Investing in BC's East Kootenay Regional District

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Community Size: 27,840.40 km²

Overview

Region:  Kootenay

Located in the southeast corner of BC, the Regional District of East Kootenay is a local government dedicated to providing quality service to our residents and property owners. We work together as a partnership of municipalities and electoral (rural) areas to provide and coordinate services.

Some of the services we provide include: land use planning, water supply, sewage disposal, fire protection, recreation, mosquito control, street lighting, community parks, emergency management programs, solid waste and recycling, transit, 9-1-1, library grants, regional parks, and invasive plant control.

Our total population is 56,655 – and the breakdown, based on 2011 census, is as follows:

• Rural Areas - 15,039

• Municipalities - 41,026

• First Nations - 590

http://www.rdek.bc.ca/

Municipalities within the East Kootenay Regional District:

 

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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).

 

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Recent opportunities in the area

Neighbourhood Commercial Development Opportunities

94 Deerborne Dr, Elkford, BC, V0B 1H0
Serviced commercial lots in build up residential areas, close to multi-family resdiential, schools and other commercial services. @Two lots between 0.739 acres and 0.770 acres suitable for building. @The Neighbourhood Commercial (C-3) Zone allows a variety of permitted uses including Apartment Dwell... continue

River City Woodworks is a business for sale in BC.

River City Woodworks

11 Kutenai Rd, Fernie, BC
This is an opportunity to live and work in a Rocky Mountain Resort town where lifestyle and recreation opportunities are coupled with a safe community environment close to nature. The company has been in existence for 25 years making high end custom woodwork for owners and builders of upscale homes.... continue

2920 26 Ave S is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

2920 26 Ave S

2920 26 Ave S, Cranbrook, BC
Large format retail lease opportunity located at the central and highly visible corner of Mayor Magrath Drive and Scenic Drive South. The site is part of the busy Scenic Square shopping area, and located in the South Lethbridge retail hub. Neighbouring and nearby major retail tenants include Safeway... continue

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