Developers

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

 

On the third go around, a developer is looking to build a 10-storey tower and townhouses along Marina Way and Vancouver Avenue. (Rendering from city staff report)

Luxury lakefront tower and townhouses in Penticton sent back to developer

Council said putting a concrete wall against existing building is unfair

 

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

Penticton council approves 84-unit townhouse development on Kampe estate

The development will be built on the former Kampe estate property on Green Avenue

 

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

Penticton’s Kampe estate proposal goes to public hearing June 20

The 700 residential units at North Wiltse Block is also going to the public on Monday

Proposed townhouses for the former Kampe estate will be considered by council on May 3. (City of Penticton)
This is the rendering of the newest housing development proposal for 1050 Spiller Rd. above Naramata Bench. Canadian Horizons has scaled down from 300 homes proposed to 112. (Canadian Horizons)

Public opposition to Penticton’s Spiller Road development remains

At the first public info session a majority of the public still reject the project

This is the rendering of the newest housing development proposal for 1050 Spiller Rd. above Naramata Bench. Canadian Horizons has scaled down from 300 homes proposed to 112. (Canadian Horizons)
The currently proposed layout of the 686 home development in the Wiltse area of Penticton. (City of Penticton)

700-unit Wiltse Block in Penticton headed to public hearing June 20

Councillors did express concern with loss of trees and who will pay for a bike lane there

The currently proposed layout of the 686 home development in the Wiltse area of Penticton. (City of Penticton)
A developer is hoping to bring around 700 new homes to this area of Wiltse in south Penticton. (Zoom Earth)

Penticton’s 700-unit Wiltse development back at council

The results of the public engagement process will be provided on June 7

A developer is hoping to bring around 700 new homes to this area of Wiltse in south Penticton. (Zoom Earth)
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

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

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

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)
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)