South Granville, Vancouver

July 12, 2012

Located on the west side of the City of Vancouver, South Granville is a trendy residential neighbourhood with a retail district along the southern portion of one of the city's busiest north-south thoroughfares, Granville Street.

Stretching from the Granville Street Bridge south to 16th Avenue, South Granville has been a high-end shopping destination since the beginning of the 20th century. As a result, the community that has developed around it is fairly affluent. Real estate in South Granville consists mainly of apartments (91%), most of which are in older low-rise (under five stories) buildings. The average price for an apartment or condominium property in South Granville in 2007 was $459,686 higher than the average for Vancouver as a whole. Detached, single-family homes in South Granville are rare, and those that do exist are often in pricey estates closer to Shaughnessy. View South Granville MLS® listings

South Granville Amenities

South Granville Shopping

Often referred to as "Gallery Row," South Granville is famous for its collection of superb art galleries about 25 of them, interspersed with chic fashion boutiques, high-end home décor shops, gourmet marketplaces, beauty salons and financial institutions.

Schools and Education in or near South Granville

Primary schools

South Granville Cafés and Restaurants

There's no shortage of coffee outlets on Granville Street two Starbucks, a Second Cup and plenty of independents. South Granville is also home to some of Vancouver's best eateries, including West Restaurant + Bar (regional cuisine), and Vij's (award-winning Indian fusion).

South Granville Sports and Recreation

The main recreational facility in South Granville is the private Vancouver Lawn Tennis & Badminton Club.

South Granville Transportation

South Granville is serviced by the No. 10 TransLink bus to Downtown, while the 99 B-Line express bus runs to UBC and eastern SkyTrain stations along Broadway Avenue. The neighbourhood is also easily accessible by car, as it is on a main thoroughfare between Downtown Vancouver and the Vancouver International Airport.

South Granville Property Statistics

Home prices
Houses $2,556,932*
Townhouses N/A
Condos $459,686**
Average gross rent N/A

*Source: MLS® Link Housing Price Index for South Granville, February 2011 **Source:

South Granville Demographics

Population* 24,820 *Source:

65+ 11.0%
55 to 64 12.0%
45 to 54 13.0%
35 to 44 19.0%
20 to 34 34.0%
20 and under 9.0%


Single-detached house 2.0%
Semi-detached house 7.0%
Apartment 91.0%
Rented dwellings 63.0%


Suburbs surrounding South Granville