New hotel in Oliver

New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 24th, 2018, 10:53 am

https://www.castanet.net/news/Penticton ... -not-ideal
The whole thing is an eyesore, not just the entrance. It looks like someone just stacked a bunch of containers together and then had Fred and Barney add an entrance to it.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Anonymous123 » Jan 24th, 2018, 10:55 am

Wow, is there any type of development that appeals to you?
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 24th, 2018, 12:31 pm

Anonymous123 wrote:Wow, is there any type of development that appeals to you?

Do you like this artist's concept?
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Bsuds » Jan 24th, 2018, 12:34 pm

Not a fan of either style (Wood one is better) but the finished product pretty much never looks like the artist's concept.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Poindexter » Jan 24th, 2018, 1:43 pm

I'd prefer the wooden one as well but the ghost in the bottom left of the artist's rendition is making me lean towards the steel framed. :D

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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby GordonH » Jan 24th, 2018, 1:45 pm

Hmm.... so a new hotel in Oliver, that make sense since they need somewhere for visitors to the prison to stay. lol... Oops my bad more likely for the race track.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 24th, 2018, 5:32 pm

Anonymous123 wrote:Wow, is there any type of development that appeals to you?


I don't think you know the definition of the word "development". This hotel does not qualify. The land was developed many years ago and was home to another business, an RV Park. Then someone came along, bought the RV Park and decided to get rid of all the RVs and build a hotel on the property. A 'development' is when someone buys raw land and decides to build something on it.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Fancy » Jan 24th, 2018, 5:43 pm

A development also means enlargement, progress, spread, growth etc. Not just on raw land.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby GordonH » Jan 24th, 2018, 5:46 pm

Anonymous123 wrote:Wow, is there any type of development that appeals to you?

Cactusflower wrote:I don't think you know the definition of the word "development". This hotel does not qualify. The land was developed many years ago and was home to another business, an RV Park. Then someone came along, bought the RV Park and decided to get rid of all the RVs and build a hotel on the property. A 'development' is when someone buys raw land and decides to build something on it.


Owner of RV park has the right to sell the property, yes or no.
Town of Oliver has the right to say yes or no the a hotel, yes or no.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 24th, 2018, 6:11 pm

Fancy wrote:A development also means enlargement, progress, spread, growth etc. Not just on raw land.


Perhaps, but I was replying to someone who was accusing me of being anti-development because I'm against the Lark Group's plan to develop the Banks Crescent land. IMHO, those two projects have no relation to each other, and I was merely pointing out the fact that the proposed new hotel is an eyesore.
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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby alanjh595 » Jan 24th, 2018, 6:40 pm

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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Fancy » Jan 24th, 2018, 7:36 pm

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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 24th, 2018, 9:24 pm

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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Fancy » Jan 25th, 2018, 12:12 am

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Re: New hotel in Oliver

Postby Cactusflower » Jan 25th, 2018, 12:56 am

Fancy wrote:*removed*

*removed* I started this thread in order that Oliver citizens could state their opinions on their new hotel on a public forum. *removed*
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