Short term rental trends disrupt recreational property market

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Spring Creek

White Spruce Lodge now sold out as Spring Creek, Canmore upgrades its Vacations Rentals CANMORE, AB – Spring Creek announced today that White Spruce Lodge, its luxurious mountain lodge with a Tourist Home designation allowing for short term vacation rentals is now sold out. The Jack Pine Lodge, which broke ground in March 209, is now its only lodge with ...

$88 million aging-in-place residence launches in downtown Victoria to strong demand

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Element Lifestyle Retirement

Intergenerational residence at Bayview first to offer combination of rentals and condominiums VICTORIA, BC - Aquara by element, announced today the launch of its $88-million, 65+, harbour-side community located in downtown Victoria. It is the first 65+ community in Victoria to offer a combination of rentals, condos, independent & supportive living and care. It is the only aging-in-place residence to ...

Governments lose millions as Okanagan homes sales fall

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

CHBA Central Okanagan launches public awareness campaign on housing affordability KELOWNA, BC –  The Canadian Home Builders’ Associations of the Central Okanagan and the Federal CHBA in advance of the upcoming federal election have launched a public awareness campaign on Housing Affordability. The CHBA has launched a new website aimed at voters concerned about homeownership. The site, www.affordability.ca, summaries factors ...

Mission Group holds topping off ceremony for award-winning residential high-rise

Scott Henderson Client Releases, ELLA by Mission Group, Mission Group

ELLA is the Okanagan’s first LEED® certified tower and the first high-rise in Kelowna’s downtown JULY 30, 2019 KELOWNA, B.C. Mission Group, the Okanagan’s leading real estate and development company, held a topping off ceremony today as the final ceremonial concrete was poured for ELLA, its contemporary upscale condominium tower in the heart of downtown Kelowna. The 20-storey concrete structure ...

Care giver fatigue reduced with memory care homes in Canmore

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Origin Active Lifestyle Communities, Spring Creek

 Origin at Spring Creek is pioneering the concept of memory care homes and building more Canmore, Alberta – Origin at Spring Creek announced today it is increasing homes in its memory care wing by 25% as the mountain +55 residence expands its industry-leading MorningStar™ memory care wing to 15 homes. But burgeoning demand is only one side of the equation. ...

Canmore Highland Games Adds New British Car and Motorcyle Show

Scott Henderson Canmore Highland Games, Client Releases, Spring Creek

29th Annual festival of Scottish heritage also includes Taste of the Highlands and The Ceilidh CANMORE, AB, The Canmore Highland Games announced today the addition of a new British Car and Motorcycle Show to its already popular Labour Day Weekend mountain festival. For the first time ever, the British Car Show will be part of the Celtic festival that celebrates ...

Lined up out the door as The Best Shop opens at New Horizon Mall

Scott Henderson Client Releases, New Horizon Mall

Unique Asian department store opens 15,000-square-foot location to overwhelming demand Balzac, AB – Often described as ‘the Chinese Wal-mart – without the groceries’, The Best Shop opened its doors this weekend at New Horizon Mall and shoppers were lined up out the door. The Best Shop is the first major anchor tenant to open at New Horizon Mall, the global ...

CHBA Central Okanagan opposes Prompt Payment legislation

dHz Media CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

Industry not consulted and legislation adds policy on top of policy and more red tape Kelowna, BC – The Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today its opposition to the Private Members' Bill M 223, Prompt Payment (Builders Lien) Act, introduced in the B.C. Legislature on May 28, 2019. If passed, this legislation would mean contractors ...