development

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

 

The revised proposal for the former Kampe estate would now see one four-storey and one six-storey apartment building, instead of two six-storey buildings. (City of Penticton.)

Controversial development on former Kampe estate back at Penticton council

The proposal has cut down the size of one of the two buildings from six-storeys to four

 

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

 

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)
The proposed design of the five-storey building on Front Street. (City of Penticton)

Five-storey building proposed for Penticton’s Front Street

It will be the second time the proposal will head to council

The proposed design of the five-storey building on Front Street. (City of Penticton)
Construction is a booming industry around town, including work at the 27th Street lot next to Co-op, where a car wash and Triple O’s are being built. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Construction hammers ahead in Vernon

Building permits and values on pace to beat 2020

Construction is a booming industry around town, including work at the 27th Street lot next to Co-op, where a car wash and Triple O’s are being built. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
A digital rendering of the proposed apartments at 435 Green Avenue West. (Broadstreet Properties)

UPDATE: Split council vote shoots down proposed Penticton apartment at former Kampe Estate

The proposal would have brought two six-storey apartment buildings to Green Avenue West

A digital rendering of the proposed apartments at 435 Green Avenue West. (Broadstreet Properties)
The Kampe Estate has been bought by a developer who wants to build apartment buildings.(Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Concerned Penticton residents lobby council to nix apartments at former Kampe Estate

Broadstreet Properties hopes to build two six-storey apartments offering a total of over 150 units

The Kampe Estate has been bought by a developer who wants to build apartment buildings.(Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Jim Moring, left, hands 132 letters and emails to Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki. The 132 people support Moring speaking on their behalf at the public hearing on May 17 for the development at the Kampe Estate. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

Penticton neighbourhood rallying to speak as one against development of Kampe Estate

Resident Jim Moring delivered letters endorsing him to speak on the behalf of 132 people

Jim Moring, left, hands 132 letters and emails to Penticton Mayor John Vassilaki. The 132 people support Moring speaking on their behalf at the public hearing on May 17 for the development at the Kampe Estate. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)

Residents concerned over plans for Kampe property

Some residents were not happy to hear about plans for two six-storey apartment buildings

The Kampe Estate across from the Channel has been bought by a developer who wants to put up two towers. (Brennan Phillips Western News)
Brooklyn at Bernard Block, a 25-storey residential complex is nearing completion. (Phil McLachlan - Capital News)

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

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

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

Demolition of Bargain Shop downtown Kelowna clears way for big development

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

(Mission Group)
Skaha Shores on South Main, will be the largest rental towers built in a long time in Penticton. It will offer 180 pet friendly units, community garden, fitness centre and rooftop patio when complete this spring. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Skaha Shores biggest development to come to Penticton in 2021

Developer has more than addressed parking for the 180 unit rental complex, says city

Skaha Shores on South Main, will be the largest rental towers built in a long time in Penticton. It will offer 180 pet friendly units, community garden, fitness centre and rooftop patio when complete this spring. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
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)
Two of the buildings on a Summerland property were constructed more than 25 years ago, without building permits. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Zoning amendment approved for Summerland property

Buildings on property had been constructed in the past without permits

Two of the buildings on a Summerland property were constructed more than 25 years ago, without building permits. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
(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 Penticton 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)
Residents spoke out during a public hearing on a proposed development at the Twin Lakes Golf Course. The hearing was held on the evening of Dec. 7. (Google Maps)

Water concerns raised at public hearing about Twin Lakes development

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen to make decision on development at golf course

Residents spoke out during a public hearing on a proposed development at the Twin Lakes Golf Course. The hearing was held on the evening of Dec. 7. (Google Maps)
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)