May 30, 2017
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What do we do when record rainfall and hot temperatures create a storm of issues and floods all over the Okanagan Valley? We come together as an amazing community and help each other out. We have laughs and tears with new friends and neighbour’s while bagging sand, saving the shoreline and keeping each other safe.

September 15, 2016
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I recently attended a very informative conference put on by the Urban Development Institute Okanagan Chapter: “Our Future City”. Significant to me was the keynote speaker “Cameron Uganec, Senior Director of Growth Marketing & Education at Hootsuite Media Inc.”  addressing the rapid technological change in the world and the opportunities that we “The Okanagan” have

June 8, 2015
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Alignwest Homes’ has created townhomes at BlueSky that showcase the synergy that can be created in two homes under one roof, each for a different demographic! Oddly, Baby Boomers are happy to share a party wall with unrelated Generation Y, Echo Boomers. “It’s a very cohesive experience for each homeowner that still gives them the

March 26, 2015
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New lots are available at BlueSky at Black Mountain. Build your dream home on a lot that features exceptional views over-looking Peachland, the Okanagan Valley, or the breathtaking Black Mountain Golf Club. With amazing views from every angle, these lots will sell-out quickly. For more information please visit our show home and sales centre located at

November 6, 2014
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A FLURRY OF BUILDING FROM A FLURRY OF BUILDERS IN KELOWNA Driving around BlueSky at Black Mountain I counted five different excavators working, all at the same time, building homes in the Uplands of BlueSky at Black Mountain. Eight different builders are in action and the concrete and lumber is flying on these beautiful

October 24, 2014
No Comments This Black Mountain Irrigation District water reservoir has been in the works for years and it’s getting closer to reality every day! There is an approximate five year horizon (with no definite dates) to complete the UV Building Facility, the transmission main for the water distribution system, any necessary zoning requirements with the City

August 15, 2014
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A couple of days ago I began to write my latest blog, about a memorial bench for Shayla Rae Dawn Driver placed in McKinley Landing and how development companies can make a beautiful impact on the communities where they build. At that moment I received a call from Shayla’s mom, Tonya Alton. Tonya wanted detailed

June 20, 2014
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Melcor Developments Ltd. and BlueSky at Black Mountain are proud sponsors of the Urban Development Institute – Okanagan Chapter Golf Tournament and Dinner. This exceptional event brings together many of the key people responsible for development on our beautiful Okanagan Properties! See you all on Monday at the Kelowna Golf and Country Club!