Housing affordability ignored as new tax totals $14,000 on new homes

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

February 13, 2020, Kelowna, BC – Kelowna City Council’s latest vote to increase taxes on new homes for parks brings the total to over $14,000. New changes to Kelowna’s Development Cost Charge (DCC) structure now total over $14 grand in new Park taxes on every new home whether it is a starter home or a multi-million dollar home. “Voters need ...

Real estate strong in Canmore as families seek mountain lodge getaways

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Spring Creek

Groundbreaking for Tamarack Lodge illustrates new trend in recreational property market February 13 2020, CANMORE, AB –  A groundbreaking ceremony was held February 12 to mark the start of construction of Spring Creek’s newest lodge, valued at more than $50 million at full build out. Shovels are in the dirt as the popular mountain community broke ground on the Tamarack ...

Multiple award winners dominate at the Okanagan Housing Awards

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

CHBA-CO celebrates exceptional year by recognizing excellence in its membership  January 27, 2020, Kelowna, BC – The Canadian Home Builder’s Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced the winners of the annual Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence at its awards gala on Saturday night. Held at the Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel, the Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence honours exceptional work done ...

Spring Creek’s Tamarack Lodge sells 60 homes in two months

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Spring Creek

Newest mountain lodge located next to amenities rich central square being planned for community December 19, 2019 - CANMORE, AB. Spring Creek, Canmore’s premier neighbourhood, continues to see strong demand with its recent release of sales at The Tamarack. The Lodge is now 75 per cent sold out after an opening weekend in October where 50 per cent of the ...

CHBA Central Okanagan announces finalists for the 2020 Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence

Scott Henderson CHBA Central Okanagan, Client Releases

Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence celebrate homebuilding and renovation in the Central Okanagan  December 2, 2019, Kelowna, B.C.  – The Canadian Homebuilders Association – Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) is pleased to announce the finalists for the 2020 Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence. The Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence is an annual awards program that celebrates excellence in home building and renovation ...

A Vision for Kelowna

Scott Henderson Client Releases

Our Community, Our Future – Kelowna Legacy Group calls on public to share their voice  November 25, 2019 – KELOWNA, BC The Kelowna Legacy Group is comprised of a number of concerned local citizens, whose current focus is to delay or stop the sale of the former RCMP site, located at 350 Doyle Ave.; in order for a more comprehensive period …

Top 10 things to do in Puerto Escondido

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Vivo Resorts

Puerto Escondido, Mexico – Luxury and authenticity, Puerto Escondido, in the Mexican state of Oaxaca, offers the best of both worlds. A two hour drive west of the tourist hub of Huatulco, Puerto Escondido is a quaint fishing village of around 45,000 population and is far enough off the beaten path to offer the opportunity for some peaceful rest and ...

Spring Creek launches new $50 million lodge – Canmore sales steady

Scott Henderson Client Releases, Spring Creek

The Tamarack its fourth residential building in three years as Spring Creek unshaken by downturn November 5, 2019, CANMORE, AB – Spring Creek, a master-planned Canmore community featuring striking views of the Three Sisters peaks, announced today the launch of its eighth multi-million-dollar residential building. The Tamarack is the fourth building to come to market at Spring Creek in three years. With 80 condominium suites, this four-storey building will be the community’s largest to date and at full build out the value is more than $50 million. ...