Much has happened since the Kootenay Co-op Grocery Store began searching for a new location–and here’s where you can learn all about it. We are regularly posting interesting developments, stories in the press, info on milestones achieved and much, much more. Come back to this section often to stay up to speed on this exciting project. To see these posts listed by subject area, click on one of the “sub-titles” under The Library above.
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.
Construction crews were hard at work Wednesday morning as the Nelson Commons project began to take shape under a mammoth crane — the largest used in local history. * image credit: Will Johnson photo *by Will […]
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.
Nelson Commons will be open to residents as of the end of July, 2016 — Image Credit: Bill Metcalfe by Bill Metcalfe – Nelson Star The Nelson Commons construction project is on track, says project manager Russell […]
Kootenay Lake at Nelson (above) and a model of the Nelson Commons housing and commercial development (below). (Common Ground in Creativity section, Current Edition, July 2015 ) In recent years, the concept of social […]
The Nelson Commons worksite from the crane– photo by construction worker Connor Crichton. — image credit: Connor Crichton by Bill Metcalfe – Nelson Star posted Apr 30, 2015 at 1:00 PM— updated Apr 30, 2015 at 3:17 […]
Crews continued the demolition of the old Extra Foods Building on Tuesday afternoon. On Wednesday the salvaged glulam beams will be removed. — image credit: Will Johnson photo by Will Johnson – Nelson Star posted Feb […]
Demolition is nearly complete at the old Extra Foods Building on Vernon and Hendryx. Crews were noisily dismantling the rear wall adjacent to New China Restaurant on Sunday afternoon. — image credit: Will Johnson photo by […]
Demolition begins at Nelson Commons The demolition crew began tearing down the former Extra Foods building on Wednesday in preparation for construction on Nelson Commons. — image credit: Will Johnson by Will Johnson – Nelson […]
With Nelson Commons about to enter into the demolition/construction phase, people have been curious about opportunities for local labourers and tradespeople. There was a skilled local tradesman asking just that question in the showroom late […]