Investing in British Columbia, Canada

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Community Size: 944,735.00 km²


British Columbia, Canada has one of North America’s most competitive, flexible, and supportive business climates. We consistently receive AAA credit ratings. Our vast resources, low taxes, stable and well-regulated financial system and fiscally responsible government attract investment from around the world.

Our friendly, laid-back locals won’t just make you feel at home, they’ll also help you discover the vast richness that our province has to offer. Sip your way through award-winning wineries. Hike along epic coastline or mountain trails. Get up close and personal, and meet BC's wildlife as you go whale or bear watching. Learn about our rich history and storied Aboriginal culture.

Climate in British Columbia is influenced by latitude, mountainous topography and the Pacific Ocean.This diversity causes wide variations in average rainfall, snowfall, temperature, and hours of sunshine, sometimes over very short distances.


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Vancouver, BC
A small business manufacturing opportunity in Cross Laminated Timber or “CLT”, a cost-competitive, strong, light, multi-layer, solid wood, building panel system from sustainable forests, the preferable building material of the 21st century. CLT demand is estimated to grow to 1.2 to 3.6 million m3/yr... continue

Furniture Delivery And Moving Company For Sale is a business for sale in BC.

Furniture Delivery And Moving Company For Sale

n/a, Vancouver, BC
This is an established furniture delivery and moving business that has been operating since 2003. It has a good reputation and holds an A+ rating from BBB (which takes a long period of good performance to achieve). The company carries out work all over the Greater Vancouver area. In 2016 - 65% of r... continue

69W69 Holdings is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

69W69 Holdings

69 W 69th Ave, Vancouver, BC
This property is located on the north side of 69th Avenue between Ontario and Manitoba Streets. The property offers convenient access via the major transport routes to Downtown Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby, Vancouver Airport and approximately five minutes walk to Cambie skytrain station. The buildin... continue

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San Francisco-based Startup Opens Office in Vancouver

Companies of all sizes are recognizing the advantages of investing in British Columbia’s thriving tech sector; this includes large multinationals and start-ups like Segment, which recently established an office in Vancouver, British Columbia. Segment is a San Francisco- based firm... continue

South Korean firm backs B.C. mining co. in search of copper and gold

Serengeti Resources, a B.C. -based mining company, is  working with Daewoo Minerals Canada Corp. (DMC),to explore opportunities in developing a copper and gold mine in the province’s Central Interior region. This new partnership further strengthens B.C.’s reputation as an... continue

B.C. Company Sows Seeds of Success in South Korea

South Koreans are feeling the love for B.C. hemp hearts. In 2016, Gibsons, B.C.-based, Canada Hemp Foods Ltd. saw demand spike for its products in South Korea – accounting for 95% of the company’s sales ($18.4 million CAD). Fifty-pound bags and 2000lb totes of its nutritious hemp... continue