Developers

Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist for BC Real Estate Association. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Big drop in housing sales predicted for Central Okanagan

Economist expects prices will stay relatively flat

 

This area of Naramata Bench overlooking Lake Okanagan was the proposed sight for a 300 plus home development by Canadian Horizons. (Canadian Horizons photo)

Canadian Horizons back at Penticton for second shot at Naramata development

This time the development is a third the size of the original proposal

 

The two lots next to the Fairfield by Marriot Hotel are looking to be redeveloped into a six-storey commercial and residential building. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Hotel developer looks to bring 6-storey building to Penticton

Mundi Hotel Enterprises is applying to redevelop the lots next to the Fairfield hotel

 

Proposed townhouses for the former Kampe estate will be considered by council on May 3. (City of Penticton)

New developer taking shot at Penticton’s Kampe estate

The new proposal is close to half the size of what was first proposed in 2021

Proposed townhouses for the former Kampe estate will be considered by council on May 3. (City of Penticton)
From left to right, Marriot representative Duncan Chiu, MLA Dan Ashton, developer Ron Mundi, Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki, Valley First president Steven Chen, and construction chief Parm Kandola break ground for the new Four Points by Sheraton high-end hotel in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)

Penticton breaks ground on first North Gateway development

The new Four Points by Sheraton hotel is first project for the area’s future

From left to right, Marriot representative Duncan Chiu, MLA Dan Ashton, developer Ron Mundi, Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki, Valley First president Steven Chen, and construction chief Parm Kandola break ground for the new Four Points by Sheraton high-end hotel in Penticton. (Brennan Phillips - Penticton Western News)
A developer is hoping to bring around 700 new homes to this area of Wiltse in south Penticton. (Zoom Earth)

Feedback wanted on 700 home development in Penticton’s Wiltse area

The developer is proposing to build a mix of single, duplex and multifamily housing

A developer is hoping to bring around 700 new homes to this area of Wiltse in south Penticton. (Zoom Earth)
A rendering of a potential 15-storey tower that is being considered along with townhouses and a smaller apartment building for the Ogopogo Motel property in Penticton. (Submitted)

Riverside developer has big plans for Ogopogo property

The company that owns the former Ogopogo Motel is dreaming big

A rendering of a potential 15-storey tower that is being considered along with townhouses and a smaller apartment building for the Ogopogo Motel property in Penticton. (Submitted)
955 Timmins Street near the Canadian Tire could be turned into major housing, if council gives their approval. (City of Penticton)

Proposed development on Penticton’s Timmins Street goes to public hearing

The developer is looking to turn the industrial storage into townhouses and apartments

955 Timmins Street near the Canadian Tire could be turned into major housing, if council gives their approval. (City of Penticton)
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)
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)
McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)

Procedural hiccup causes Kelowna council to defer decision on controversial development

Recent traffic impact studies were not made public, prompting council to bump the matter for two weeks

McKinley Beach. (Kinnikinnik Developments photo)
Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the previous day. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)

WorksafeBC returns deadly Kelowna crane collapse site to developer

Mission Group working to determine next steps, possible timeline changes

Two women look at the wreckage on the morning of Tuesday, July 13, after a crane collapsed in downtown Kelowna the previous day. (Aaron Hemens/Capital News)
A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)

‘Slap in the face’: Kelowna council slams door on 35-storey downtown highrise

Coun. Ryan Donn said the proposal felt like a ‘PR stunt’ from the get-go

A rendering of the proposed tower included in New Town Architecture’s January 2021 application to the city. (Contributed/New Town Architecture)
the developer was proposing one six-storey building and one four-storey building at the Kampe estate on Green Ave. (Rendering)

Penticton council denies Kampe estate development proposal again

The rental buildings proposal will not be able to come back to council for six months

the developer was proposing one six-storey building and one four-storey building at the Kampe estate on Green Ave. (Rendering)
A concept render of a unique European-style apartment complex being planned for Kelowna. (Contributed/Design Works Engineering)

Developer eyes unique ‘European-style’ Kelowna apartment complex

European-esque community would be the first of its kind in Kelowna, but city staff likely won’t support it

A concept render of a unique European-style apartment complex being planned for Kelowna. (Contributed/Design Works Engineering)
Tolko’s Kelowna mill has been closed since September 2019. (Black Press file photo)

City of Kelowna exploring ideas for redevelopment of North End, former Tolko site

The area has been the subject of much speculation since the Tolko mill closed in 2019

Tolko’s Kelowna mill has been closed since September 2019. (Black Press file photo)
Canadian Horizons development company has applied for a rezoning application to gain permission from the City of Penticton to began construction on a 300-plus home development on the land adjacent to the Campbell Mountain landfill. (Change.org photo)

Opposition to Canadian Horizons development on Naramata Bench grows

A rezoning application for the development is set to be put to a vote at city council in early 2021

Canadian Horizons development company has applied for a rezoning application to gain permission from the City of Penticton to began construction on a 300-plus home development on the land adjacent to the Campbell Mountain landfill. (Change.org photo)
The property that a developer was seeking to partially rezone into a subdivision on Westminster Ave. (City of Penticton)

Developer postpones zoning bylaw request to address public feedback

The developer of 665 Westminster Ave. made the request after a public hearing on Nov. 16

The property that a developer was seeking to partially rezone into a subdivision on Westminster Ave. (City of Penticton)
Hiawatha RV Park will be demolished starting in February, to make room for a new condo development. Residents have four months to leave. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

‘I don’t know what to do’; Kelowna RV park resident pleas for eviction extension

Hiawatha RV Park residents have four months to leave the neighbourhood

Hiawatha RV Park will be demolished starting in February, to make room for a new condo development. Residents have four months to leave. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)