Vision for 1151 Sunset Drive highrise in Kelowna

Kerkhoff Construction and Meiklejohn Architects provide vision for new project on Sunset Drive.

1151 Sunset artist's conception.

Kerkhoff Construction has released a new image of its $60-million condominium development, 1151 Sunset Dr.

Okanagan-based Meiklejohn Architects has updated the original design of the project, which is a 21-storey condo located in the heart of downtown Kelowna.

“When you are working on a project that will forever alter the skyline of a city, you want to get it right,” says Leonard Kerkhoff, vice-president of Kerkhoff Construction. “Meiklejohn has achieved that with a design that matches the incredible location on Sunset Drive.”

Highlighted features of 1151 Sunset Drive’s design include:

• 21-storey condominium building with 117 condos and seven townhomes at street level

• Large reflective pond in front of the building with cascading waterfall

• Modern glass and concrete façade

• Extensive amenities including: Multi-purpose room with adjacent outdoor entertaining space featuring BBQ area, plunge pool; fitness room, business centre.

With construction being completed downtown on the Interior Health Authority building and the Okanagan Centre for Innovation by the end of 2016, more than 1,200 permanent jobs will be injected into the downtown core.

1151 Sunset Drive is a great location for those who want to ride or walk to work. Homeowners will also be within steps of numerous award-winning restaurants, and for those looking for adventures on the lake, it’s just a couple of blocks from Waterfront Park, the beaches and the Kelowna Yacht Club.

“It’s real this time as Kerkhoff Construction has an excellent track record and considering Sole Downtown sold 40 homes in 40 days, we are encouraging people to register soon to avoid disappointment,” says Scott Brown, president of Fifth Avenue Real Estate Marketing who have been engaged to provide sales and marketing support for 1151 Sunset Drive.

Kerkhoff Construction announced last week that it has assumed full control of the condo project and renamed it 1151 Sunset Drive based on its street address. The project will start construction in September 2016 and will be completed in 2018.

Kerkhoff Construction built Kelowna’s first condo tower, Executive House, in 1980 and has built a strong reputation both locally and internationally as well as in Kelowna. Interested parties can register at 1151sunset.com to receive more information as final pricing is not confirmed as yet.