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Mahogany led 2016 for new single-family homes

A southeast lake community by Hopewell Residential was once again the leader in demand for new single-family homes in Calgary.

The city of Calgary’s planning and development department says 2016 marked the third consecutive year Mahogany paced all communities in Calgary in applications for permits to build single-family homes over a calendar year. 480 more words

New Homes

West Kelowna building boom: ‘We may be looking at another record-breaking year’

UPDATE:  The City of West Kelowna is clarifying in an updated news release that the Development Services Department administered a record breaking number of single family home building permits in 2016. 228 more words

Canada

Record breaking building activity in West Kelowna

The number and value of building permits issued in 2016 in West Kelowna is an all-time high.

“To say we were extremely busy in 2016 is putting it mildly, and so far in 2017 we are not seeing any signs of a slowdown,” said Nancy Henderson, the city’s General Manager of Development Services in a news release. 131 more words

Economy

Mahogany, Saddle Ridge lead Calgary's building permit applications

Two of the top three areas for single-family demand this year are lake communities in southeast Calgary.

Eleven months into 2016, Mahogany paced the city in permit applications to build single-family homes with 327, says the city’s planning and development department. 279 more words

New Homes

B.C. homeowners call for less red tape for solar panel installation

Despite municipalities throughout the Lower Mainland claiming to be greener than the next, environmentally-conscious homeowners are finding B.C. is way behind the times when it comes to solar power. 406 more words

Environment

Alberta man left in shock after brand new house demolished: 'I come back and my place is gone'

An Alberta man is speaking out for the first time since having his brand new house demolished last week.

“I came back and my place is gone,” William Reneau said. 331 more words

News

Readers react with acceptance, vitriol after town tears down Alberta man’s house

A brand new Alberta home was demolished Thursday when a court ordered its destruction after the homeowner failed to obtain proper building permits, leaving some to think officials went overboard. 551 more words

Politics