Construction

Construction is well underway for the new Multigenerational Activity Centre and the Nexus Complex upgrade in Lake Country. (District of Lake Country photo)

Lake Country activity centre costs escalate

Project benefitting babies to seniors expected to be completed in August

 

Inflation rose 2.2 per cent in March 2021 compared to March 2020, according to Statistics Canada. Month-to-month inflation rose 1.1 per cent in March over February. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

Inflation up 2.2% in March but figures reflect declines during pandemic

Monthly inflation rose 1.1 per cent in March over February

 

The next phase of Lakestone includes 57 units extending from Beacon Hill Drive. (District of Lake Country)

Lakestone develops more homes in Okanagan

Next phase include 57 unit in Beacon Hill Drive extension

 

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is increasing its fees for bilding permits. The new fees take effect April 1, 2021. (Black Press file photo)

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen increases building permit fees

New rates will take effect April 1, 2021

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen is increasing its fees for bilding permits. The new fees take effect April 1, 2021. (Black Press file photo)
Crews complete the installation of a new transformer on Lakeshore Drive at Peach Orchard Road in Summerland on Monday. Traffic was slowed during the construction. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland’s February building activity worth close to $2 million

Value of building permits considerably higher than same time a year earlier

Crews complete the installation of a new transformer on Lakeshore Drive at Peach Orchard Road in Summerland on Monday. Traffic was slowed during the construction. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Teresa and Nick Braam of Edgehill Homes have received four gold medals from the Canadian Home Builders Association South Okanagan. (Photo courtesy of Jon Adrian)

Summerland building company recognized for excellence

Edgehill Homes receives four golds at Canadian Home Builders’ Association South Okanagan awards

Teresa and Nick Braam of Edgehill Homes have received four gold medals from the Canadian Home Builders Association South Okanagan. (Photo courtesy of Jon Adrian)
Charlotte and Travis Erdely

Life and style with Charlotte Erdeley

Custom home building as a team with husband Travis

  • Feb 1, 2021
Charlotte and Travis Erdely
Ed Geric of Mike Geric Construction. Photo by Lia Crowe

Life and style interview with Ed Geric

A passion for family, community and development projects

  • Jan 13, 2021
Ed Geric of Mike Geric Construction. Photo by Lia Crowe
(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)
Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Summerland had a busy year in construction. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland construction was busy in 2020, despite pandemic

Development and housing construction in Summerland continued in 2020, despite the ongoing…

Despite the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, Summerland had a busy year in construction. (Summerland Review file photo)
The Hunters Hill development in Summerland has received an award from the Canadian Home Builders Association. (Photo courtesy Hunters Hill)

Hunters Hill development in Summerland receives building award

Developer and municipality share in silver award for housing project

The Hunters Hill development in Summerland has received an award from the Canadian Home Builders Association. (Photo courtesy Hunters Hill)
A worker smooths concrete at a residential housing construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Consultants at BTY say construction activity could pick up next year in many provinces, amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston

Construction spending could rebound next year amid government support, report says

Government stimulus spending could help the construction industry find its footing next year

A worker smooths concrete at a residential housing construction site in Toronto, Thursday, Jan. 16, 2020. Consultants at BTY say construction activity could pick up next year in many provinces, amid anticipated spending on infrastructure and renewable energy.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Cole Burston
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Company fined after worker falls through roof at Kelowna construction site

WorkSafeBC says no form of fall protection was used, resulting in serious injuries

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Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)

B.C. deconstruction company ignites Dragons’ Den interest

Unbuilders deconstructs and salvages old buildings instead of sending them to landfill

Unbuilders owner Adam Corneil with employee Erin Watkins in front of a deconstructed hearth. Unbuilders crews carefully deconstruct old homes to rescue as many reusable materials as possible, including old-growth timber. (Unbuilders photo)
Construction activity in Summerland was busy in September, according to the latest Summerland building permit statistics. (File photo)

Summerland’s September building permits worth close to $8M

Statistics show increase over same month a year earlier

Construction activity in Summerland was busy in September, according to the latest Summerland building permit statistics. (File photo)
The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen issued a total of 69 building permits in September, 2020. (Summerland Review file photo)

Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen issues 69 building permits in September

Number and value of permits both higher than during same month of 2019

The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen issued a total of 69 building permits in September, 2020. (Summerland Review file photo)
Roadwork near Riverside Drive on Highway 97 has traffic slowing to a crawl heading into Penticton on Tuesday morning. (Monique Tamminga- Western News)

Road work backs up Highway 97 in Penticton

Traffic is down to one lane heading into Penticton

Roadwork near Riverside Drive on Highway 97 has traffic slowing to a crawl heading into Penticton on Tuesday morning. (Monique Tamminga- Western News)
Kicking Horse Canyon has many tight bends and corners. (Keri Sculland/Star Photo)

Major Highway 1 upgrades near Golden inches closer to construction

Construction is expected to last for four years

Kicking Horse Canyon has many tight bends and corners. (Keri Sculland/Star Photo)
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Construction company fined for safety violations at Penticton construction site

Worksafe BC determined workers were exposed to fall risks of up to 42 feet

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In August, 2020, Summerland issued permits for construction worth more than $3.5 million. (Summerland Review file photo)

Summerland’s August building permits worth $3.5M

Number of permits issued represents a decrease from 2019 figures

In August, 2020, Summerland issued permits for construction worth more than $3.5 million. (Summerland Review file photo)