News & Updates from Hunters Hill

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March 6, 2019

A Brief Update on Hunters Hill

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)

Development Variance Permits

 

The Project is 100% owned by our family’s Summerland based company, with no outside investors.

The Property consists of over 160 acres offering excellent lake views, proximity to nature and situated in town across from Sumac Ridge Estates, with quick access to Highway 97.

We appreciate your patience as our extensive group of qualified experts & consultants continues to work through the final steps of a lengthy approval process with Staff and Council at the District of Summerland.

March 10, 2018

BIG Sustainability Leadership in a SMALL town

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 to create economic benefits for the community and will, through the efficient generation and use of solar energy, advance this goal.

We look forward to learning more from Mayor and Council, but meantime, CONGRATULATIONS!

 

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February 7, 2018

The Okanagan’s Long List of Economic Positives

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 Summerland

Okanagan Specialty Fruits: International markets from Summerland

https://biv.com/article/2018/02/bc-apple-grower-aims-billion-dollar-harvest

Area 27 Racetrack Sold Out

Area27 racetrack in Oliver sold out

Economic Diversification Canada: Tech In the Okanagan on the rise

https://www.newswire.ca/news-releases/entrepreneurs-and-technology-companies-to-benefit-from-enhanced-acceleration-programs-668832263.html

Hotel Sector on the build out with increase

https://biv.com/article/2018/02/kelowna-hotel-sector-reaping-rewards-citys-robust-economy

Largest Canabis Facility in BC planned for the Okanagan

Massive pot production facility proposed near Oliver would be largest in B.C.

Recreation Opportunities in the spotlight

Land purchase paves the way for new rail trail in the Okanagan/Shuswap

UBC Okanagan 

https://infotel.ca/opinion/john-mcdonald/start-planning-now-before-kelownas-newest-neighbourhood-turns-into-a-disaster/it49576

Kelowna Mayor Colin Basran says it best:

“Even with all the growth we’ve experienced in recent years, we remain a diverse, small-business economy that is adept at changing with the times.”

 

February 5, 2018

Media Article about Hunters Hill

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 most interested in the land being preserved, which in hindsight is ironic since I remember sitting on a boulder within the preservation area as I (breathlessly) answered his questions!

See the article here:

https://www.pentictonwesternnews.com/news/summerland-development-incorporates-nature/

February 4, 2018

Vibrant, Growth & Lifestyle

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 to hire almost 100 people in Kelowna, Vernon and West Kelowna this spring.

Summerland is a small agricultural town with all the amenities of a thriving community, but close to both the Okanagan’s major airports, and with nearby access to the two routes to the Lower Mainland.