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With so many ways to communicate these days, we have created a bit of a good news backlog here on the Nelson Commons site. If you “like” us on Facebook or if you subscribe to our e-newsletter, you may have already heard about this. If this website is your main source of Nelson Commons  information, read on!

MEMBER LOAN SUCCESS. The Kootenay Co-op experienced a resounding success with its Member Loans campaign. The Kootenay Co-op reached—and then exceeded—its goal of raising $1.5 Million. The final tally was just shy of $1.8 million in member loans for the new store. This is good news for anyone planning to shop at the new and improved co-op store and really good news for Nelson Commons residents,  who’ll be a stone’s throw away. As Co-op GM Deirdrie Lang said: “To the best of our knowledge, this is the most money raised to date in a member-loans campaign for natural food co-operatives in North America!”

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Allan & Marianne Hobden put a bird on the loan tree and young Henry Lundquist points to the third-of-the-way mark.

APPLICATION DELIVERED. Several weeks ago, the Nelson Commons team submitted its formal Building Permit Application to the City of Nelson for the mixed-use development. All that remains before construction can begin in earnest is to meet sales targets for the Nelson Commons residential units. With the support of Coldwell Banker realty and a robust regional marketing program to get the word out, the Nelson Commons team anticipates that building construction will begin in spring.

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Nelson Commons project manager Russell Precious and local project architect Steven Kaup deliver the signed and sealed documents issued by our architects and engineers for our Building Permit Application.

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