Housing starts

Construction is underway on two new drive-thru restaurants in Vernon: Triple O’s and Popeyes on 27th Street. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Popeyes confirmed amid Vernon building boom

New restaurant one of two drive-thrus under construction. Record number of building applications processed.


The number of building permits issued for single family homes in Salmon Arm so far this year has nearly doubled the number for the same period last year. (File photo)

Building stats in Salmon Arm continue to stack up over 2020 numbers

Already 15 single family homes have been built in Salmon Arm in 2021


A 103-micro unit apartment building on Lakeshore Road is scheduled to be completed this spring. (Vita illustration)

Homeless, senior and starter housing builds in North Okanagan

Projects coming at a time when it is increasingly difficult for many to afford a roof over their head