development

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

 

Send your letter to the editor via email to news@summerlandreview.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number.

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

 

Send your letter to the editor via email to news@summerlandreview.com. Please included your first and last name, address, and phone number.

LETTER: Solutions needed for affordable housing shortage

Scarcity of housing affects everyone

  • Oct 12, 2022

 

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)
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)
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 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
Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)

Most land on Langley City SkyTrain route already bought by developers: realtor

Langley City land assemblages are ready to be redeveloped over the next few years

Brown areas are within a five-minute walk of one of the planned local SkyTrain stations. Areas in tan are within a 10-minute walk. (Langley City OCP)
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’

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

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

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