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Large For Sale sign outside the old Tembec's office building, currently owned by Canfor.
Cranbrook, Real Estate End of an era—Canfor puts Cranbrook head office up for sale

With Canfor's recent purchase of Tembec's timber assets in the East Kootenay, the new owners have put the company's head office building up for sale.

Yara Chard is a realtor for Valhalla Path Realty in Nelson, B.C.
Nelson, Real Estate Yara Chard’s real estate report from Nelson

At the end of 2011 the overall sales volume for the region was down eight per cent from 2010 and the average price in the Kootenays for a single family detached dwelling only dropped about one per cent.

Three men standing behind a large poster of a new home
Cranbrook, Developments, Real Estate Living-Stones is ready to roll

In June 2012, Living-Stones Developments Ltd. will start construction on a new 58-unit townhouse complex located at 2306 - 30th Avenue North in Cranbrook.

Man and a dog.
Golden, Developments, Environment, Real Estate Recipe for success

Innovation Building Group is an award-winning construction company based out of Whistler and now Golden, British Columbia. The company's commitment is to sustainability, community and the environment.

by Lisa Crane
Cranbrook, Real Estate RE/MAX returns to the Cranbrook market

Blue Sky Realty has a team of 15 licensed realtors on staff and one licensed real estate assistant. According to their website, Blue Sky Realty is very proud of the role it plays in supporting the community.

Photo of the McDonald residence at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
Golden, Developments, Environment, Real Estate Green by design

Libertas Custom Homes, based in Golden, B.C., received a CHBA Keystone Award and achieved LEED gold certification for a home at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. HübertHaus Timber Frames was one of the main partners in the project.

Photo of Lars Chose
Nelson, Developments, Environment, Real Estate What’s round and green and warm all over?

Lars Chose's Mandala Homes combine beautiful architecture and cutting-edge building practices with energy-efficient and environmentally sustainable materials.

by Colin Payne
Shot of the exterior of the building.
Invermere, Real Estate Location, location, location

When you're in business, it all comes down to location and the the Rockies West Real Estate knows it: check out their new location.

Real Estate Winners at the Fort McMurray trade show

Despite a small turn-out at the Fort McMurray Trade Initiative trade show there were some very happy winners of a number of valuable door prizes.

Photo of Gerald Vander Pyl outside
Kimberley, Real Estate Making the move to the Kootenays

This writer moved to Kimberley from Calgary and traded the stresses of big-city life for the comforts of the Kootenays.

by Gerald Vander Pyl
plane in the sky
Cranbrook, Kimberley, Real Estate, Tourism Getting from here to there

Integra Air is making it easy to commute from the Kootenays to northern Alberta.

by Gerald Vander Pyl
Kimberley, Real Estate, Tourism Bringing the Kootenays to Fort McMurray

Kootenay Business magazine is hosting Kootenay Day in Fort McMurray at the Quality Hotel and Conference Centre Wednesday, November 30th from 2 to 4 p.m. (mix and mingle) and then again from 7 to 9 p.m. (presentations and displays).

home in the forest
Kimberley, Real Estate The best of both worlds

Commuters are discovering the benefits of Kootenay living firsthand.

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Cranbrook, Developments, Real Estate A true and original Kootenay success story

New Dawn Developments' president, Chad Jensen, talks about the company's many diverse projects that are on the books or in development in the region and beyond.

by Dan Williams
Photo of Sandy Smith standing by a house holding up a QR code sign
Cranbrook, Real Estate Cranbrook realtor leads the way with on-location QR codes

Cutting-edge technology comes to the Kootenay real estate market as Cranbrook realtor Sandy Smith introduces QR codes into the local home buying market.

Cranbrook, Developments, Real Estate East Kootenay Realty purchases Highland Real Estate

The largest real estate firm in the Kootenays, Royal LePage East Kootenay Realty (based in Cranbrook), recently purchased competing realty company Highland Real Estate in Cranbrook.

Cranbrook, Developments, Real Estate Breaking ground for a new development

Fisher Peak Townhomes, which broke ground in summer 2011, will offer affordable entry-level homes with lots of pluses.

by Dan Williams
A group of people in an office
Kimberley, Real Estate Secrets of success

Joanne Kitt, owner of ReMax Caldwell Agencies in Kimberley, shared her thoughts on her business, the secrets of success and the future.

by Lisa Crane
Photo of West Creek village
Nelson, Developments, Real Estate Affordable housing development coming to Nelson

Pat Davis and Al Benjamin of West Creek Developments studied the trends of the real estate market in the West Kootenay region, and realized that a new approach to housing in Nelson was needed.

A two-storey home with big windows and a wrap-a-round deck.
Invermere, Developments, Real Estate A word from the customer

Wilf and Marg Gobert had a serendipitous meeting with Dave Penner, one of the owners of Quiniscoe Homes, and not long afterwards, the Goberts signed the contract for Quiniscoe Homes to begin construction on their property at Lake Windermere, B.C.

by Kali Love
A spacious kitchen with dark cabinets and hard wood. floors.
Invermere, Developments, Real Estate Building dreams

Dave and Doris Penner have built their business, Quiniscoe Homes, from the ground up—literally—and have brought happiness to vacationers looking for their dream home in B.C.'s Columbia Valley.

by Kali Love
Fernie, Real Estate Fernie’s CENTURY 21 Maximum Realty Ltd. celebrates fifth anniversary

CENTURY 21 Maximum Realty Ltd. was opened in March, 2006, by Maxine Wolfe. Maxine is from Fernie—that's right—a Fernie original! Her vision of owning her own brokerage came true with a lot of hard work and perseverance.

Cranbrook, Real Estate Rising interest rates

With interest rates trending higher, it may be worthwhile to review the type of mortgage options you currently have and see what is best for your household in the wake of rising rates.

by Jason Wheeldon
Group of people outside Parastone building
Cranbrook, Fernie, Sparwood, Developments, Real Estate There’s no ‘I’ in team

Parastone Group of Companies, a Fernie-based operation, is responsible for several notable developments in the Elk Valley, including Veneto Place and 901 Fernie.

by Tanya Lang Gahr
Invermere, Developments, Real Estate Winning designs

In the late 90s, Dave and Doris Penner moved to Invermere to build custom homes in the Windermere Valley.

by Kali Love
Fernie, Developments, Real Estate Attractive and affordable

Veneto is a region in Italy that is considered one of the country’s hidden gems. Similarly, Veneto Place in Fernie is likely to become known as one of the city’s gems.

by Kali Love
Cranbrook, Financial, Real Estate Reversing the business network

Businesses recently gathered at the Cranbrook Prestige Inn for the Reverse Trade Show to address one central issue: How can we do business together?

by Trevor Crawley
Invermere, Developments, Real Estate Kickoff to 2010 Georgie Awards season begins

Quiniscoe Homes, owned and operated by Dave and Doris Penner from their offices in Invermere, British Columbia, is showing builders in the rest of B.C. how it’s done.

by Submitted
Cranbrook, Real Estate Ten questions to ask your potential Realtor

To reduce the stress and make sure that you’re getting the best representation from your real estate agent, consider these questions.

by Jason Wheeldon
Nelson, Developments, Real Estate Simply living

Less is more. That is the concept behind a home showcase out at Kootenay Lake Village development.

by Trevor Crawley
Darlene Lacey standing in a home
Cranbrook, Real Estate Turning houses into homes

Always the go-to girl for home decorating advice, Darlene Lacey was honing her skills long before she became president of her new enterprise, Style On Staging.

Developments, Real Estate Building more than homes

Jason Wheeldon speaks about construction being an integral sector to the economic climate in Cranbrook.

by Kali Love
Fernie, Developments, Real Estate Growing smarter

Parastone’s Veneto Place will make Fernie real estate attainable for more people—and support quality of life.

by Joni Krats

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