Select Page

First Central Green homes honour community’s heritage

First Central Green homes honour community’s heritage

central-green-heritage-loftsGreen building to feature park-side urban lofts

Mission Group Homes has announced that sales will begin in the new year for the first homes at Central Green, Kelowna's newest master-planned community. Heritage-inspired modern lofts will transform the corner of Richter Street and Harvey Avenue into the most sustainable community the city has ever seen.

All three Mission Group buildings at Central Green will feature accents of “school-house” red brick and detailed cornice ledges around the roofline. The architecture pays homage to both the original brick Kelowna Secondary School that was established over 75 years ago and Central School, established over 100 years ago.

“It was important for us to have the homes at Central Green fit with the character of the neighbourhood and honour the rich heritage of the site,” says Mission Group Homes president Randy Shier. “Our plans are inspired by the desire to live in a place where you can comfortably work and play. Homeowners at Central Green will live park-side and in an energy-efficient home, where they can make a positive impact on the environment and enjoy a sustainable community where everything’s within reach.”

The 83-home building will be located on the southeast side of the property and will help to address the need for housing in the downtown area. Starting in the low $200,000s, the homes at Central Green will have one, two and junior three-bedroom living options.

Combining Mission Group’s inspired green approach with the City of Kelowna’s vision, all homes at Central Green will be LEED certified, offering the highest environmental standards ever achieved for new condominiums built in Kelowna. Homes built to Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standards use less energy, water and natural resources, create less waste, and have better indoor air quality and temperature regulation.

Central Green is a pedestrian friendly community conveniently located within easy walking and cycling distance to downtown, the cultural district, and South Pandosy Village. Due to its central location, Central Green is surrounded by endless amenities and offers urban living at its finest.

“You’re so close to downtown, beaches and every urban convenience you could ever want—it is truly the new hub of Kelowna,” says Shier. “From the intimate plazas and small shops to the future Rowcliffe Park, Central Green will be a vibrant community. Not only will the park have designated areas to exercise and play sports, it will have a designated area for children, music-lovers, pet-lovers, and green thumbs.”

The City is set to begin construction of the new park in 2017. Mission Group is anticipating rapid sales starting in January with occupancy slated for fall/winter of 2017.

Those interested in living at Central Green can register at centralgreen.ca.


[downloads ids="131028"]

Related Post

About The Author

Editor

Okanagan Life captures the essence of life in the Okanagan Valley with informative and entertaining features on issues that matter to people who live or vacation in this great region, plus regular stories on Okanagan destinations, personalities, wine, food, history, outdoor recreation and more. We're now in our 26th year. Subscribe

Current Issue

Upcoming Events

Sep
23
Sat
9:00 pm Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & ... @ The Grateful Fed
Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & ... @ The Grateful Fed
Sep 23 @ 9:00 pm
Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & Derek Curtis @ The Grateful Fed | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Coming together over the Canadian Border, Ellen Froese and Derek Curtis will be touring across Western Canada and playing their folk music from Saskatchewan through British Columbia. With Ellen hailing from Saskatoon and Derek from[...]
Oct
17
Tue
7:30 pm Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Canadian music icon to perform in Kelowna in October Burton Cummings, one of the most celebrated rock artists in Canadian music history, will perform at Kelowna’s Community Theatre at 7;30 p.m. on Tuesday October 17[...]

TWITTER

Error: Please enter a valid email address

Error: Invalid email

Error: Please enter your first name

Error: Please enter your last name

Error: Please enter a username

Error: Please enter a password

Error: Please confirm your password

Error: Password and password confirmation do not match