James by Cressey is, I believe, one of the most interesting new buildings in Southeast False Creek. At least it looks that way from the model in the showroom on West 2nd Ave. James is being developed by Cressey. I developer with a long history in Metro Vancouver.
The development, like most on the south side of West 1st features a mid-rise concrete tower and a low-rise podium. In this case the low-rise podium includes condos and townhouses.
Features at James include:
Impeccably designed by award winning Rafii Architects
Convenient air conditioning in every home
5″ wide plank brushed engineered hardwood entry, kitchen, dining, living and bedrooms*
Contemporary cabinetry with task lighting
Sleek composite stone countertops and backsplash with eating bar
Suspended backsplash track including spice rack and utensil hooks
Designer faucet with vegetable spray
Wine storage shelving in island
Soft-close cabinet drawers and doors
Fully integrated Blomberg bottom freezer refrigerator
Fagor 5 burner gas cooktop
Broan slide out hood fan
Fagor European convection wall oven with 8 cooking programs
Fagor 6 washing cycle fully integrated dishwasher
Panasonic built-in microwave
12″ x 24″ porcelain tile flooring in bathrooms
Designer porcelain tile tub and shower surround
Contemporary chrome faucet and showerhead
Recessed pot lighting
Dual flush toilet
Designer vessel sink
* depends on floor plan
Amenities at James will include:
ROOFTOP DECK: James at False Creek invites everyone to enjoy over 5,000 sq/ft of tree-lined and gorgeously landscaped outdoor space complete with a secure children’s play area, fully equipped outdoor kitchen and community gardening plots.
UP LOUNGE: The Up Lounge at James is an enormous glass-covered observatory, which includes an indoor kitchen, ensures year-round enjoyment of the outdoor living space and the stunning views of downtown Vancouver. “UP” also includes a rooftop lounge complete with games room (an ideal setting for a private party, or a night of no-limit texas hold’em), sumptuous couches, a private bar and big screen TV.
STAY IN SHAPE: The country club quality fitness facilities, steam-room, and sauna will meet the needs of the most discerning athletes and inspire those who have never lifted a weight in their lives. In addition, a yoga studio provides residents with a more serene environment to exercise their mind body and soul.
BUSINESS CENTRE James at Southeast False Creek knows that sometimes your home is your office. The business centre at James provides you with the opportunity to meet your clients in a comfortable environment with access to a white board, boardroom seating and full wireless access.