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989 Johnson
Uses: condo, commercial
Address: 989 Johnson Street
Municipality: Victoria
Region: Downtown Victoria
Storeys: 17
Condo units: 206 (studio/bachelor, loft, 1BR, 2BR, sub-penthouse, penthouse)
Sales status: now selling
989 Johnson is a 206-unit, two-tower 15- and 17-storey condominium complex with a six-storey podium. Ground fl... (view full profile)
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[Downtown Victoria] 989 Johnson | Condos; commercial | 17 & 15-storeys | Under construction


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#941 m3m

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Posted 09 April 2020 - 10:08 AM

There's a second similar one for $395k on the same floor.  Both include parking.  Great investment imo. 



#942 Kapten Kapsell

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Posted 09 April 2020 - 03:10 PM

Purchase price was just over $30,000?!
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#943 LJ

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Posted 09 April 2020 - 07:40 PM

^I'm guessing there was a misplaced decimal.


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#944 ovovov

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Posted 23 April 2020 - 12:34 PM

a few price adjustments... down....



#945 Biro

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Posted 23 April 2020 - 07:43 PM

Heard from numerous friends who live in this building there have been theft and break-ins almost every other day. Doesn’t sound like the building management is doing much about it.

#946 RustyNail

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Posted 23 April 2020 - 08:50 PM

Heard from numerous friends who live in this building there have been theft and break-ins almost every other day. Doesn’t sound like the building management is doing much about it.


Hmm, 3 to 4 break-ins per week is pretty significant... I'm assuming they're exaggerating the extent of the situation. How are they getting in, if I can ask?

Anyone else on here have insight to offer?

#947 Rob Randall

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Posted 23 April 2020 - 09:17 PM

Two common ways are sneaking in right behind a tenant or car entering the front door or the parking garage. Another way is through a friend: Shady person rents a suite, their even shadier friends now have free reign to roam the building. I've kicked out a person sleeping in the basement stairwell saying their buddy kicked them out.


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#948 Mike K.

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Posted 23 April 2020 - 09:25 PM

Yup. It’s super easy to gain access into a well secured multi-unit building.

When I lived downtown my brand new building with the latest in gadgets and cameras was targeted regularly and it really didn’t matter how much you tried to follow the rules, some bozo would eventually thwart Rule #1 and a perp would get in. And the craziest thing is they wouldn’t even hide it, they’d walk in like they owned the place and do whatever they wanted to do within the space they were in. One of the issues with these buildings is you also can’t call 911 from undergrounds as there’s usually no signal or it’s spotty so people won’t linger if they see someone they think could be breaking into cars, etc.

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#949 E2V

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Posted 24 April 2020 - 07:28 AM

In my building each floor requires a unique fob to access. If you get into the building, via the front door, without a fob you can’t go anywhere but the lobby. If you get into the garage you still can’t get into the lobby. I’ve been told that in it’s twelve years of existence no suite has ever been broken into. Is this sort of system not common in modern buildings?



#950 Mike K.

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Posted 24 April 2020 - 07:30 AM

It’s not the suites that are targeted but the cars in the parkade, recycling rooms and accessory rooms. Getting up into the suite levels is too risky.

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#951 Brantastic

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Posted 24 April 2020 - 09:43 AM

In my building each floor requires a unique fob to access. If you get into the building, via the front door, without a fob you can’t go anywhere but the lobby. If you get into the garage you still can’t get into the lobby. I’ve been told that in it’s twelve years of existence no suite has ever been broken into. Is this sort of system not common in modern buildings?

My building (1008 Pandora) has the same system. I have yet to hear of any break-ins or anything like that.



#952 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 24 April 2020 - 09:56 AM

it's really just parking lots and storage areas/lockers that get broken into.  not suites generally.



#953 ovovov

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Posted 07 May 2020 - 02:45 PM

drove by Johnson today at Vancouver, it's like a show.



#954 Nparker

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Posted 07 May 2020 - 03:00 PM

drove by Johnson today at Vancouver, it's like a show.

Would that show be Downton Abbey or Cops??


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#955 ovovov

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Posted 19 May 2020 - 10:39 PM

 

2nd fl 1 bed room. asking for 368k. new low in the one bed unit.

 

interesting to see how those guys ends up with. BC Evalue shows the purchase price was 30.3k.

 

Pandemic

just noticed price has been adjusted to 389k?

 

I would be interested to see how this one is going for.



#956 Casual Kev

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Posted 28 May 2020 - 11:26 PM

Seeing a lot of units in this building hit the rental market. The location is what it is, but does anyone have first or second-hand accounts of their occupancy experience so far?



#957 Victoria Watcher

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Posted 08 June 2020 - 04:49 PM

commercial units for sale:

 

$3M 5332sq.ft. https://www.realtor....ctoria-downtown

 

three at $550k+ 884sq.ft. and 1000sq.ft. :  https://www.realtor....ctoria-downtown


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#958 zoomer

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Posted 21 September 2020 - 09:38 PM

Sorry it’s taking so long folks but I’m finally getting around to furnishing my penthouse in this building - elevator was too small, so had to borrow this crane today. Open house this weekend, BYOB - buzz 1702.

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