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Lee Creek Heights is located off of Squilax-Anglemont Road in the North Shuswap. (Jim Cooperman photo)

Column: Lee Creek Subdivision cut short by a troubled economy

Shuswap Passion by Jim Cooperman

  • Aug 4, 2022

 

Four different plans for units have been developed for a 60-duplex, 120-unit housing project at 4400 and 4600 Canoe Beach Dr. NE in Canoe, but the city planning department says, generally, the contemporary styled units are three storeys. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Housing plans for key site in Canoe praised by Salmon Arm council

60 duplexes totalling 120 units, road extension, sidewalk and multi-use pathway part of plans

 

Conceptual rendering of revised development planned for 350 Doyle Ave. (Zeidler Architecture graphic)

Kelowna council approves 25-storey downtown tower amid controversy

‘There’s no conspiracy going on just a fully committed developer’

 

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)

Make way: Kelowna UBCO tower passes public hearing at 46-storeys

Council passed the newly created CD28 zone making way for the tower

The UBCO campus tower is still planned for 46 storeys. (UBCO graphic)
A rezoning and official community plan amendment is proposed for this four-acre parcel on 14th Street SW. 14th comes off Foothill Road in the lower right corner of the image. The parcel is currently zoned R1, single family residential, and the request at the July 18, 2022 planning meeting was to change it to R4, medium density residential. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Multi-family housing proposed for Salmon Arm single-family, agricultural area

City council wants to hear what neighbours think about requested change to official community plan

A rezoning and official community plan amendment is proposed for this four-acre parcel on 14th Street SW. 14th comes off Foothill Road in the lower right corner of the image. The parcel is currently zoned R1, single family residential, and the request at the July 18, 2022 planning meeting was to change it to R4, medium density residential. (City of Salmon Arm image)
Conceptual rendering of new building planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)

Wedged out: Distinct office building destined for downtown Kelowna downsized

The Wedge received approval from city council in June 2020

Conceptual rendering of new building planned for the corner of Water and Leon. (Photo contributed)
Three triplexes are planned for this parcel at 1180 Old Auto Rd. SE in Salmon Arm. Council gave preliminary approval to a development permit application with variances at its June 20 development services meeting. (City of Salmon Arm image)

3 triplexes planned for parcel on Salmon Arm’s Old Auto Road

Units in the multi-family residential development will be equipped with wiring for solar panels

Three triplexes are planned for this parcel at 1180 Old Auto Rd. SE in Salmon Arm. Council gave preliminary approval to a development permit application with variances at its June 20 development services meeting. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A new three-building project which came to Salmon Arm's June 20 development services committee may resemble these developments that Blanleil Cranbrook Holdings Ltd. has done in Quesnel, Cranbrook, Kelowna and Vernon. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Popeyes Chicken part of plans for three-building project in Salmon Arm

Two drive-thrus and Andre’s Electronics coming to west end of town

A new three-building project which came to Salmon Arm's June 20 development services committee may resemble these developments that Blanleil Cranbrook Holdings Ltd. has done in Quesnel, Cranbrook, Kelowna and Vernon. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A 28-lot subdivision in the Hillcrest area in Salmon Arm has run into a hitch because of a city requirement to put Telus and BC Hydro lines underground. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Salmon Arm developer questions city’s ethics in dispute over Telus lines

Resident objects to what he considers ‘afterthought’ requirement for utilities

A 28-lot subdivision in the Hillcrest area in Salmon Arm has run into a hitch because of a city requirement to put Telus and BC Hydro lines underground. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A 10-unit rental complex, planned for 1231-10th St. SE in Salmon Arm, was given preliminary approval at the city’s June 6 development and planning services committee meeting. (Lake Monster Studio: Architecture + Design)

‘Creative, unique’: Salmon Arm council likes housing plan with community garden

Rental units proposed for First Street SE near downtown amenities

A 10-unit rental complex, planned for 1231-10th St. SE in Salmon Arm, was given preliminary approval at the city’s June 6 development and planning services committee meeting. (Lake Monster Studio: Architecture + Design)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed eight-unit rental complex at 130 Shuswap St. SE in Salmon Arm, with the west side facing Shuswap Street on top and the southern outlook towards the Anglican church below it. (City of Salmon Arm)

After public hearing, council approves plan for 2 four-plexes on Shuswap Street

City politicians appreciate intention to save older-growth trees, also having rentals near downtown

An artist’s rendering of a proposed eight-unit rental complex at 130 Shuswap St. SE in Salmon Arm, with the west side facing Shuswap Street on top and the southern outlook towards the Anglican church below it. (City of Salmon Arm)
The agent for this property at 30 2nd St. SE in Salmon Arm has applied for an official community plan reversal to its 2011 status of residential in order to build a duplex on the parcel. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Official community plan reversal requested for Salmon Arm ‘fringe residential’ lot

Parcel changed from residential to commercial in 2012, now residential wanted for duplex

The agent for this property at 30 2nd St. SE in Salmon Arm has applied for an official community plan reversal to its 2011 status of residential in order to build a duplex on the parcel. (City of Salmon Arm image)
Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist for BC Real Estate Association. (Photo/Gary Barnes)

Big drop in housing sales predicted for Central Okanagan

Economist expects prices will stay relatively flat

Brendon Ogmundson, Chief Economist for BC Real Estate Association. (Photo/Gary Barnes)
An application for a 14-lot subdivision at 1281 20th Ave. SW near Foothill Road in Salmon Arm includes a plan to retain the existing house on the property. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Plans for 14-lot subdivision in Salmon Arm praised for keeping existing home

Council gives preliminary approval to variance needed to retain house on parcel near Foothill Road

An application for a 14-lot subdivision at 1281 20th Ave. SW near Foothill Road in Salmon Arm includes a plan to retain the existing house on the property. (City of Salmon Arm image)
An artist’s rendering of a proposed eight-unit rental complex at 130 Shuswap St. SE in Salmon Arm, with the west side facing Shuswap Street pictured on top and the southern outlook towards the Anglican church below it. (City of Salmon Arm)

Eight-unit rental complex planned for Salmon Arm’s Shuswap Street

Owner said rental units contemplated, older trees to be left on site in addition to landscaping

An artist’s rendering of a proposed eight-unit rental complex at 130 Shuswap St. SE in Salmon Arm, with the west side facing Shuswap Street pictured on top and the southern outlook towards the Anglican church below it. (City of Salmon Arm)
Conceptual rendering of three towers proposed by Safari Capital to be built 600 block of Coronation Ave. (Looking south toward downtown Kelowna. (Safari Capital)

Tower takeover: 3 more high-rises proposed for downtown Kelowna

Towers would stand 20, 26 and 33-storey high

Conceptual rendering of three towers proposed by Safari Capital to be built 600 block of Coronation Ave. (Looking south toward downtown Kelowna. (Safari Capital)
The Ministry of Transportation is currently seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge, which was built in Ashton Creek in 1950. (Ministry of Transportation photo)

70-year-old North Okanagan bridge to be replaced

Ministry of Transportation is seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge east of Enderby

The Ministry of Transportation is currently seeking federal approval to replace Baxter Bridge, which was built in Ashton Creek in 1950. (Ministry of Transportation photo)
A draft version of Summerland’s eco-village concept plan can be found online. The municipality of Summerland is seeking input about this plan. (District of Summerland image)

Summerland council endorses eco-village plan

Concept calls for up to 146 residential units and 19-hectare natural park

A draft version of Summerland’s eco-village concept plan can be found online. The municipality of Summerland is seeking input about this plan. (District of Summerland image)
The applicant for a two-lot subdivision asked Salmon Arm’s April 19 development and planning meeting to consider how much the applicant should contribute to city servicing on the streets bordering the property at 2580 21st St. NE. (City of Salmon Arm image)

Two-lot subdivision in Salmon Arm raises questions about storm main costs

Proponents request some requirements be waived, council favours 50 per cent cost at $109,000

The applicant for a two-lot subdivision asked Salmon Arm’s April 19 development and planning meeting to consider how much the applicant should contribute to city servicing on the streets bordering the property at 2580 21st St. NE. (City of Salmon Arm image)
A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)

Coldstream, rural areas bow out of Vernon’s active living centre project

Coldstream and RDNO electoral area directors have declined an invitation to participate in the project

A conceptual design of Vernon’s Active Living Centre, which will go to a referendum Oct. 15, 2022. (Rendering)