Canadian Home Builders Association Central Okanagan

Bellamy Homes Visionary New President of CHBA Central Okanagan

Jacqui Hickman CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

Local and industry crusader Les Bellamy to lead CHBA as Central Okanagan faces challenges. KELOWNA, BC: The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today that Les Bellamy is its new President. Bellamy is the creator and founder of Bellamy Homes, a unique residential home builder focused on custom designed homes with smart livable spaces. Bellamy formally took ...

New drywall tariffs “dumped” as CHBA wins Tribunal

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

KELOWNA, B.C. In a major victory for the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) and its builder, renovator, developer and drywall contractors, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) recently tossed-out a complaint by CertainTeed Gypsum Canada alleging that dumping of 54-inch drywall made in the U.S. was hurting their business in Western Canada. Justin O’Connor, president of the Central Okanagan chapter ...

Concerned British Columbians launch campaign to Scrap the Speculation Tax

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BRITISH COLUMBIA – A coalition of concerned British Columbians launched a campaign called Scrap the Speculation Tax to demand that Premier John Horgan and the government reverse their decision to implement a Speculation Tax on B.C. and Canadian taxpayers. While the government wants to address housing affordability, this patchwork tax will do the exact opposite. It will kill jobs, hurt ...

25th Annual Tommie Awards sell out as housing starts up 72%

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Industry booms with 7000 jobs created and $400 million in wages during record year in Kelowna Kelowna B.C. On January 28, 2017 the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) Central Okanagan will be holding its 25th annual Tommie Awards. The sold out awards ceremony received a record number of entries this year as 200 finalists will be competing for 39 awards. ...