Brief: RMR releases staff housing preview

In a social media post, Revelstoke Mountain Resort announces plan to submit a development permit application with the city of Revelstoke

This rendering appeared on Revelstoke Mountain Resort's Facebook page on Nov. 16. The resort says it plans to submit a development application for staff housing to the city sometime this week. Photo: RMR

It appears staff housing at Revelstoke Mountain Resort could be one step closer to becoming reality.

In a November 16 post on its Facebook page, RMR said it “will be submitting a development application the the City of Revelstoke later this week.” The post also included a rendering of the staff accommodation.

Currently, the resort is in Phase 2 of its Master Plan which began in 2019 and has an estimated time-frame of 10-15 years. Some of the development plans included as part of Phase 2 are: expansion of the village base, luxury hotel, golf course, and staff housing.

We are excited to share a sneak peek of what our new staff accommodation will look like. Revelstoke Mountain Resort will…

Posted by Revelstoke Mountain Resort on Monday, November 16, 2020

The staff housing announcement comes on the heels of a decision by Revelstoke city council to approve a controversial temporary use permit for a Johnson Heights work camp that will house workers as they begin construction on the golf course and luxury hotel. In a May 2019 presentation to council, RMR VP of Operations Peter Nielsen noted the resort’s updated Master Plan included plans for staff housing that would include three employee buildings containing 150 to 200 bed units per building.

No details about the number of staff buildings or number of staff beds were included in the resort’s November 16 social media announcement.

Read all of our past coverage on Revelstoke Mountain Resort here.

Melissa Jameson is the civic affairs reporter for the Revelstoke Mountaineer. She handles the newsy side of goings on about Revelstoke. Got a news tip? Feel free to contact Melissa at