British Properties

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British Properties | Place | Synonymous with extreme wealth and West Vancouver elitism, The British Properties are a North Shore residential development bought by the Guinness family (yes, the beer) for $50 per acre in 1932.

Usage: “Wanna go up to British Properties and gawk at the rich and just sort of feel sorry for our miserable lives?”

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