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Construction Site Update


The Nelson Commons construction site is beginning to experience the challenges of a Kootenay winter.  This week began with just enough cold, wet snow to make things pretty miserable for the workers.  Progress on Tuesday morning […]

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Big Concrete Day


Big day last Friday when 300 cubic meters of concrete was poured – the terrace level for the 30 residential units at the west end of the building.

Residential framing underway.

Construction Photos


Construction is well underway – here are a few shots of the Co-op and the first floor of residential.  Click on an image to see it larger.  


Strata Fees Explained


As a frequently asked question and very important topic, there is often a lack of clarity around “strata” or condo fees. When purchasing a Nelson Commons condo, you will see that most of what you […]


Homeowner Warranty Information


The security of a new home warranty is often the deciding factor when a home buyer is debating the merits of buying a new home. The Homeowner Protection Act (HPA)–administered by the Home Protection Office […]


Nelson Commons energized.


Energy saved means fewer green house gasses and less dependence on fossil fuel. We are engaged in full energy modelling with our LEED-certified Mechanical Engineers (Rocky Point Engineering) who have a Nelson representative and resident—Mark […]

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Ecological footprints.


In talking about Nelson Commons, the concepts of ‘density’ and ‘footprint’ often come up. We’d like share our thoughts on the subjects with you. The primary environmental contribution of any building project (particularly in this […]