Invermere real estate may get a major face lift- Check out article
The Columbia Valley Pioneer (August 24/2018) did an article on the Pine Ridge Mountain & Lakeview community. They mentioned that there were some huge proposed facilities to be built in future. If these facilities did get build there would be a big change in the Invermere real estate.
The article is below
“Mega development project gauges rec centre support.
By Lorene Keitch Pioneer Staff
The developers of a master planned community are seeking public input on a proposed multipurpose recreation centre.
Pine Ridge Mountain & Lakeview community, a project by Statesman, is looking to build a full-service family recreation centre that will include an ice rink, 25 metre pool, fitness spa and daycare, amongst other possibilities. Statesman would like to build a four-story hotel above the centre. Their vision is to attract sports tourism to the Valley.
The hotel “is where the sports tourism part kicks in,” explained Jamie McArthur, sales manager for Pine Ridge. “If we have a new, full-sized ice rink and swimming pool to host tournaments, then we can draw people all around western Canada and beyond.”
If built, the recreation centre would be part of a larger Columbia Valley Park, a 22 acre rehabilitated landfill which already has a green space, a viewpoint overlooking Lake Windermere, a soccer field and a playground. Last week, landscapers were putting the finishing touches around the three recently-installed pickleball and two beach volleyball courts. The playground, complete with a zip rail, has proven popular with local families and the practice golf green with three holes will be sure to attract some golf fans to the area. Continue reading