Author: Patrick Murphy

June 24, 2019 Patrick Murphy

Summerland’s Kettle Valley Steam Railway continues to impress! We are hearing fantastic reviews following this weekend’s Grand Sommelier Express SOLD OUT events with Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive. Info here: https://bottleneckdrive.com/events/grand-sommelier-express/ Next up comes “Murder on the Rails”… where you can experience a live act murder mystery unfold while travelling on a 1930’s Steam Train winding its…

June 2, 2019 Patrick Murphy

We are pleased to announce that Emil Anderson Construction has formed a Joint Venture with Michael and Patrick Murphy to develop the Hunters Hill project in Summerland, BC. The Hunters Hill project has been in planning, design and regulatory process for over 5 years. The 160+ acres of non-ALR land overlooks Okanagan Lake, across from…

March 6, 2019 Patrick Murphy

Hunters Hill preliminary layout approval (Subdivision Approval) is now in place for 142 lots. The project has gone through an impressive number of studies and approvals leading up to this point, some of which include: Zoning & OCP Services Planning Geotechnical Reports Neighbourhood Plan Environmental Development Permit Wildfire Development Permit (Wild Smart work on site)…

March 10, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Summerland Solar Project attains 6 million dollar funding Integrated Solar Project Breaking News! Summerland has received $6,000,000 in grant funding from the Federal Gas Tax Fund in support of the municipality’s Integrated Solar project. Click here to read the full news release. The District of Summerland wishes to become a leader in the utilization of renewable energy…

February 7, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Recent Economic News looking very positive in the Okanagan. https://www.kelownanow.com/watercooler/news/news/Kelowna/YLW_expansion_project/ Our own Hunters Hill: 68 Single Family Lots in Summerland https://www.pentictonwesternnews.com/news/summerland-development-incorporates-nature/ Summerland Residential Solar Project $6million Announcement http://summerland.ca/docs/default-source/default-document-library/2018-03-09-funding-for-integrated-solar-project.pdf?sfvrsn=0   New Private School to open in Summerland with 200 room dorm for International Students New private school to open at site of former Glenfir school in…

February 5, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Penticton Western News gave me a call to discuss Hunters Hill last week. Unfortunately for me, I was hiking a steep section of trail along Bitterroot Bluff and was more than a little out of breath as I tried to do that interview! But I did sit down and answer the reporters questions. He seemed…

February 4, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Good news in the Okanagan as “Once again, the quarterly release of economic indicators for the Central Okanagan depict a vibrant region of innovation, growth and enviable lifestyle”. http://www.kelownadailycourier.ca/business_news/article_332ab870-0873-11e8-b3b8-f749ab534990.html Summerland is located between Penticton & Kelowna, close enough to both for all the big box shopping you may desire. Home Depot is nearby, and is looking…

February 2, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Okanagan home buyers have long been known to come from centers such as Calgary, Vancouver & Edmonton. The trend has shifted considerably over the last 8 months, with a significant increase from Fraser Valley communities. Abbotsford, Cloverdale, Langley, Maple Ridge…you name it, buyers from smaller communities are looking to invest in the Okanagan. But not…

January 30, 2018 Patrick Murphy

Westjet today announced an increase in Okanagan flights. https://www.castanet.net/news/Kelowna/217489/More-flights-into-Okanagan Hunters Hill is located between Kelowna and Penticton, across the lake from Naramata.  We got airports, we got wineries, golf courses, beaches, biking trails hiking trails and… lots of flights now, too! Quick highway access, right across from Sumac Ridge Winery and Golf Course, overlooking the…

January 5, 2018 Patrick Murphy

The natural terrain of Hunters Hill is very conducive to retention of open spaces and view protection. This is not about view “corridors”. Professional planners have worked with the lay of the land to design the lots in ways that ensure privacy, space and views. Protected open spaces create a natural feel, while the plateaus…