development

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

 

(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

 

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

 

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)
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)
Canadian Horizons is taking steps to develop a 320-unit residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, northeast of the City of Penticton. (Canadian Horizons photo)

Penticton Indian Band opposes Canadian Horizons development

Proposed residential development will remove the protected rights of the syilx Nation, says PIB

Canadian Horizons is taking steps to develop a 320-unit residential neighbourhood at 1050 Spiller Road, northeast of the City of Penticton. (Canadian Horizons photo)
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)
The Hemlock Street proposed development. (City of Penticton)

City of Penticton council unanimously approves development of two apartment complexes

Development of the two buildings will add 240 units to the Penticton area, some downtown

The Hemlock Street proposed development. (City of Penticton)
City council is looking at a restoration plan for the creek that would address its flooding and habitat issues, but with a price of $30 million. (Jesse Day - Western News)

Penticton development company opposes Ellis Creek Restoration Plan

$30 million Ellis Creek Restoration Plan “uneconomical” says Cantex

City council is looking at a restoration plan for the creek that would address its flooding and habitat issues, but with a price of $30 million. (Jesse Day - Western News)
The City of Penticton has purchased this property on South Main St. as part of a plan to alleviate traffic congestion (Google Street View photo)

Property purchased by City of Penticton to alleviate congestion

Property purchased for $1,460,000 will soon be demolished to solve traffic problems.

The City of Penticton has purchased this property on South Main St. as part of a plan to alleviate traffic congestion (Google Street View photo)
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