development

Construction is underway on two new drive-thru restaurants in Vernon: Triple O’s and Popeyes on 27th Street. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Popeyes confirmed amid Vernon building boom

New restaurant one of two drive-thrus under construction. Record number of building applications processed.

 

The now-collapsed crane pictured before it fell in downtown Kelowna on March 26, 2021. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)

2 new cranes to be erected at site of deadly Kelowna crane collapse

Mission Group says company chosen to construct 2 new cranes for the site is a leader in the field

 

Diamonds, a proposed development north of Summerland, would allow 106 residential units overlooking Okanagan Lake. (Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen image)

Large development proposal near Summerland defeated

Diamonds would have had 106 residential units, built in two phases

 

A concept rendering of the proposed 13 storey tower at 350 Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna. (Rise Commercial Developments/Contributed)

Kelowna council moves redevelopment of former cop shop to public hearing

Rezoning application for 350 Doyle Avenue will go to a public hearing in November

A concept rendering of the proposed 13 storey tower at 350 Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna. (Rise Commercial Developments/Contributed)
A concept rendering of the 13-storey building proposed at 350 Doyle Avenue. (City of Kelowna)

Council to look at 13-storey building planned for old Kelowna RCMP precinct

The city agreed to lease the land to a developer for 99 years in January 2021

A concept rendering of the 13-storey building proposed at 350 Doyle Avenue. (City of Kelowna)
The proposed eight-storey building would be located on Rutland Road just north of Highway 33. (Contributed/Arlington Group)

Proposal calls for 8-storey rental apartment building in Rutland

The building would consist of ground-level commercial topped by 91 rental units

The proposed eight-storey building would be located on Rutland Road just north of Highway 33. (Contributed/Arlington Group)
A picture of the house at 424 Gibson Road. (BC Assessment photo)

Kelowna man sues city after being ordered to demolish his home

Janusz Grelecki was ordered to demolish his home due to its dilapidated appearance

A picture of the house at 424 Gibson Road. (BC Assessment photo)
A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)

Kelowna looks to nix farmland for new BC Transit bus barn

‘You can’t eat buses. You can try, but they’re not very tasty,’ said one city councillor

A bus stopped at the Queensway Transit Exchange in downtown Kelowna. (Michael Rodriguez/Capital News)
Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)

Developer sues City of Kelowna for ‘bad faith’ decision to reject subdivision

City council previously voted 7-2 in favour of staff recommendation to nix Thomson Flats project

Kelowna Law Courts. (Phil McLachlan/Capital News file)
An artist's rendering of the proposed development that would replace the Hiawatha RV Park in Kelowna. (Contributed)

Second phase of Hiawatha RV Park redevelopment in Kelowna revealed

Second phase will feature a parkade and three residential towers

An artist's rendering of the proposed development that would replace the Hiawatha RV Park in Kelowna. (Contributed)
McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)

Kelowna council quashes McKinley Beach development sprawl, loses out on park

Developer offered 250 acres of parkland in the hopes council would allow hundreds of single-family homes

McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)
A concept photo of the rejected tower at Goats Peak Winery. (Contributed/City of West Kelowna)

West Kelowna rejects highrise lookout at Goats Peak Winery

The 35-metre tower would’ve necessitated special training for firefighters at a $200K cost

A concept photo of the rejected tower at Goats Peak Winery. (Contributed/City of West Kelowna)
A picture of the house at 424 Gibson Road. (BC Assessment photo)

Kelowna rejects appeal to stop demolition on dilapidated home

Councillors cited life and safety concerns of the house during the meeting

A picture of the house at 424 Gibson Road. (BC Assessment photo)
The project is a new mixed-use development that will combine university programming, residential, office, commercial and amenities into one space. (Unstudio)

PHOTOS: Proposed design unveiled for UBC Okanagan downtown Kelowna campus

The project aims to create healthy vibrant communities by rethinking mixed-use spaces

The project is a new mixed-use development that will combine university programming, residential, office, commercial and amenities into one space. (Unstudio)
The municipality of Summerland is exploring the concept of an eco-village development near the community’s solar project. (District of Summerland image)

Summerland council to examine eco-village development

Proposal calls for housing near community’s solar site

The municipality of Summerland is exploring the concept of an eco-village development near the community’s solar project. (District of Summerland image)
(City of Kelowna/Contributed)

Kelowna nixes carriage home red tape

Changes impact around 5,655 properties city-wide

(City of Kelowna/Contributed)
A rendering of the proposed "Aqua" resort in Kelowna's Lower Mission area. (Contributed)
A rendering of the proposed "Aqua" resort in Kelowna's Lower Mission area. (Contributed)
A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)

Kelowna city staff not a fan of ‘2020’ tower proposal

Tower plans reduced to 35 storeys from 46, but city staff say it’s still too big

A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)
Former Rexall site. (Google)

Kelowna strip malls look to residential growth

Property owners adapt to changing shopping habits

Former Rexall site. (Google)
A concept rendering of the proposed 13-storey building at 350 Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna. (Contributed/Rise Commercial Developments)

Developer looking for community input on former Kelowna RCMP site proposal

Plans show a 13-storey mixed-use development with 316 rental units adjacent to city hall

A concept rendering of the proposed 13-storey building at 350 Doyle Avenue in downtown Kelowna. (Contributed/Rise Commercial Developments)