Investing in BC's Central Kootenay Regional District



Region:  Kootenay

The Regional District of Central Kootenay (RDCK) is a regional district in the province of British Columbia, Canada. As of the 2006 census, the population was 55,883. The area is 22,130.72 square kilometres. The administrative centre is located in the city of Nelson. Other municipalities include the City of Castlegar, the Town of Creston, the Village of Salmo, the Village of Nakusp, the Village of Kaslo, the Village of New Denver, the Village of Silverton, and the Village of Slocan.


Community Size: 23,161.41 km²

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Tremendous Building Supply / Hardware Store

Silverton, BC
Excellent Hardware and Building Supply Business. Same owners for over 40 years!... continue

Bite Fresh Food is a business for sale in BC.

Bite Fresh Food

1008 Stanley Street, Nelson, BC
Turn Key Food Truck Business For Sale in Nelson BC Well established food truck business with 15 successful seasons of operation. Pre-approved parking space in Nelson. This food truck comes with a large and loyal clientele; the folks around here love the food! Bite has a reputation for the best pout... continue

Chahko-Mika Mall is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Chahko-Mika Mall

1150 Lakeside Dr, Nelson, BC, V1L 5Z3
The property features 26 diverse shops and services and is currently 96% leased with a strong tenant mix of predominantly national and regional tenants Walmart, Save-On-Foods and Shoppers Drug Mart anchored centre Stable and secure income stream with major tenants’ terms extending to 2021-2025... 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