Fort St. John for many years has been portrayed as a small and quiet community. However, recently Fort St. John has been growing as a society as it has been advancing and developing economically. As a result Fort St. John is becoming a popular place to live and an amazing community.
The growth of Fort St. John has a lot to do with the project of Site C and has opened up many career opportunities that people can apply for. In addition, Fort St. John will continue to grow as a community because of the ongoing development of the natural gas industry. Therefore, because of the economic growth and the jobs that are available; this means that Fort St. John needs to find ways to adapt and to support the growing population.
The economic growth that Fort St. John is having makes it the perfect reason and the ideal timing for new developments.
This is why the Western Canadian Properties Group is a part of the Garrison Landing Housing Development Program. This program is designed to build 150 new homes in Fort St. John to adapt towards the growing population.
This development will provide single families and multi-families access to residential units for the increasing population in Fort St. John.
These quality homes will be a part of the Garrison Landing Neighborhood. This is located on 117th Avenue and 103A Street, near Northern Light College and the Fish Creek Forest. This location is walking distance of the Finch Elementary School and close to downtown, the city, and parks. For this reason, this location is ideal for single and multi-families.
In addition, the design and the location of these houses will allow families to have green space, walking trails and large parking spaces. The neighborhood is being built in such a way that it will be able to handle the Northern B.C winters and the snow. There is also going to be a walk out basement which is something new for the housing development of Fort St. John.
The details of one of these houses include: 1304 square feet, three bedrooms, two washrooms and basement that has roughed in plumbing, laundry and is on a ground level for easy access.
These houses are built with quality and strong reliable materials. For instance, there is an insulated concrete foundation, timberline roofing, and vinyl siding with shakes.
Western Canadian Properties Group has already built phase one and two and they plan on starting phase three and four at the beginning of September this year. Phase three has only been on the market for two weeks and has already sold 50% of the properties that are available.
Developers have estimated that it will roughly be a three-year project to build 150 homes. The Western Canadian Properties Group has already built 55 new homes and the land that was purchased can build up to 300 brand-new homes in Fort St. John.
Western Canadian Properties Group is a reliable family owned and operated business which has been around for over 20 years.
They are also a part of other “housing developments in the city, ranging from townhomes to condominiums that range in price from $240,000 to $350,000. The homes in Garrison Landing, however, will run anywhere from $600,000 to a million dollars”.
If you are considering investing in property, than Fort St. John is the place to do it. As it is predicted that the population will soon triple and will continue to grow because of their growing economy and the jobs that are available in Fort St. John.