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DOWNTOWN SUITES LTD.

EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE AT YOUR SERVICE: TRUST THE QUALITY TEAM AT DOWNTOWN SUITES LTD, A LONG-ESTABLISHED RENTAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY IN VANCOUVER, BC.

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Ethical, Honest and Trustworthy

At Downtown Suites, Ltd. we specialize in strata-titled suites, condos, apartments, and townhouses in Vancouver. Our clients enjoy profitable and carefree ownership. We provide expertise and individual attention to all the properties we manage. We offer comprehensive, fully customized suite management.

As licensed professionals under the B.C. real estate act, we have been serving our clients for more than 25 years.


“Be assured, we will do all we can to ensure you have the best rental management experience possible. We know from experience that being a landlord can be stressful, especially if you are far away. Our role is to provide ethical, trustworthy service that will alleviate the stresses of ownership and provide a pleasurable owning experience for you. When we decide to work together, the considerable resources and expertise at Downtown Suites will be made available to you, as we are happy to provide additional advice without extra fees. We will communicate regularly and provide regular market updates. We look forward to developing an ongoing relationship with you.”

– Nicholas Meyer

NIC MEYER


Founder and President of Downtown Suites, Ltd.


Always involved in the process and available to help clients decide between available options, Nicholas Meyer helps you find the right match for your needs, and assists in analysis of investment potential. We are not driven by commission. We don’t need to be because we are secure in the industry and not anxious to make sales at all costs. Business is consistent, the company is secure and active. The cornerstone of Nicholas Meyer’s philosophy was to make Downtown Suites a very trustworthy and ethical business. As a result,  the company has an A+ rating with the Better Business Bureau consistently for over 20 years.

 

Honest, Trusted, and Experienced

Nicholas Meyer understands the local market and its economic trends to ensure that you maximize your rental investment income. His thorough and intensive knowledge of the buildings in the downtown core, coupled with his indispensable experience chairing or serving on various Strata corporations, enables him to be well qualified to look after your condo investment. In addition, Nicholas will help clients with acquisition and disposition of properties. Our rates are competitive and offer full MLS exposure and network with realtors.

Originally from London, Nicholas left the UK to travel the globe, visiting more than 65 countries over the years. His extensive travel developed a good understanding of other cultures and customs.

Living in Vancouver for many years now, he enjoys all forms of cycling, including off road on the wonderful trails in BC (he has 4 different bicycles, including his original 10 speed!) Nicholas has recently returned to playing the cello, has an interest in foreign language and has for many years practiced yoga and meditation. He is also an advocate for animal rights and organic healthy whole foods.

Nicholas is a longtime member of the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver. He has also been accepted as a member of both the Real Estate Institutes of B.C. and Canada, F.R.I., R.I. (B.C.) In addition, he holds diplomas in Urban Land Economics, specializing in Appraisal (UBC), and Hotel Management (BCIT).

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MARGARET OLNEY


Partner


Margaret Olney currently manages all operations of the furnished rental portfolio, Downtown Accommodations as well as the Kitsilano Garden Suites. Her enthusiasm for Vancouver and all it has to offer combines well with her interest in people and ensuring their comfort. She gracefully provides a quality experience for all guests at the furnished vacation rental suites. Margaret’s goal is to make sure the client is satisfied and will be a returning guest who refers others because of pleasant stay. A founding partner in Downtown Suites, Margaret Olney held a real estate license through the ’80s and ’90s before she went into property management, working beside Nicholas Meyer. Creating a balance in the team as the company moved forward, Margaret has contributed to its stability as it has expanded since its inception, helping to grow the company and all that it stands for. In addition to travelling extensively, Margaret is involved in yoga, biking, kayaking, golf and gardening. As another area of interest, she graduated in the Integrated Energy Healing Program through Langara College. She grew up in Vancouver, and is a Graduate of UBC in Psychology. Licensed Property Manager

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LISA TAYLOR


Senior Property Manager


Lisa has over 20 years’ experience in the property management industry and is our Senior Property and Leasing Manager.  From Vancouver, BC to the Cayman Islands, to Atlanta, Georgia, and back home to her native Vancouver. Lisa specializes in leasing residential properties. Her enthusiastic and friendly manner certainly has factored Lisa as one of Vancouver’s top leasing agents. A licensed property manager, her responsibilities include overseeing the management team, the acquisition and marketing of rental properties; market and rental rate analysis and determination.  If you are contemplating having your suite rented and managed, Lisa will be happy to assist you.

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MARCELLA RICCARDI


Property Manager


Marcella has over five years of real estate sales and property management experience specifically in Vancouver and is a licensed property manager for us.

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THERESA PRAK


Property Management Assistant & Photographer


Theresa has been a part of our team since 2009 and assists the PM team by taking all the photographs for the suites for rent and assists with showings and assorted tasks in the field.

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HOMA PASHAYE


Financial Controller


In addition to her Master degrees from London University, England, Homa has a management certificate in financial accounting and has been consulting for our firm since 1990. Homa has set up all the accounting systems and takes charge of all of the non-resident owners accounts for their annual filing. Her assistance comes from years of training and technical experience, and we take pride in having her on our team.

Homa is committed to providing close, personal attention to all our accounting needs and in addition provides income tax filing for our non-resident clients as required. Homa supervises the accounting personnel at Downtown Suites Ltd.

To consult with Homa regarding your taxes, please email her directly: homa@downtownsuites.com.  Homa Pashaye, ASA Accounting Systems Analyst Inc

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Downtown Suites Ltd. has a lot more friendly faces, from administrative staff to accounting!

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We really appreciate the peace of mind that you provide for us!
Thanks for your recommendation on the rental, I agree Lisa is perfect! I’d love to have her (and Downtown Suites) manage my suite, I actually asked around in about 5 property management offices and she is the best hands down…
Thanks, Nic! I have really appreciated working with you these past couple of years. You certainly went above and beyond for me, and I haven’t forgotten it.
You really saved me with all that was going on there, Nic. I’ve thought about it a number of times and wondered how far it all would have gone had I not found you on the internet. Keep up with those videos!! That’s what did it for me, and then when we met, I could tell you were “the real deal” and that you practiced good business with and valued your clients. Vancouver almost ended in a bad experience for me overall, but you turned that around, and I will be ever grateful for that. You can put this on your website if you want!
These video updates are invaluable to us. I always feel that much more comfortable once I’ve seen the updates.I know our suite is in good hands. This is particularly important for us, as it’s our home. We’ve had great service, and I would not hesitate to recommend Downtown Suites.