Investing in McBride, British Columbia



Region:  Cariboo

Regional District:  Fraser-Fort George

The Village of McBride sits alongside the mighty Fraser River, between the Rocky and Cariboo Mountains with their towering snow-capped peaks, in the fertile farmland of the Robson Valley. McBride’s proximity to the backcountry makes it a world-class destination for snowmobiling, heli-skiing, hunting and hiking with many kilometers of forestry roads and trails leading to glaciers, alpine lakes and meadows. McBride, a community of only 600, serves as a commercial and service hub for another 700 in the Regional District of Fraser-Fort George with its District Hospital, Provincial Government office, schools and business core. McBride’s economy is centred around forestry, the service sector, tourism and small business. McBride is business and investment friendly with many opportunities for small business start-ups, working ‘remotely’, tourism-based expansion, and many others. Land prices are very low in this region making investment even more attractive. Pop by and experience McBride’s warm hospitality first hand – you may just choose to stay!


Community Size: 4.33 km²

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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

Gigglin' Grizzly Neighbourhood Pub is a business for sale in BC.

Gigglin' Grizzly Neighbourhood Pub

600 1st Avenue, McBride, BC
This local neighbourhood restaurant offers a great business opportunity, be it a family restaurant, micro brewery, or a local pub. Fully equipped and ready to go, this property is turn-key. This 108-seat pub sits in a prime location in McBride, BC. Previously setup to offer licensed dining premis... continue

Valley Marketplace is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Valley Marketplace

211 Main St, McBride, BC, V0J
Investment opportunity with a commercial building previously run as a grocery store with over 9800 square feet in McBride, B.C. Owner would consider Lease. Substantially renovated, new insulation inside and out. New flooring, 3 new furnaces and new paint. Fully equipped to be run as a grocery store.... continue

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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