We’re liv.rent, a rental listings platform and more on a mission to help connect students with rental market housing that works for them. You ...

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Marine and Cambie Hub Aerial View

Neighbourhood Guide: Marine and Cambie Hub

Part of South Vancouver’s newest neighbourhood town centre, the W1 towers, located conveniently at the Marine and Cambie hub, offer both furnished and unfurnished 1, 2 and 3 bedroom options to the public. These beautiful apartments are part of the successful transformation of the Cambie Corridor. This planned community has everything you need. Enjoy world-class amenities, stunning city-mountain views, and shopping and entertainment at your doorstep. Here are some neighbourhood highlights: Easy Transportation The vibrant, safe ...

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Main Street Vancouver Illustrated Map

Neighbourhood Guide: Main Street, Vancouver

Vancouver's Main Street stretches across the city and is full of great neighbourhoods full of character. From its distinct independent boutiques, coffee roasters, and donut shops to its seemingly endless local breweries and restaurants, it's a cultural hub of Vancouver that you won't want to miss as a visitor and will want to call home as a local. We are liv.rent and we help renters and landlords make renting effortless with ...

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Yaletown City Guide Map Vancouver

Neighbourhood Guide: Yaletown

For all the party people in the house - well, at least those with well-paying jobs - Yaletown should be high on your list for living your best life. Railway loading docks, that hearken back to the 19th century, have been transformed into some of the city's top restaurants, bars and nightclubs, not to mention ground zero for all your waxing and cosmetic dentistry needs. Former warehouses along Nelson and ...

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Coal Harbour Neighbourhood Guide Map

Neighbourhood Guide: Coal Harbour

LOWDOWN A relatively new neighborhood, Coal Harbour’s high rises sprung up in the ‘90s and offer luxury accommodations with grand, waterfront views.  Easy access to Stanley Park and Harbour Green Park make up for the forest of concrete towers.  Tourist presence is high as Coal Harbour is bookended by 2 luxury Fairmont Properties (Pacific Rim and Waterfront) as well as the Pan Pacific to the East and the iconic Westin Bayshore ...

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Vancouver Chinatown City Guide

Neighbourhood Guide – Chinatown

  For the designer or tech worker looking for a historic neighbourhood with an artistic edge, Chinatown blends colorful Vancouver history with new, mid- and high-rise developments that appeal to dedicated urbanites seeking unique spaces.  Established in the late 1800s when CP Rail brought in thousands of workers from China to complete the railroad, this settlement flourished from a rough neighbourhood of (predominantly) male workers to a prosperous corner of the ...

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