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Mike Holmes gives his seal of approval to Kelowna’s newest development

HGTV host breaks ground at site for panoramic lakeview condos   Offering a five-star view of Okanagan Lake, Kelowna’s newest development Granite at McKinley Beach has also captured the attention of HGTV star Mike Holmes, who dreams of living in the Okanagan. "I want to look at the penthouse and I can see my boat in the marina," he divulges to Acorn Communities developer Greg Bird early Sunday morning in front of a large crowd. Holmes was on site for the ground breaking of a 36-unit condominium unit offering panoramic views of Okanagan Lake and quick access to the...

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Kelowna developer Acorn Communities teams up with TV host Mike Holmes

TV host and construction expert Mike Holmes joins ground breaking at Granite at McKinley Beach development Kelowna’s Acorn Communities, chosen as a partner builder in the Holmes Approved Homes program, is teaming up with the construction expert and TV personality Mike Holmes on their latest project, Granite at McKinley Beach. “We’re very honoured to be recognized by Mike Holmes and to share the same commitment to quality work and for our clients,” says Greg Bird, who founded Acorn Committees in 2000. “Building excellence drives us; we want your home to be everything you expect it to be, for both you and...

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Kelowna’s only new highrise over 70% sold

Spring final sell-off features free trip to Vegas Kelowna’s only new concrete highrise available for sale, 1151 Sunset Drive, has sold over 70 per cent of its 109 condominiums in less than four months. “Kelowna is in demand,” says Leonard Kerkhoff, vice-president of Kerkhoff Construction, “It’s a beautiful city with so much to offer. It’s great to be a part of Kelowna’s growth by providing homes and contributing to the increasing popularity of downtown living.” Construction began on 1151 Sunset Drive back in October and has made steady progress since. The tower is rising steadily and currently up to...

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Penticton chosen as blue chip real estate investment

South Okanagan city readies for record real estate sales as value of new homes reach $66.7 million A small waterfront city with the amenities of a larger centre, job opportunities, and new homes coming to market at an available price—those characteristics are what landed the City of Penticton on a best-of list. In its latest edition, Canadian Real Estate Wealth magazine selected Penticton as one of their blue chip picks for real estate investment. “Penticton is one of those places where people want to live, with so many great amenities,” said Anthony Haddad, director of development services. “With land that has become available...

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Creating the shared space of Okanagan cities

Streetscape: public realm. It’s shared, it’s real and it affects our lives for better or worse. We know when a neighbourhood or a city street “feels good.” The scale of the buildings, sidewalk width, lawn depth, door and window placement and pattern, and a myriad of other factors combine to create that feel. When they are badly designed or lacking, we are subtly unnerved or uncomfortable. Or worse. We might not be able to quantify a good or bad streetscape or public realm, but we know it when we see it and feel it. Charles Montgomery, a globetrotting urban theorist...

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