Building Permit Values Up on Vancouver Island

Posted on Jun 7, 2019

Vancouver Island Construction Association

The Vancouver Island Construction Association (VICA) has released their first quarter report for building permits on Vancouver Island and Powell River.  Total building permits issued in the region during the first quarter of 2019 totalled $610.0 million, up 26 per cent from the fourth quarter of 2018.

Building permits were higher in most regional districts except in Alberni-Clayoquot and the Comox Valley. Large gains over the prior quarter occurred in the Nanaimo and Strathcona Regional districts. 

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The Gales in Ladysmith Adding Two New Patio Homes

Posted on May 30, 2019

The Gales in Ladysmith now has two new patio homes with walk-out basements under construction (Unit #20 and #21). These new homes continue the established tradition of excellence in this ocean view development, built by award-winning GNB Builders.

New homes at The Gales are built to Built Green Platinum standard, ensuring homes that hold their value, offer cost efficiency and high environmental standards. Built Green Platinum homes offer lower monthly operating costs thanks to things like energy efficient appliances, furnaces, windows and insulation. Water efficiency is achieved through plumbing and landscaping choices. Air inside the homes is cleaner with fewer allergens, and more comfortable with fewer drafts and more consistent temperatures.

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Custom Builder Integra Homes Opens New Show Home in Courtenay’s Crown Isle Community

Posted on May 9, 2019

Custom builder Integra Homes has been building new homes in the Comox Valley for more than 30 years. They have recently opened a new show home and started construction in two new subdivisions, Cambridge Park Estates and THE RISE in the Crown Isle Resort & Golf Community in Courtenay, BC

Integra Homes has reserved 10 residential lots with mountain and forest views in Cambridge Park Estates within the Crown Isle community. They are accepting reservations for building new custom homes in this new neighbourhood.

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Built Green Platinum Homes at The Gales Offer Many Benefits to Homeowners

Posted on Feb 19, 2019

The Gales, a new Vancouver Island real estate development in Ladysmith, features luxurious ocean view homes designed with eco-friendly options to make for more comfortable living and to save homeowners money.
New homes at The Gales are built to the BuiltGreen Platinum level. This is the highest level of BuiltGreen certification and comes with a number of benefits for you as the homeowner.
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New Homes at The Gales Are Constructed to BuiltGreen Platinum Standard

Posted on Jan 13, 2019

The Gales in Ladysmith

With new homes offering stunning ocean views and quiet forest trails steps from your door, living at The Gales in Ladysmith means living at one with nature. The developers and builders of this Vancouver Island new home development understand the value of protecting this green space while at the same time building homes of the highest quality.

The Gales features new homes built to the BuiltGreen Platinum level. This is the highest level of BuiltGreen certification and provides a number of benefits to home owners.
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Campbell River Updates its Development Handbook

Posted on Oct 18, 2018

The City of Campbell River has updated an illustrated, easy-to-read handbook for developers preparing applications to help streamline the development permit and approval process.

The City’s development handbook was first created in 2013 to provide a visual interpretation of the City’s development permit guidelines. A comprehensive guide, it details development permit submission requirements, including how Official Community Plan guidelines apply to new commercial and multi-family projects.

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