February 2017

Found 3 blog entries for February 2017.

West Kelowna is looking at development in Gellatly Bay in the hopes of making it a year-round destination for both tourists and area residents.

Some of the preliminary plans are calling for a vibrant commercial and residential area with cafes, boutique shopping, condominiums with waterfront views and street-facing townhomes. The plan for the West Kelowna waterfront area has been subject to ongoing revision, but the planning department's main focus is to create a village-type atmosphere while connecting Willow Beach and Marina Park. It's a development destined to benefit the entire community because of enhanced gathering places, sidewalks and pathways for pedestrian traffic and contemporary housing options for West Kelowna residents.

Part of the

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Home sales throughout the Okanagan Region rolled out the same last month as they did in January 2016.  Seasonally the same with a bump of 5.6% reported.  Except in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan where sales climbed to more than 17% over January 2016.

The Okanagan Mainline Real Estate Board (OMREB) reports 353 residential sales in the entire region last month, from Revelstoke to Peachland.  A year ago, 334 units were shifted.   In Kelowna and the Central Region, there were 277 sold of those 353 properties reported.

A bump of 5.6% year over year in the entire region and 17% more in Kelowna and the Central Region.  But mostly, a typical January where sales trends change post-Christmas.   Sales dropped by 22% from the more hectic real estate

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Members of the Central Okanagan branch of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association came together on January 28 at the Kelowna Delta Grand Hotel to honour their own.

The prestigious Tommie Awards have been held annually for the past 25 years to honour achievements in everything home related, from renovation to new construction, kitchen design to landscaping.  Even some of the outside categories such as marketing and advertising were worthy of honours at the gala event last weekend.

A crowd of 600 were on hand to see the Okanagan’s best take home hardware for outstanding contributions to home construction and design in the Kelowna area. As part of the 25th anniversary celebrations of the Tommie Awards, a special video was presented outlining the

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