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Penticton council will review a proposed six-storey apartment building at 270 Riverside Drive at its next meeting on Tuesday, Dec. 6. (City of Penticton photo)

Penticton council to review proposed 6-storey development at former Ogopogo motel site

The North Gateway strata apartment would feature 234 units at 270 Riverside Drive

 

The researchers studied two Australian cities and gathered data from the last 20 years. (Photo: Paulo Ramos/UBC Faculty of Forestry)

Young people the ‘missing middle’ of park planning, development: B.C. study

Sara Barron and Emily Rugel created a way to evaluate parks based on order, seclusion and diversity

 

Several organizations are coming out against Penticton city council’s decision to raise development cost charges by over 100 per cent in some cases. (File photo)

Penticton development fee increases will have ‘detrimental’ impact on housing crisis: SOCHBA

South Okanagan Builders Association says in some cases fees increased by as much as 160%

 

Penticton city council approved increasing development cost charges to bring them more in line with other nearby cities. Some worry the cost will be put on home buyers. (File photo)

Outgoing Penticton council increases development cost charges

The increase will mean new homes will cost a bit more to buy, but in line with other cities

Penticton city council approved increasing development cost charges to bring them more in line with other nearby cities. Some worry the cost will be put on home buyers. (File photo)
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LETTER: Summerland’s Cartwright Mountain is potential park land

Proposed eco-village site home to more than 73 species of birds as well as a host of wildlife

  • Oct 18, 2022
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LETTER: Solutions needed for affordable housing shortage

Scarcity of housing affects everyone

  • Oct 12, 2022
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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Lawsuit targets largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in B.C. history

Group argues services deal for Squamish Nation’s Senakw project in Vancouver unlawfully approved

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, front right, and Squamish Nation councillor Khelsilem arrive for an announcement and groundbreaking at the First Nation’s Senakw housing development site in Vancouver on Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2022. A Vancouver residents association has launched a legal bid to quash the services agreement between the city and the Squamish Nation relating to the largest Indigenous-led housing and retail development in Canadian history. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
Christy Shaughnessy and Patrick Murphy were present to discuss the Hunters Hill development at an open house on Sept. 24. (Contributed)

Summerland development held open house

Hunters Hill has view overlooking Okanagan Lake

Christy Shaughnessy and Patrick Murphy were present to discuss the Hunters Hill development at an open house on Sept. 24. (Contributed)
Conceptual rendering of The Sutton Hotel Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)

Luxury hotel to land at Kelowna International Airport

The development is a collaboration between YLW and Sutton Place Hotels

Conceptual rendering of The Sutton Hotel Kelowna. (Photo/City of Kelowna)
Construction work is continuing on the Oasis development on Lakeshore Drive in Summerland. The development, once completed, will contain three buildings. The permit, issued in August, 2021, was worth more than $23 million (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Summerland building permits top $6M in August

Construction activity remains busy in community

Construction work is continuing on the Oasis development on Lakeshore Drive in Summerland. The development, once completed, will contain three buildings. The permit, issued in August, 2021, was worth more than $23 million (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
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LETTER: Summerland council rejected subdivision

Resident thanks council for unanimously declining two-lot subdivision

  • Sep 28, 2022
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This is some of the mud and debris that came down from the hillside Vista development onto the Stonebrook neighbourhood in Naramata. (Contributed)

‘Everyone is passing the buck’: Mudslides from hillside developments plague Naramata residents

Regional District says it is Ministry of Transportation responsible for storm drainage

This is some of the mud and debris that came down from the hillside Vista development onto the Stonebrook neighbourhood in Naramata. (Contributed)
The Tolko mill in Kelowna permanently closed on Jan. 8, 2020. (File)

Contamination discovered at old Kelowna Tolko site

Latest report on site to be redeveloped submitted to Ministry

The Tolko mill in Kelowna permanently closed on Jan. 8, 2020. (File)
The corner of Westminster and Power Street looks a lot different now that the Villa Rosa has been demolished to make way for townhouses there. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

After 26 years, Penticton’s historic Villa Rosa restaurant is no more

Demolition of the Italian eatery is to make way for two 3-storey townhous buildings

The corner of Westminster and Power Street looks a lot different now that the Villa Rosa has been demolished to make way for townhouses there. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
Around 30 signs like this one appear all along the Naramata Bench opposing the now withdrawn development proposal for 1050 Spiller Road. (Contributed)

Canadian Horizons withdraws development proposal for above Naramata

The developer made a new application under current zoning of country homes and mobile park

Around 30 signs like this one appear all along the Naramata Bench opposing the now withdrawn development proposal for 1050 Spiller Road. (Contributed)
Signs like this one opposing Canadian Horizons development proposal of 1050 Spiller Rd. appear all along Naramata Bench. (Contributed)

Controversial Naramata development back on council agenda

Signs protesting Canadian Horizons proposal can be seen across Naramata Bench

Signs like this one opposing Canadian Horizons development proposal of 1050 Spiller Rd. appear all along Naramata Bench. (Contributed)
Phase 1 of Summerland’s Hunters Hill project is sold out and 55 per cent of Phase 2 has also been sold. The development overlooks Summerland. (Photo courtesy Hunters Hill)

First phase of Summerland’s Hunters Hill development nearly sold out

Second phase of development is 55% sold

Phase 1 of Summerland’s Hunters Hill project is sold out and 55 per cent of Phase 2 has also been sold. The development overlooks Summerland. (Photo courtesy Hunters Hill)
The proposed 3-storey, 16-unit apartment building at 655 Ellis Street in Penticton. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Parking a contentious issue for proposed 3-storey apartment building in Penticton

Developers hope to build at 655 Ellis Street and plan on providing a total of 17 parking spaces

The proposed 3-storey, 16-unit apartment building at 655 Ellis Street in Penticton. (Photo- City of Penticton)
The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Canada’s high court won’t hear dispute over $1B Vancouver waterfront development

Dispute centred on one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land

The Supreme Court of Canada has refused to hear an appeal from property developer Concord Pacific Acquisitions, ending a long-running legal dispute over the billion-dollar development of one of Vancouver’s last parcels of waterfront land. British Columbia’s provincial flag flies on a flag pole in Ottawa, Friday July 3, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The proposed six-storey, 26-unit apartment building on Penticton’s Dynes Avenue. (Photo- City of Penticton)

Curvy six-storey apartment building gets approval in Penticton

The 26-unit building features large decks and rooftop patios in new North Gateway area

The proposed six-storey, 26-unit apartment building on Penticton’s Dynes Avenue. (Photo- City of Penticton)