Investing in British Columbia, Canada


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.


Community Size: 944,735.00 km²

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Recent opportunities in British Columbia
211 Main St Commercial Property for Sale or Lease

Investment Opportunity - 9800 square ft Commercial Building for Sale or Lease

211 Main Street, McBride, BC, V0J2E0
9800 ft sq Commercial Building in McBride, BC available for sale or lease. Substantially renovated - fully equipped to be run as a grocery store with in-store Bistro.... continue

White Spot is a business for sale in BC.

White Spot

1871 Fort St, Victoria, BC
Headquartered in Vancouver, BC, White Spot is a British Columbia legend. Nat Bailey opened the doors to Canada's first drive-in restaurant in June 1928. Since that time, White Spot has continued to attract and retain a loyal and enthusiastic following. Today more than 13 million guests-almost half t... continue

1868 Marine Dr is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

204 - 1868 Marine Dr

1868 Marine Dr, West Vancouver, BC, V7V 1J6
Posting Link: Currently improved as a display suite for a developer 2 parking stalls Option to adjoin with suite 205 for a total of 3,638 square feet Inquiries: 604-694-7282 continue

Success Stories

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Visual Effects Company Pixomondo Expands Gastown Office

Visual effects company Pixomondo is now operating in Vancouver, citing the province’s skilled creative talent, supportive government and time zone advantages as significant factors in their decision to establish an office in Vancouver. They have offices on three continents, and opening a... continue

Ecotagious Energy Efficiency

The federal government recently announced that it would be providing funding for energy efficiency and climate action across British Columbia. The Low Carbon Economy Fund is part of the clean growth and climate plan designed to help Canada reach its 2030 Paris Agreement target. The fund will... continue

B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue