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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Still a huge shortage: student housing crunch continues in Kelowna

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Despite improvements to the rental vacancy rate, a shortfall of 6,400 beds is attracting investors and parents of students to UBCO Kelowna, BC – As students at the University of British Columbia Okanagan campus (UBCO) break for the holidays, many will use time off to look for housing as there remains a shortage of on-campus housing. A spot in residence ...

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 ...