Sullivan Landing News
News Release | November 8, 2011 | For Immediate Release
Sullivan Landing invites homebuyers to “RightSize”
Kimberley, BC (November 8th, 2011) – Today Brian De Paoli, Sales Manager at Sullivan Landing, announced a new initiative which invites empty-nesters and retirees to “RightSize” their life by buying a home in this urban alpine community.
News Release | September 23th, 2011 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Over 60 "My Kimberley Photo and Video Contest" entries uploaded to social media sites
News Release | September 12th, 2011 | FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sullivan Landings latest child competition wraps up with 4 prize winners
Kimberley, BC (September 6th,2011) – Today Brian De Paoli, Sales Manager of Sullivan Landing, announced the two first place winners and two second place winners of the My Kimberley Photo and Video Contest held by the new community of Sullivan Landing in Kimberley, BC. The first place winners will receive an iPad and the second place winners will receive an iPod.
News Release | August 2nd, 2011 | For Immediate Release
Sullivan Landing in Kimberley BC is ready to develop on lot 38 in the new community
Kimberley, British Columbia (August 9th, 2011) - Today Brian De Paoli, Sales Manager of Sullivan Landing, announced that the new community of Sullivan Landing in Kimberley, BC, is ready for the development of lot 38 - “The Stonehill Project,” under the architect Robert Weston.
A major benefit of this home is that “the site is elevated above surrounding development, providing protected panoramic views to the Selkirk and Rocky Mountain ranges, ski hill, and wilderness area” explains Architect Robert Weston. “I’ve designed a contemporary home with an open plan that maximizes view opportunities and ease of access to outdoors.” Weston has worked on several similar projects in BC and Alberta and has been practicing architecture since 1971.
The new community in Kimberley, BC is testing a new microclover grass to better suit the community
Kimberley, BC (July 21st, 2011) - Today, Brian De Paoli of Sullivan Landing announced the new community in Kimberley, BC, will begin testing out a microclover landscape to reduce landscaping impact, cost, and to control the urban deer problem in the area. Testing will begin by August 1st, 2011 with updates on the progress being made regularly.
News Release | For Immediate Release | July 6th, 2011
Okko Community launches Social Media Platforms to Connect with Residents
Kimberley, BC (July 6th, 2011) – Sullivan Landing, an Okko Communities development located in Kimberley, BC, is pleased to announce the launch of its social media program to better connect with residents and visitors to the community.
“We are excited to launch our Twitter, Facebook and YouTube accounts to better connect with our current and potential residents online” stated Brian De Paoli, Sales Manager at Sullivan Landing, “Our social media platforms will help us listen, engage and connect with our residents and visitors to Kimberley at the same time giving us the ability to share community news, events and information in a timely manner” concluded De Paoli.
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Focusing largely on promoting alternative sustainable construction techniques, Sullivan Landing is a conservation subdivision designed for permanent residential living in an Alpine Community.
Located in Kimberley, BC, Sullivan Landing is one of Okko Communities' newest developments designed to meet the environmental and social expectations of new and existing residents.
News Release | June 24, 2011 | For Immediate Release
Kimberley BC Development Encourages Local Children to Compete in Photo and Video Contest
Kimberley, British Columbia (June 24th,2011) - Today Brian De Paoli, Sales Manager of Sullivan Landing announced that the new community of Sullivan Landing in Kimberley, BC, is launching a photography and video contest for all local children to submit photos and videos of their hometown to encourage a greater sense of community.
The contest encourages youth, up to the age of 18 to take photos and videos in and around the communities in Kimberley, spotlighting their favourite part of living in the city. “The City of Kimberley is such an amazing place, we really want to encourage the youth here to get excited about their hometown,” explains De Paoli. “Having them submit photos of their favourite place not only encourages them to explore their city, but also encourages other Kimberlites to see places they may have missed. We really want them to try and capture what living in Kimberley means to them in a photo or video.”
The contest is divided into two groups, 12 and under and 13 -18, all entrants must be enrolled in school in Kimberley in the 2010/2011 school year. First place prize for both groups is an iPad2 while a second place earns an iPod Nano! All prizes will be awarded at the 2011 KidsFest in Kimberley on July 17th, 2011. For more contest information visit www.sullivanlanding.com/MyKimberley.
Integra Air Coming to BC: Giving Residents the Ability to Experience the True ‘Fly-in and Fly-out’ Lifestyle
News Release | For Immediate Release
June 2011 (Cranbrook, BC) - News Release - Residents of British Columbia’s smaller cities may soon have access to a new air service provided by Integra Air, who is prepared to begin air service between the Canadian Rockies International Airport (CRIA) at Cranbrook and the Edmonton International Airport (EIA) and the Fort McMurray Airport, beginning June to September of this year.
Integra will roll out the service in three phases, using a 16 passenger Jetstream aircraft initially. The three phases are:
• Service from June to September of 2011 using the Jetstream with three flights a week
• Service from September to December of 2011 with possible seamless connections to Grand Prairie, Alberta and direct flights to Fort McMurray, Alberta, again with the Jetstream
• Direct non-stop service from the Kootenay Valley to Edmonton and direct to Fort McMurray using a SAAB 340B aircraft with 32 passenger seats
Also, to assist in the development of the air service, Integra Air has created a selection of promotional packages that are tailored to those in both the Kootenay Region/Columbia Valley and in Edmonton.
Click here for more information (including promotional packages and flight schedules) regarding Integra Air and their plan for BC’s newest air service.
News Release | For Immediate Release
Looking for sponsorship opportunities in Kimberley? We’ve got a fantastic local event for you!
June 2011 (Kimberley, BC) - Join us, along with the Kimberley Trail Society, on June 26th for Kimberley’s very first ‘Round the Mountain Festival’!
The festival will celebrate the official opening of the Round the Mountain trail, which was recently recognized by the BC Government and Tourism Kimberley, attracting hikers, trail runners and mountain bikers from all over who will participate in several 20km challenges on a circuit around the base of North Star Mountain. Music, food, drink and activities for the kids - fun and entertainment for everyone.
Whether you’re making cash donations towards Festival expenses or sponsorship of run or bike course maps, you don’t want to miss this.
Be a part of one of this year’s biggest events in Kimberley!
For more information on the ‘Round the Mountain Festival’ and other Kimberley events please click here.
News Release | January 3, 2011 | For Immediate Release
Trails and pathways providing contiguous access to the Lois Creek trail system are now re-opened for use
January 3, 2011 (Kimberley, BC) - Okko Communities partner Noel Winter announced today that the Sullivan Landing walking trails have been re-opened after closing in 2009 due to site servicing and land development activities.
Sullivan Landing provides an easy connection between Nurse’s Trail and downtown Kimberley to the major Lois Creek Trail System for walking, hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing.
Part of the extensive Community Trails Network, The Lois Creek Trail System is one of the best maintained and most extensive trail networks in Kimberley. Okko is committed to maintaining the Sullivan Landing system to a comparable standard and for full public use.
While the new community of Sullivan Landing has completed its land development, an active home construction program is now underway. Okko Communities cautions trail users to obey all warning signs and to stay away from fenced off areas when using Sullivan Landing’s trail system.