Lake Country Revitalization

Lake Country is one of the fastest growing communities in the Okanagan Valley.

With more people choosing to work remotely — two-thirds of its business licences are home-based enterprises — this community is seeing a huge influx of young professionals.

For all those reasons, the district has seen a steady growth in construction. Macdonald Development Corporation’s Lakestone project is by far the largest the district has faced — a $1.5-billion economic windfall. Once completed, Lakestone will have eight neighbourhoods, 1,365 homes, resort-style amenities and approximately 250 acres of preserved natural open space, connecting to the Lake Country trail system. As well, Cadence at The Lakes Adult Community is a maintenance- free, single-family development for residents 45 and older and features geothermal heating and cooling and resort-style amenities. The district is growing and enhancing its facilities and infrastructure, including a $14-million Telus investment on upgrades to its fibre optics.

Lake Country Stats

Population 12,922
Amount of investment $35 million average value over 22 years (1996-2017) 2017 new homes 197 completions 
 3.1 per cent growth annually
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