Read more on U-Eight Designed for Students

U-Eight Designed for Students

New and exciting opportunities and activities are all part of the university experience for students. But sometimes, the hunt for suitable accommodation is one of the more difficult challenges. That task is being made a little easier for students attending the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus with the launch of U-Eight, the Mission...

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SPCA Kamloops – Grand Opening

BC SPCA officials and local dignitaries gathered on April 5 to officially open a new state-of-the-art Community Animal Centre in Kamloops to care for the region’s most vulnerable animals. The new centre is located on a 2.2-acre property across from the Kamloops Airport at 2816 Tranquille Road. The $6.5 million, 10,500-square-foot facility was funded through the...

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Read more on Attractive & Quaint setting at Laneway Canteen

Attractive & Quaint setting at Laneway Canteen

The unique Laneway Canteen has opened in the laneway on Bernard Avenue beside Earl’s. The laneway project was intended to take a lost, under-utilized urban space and revitalize it, creating an active and vibrant community space. The project took a group effort including the City of Kelowna (Ben Walker), Meiklejohn Architects (Stoke Tonne and...

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Read more on Kelowna Visitor Centre – Grand Opening

Kelowna Visitor Centre – Grand Opening

Tourism Kelowna’s new $2.8 million, downtown lakeshore visitor centre is now open.  In a ceremony held Thursday afternoon—that featured the sabring of bottles of sparkling wine to mark the occasion—the new single-storey wood and glass building was opened.

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Read more on New Downtown Kelowna Parkade Ready for Use

New Downtown Kelowna Parkade Ready for Use

The city has created more parking in downtown Kelowna. More than 500 parking stalls are now available for evening, weekend and special event public parking in the new Memorial Parkade. “Construction work is still going on in the facility, with finishing work including the building façade, landscaping and interior construction of office spaces on...

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Read more on A Look Inside Kelowna’s Innovation Centre

A Look Inside Kelowna’s Innovation Centre

A state-of-the-art building that was modeled after visits to Apple and Google headquarters has officially opened in Kelowna. The $35 million Okanagan Centre for Innovation boasts several features, including open and bright work spaces for collaboration, digital media labs, a ceiling atrium and rooftop park, an 18-foot high plant wall and even showers for...

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WFN Opens New Youth Centre

Westbank First Nation is celebrating the opening of its new $5.5 million youth centre. Located on Quail Lane, the 13,000 square foot centre replaces the old 2,100 square foot centre. The building includes a space for after school programs, youth programming, early years, and a place for Elders to gather and interact with youth.  Gord Couch,...

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Read more on 1151 Sunset Drive Forevers Alters the Skyline

1151 Sunset Drive Forevers Alters the Skyline

Text below from July 26, 2016 Castanet article The latest company to take over construction on the old Lucaya highrise site has released its vision for the property. Kerkhoff Construction has updated the original design of the 21-storey condo development, now known as 1151 Sunset Drive. The first drawing of that design was released Tuesday…

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Read more on Kelowna Yacht Club Receives Awards

Kelowna Yacht Club Receives Awards

The Kelowna Yacht Club has received two prestigious awards for the stunning and labour intensive spiral stairwell that is centered in the atrium of the new clubhouse. Kamloops company, Top 40 Woodworks, received the Architectural Woodwork Manufacturers Association Gold Award in the small commercial category, while Meiklejohn Architects received the Jack Sigurdson Award for the design of the project....

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