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May 31, 2011

Lakefront Homes and Lots available at Trumpeter Pointe near Duncan on Vancouver Island

Turmpeter Pointe lakefron homes and lots Vancouver IslandTrumpeter Pointe is an upscale master-planned lakeside community near Maple Bay and Duncan on Vancouver Island. This quietly situated 24-acre residential subdivision with 49 view lots (about 50% sold) and 17 waterfront lots (11 are still available) features lake and mountain views, an abundance of green space, parkland, and walking trails.
Both underground-serviced residential building lots and luxurious open concept Built Green new homes are now available at Trumpeter Pointe. Custom home plans and home construction services are also available for residential building lot purchasers. This waterfront community is mere steps away from nature, yet conveniently close to shopping, schools, golf courses, marinas, sports centres, and the Island Highway.
The show home is open Saturdays and Sundays from 1-3 p.m.


May 31, 2011

Swiss Home Builders Ltd., Vancouver Island's Timber Frame and Post and Beam Specialists

Swiss Home Builders Post and Beam and Timber Frame Construction Vancouver IslandSwiss Home Builders Ltd. build custom timber frame houses from start to finish on Vancouver Island, in the Comox Valley, Campbell River, Nanaimo and Victoria.The builders work with their clients from the beginning of the building process to the completion of a new home - from access road and septic field, to interior finishing. A one-stop full service, the company has 50 years of combined experience in Home Building and Property Development. Swiss Home Builders combine cutting edge Cad design and old-style European Craftsmanship to manufacture any post and beam, timber and glue lam structure designed for any property. One project at a time Swiss Home Builders create green, energy efficient homes, that are healthy, long lasting, and beautiful. Swiss Home Builders offer typical West Coast homes as well as upgrades for existing homes such as timber framed entrance ways, trusses, curved braces and timber components. Swiss Home Builders is your ideal partner for a smaller carriage house offering a line of options on small homes. No project is too small. Contact them today at 250.702.0928.

May 30, 2011

Recycle Fluorescent Lights Safely and Responsibly on Vancouver Island with Acorn to Oak

Acorn to Oak Fluorescent Light Recycling Vancouver IslandAcorn to Oak is Vancouver Island’s first mobile fluorescent lamp recycling company. They service all communities on Vancouver Island including Campbell River, the Comox Valley, Parksville, Qualicum, Nanaimo, and Duncan to Victoria. Acorn to Oak’s goal is to minimize the harmful effects of the mercury contained in the fluorescent tubes through recycling. At no initial cost to your company, Acorn to Oak will place a recycling barrel on-site. As fluorescent lamps are replaced, simply place the used ones into the recycling barrel. When the barrel is nearly full, contact them and for a small fee, Acorn to Oak will recycle your lamps then will replace the barrel with a new one. Call them at 250.516.7658 or email nathan@oaktoacorndevelopments.com today for more information on how to safely and responsibly recycle fluorescent lights.



May 30, 2011

Courtenay Duplex Homes at Woodcote Mews Offer Excellent Value

Woodcote Mews Affordable new duplex homes Comox ValleyWoodcote Mews offers comfortable family homes in the Comox Valley. This new real estate development in Courtenay on Vancouver Island offers side-by-side duplex homes, perfect for the new home buyer, young family, or even as a vacation home. The floor plan is spacious, offering 1,320 square feet on two floors with three bedrooms and two bathrooms. Each new home includes a quality appliance package, consisting of a fridge, stove, dishwasher, washer and dryer. A private yard is at the back of every unit and there is a common outside area for all residents to enjoy.
Centrally located on the west side of Courtenay, residents are within walking distance of the vibrant downtown area, which features shopping, restaurants and offices. Woodcote Park is only a few steps away. 12 homes have already been sold at Woodcote Mews. All remaining homes are now priced at $211,900.

May 30, 2011

Prices Reduced at Claddagh Estates - Ocean front lots in the Comox Valley

Claddagh Estates oceanfront lots for sale Vancouver IslandCladdagh Estates, a new Vancouver Island real estate development featuring waterfront and mountain view estate lots in the Comox Valley, have reduced their prices.
Mountain view lots range from $225,000 to $495,000 and oceanfront properties are listed from $375,000-$549,000.
Claddagh Estates has 17 exclusive lots for sale. All 12 waterfront lots are ¾ acre in size and offer 100-foot frontages. The five rural lots across the road are 1.5-2 acres in size and feature mountain and some ocean view. The lots are all fully serviced, including municipal water, sewer and underground services. Set atop a 90-foot bluff, the 25 acres property offers views across the Georgia Straight to the Coastal Mountains.

May 17, 2011

Building Links Celebrates 18 years and 900 Editions

Clarice Coty, founder of Building Links Building Links, the weekly North Island Construction Newsletter published its 900th edition on May 12, 2011. For 18 years, since its first edition on May 17, 1993, Building Links has been providing a construction report to subscribers, first in paper form, and as technology changed, via email.  “I would like to acknowledge the continuous support of our clients for our ongoing success. They recognize the value for their business of the information presented each week in Building Links,” said editor and founder Clarice Coty. “The staff of the North Island municipalities and regional districts are also key components in helping us gather and report accurate information, and for that we thank them.”

Each week, news of new building permits, tenders, and major new developments – both commercial and residential – is announced in Building Links. Subscribers to the newsletter include Vancouver Island businesses who benefit from knowing what construction projects and developments are in the works, as well as whom to contact about each project.

Mark Hedican, manager of WesternOne Rentals and Sales, has been using Building Links for the past 17 years. “We find Building Links to be an invaluable resource for our business so that we can get up-to-date news on new construction projects,” he said. Hedican added that the quarterly construction statistics from Building Links provide tremendous value in forecasting future sales.

Building Links offers a free four-week trial to any potential new subscriber. For more information, visit the website at www.buildinglinks.ca.

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