An artist's rendering of what the Ridge Resort will look like when complete. Construction of phase one is expected to wrap up in the summer or fall next year.

New resort equals new jobs

Groundbreaking kicks off construction

A new resort is in the works on Mt. Woodside, and it could inject more than a dozen jobs into the community.

The Ridge Resort will feature 10 townhouses and 122 studio and one-bedroom suites, says Steve Kim, marketing director for Harrison Highlands.

It will also include a 13,000 sq. ft. clubhouse, featuring a restaurant, reception and conference areas, ‘kidszone,’ fitness room, spa, pools and mineral water hot tubs. Kim expects the resort to require at least five full-time and 10 pary-time jobs.

Construction begins this month, and a groundbreaking ceremony is planned for this Saturday at noon. The first phase is expected to be completed in the summer or fall of 2012.

“This is the actual kick off for the resort,” Kim says, which is a part of the 90-acre Harrison Highlands development at 2010 Lougheed Highway.

The units will cost anywhere from $109,000 to about $299,900, depending on size, Kim says, and are being sold as “whole ownership” units.

news@ahobserver.com

Just Posted

Water upgrade work starts in Harrison

Participation compulsory for impacted properties

Woman charged in Abbotsford mall stabbing served time for 2001 killing

Victim in Edmonton killing was stabbed eight times with kitchen knife

Trial date scheduled for man charged with killing Abbotsford officer

Oscar Arfmann slated to go to trial in New Westminster in January 2019

Union files human rights complaint over Chilliwack school trustee’s LGBTQ comments

Board and trustee Barry Neufeld facing $50,000 tribunal charge over alleged ‘unsafe work environment’

Men accused in Michael Bonin’s murder knew him: IHIT

20-year-old’s body found on a rural service road North of Hope in April

Find Your Fit tour comes to Agassiz

Gives students hands-on experience with career-planning tools

Premier offers condolences to family of boy, 15, killed in Vancouver crossfire

John Horgan: ‘No stone is to be left unturned until we find the perpetrator of this heinous crime’

VIDEO: Explorers uncover Canada’s deepest cave in Fernie

The cave, named Bisaro Anima, was confirmed to have broken the record on New Year’s Day

Vernon to host largest Special Olympics B.C. Winter Games in 2019

Games to be held Feb. 21-23, with more than 800 athletes expected to take part

Ex-BC Liberal staffer focused on ‘favourable’ ethnic communities in scandal: lawyer

Former communications director Brian Bonney’s sentencing hearing for breach of trust is underway

Council tells TransLink commission to make sure road pricing is fair

Maple Ridge tells road pricing commission to make sure system is fair

Sunwing vacation passengers left at Abbotsford airport

YXX staffers receive praise for help to passengers; airline criticized

Ice dancers Virtue and Moir to carry flag for Canada at 2018 Olympics

The pair earned a gold medal at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic Games

Most Read