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Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)

Kelowna council approves 25-storey downtown tower amid controversy

‘There’s no conspiracy going on just a fully committed developer’

 

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

 

A 10-building, 40-unit townhouse development has been proposed for 8709 Jubilee Rd. E. in Summerland. (Contributed)

Summerland approves construction of townhouse complex

Property on Jubilee Road East has been eyed for other developments in the past

 

One of the angles for the proposed Ellis Street development that is set to go for public feedback until Aug. 7. (City of Penticton)

Downtown Penticton rental apartment goes to public feedback

The 3-storey Ellis Street building would add 16 residential units to the city

One of the angles for the proposed Ellis Street development that is set to go for public feedback until Aug. 7. (City of Penticton)
An empty lot at 655 Ellis Street could become a three storey 16 unit apartment. (City of Penticton)

Rental apartment proposed for downtown Penticton

Empty lot on Ellis Street would be converted to 16 apartment units

An empty lot at 655 Ellis Street could become a three storey 16 unit apartment. (City of Penticton)
The Villa Rosa and neighbouring properties are set to be transformed into two-three storey buildings. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)

Penticton’s Villa Rosa redevelopment clears public hearing hurdle

The project received council’s go ahead

The Villa Rosa and neighbouring properties are set to be transformed into two-three storey buildings. (Monique Tamminga - Western News)
This is the rendering of the newest housing development proposal for 1050 Spiller Road above Naramata Bench. Canadian Horizons has scaled down from 300 homes proposed to 112. (Canadian Horizons)

Public can now have say on controversial housing proposal near Naramata Bench

Canadian Horizons has scaled down their proposal to 112 homes from over 300

This is the rendering of the newest housing development proposal for 1050 Spiller Road above Naramata Bench. Canadian Horizons has scaled down from 300 homes proposed to 112. (Canadian Horizons)
The Villa Rosa restaurant in Penticton is up for redevelopment and will be the subject of a public hearing on June 7. (City of Penticton)

Public hearing for redevelopment of Penticton’s Villa Rosa

The restaurant and two neighbouring properties are up for changes

The Villa Rosa restaurant in Penticton is up for redevelopment and will be the subject of a public hearing on June 7. (City of Penticton)
A dock proposed for a site in Summerland would extend further into Okanagan Lake than Summerland’s existing regulations allow. (Image from Shoreline Pile Driving and Boat Lifts)

Proposed dock for Summerland development longer than municipality allows

Planned dock would extended 127 metres from shore

A dock proposed for a site in Summerland would extend further into Okanagan Lake than Summerland’s existing regulations allow. (Image from Shoreline Pile Driving and Boat Lifts)
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)
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)
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

Conceptual rendering of three towers proposed by Safari Capital to be built 600 block of Coronation Ave. (Looking south toward downtown Kelowna. (Safari Capital)
Development Cost Charges are going up 25 per cent in Penticton. (File photo)
Development Cost Charges are going up 25 per cent in Penticton. (File photo)
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)
Proposed townhouses for the former Kampe estate will be considered by council on May 3. (City of Penticton)

Penticton residents have 1 month to give feedback on Kampe property development

Developer is proposing 84 townhouses be built on the Green Avenue estate

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