CUNARD - Live/Work Units

Unprecedented purpose-built spaces

Discover LIVE/WORK spaces at CUNARD

With the continued interest in dynamic work, Southwest Properties has developed live/work suites, designed to accommodate a combination of living space and office space with Street frontage. Utilize space for full commercial / retail usage or live-work option.


Southwest Properties has designed what is believed to be some of the first purpose-built live/work units in Atlantic Canada. Located in CUNARD, the live/work suites are defined as a unit that contains a dwelling area in addition to floor space for the purpose of conducting work. 

Ranging from 675 to 1,040 total square feet of combined live/work space, with approximately 250 square feet of work space and business entrance off Lower Water Street.

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Conveniently Located for Living and Working

  • Only six live/work suites are available in CUNARD.
  • Choose from studio, 1 bed, and 1 bed + den units. Each with work section of the space accessible via Lower Water Street in downtown Halifax. 
  • Lower Water Street is a high-profile location in the downtown core with significant pedestrian walk-by traffic (396,559 passersby to date in 2021) and vehicular traffic. The potential signage and profile of the spaces will undoubtedly attract attention.
  • Minimize commute times and live in a vibrant urban community close to bustling restaurants, public spaces, shops, services, and grocery retailers.
  • Utilize space for full commercial / retail usage or live-work option.
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Designed for Small Business

Given the efficient size of the work spaces, the work conducted will be more personal in nature and preclude any large groups or merchandising areas. These units are perfect for sole proprietors/practitioners that value the street front location such as:

  • Travel Consultant
  • Architect 
  • Financial Advisory
  • Boutique Optometry
  • Real Estate Brokerage
  • Hair Stylist
  • Boutique Stationary / Newsstand
  • Artist ( floral, jewellery, multi mediums )
  • Tailor
  • Floral Shop
  • Freelance Professional