Mode condominiums is a 34 unit conversion project located at 752 Bellevue Ave. Sales started recently and so far they’ve sold about 7 units.  The 3-story building is comprised of small studios, one bedroom’s and two bedroom’s.  Studios are ~350 square feet, 1 bedroom’s ~450 square feet and two bedroom’s are ~720-820 square feet. The same developer also converted Beacon Flats in Beacon Hill.  Mode and Beacon Flats are similar in terms of exterior look and interior finishes.

  • Studios from $159,950
  • 1 Bedroom from $219,950
  • 2 Bedroom from $299,950

The offered price does not include parking and storage but they are available for $30,000 and $3,000, respectively. There are two color scheme options for the units. 1st level homes come with an enclosed patio. Even though it is a good size, I’m not sure how many homeowners will actually use them since they are looking directly at another building. The conversion work involved putting in new incoming plumbing lines, electrical and lighting systems, and part of the building exterior was replaced with aluminium siding.

The developer did a decent job sprucing up the building, however, it still comes across a little apartmentish. The units’ interior space is tight but at that price point, you can’t expect too much square footage.  Overall, I wasn’t blown away or particulary disappointed — Mode struck me as a pretty typical apartment conversion project.