development

Brooklyn at Bernard Block, a 25-storey residential complex is nearing completion. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘The best small city in North America’; Mission Group speaks to Kelowna’s potential

The future of the Okanagan city is to build up, not out, says development company president

 

A render of the proposed expansion at Kelowna Christian School. (City of Kelowna)

City of Kelowna staff support major expansion of local school

Expansion would increase the size of Kelowna Christian School by roughly 3,540 square metres

 

(Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

Demolition of Bargain Shop downtown Kelowna clears way for big development

Bernard Block will encompass two residential towers, commercial tower, street-facing businesses

 

A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped, according to a new report to council by City of Kelowna director of planning and development services, Ryan Smith. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News/FILE)

Value of Kelowna developments now skyrocketing following 2020 crash

A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped

A crash in the value of development applications in Kelowna last year has flipped, according to a new report to council by City of Kelowna director of planning and development services, Ryan Smith. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News/FILE)
Members of the Okanagan Indian Band can vote on a referendum that will decide whether to designate Duck Lake reserve lands for the purpose of building a business park. Voting is open to band members only until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (OKIB image)

Okanagan Indian Band referendum on future of Duck Lake land underway

Members can vote until 8 p.m. Thursday to designate reserve lands for a 52-acre business park

Members of the Okanagan Indian Band can vote on a referendum that will decide whether to designate Duck Lake reserve lands for the purpose of building a business park. Voting is open to band members only until 8 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. (OKIB image)
A look into the future of UBC Okanagan, including the Innovation Precinct.

Revolutionary new development will expand regional opportunities

UBC’s Innovation Precinct increases space for researchers to tackle real-world challenges

  • Jan 18, 2021
A look into the future of UBC Okanagan, including the Innovation Precinct.
(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

VIDEO: Walls come down at old Vernon Legion site

The property on the corner of 31 Ave, and 33 St. was purchased last year

(Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Canadian Horizons development company is taking steps to develop a 300-plus residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, near Campbell Mountain Landfill. (Canadian Horizons photo)

Rezoning decision looms large for detractors of proposed South Okanagan development

300-plus home development near landfill would send city in wrong direction, concerned locals say

Canadian Horizons development company is taking steps to develop a 300-plus residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, near Campbell Mountain Landfill. (Canadian Horizons photo)
An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)

Apartment proposed for North Okanagan lots

Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard could also see a roundabout in the future

An apartment is proposed for the corner of Alexis Park Drive and Turtle Mountain Boulevard. (City map)
Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Owner shares future vision for Armstrong’s only golf course

Todd York believes he’s found a way to turn Royal York into a win for the city, community and taxpayers

Todd York (left), owner of Royal York Golf Course in Armstrong, with local developer Patrick Place. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
A large 14-storey development planned for the current location of Willow Creek Campground and an adjacent parking lot. The KLO Neighbourhood Association states the project is one of many outside of the current vision of Pandosy and will redefine the neighbourhood forever. (Stober Group photo)

‘Over-development’ in Pandosy area prompts concerns from neighbourhood group

City placing ‘enormous stress on an already overburdened and underfunded infrastructure system,’ group says

A large 14-storey development planned for the current location of Willow Creek Campground and an adjacent parking lot. The KLO Neighbourhood Association states the project is one of many outside of the current vision of Pandosy and will redefine the neighbourhood forever. (Stober Group photo)
A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)

Controversial Summerland motel conversion approved

Summerland councillors debate need for affordable housing, and suitability of location

A motel, located at 2107 Tait Street in Trout Creek, has received council’s approval to convert from tourist commercial to high-density residential zoning. (Google Maps)
(City of Kelowna)

Kelowna council voices approval of new multi-family housing development

The 32-unit multi-family housing unit at 796 Kuipers Crescent will include duplex, triplex units

(City of Kelowna)
The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)

Public input sharpens vision of Oyama Ithmus Park

Proposed project to shape the long-term future of waterfront land in Lake Country

The District of Lake Country invited the public to provide feedback based on newly released concepts for Oyama Isthmus Park from mid-August to early September 2020. The feedback was added to a new report reviewed by council and shared Friday, Sept. 25. (Contributed)
Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre

Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre

City council approved the sale of Vernon Block land to RDNO for $2.47 million

Sale of downtown land approved for new Vernon cultural centre
Frind Estate Winery, owned by tech entrepreneur Markus Frind, has been developing 900 acres of land in Vernon, including 820 acres on the mountainside south of Bella Vista Road. (Frind Estate Winery photo)

Tech mogul growing North Okanagan’s wine industry

The founder of online dating site Plenty of Fish is developing 900 acres in Vernon

Frind Estate Winery, owned by tech entrepreneur Markus Frind, has been developing 900 acres of land in Vernon, including 820 acres on the mountainside south of Bella Vista Road. (Frind Estate Winery photo)
Kon Kast is looking to develop the mine on Okanagan Centre Road West into an industrial project. (District of Lake Country map)

Okanagan mine makes way for industrial project

Council holds a special meeting to rezone property

Kon Kast is looking to develop the mine on Okanagan Centre Road West into an industrial project. (District of Lake Country map)
The Silver Star Gateway development is under construction on Silver Star Road in Vernon. (Obala Realty illustration)

Big city development underway in North Okanagan

Road widening, paving and pathway could disrupt traffic for weeks

The Silver Star Gateway development is under construction on Silver Star Road in Vernon. (Obala Realty illustration)
Vernon is set to become the first city to build compact, fully-furnished resort residences by Vita, a company owned by the builders of Kelowna’s Cambridge House. (Photo: Vita)

Trendy, compact suites to be built in Vernon

Sales for the 103 units have been “overwhelming,” Realtor says

Vernon is set to become the first city to build compact, fully-furnished resort residences by Vita, a company owned by the builders of Kelowna’s Cambridge House. (Photo: Vita)
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner

Moving from music to marketing in the Okanagan

  • Sep 24, 2018
Inspired People with Musician Calvin Lechner