City of Prince George
Prince George is a city of 74,000 and is the largest city in northern BC. It is a community that includes a university and college, affordable housing, well-paying jobs, and comprehensive transportation infrastructure. Prince George's highways and railways, in particular, are complemented by an international airport and these vital transportation links connect local residents and businesses, resources, and agricultural products to markets around the world.
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When it was constructed, the Wood Innovation and Design Centre (WIDC) was the tallest wood building in Prince George and the tallest contemporary wood building in North America. Completed in October 2014, the WIDC is a six-storey plus mechanical penthouse, 29.5 metre-high structure that showcases British Columbia’s growing expertise in the design and construction of large-scale wood buildings.
Canadian Real Estate Saw A “Typical” Home Price Rise Up To $73,000 Just Last Month | Better Dwelling
Everyone thinks their real estate market is hot, but they don’t realize they almost all are. Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) data shows large home price gains in January. Not just for the year, but for the actual month. The increases were actually so big, almost two dozen markets saw prices climb 5-digits. The Price […]
CHBA Northern BC
Species sighting alert: Northern Electric Snake (Electriceae blockus heaterii) This rare species only emerges in the coldest of temperatures and is often seen in driveways and parking lots. It has been known to migrate, but rarely survives the journey. Watch for this elusive serpent along roads in residential areas. If the traffic is clear, wear gloves and gently scoop up the snake to return it to its natural habitat.
The COVID-19 pandemic didn't hurt home values in the city, according to information released by the BC Assessment authority on Monday. BC Assessment will be mailing property assessments to the owners of nearly 250,000 properties across northern B.C. this week. Property assessments for 2021 are based on the assessed value from July 1, 2020, and physical condition as of Oct. 31, 2020.
Prince George Hotel Northern
We have a long history of quality building in #PrinceGeorge. Hoteliers Al Johnson and Robert Burns arrived in 1910, but wisely waited until the BC Express Company chose South Fort George as the location for their office and steamer landing. Once Johnson and Burns learned that the newly built and luxurious BX would be landing at South Fort George, they built the Hotel Northern and applied for and received a liquor license by December 1910. Unfortunately the first Hotel Northern…
The city saw a rebound in building permits issued in May, after a significant drop in permits issued in March and April. Last month the city issued a total of 56 permits, worth an estimated $13.4 million, according to a report presented to city council on Monday
City of Prince George
A new scoreboard is being installed at Masich Place Stadium, but it is only the most visible indication of work that has been taking place over the winter and early spring. The new board will be 24ft high and 19ft wide and 12ft tall. The scoreboard features an 11 by 16 foot electronic LED video display to enhance visitor experience with animations and graphics. And a brand new sound system. @CityofPG photo David Greenberg/Facebook
The CHBA of Northern BC are hosting the annual Housing Awards of Excellence Gala on Sat, March 7th at the Courtyard by Marriott Prince George From contemporary kitchen renovations to stunning whole-home transformations and family-oriented townhouse communities to luxurious custom-built homes, the Northern BC Housing Awards of Excellence program and gala will recognize the work of the best builder, renovator, design, trade and supplier member companies and individuals in #PrinceGeorge.