The Leiser Building - 524 Yates Street, Victoria, BC V8W 1K8, Canada. Strata plan number VIS6630. Crossroads are Yates Street and Government Street. This mixed-use development is 3 storeys with 24 units. Renovated in 2008. Maintenance fees includes building insurance, garbage pickup, management, water and yard maintenance. Developed by Lefevre & Company. Architectural design by Insideout Planning & Architecture Ltd..
Two of the most important historic commercial structures in Victorias Old Town District. Built in 1896 by grocery wholesaler Simon Leiser, the building boasted the latest in technology. Two sets of tracks, complete with turntables, allowed freight to be loaded or unloaded in both directions to and from a large electrically powered freight elevator. It also featured: "a well ventilated, cement-floored basement, hot water heating and cigar and smoking rooms". Now, with a spacious courtyard, the refurbished Leiser Building offers the latest in modern amenities to residents in the heart of downtown Victoria.
Nearby parks include Reeson Park, Quadra Park and Pioneer Square. Nearby Schools are Pacific Design Academy, James Bay Community School, St. Patrick's Elementary School, Glenlyon Norfolk School - Middle and Senior Schools, Victoria International High School Programs, Esquimalt High School, Margaret Jenkins Elementary School and Island Catholic Schools Diocese of Victoria. Supermarkets and Grocery Stores Fisgard Market Ltd., Seven Valley Fine Foods & Deli, Quonley's Gifts & Grocery, Tai Sang Grocery and Bay Grocery Store. Short drive to Downtown area and Admirals Walk.
Other building in complex: The Leiser Building - 534 Yates ST