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Wines of the Okanagan

June 27th, 2007
WINE OF THE OKANAGAN

 

British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley spans 300 kilometres (200 miles) and lush vineyards thrive on more than 5,000 acres of this spectacular landscape. The region’s climate is characterized by hot, dry summers and moderate winters and boasts more hours of sunshine than California during peak-growing season.  Kelowna is an ideal destination from which to explore the ...

Getting to Kelowna

June 27th, 2007

GETTING TO KELOWNA

 

Kelowna enjoys convenient air connections with major Canadian and US airlines and highways between Canada’s western provinces and the states of Washington, Idaho, and Montana make Kelowna a popular drive destination as well.

 

Kelowna International Airport is the third busiest airport in British Columbia and the 11th busiest in Canada. A 76,000-square-foot ter ...

Okanagan Overview

June 27th, 2007

THE OKANAGAN VALLEY OVERVIEW

The Okanagan Valley of British Columbia’s southern interior is refuge for nature lovers, adventurers, and recreationalists alike. The region’s unique landscape enjoys a moderate climate – a fundamental factor in the area’s commercial successes and a major reason why Kelowna is one of the fastest growing cities in BC. There are more than 300,000 residents ...

Kelowna Overview

June 27th, 2007

KELOWNA OVERVIEW

Midway between Vancouver and Calgary, nestled between the Cascade and Costal mountain ranges, lies Kelowna, the largest city in British Columbia’s Okanagan Valley.

Kelowna International Airport is the only international airport in the region. Currently, the airport services more than 30 direct departures a day to Seattle, Vancouver, Victoria, Calgary, Edmonton ...

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

June 26th, 2007

ECONOMIC OVERVIEW

 

Kelowna is the centre of economic and business activity in the Okanagan Valley and is the largest trading centre between Greater Vancouver and Alberta. The economy is reasonably diverse with primary employment sources including manufacturing, construction, health and social services and retail trade, accounting for 46% of total experienced labour force. Major regiona ...

Traffic Counts and Tourism

June 26th, 2007

TRAFFIC COUNTS AND TOURISM

 

Highway 97 provides a continuous corridor through Kelowna and the Okanagan Valley with external linkages to the United States, Highway 1 and the northern half of British Columbia. Tourism generates approximately $835 million in the Okanagan Valley annually with 53% of tourists visiting Kelowna in the summer.

 

Kelowna features the second fastest growi ...

Population Projections

June 26th, 2007

POPULATION PROJECTIONS

 

The British Columbia Ministry of Finance and Corporate Relations has declared population projections for each of the province's regional districts. These projections suggest that the Regional District of Central Okanagan will, over the next 20 years, grow at an average annual rate of 2.24%. This would, by 2020, result in a regional population of approximately 24 ...

Kelowna's Population

June 26th, 2007

Kelowna's Population

 

In May 1997, BC Stats prepared population projections for each of the Province's Regional Districts. Taking into account declining birth rates, ageing Baby Boomers, increased life expectancy and migration, these projections suggest that the Central Okanagan Regional District will, over the next twenty years, grow at a rate of 2.24% per annum. By 2020, it is estima ...

Kelowna

June 26th, 2007

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Kelowna is the largest urban community in the interior of British Columbia situated 50 km south of Vernon and 65 km north of Pentiction. The regional District of Central Okanagan (RDCO), the centre of business activity in the Okanagan Valley, is located 400 km north east of Vancouver, a 4 hour drive via the Coquihalla Highway and Okanangan Connector.

 

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Market Value

June 26th, 2007

The MARKET VALUE of a property is the most probable price which  property should bring in a competitive and open market under all conditions requisite to a fair sale; the buyer and seller each acting prudently and knowledgeable, and assuming the price is not affected by undue stimuli.

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