City of Kelowna grants height variance for 25-storey concrete condo tower in downtown Kelowna.
KELOWNA, B.C. Today, Mission Group confirms that Brooklyn at Bernard Block has received its final council approval from the City of Kelowna and will begin public sales in mid-to-late September. Brooklyn will offer 178 new homes and will be a part of a master-planned development located on Bernard Avenue and St. Paul Street.
While city council had already rezoned the site, issuing the development permit and approving the height variance from the current 19-storey height limit to 25 storeys allows Mission Group to commence sales. For updates on the sales timeline, interested parties can register at LiveatBrooklyn.com
Brooklyn at Bernard Block celebrates community and social connection with an impressive 25-storey concrete condo tower featuring a rooftop terrace unrivaled in Kelowna. Located at 1471 St. Paul Street, just off Bernard Avenue, Brooklyn will be a part of a three-phase development plan that will include three condominium towers overlooking downtown Kelowna’s stunning landscape.
“We are extremely proud of our Brooklyn at Bernard Block development and have worked tirelessly to create a community that offers modern city living with the perks of the Kelowna lifestyle,” says Randall Shier, president of Mission Group.
The public sales release will offer competitive pricing starting in the mid $300s for one-bedroom suites. Also available for purchase will be one-bedrooms plus den, two-bedrooms and a limited collection of sub-penthouses.
Mission Group has made sure to deliver a wide selection of home sizes at achievable price points for those looking for condominium ownership and an urban lifestyle. Each home has been meticulously planned and beautifully designed with the aim of creating open concept spaces that allow for flow and maximum use, along with mirroring the Kelowna landscape and lifestyle.
“Our condos will provide great homes for those that want the convenience of downtown living,” says Shier. “We are seeing tremendous interest from first-time homeowners, young professionals moving to Kelowna and downsizers. We think they will be delighted with the sensible design touches, the architectural style and the flexibility of ownership.”
Photo caption: Brooklyn at Bernard Block offers spectacular views (artist conception).
Photo credit: supplied by Mission Group. For high res images see media contact.
Brooklyn is in the heart of the Bernard District and literally steps away from Bernard Avenue, Kelowna’s main street. It is in close walking distance to a broad range of goods and services – giving the development an exceptionally high Walk Score® of 98 out of 100. Having undergone a $14 million revitalization, Bernard Avenue has transformed into a vibrant destination with trend-setting local cuisine, creative social houses, craft breweries, groceries, boutiques, art galleries, and museums.
For the Brooklyn at Bernard Block Media Kit (backgrounders, fact sheet, and photos), click here.
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More about Brooklyn at Bernard Block
Brooklyn is within short walking distance to Bernard Avenue and some of the Kelowna’s best attractions such as Okanagan Lake, the new Kelowna Yacht Club and the recreational City Park and waterfront boardwalk. The condominium tower is zoned for short-term rentals and has an exceptionally high Walk Score® of 98 out of 100.
Brooklyn at Bernard Block is part of a three-phase plan that will eventually include two additional condominium towers on Bernard Avenue.
About Mission Group
Headquartered in Kelowna, Mission Group specializes in residential and commercial real estate development and construction. Each Mission Group community is given careful thought and consideration long before construction begins. Their goal to create and nurture homeowner relationships, as well as their modern and well-built designs have earned them numerous industry awards over the years. These include the Canadian Home Builders’ Association Tommie Gold Awards for Excellence in Creating a Low-Rise Multi-Family Development (2016), Excellence in Semi-Detached or Townhouse Development (2016), Built Green B.C. Builder/Renovator of the Year for Winsome Hill in 2012 and Multi-Family Builder of the Year (2014).