News & Updates from Hunters Hill

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June 24, 2019

Murder Mystery on the Rails, Summerland BC

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:

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 way through the beautiful small town of Summerland, in the heart of BC’s wine country!

Murder on the Rails


This Railway is a real gem for Summerland and the Okanagan Valley, attracting thousands of visitors annually.


June 2, 2019

Major Housing Announcement, Hunters Hill!

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 Sumac Ridge Winery.

The development engineering and planning is well underway and construction of this multi-phase residential housing project is planned to start in earnest in November as other projects wind down. Lot purchase opportunities will be available in the Spring of 2020.

Hunters Hill was featured in Okanagan media outlets


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!



February 7, 2018

The Okanagan’s Long List of Economic Positives

Recent Economic News looking very positive in the Okanagan.

Our own Hunters Hill: 68 Single Family Lots in Summerland

Summerland Residential Solar Project $6million Announcement


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

Area 27 Racetrack Sold Out

Area27 racetrack in Oliver sold out

Economic Diversification Canada: Tech In the Okanagan on the rise

Hotel Sector on the build out with increase

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

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.”