Investing in BC's Kootenay Region

Overview

Located in the southeast corner of B.C., bordering both the United States and Alberta, the Kootenay region is one of Canada's leading destinations for outdoor pursuits. hiking, mountain biking, skiing, fishing and river rafting are all popular attractions.

Four of B.C.'s seven national parks are located here, and the region is one of pristine rivers, lakes, waterfalls, beac... Read More

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Community Size: 59,144.39 km²

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Established Sundance Spas Hot Tub Store in Spectacular Fernie, B.C. is a business for sale in BC.

Established Sundance Spas Hot Tub Store in Spectacular Fernie, B.C.

PO BOX 2606, Fernie, BC
Established Sundance Spas Biz-Fernie, BC@An established Hot Tub business and the 4,000 sq.ft. building that it operates in are for sale as a package. The advantage of owning the building is that you do not have a landlord, therefore no rent increases or issues forever, and it solidifies your investm... continue

457 Canyon Trl is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

457 Canyon Trl

457 Canyon Trl, Fernie, BC, V0B
2.7 acres of serviced residential land. A total of approximately 9 townhome foundations are in place, as well as 18 additional townhome sites.... continue

ONLY FLOAT CABIN FACILITY IN THE KOOTENAYS is a business for sale in BC.

ONLY FLOAT CABIN FACILITY IN THE KOOTENAYS

315 - 10 Ave., Castlegar, BC
ONLY Float Cabin Facility in the Kootenays. Senior Owners retiring and selling Business which includes Two ProFloat Cabins complete with pumps, filters and spare parts, Tools and Equipment. Reception Desk, Hutch, Credenza, Leather Chairs, Lounge Chairs, Coffee and Tea cart, rugs, mats, Dyson Vacuum,... continue

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SunMine shines on a bright future in solar power

An innovative solar array is turning reclaimed land at a former mining site into productive clean energy in Kimberley, B.C. SunMine, British Columbia's first grid-connected solar facility and the largest user of solar trackers in Canada, began commercial operation in June 2015 with a capacity... continue