Read more on Ariva’s Active Lifestyle

Ariva’s Active Lifestyle

Ariva, a new project planned for Westbank, is being designed as a downsizer destination for active empty-nesters. “If you were busy before, you’ll be even busier and have more fun at Ariva,” says developer Barry Johnson of Barry and Kevin Johnson-Ariva Properties.  Johnson says some baby boomers don’t downsize from large homes because a...

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Read more on Landmark 7 Ground-Breaking & District Market Grand Opening

Landmark 7 Ground-Breaking & District Market Grand Opening

Ground has officially broken for Landmark 7, the newest tower to join the growing Landmark District in Kelowna. And the new District Market on the former site of the original Turner Volkswagen building officially opens today. Landmark 7 will stand 23 storeys tall, offering plenty of commercial space and some of the best views...

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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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Read more on SPCA Kamloops – Grand Opening

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 New 23-storey tower for Kelowna’s Landmark District

New 23-storey tower for Kelowna’s Landmark District

Text below from December 06, 2018 Kelowna Capital News Article A new office tower is being proposed for the Landmark development in Kelowna. Al Stober Construction has announced plans for a new 23-storey office tower at what is now known as the its Landmark District across Harvey Avenue from the Parkinson Recreation Centre. Landmark 7…

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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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Read more on WFN Opens New Youth Centre

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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