DON QUIXOTE VS. CITY HALL When an American gets mad, he says "where's my Gun". When a Canadian gets pissed off he says "Where is my pen, I'm going to send a letter to the EDITOR". When the EDITOR won't publish his letter he sets up his own BLOG page.
When I received enough support to get a Council Seat the dogma of the establishment became : "Better to have him inside the tent pissing out, than outside pissing in." (Only time will tell !)
Wednesday, October 05, 2016
Vernon development property listed for $24 million
A major chunk of Vernon real estate has gone on the market for $24 million. The current owners of 543 acres at The Rise on Tronson Road have put the site up for sale. “They are (Calgary) investors but they are not developers so it’s time to dispose of the property,” said Marshall MacLeod, associate vice-president of Colliers International in Vancouver. The sale is not for the golf course but only those lands designed for residential and commercial development. The property is comprised of low-medium-density residential uses, commercial activities, a winery and parks. The lands are zoned, with 290 acres pre-planned for development. Increased demand for real estate locally has fuelled the listing now. “With people starting to look at the Okanagan, it’s a good time to present it,” said MacLeod. The main targets will be developers from B.C. and Alberta, but international buyers could also be sought. MacLeod will focus on the property’s amenities and proximity to Silver Star Mountain. “There is a great golf course there and great views,” he said. “It will take a little time to sell but there will be interest. It’s a good time for it to be on the market.” More than 200 people currently call The Rise home.