Governments lose millions as Okanagan homes sales fall

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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

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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 ...

CHBA Central Okanagan opposes Prompt Payment legislation

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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 ...

CHBA-CO recognizes excellence at annual awards gala

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 Sunterra Custom Homes takes top award for Single Family Home Builder of the Year Large Volume Kelowna, BC – The Canadian Home Builders' Association of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) announced today the winners of its inaugural Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence. Formerly known as the Tommie Awards, the Okanagan Housing Awards of Excellence is a continuation of the Tommie Awards ...

Report shows Energy Step Code costs five times more than estimate

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Homebuilders’ association recommends energy renovation program to maximize environmental benefit.  KELOWNA, B.C. - Today, the Canadian Home Builders Association of the Central Okanagan (CBHA-CO) released its report “A Study by Industry for Consumers” on the cost of implementing the BC Energy Step Code (Step Code). Its data reveals a significant increase in cost to the homebuyer, up to five times the amounts estimated by the Step Code Council. While the Step Code has been presented as having ...

CHBA Central Okanagan announces finalists for the 2019 Tommie Awards

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Tommie Awards celebrate excellence in homebuilding and renovation in the Central Okanagan November 30, 2018, Kelowna, B.C. – The Canadian Homebuilders of the Central Okanagan (CHBA-CO) is pleased to announce the Finalists for the 2019 Tommie Awards. The Tommie Awards is an annual awards program that celebrates excellence in home building and renovation within the Central Okanagan. To be eligible ...

Mission Group announces final phase of condo community at UBCO 

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Last chance to purchase homes in the University District as U-Eight addresses campus housing shortage KELOWNA, B.C. Mission Group announced today the final phase of its successful series of condominiums located next to the University of British Columbia’s Okanagan campus (UBCO) will launch in early 2019. U-Eight is the seventh and last condominium to be built by Mission Group in the University District. U-Eight ...
Brooklyn at Bernard Block Presentation Centre

Mission Group achieves 70 per cent sales for Brooklyn

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Brooklyn at Bernard Block Presentation Centre opens this Saturday, September 22nd at 560 Bernard Avenue in downtown Kelowna.  KELOWNA, B.C. Mission Group, Kelowna’s largest multi-family home builder, announces today that 125 homes at Brooklyn at Bernard Block were purchased in the past week. B.C. residents who currently reside in Kelowna or plan to move from Greater Vancouver made up 80 ...