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Condo of the Week: $625,000 for a one-bedroom loft in a former Rexall warehouse in the east end

Condo of the Week: 68 Broadview Avenue

Address: 68 Broadview Avenue, Unit 521
Neighbourhood: South Riverdale
Agent: Heather Holmes, RE/MAX Hallmark Realty Ltd., Brokerage
Price: $624,900

The Place: A corner loft on the fifth floor of the old Rexall Drug warehouse, which—unlike many industrial loft buildings—has a party room, a concierge and a rooftop garden and deck.

Bragging Rights: The warehouse-style windows let in plenty of light, and remote-controlled window shades block out the UV rays when you’ve reached your Vitamin D quota.

Big Selling Point: Lofts with balconies are rare. This one offers southwestern views over the downtown skyline.

Possible Deal Breaker: If you drive, beware of the DVP traffic during most daylight hours. If you don’t drive, you’ll have to contend with the Queen streetcar.

By the Numbers:
• $624,900
• $431.04 in monthly maintenance fees
• 900 square feet
• 1 bedroom
• 1 bathroom
• 1 balcony
• 1 parking spot
• 1 locker