The Okanagan is home to over 17,000 businesses and has the highest level of self-employment in Canada. Kelowna proper has also been recognized as one of Canada’s top entrepreneurial cities and a high tech hot spot. In addition, Kelowna is home to one of the...

Rich, fertile soil, hot summer sun, and 135 kilometers of pristine lake water fed by pure mountain streams make the Okanagan Valley prime fruit-growing country. Commercial fruit-growing has been happening in the Valley since the late 1800s and this well-established industry represents more than 800...

Each week, BCBusiness takes you inside one of the most outrageously upmarket real estate offerings in the province Address: 2295 KLO Road, East Kelowna, B.C. Price: By auction: no reserve price; no minimum bid Auction House: The Garage Sale The skinny: Five-bedroom, five-bathroom, 5,940-square-foot house on 35 acres of Okanagan farmland. The bling: Look at...

The Orchard at Harvest Ridge The sun-soaked hills of East Kelowna, coupled with 35 acres of blooming trees make for the kind of flourishing conditions that Okanagan dreams are made of. That being said, the building of this luxury orchard estate did not happen overnight –...

The Best Kept Secrets of the Okanagan   Kelowna’s growing reputation for world-class wine, farm-to-table dining, and high-end resort accommodations make it an appealing destination for travellers looking for a first-class experience. Whether you make the quick 4-hour drive from Vancouver’s city centre or fly in style...