July 18, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
City of Vernon Manager of Economic Development and Tourism Kevin Poole reported to Vernon Council that building activity remains strong for the first half of 2017. Between January 1 – June 30, 2017, 221 permits were issued with total building... Read More
July 3, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
Amber Millwork is based in Kelowna, British Columbia. Marty grew up in his family's stair plant in St. Catharines Ontario, learning about millwork at a very young age. He then studied Woodworking Technology at Conestoga College and upon... Read More
May 29, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
Members of the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) have been building, developing and renovating homes from coast to coast for generations, and they know that strong communities are not just about bricks and mortar, but about the people... Read More
April 30, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
On Sunday afternoon prospective home buyers and members of the home building community made the trip to Kelowna’s newest property development at Mckinley Beach. Acorn Communities has officially broken ground on their new project, Granite at... Read More
February 21, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
The BC government is raising the threshold for the first-time buyer Property Transfer Tax exemption to $500,000 from $475,000, finance minister Mike de Jong announced February 21 in the 2017 Budget Announcement. The partial exemption threshold... Read More
January 18, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
KELOWNA - On January 28, 2017 the Canadian Home Builders Association (CHBA) Central Okanagan will be holding its 25th annual Tommie Awards. The sold out awards ceremony received a record number of entries this year as 200 finalists will be... Read More
January 9, 2017 - Author : CHBACO
Two homes in the Wilden neighbourhood are a part of a real-world study on sustainable homebuilding. The study compares energy usage patterns of identical structures built with different energy-efficient technologies. The initiative is... Read More