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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

 

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

 

Conceptual rendering of three towers proposed by Safari Capital to be built 600 block of Coronation Ave. (Looking south toward downtown Kelowna. (Safari Capital)

Tower takeover: 3 more high-rises proposed for downtown Kelowna

Towers would stand 20, 26 and 33-storey high

 

These six-storey apartments would front Westminster Avenue with the others going on Power St. In all six apartments are proposed for the El Rancho site. (City agenda)

Future of El Rancho and Penticton’s North Gateway goes to public hearing May 17

Six 6-storey buildings proposed for the Westminster Avenue motel site

These six-storey apartments would front Westminster Avenue with the others going on Power St. In all six apartments are proposed for the El Rancho site. (City agenda)
El Rancho Motel will be in front of city council May 3 for first reading of a potential 305 residential units constructed there. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

El Rancho Motel site in Penticton could turn into six 6-storey apartment buildings

Over 300 residential units and commercial space proposed in North Gateway location

El Rancho Motel will be in front of city council May 3 for first reading of a potential 305 residential units constructed there. (Monique Tamminga Western News)
The Ministry of Transportation is currently seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge, which was built in Ashton Creek in 1950. (Ministry of Transportation photo)

70-year-old North Okanagan bridge to be replaced

Ministry of Transportation is seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge east of Enderby

The Ministry of Transportation is currently seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge, which was built in Ashton Creek in 1950. (Ministry of Transportation photo)
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)
A draft version of Summerland’s eco-village concept plan can be found online. The municipality of Summerland is seeking input about this plan. (District of Summerland image)

Summerland council endorses eco-village plan

Concept calls for up to 146 residential units and 19-hectare natural park

A draft version of Summerland’s eco-village concept plan can be found online. The municipality of Summerland is seeking input about this plan. (District of Summerland image)
A render of what the proposed housing development on Argyle Street would look like. (City of Penticton)

Penticton gathering feedback on multi-duplex housing proposal

Five 3-storey duplexes are being proposed to be built at 770 Argyle Street

A render of what the proposed housing development on Argyle Street would look like. (City of Penticton)
A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)

Coldstream, rural areas bow out of Vernon’s active living centre project

Coldstream and RDNO electoral area directors have declined an invitation to participate in the project

A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)
(Submitted photo)

Resort hotel and village proposed on Okanagan Lake

The Port Okanagan project would see a mixed-use waterfront village constructed on the shoreline

(Submitted photo)
Plans are underway for a project that would see a gondola built near Vernon, climbing 1,600 feet above Kalamalka Lake. (Ridge North America photo)

Okanagan Gondola gets support; suspended by conditions

Developers have more work to do after RDNO committee supports the project

Plans are underway for a project that would see a gondola built near Vernon, climbing 1,600 feet above Kalamalka Lake. (Ridge North America photo)
The site the city seeks to have a new hotel built on. Council will be prompted to review the proposed project at its upcoming council meeting on March 1. (City of Penticton)

Penticton council to consider 6-storey hotel development near S. Okanagan Events Centre

Council will be prompted to review a 105 room hotel and restaurant proposal at a March 1 meeting

The site the city seeks to have a new hotel built on. Council will be prompted to review the proposed project at its upcoming council meeting on March 1. (City of Penticton)
The Oasis project along Lakeshore Drive now under construction will consist of two six-storey residential buildings facing Okanagan Lake. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

Construction continuing on Oasis development in Summerland

Three-building development underway along Lakeshore Drive

The Oasis project along Lakeshore Drive now under construction will consist of two six-storey residential buildings facing Okanagan Lake. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
Work is being done at the site of the former Summerland RCMP detachment. However, at present no development permit or building permit has been issued for new construction on this property. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

No permits yet issued yet for controversial Summerland site

Site preparation has begun, but construction has not started

Work is being done at the site of the former Summerland RCMP detachment. However, at present no development permit or building permit has been issued for new construction on this property. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
(District of Peachland)

Commercial-residential development big deal for Peachland

The five-storey mixed-use building features commercial space and nearly 30 residential units

(District of Peachland)
The North Gateway area that is undergoing a plan to create a long-term creative vision. (City of Penticton)

Penticton’s North Gateway goes to public for feedback

Festival Boulevard to offer cafés, outdoor patios, art, festivals, eclectic shops

The North Gateway area that is undergoing a plan to create a long-term creative vision. (City of Penticton)
Penticton city staff are recommending that council approve rezoning and variances to develop eight unit four storey apartment on iconic Lakeshore Drive. (Monique Tamminga Western News file photo)

Penticton approves controversial Lakeshore development

A split vote paved the way for a 4-storey 8-unit building

Penticton city staff are recommending that council approve rezoning and variances to develop eight unit four storey apartment on iconic Lakeshore Drive. (Monique Tamminga Western News file photo)
Penticton city staff are recommending that council approve rezoning and variances to develop eight unit four storey apartment on iconic Lakeshore Drive. (Monique Tamminga Western News file photo)

Penticton council to decide on controversial Lakeshore development

The 8-plex development at 602 Lakeshore Dr. is going for final approval at Tuesday’s meeting

Penticton city staff are recommending that council approve rezoning and variances to develop eight unit four storey apartment on iconic Lakeshore Drive. (Monique Tamminga Western News file photo)
The four storey multiplex proposed for 602 Lakeshore received 3rd reading by council after nearly two hours of a public hearing on Tuesday. (Monique Tamminga Western News)

Controversial Lakeshore Drive development gets nod from Penticton council

The 8 unit four storey complex will need to meet some conditions first before going ahead

The four storey multiplex proposed for 602 Lakeshore received 3rd reading by council after nearly two hours of a public hearing on Tuesday. (Monique Tamminga Western News)