Investing in BC's Cariboo Regional District



Region:  Cariboo

Located in BC’s central interior, the Cariboo Regional District (CRD) straddles Highway 97 from 70 Mile House in the south to just south of Hixon in the north, from the Cariboo Mountains in the east to the west. The region covers an area of approximately 80,000 square kilometres and serves a population of just over 60,000 residents.

The CRD is a regional government and consists of 12 electoral areas and four incorporated member municipalities, including the District of 100 Mile House, the City of Quesnel, the District of Wells and the City of Williams Lake. The Cariboo Regional District provides over 100 local government services for residents including fire protection, emergency planning, environmental services and planning as well as library and recreation facilities and services.

The CRD prides itself in working in partnership with communities large and small, to make the Cariboo Chilcotin a socially, economically, and environmentally desirable region to live, work, and play.


Community Size: 83,029.84 km²

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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
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

D&L Timber Technologies is a business for sale in BC.

D&L Timber Technologies

4273 Cariboo Hwy 97, Lac La Hache, BC
D@L Timber Technologies is a world leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of sawmilling and wood processing equipment and solutions. Founded in 1985, D@L sells worldwide and is recognized for its economical, functional, and beautifully esthetic milling designs and equipment.@All... continue

2222 Balsam Ave is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

2222 Balsam Ave

2222 Balsam Ave, Quesnel, BC, V2J 3Y9
Opportunity to acquire storage & warehouse building on 3.904-acre lot. The subject property is partially occupied by tenant with some holding income: month to month at present. It is ideal for owner occupancy or future rental.... continue

Success Stories

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Partnership benefits Lheidli T’enneh First Nation and Britco

Before Britco opened its Prince George office in April 2013, the company had few contacts in the town or with anyone in the booming construction sector. That all changed when the modular construction company signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Lheidli T’enneh First Nation... continue