Downtown Victoria Tour
Government Street – 1400 Block

This three storey building at 1407 Government Street is now a mixed use strata building with one commercial strata unit on the main level and two residential strata units each of the upper two floors. It was originally built in 1889 as a warehouse by the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, which used it until the early 20th century.

1407 Government Street (right), built in 1889, and 1411 Government Street (left), built in 1891.

1407 Government Street (right), built in 1889, and 1411 Government Street (left), built in 1891.

Here is a map showing the location of 1407 Government Street:

Additional Information About 1407 Government Street

1407 Government Street has been redeveloped into commercial strata units on the main floor (at street level) with 4 residential strata units (2 units on each of the two upper floors). The tax assessment values are shown below:

  • Assessed Value (July 2017): 2 Commercial Strata Units $568,000 / $686,000; 4 Residential Strata Units ranging between $388,900 and $588,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2016): 2 Commercial Strata Units $564,000 / $680,000; 4 Residential Strata Units ranging between $325,400 and $491,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2015): Commercial Strata Unit $533,000; Residential Strata Units ranging between $259,700 and $405,000
  • Assessed Value (July 2014): Commercial Strata Unit $528,000; Residential Strata Units ranging between $255,200 and $397,000

A Brief History of 1407 Government Street

This three storey building at 1407 Government Street is now a mixed use strata building with commercial strata units on the main level and two residential strata units each of the upper two floors.

It was originally built in 1889 as a warehouse by the Brackman-Ker Milling Company, which used it until the early 20th century.

In 1907, the Brackman-Ker Milling Company built a new building at 1414-1420 Broad Street, one block east, and appears to have moved all its downtown Victoria operations to the new Broad Street location.

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