Investing in BC's East Kootenay Regional District

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Overview

Region:  Kootenay

Located in the southeast corner of BC, the Regional District of East Kootenay is a local government dedicated to providing quality service to our residents and property owners. We work together as a partnership of municipalities and electoral (rural) areas to provide and coordinate services.

Some of the services we provide include: land use planning, water supply, sewage disposal, fire protection, recreation, mosquito control, street lighting, community parks, emergency management programs, solid waste and recycling, transit, 9-1-1, library grants, regional parks, and invasive plant control.

Our total population is 56,655 – and the breakdown, based on 2011 census, is as follows:

• Rural Areas - 15,039

• Municipalities - 41,026

• First Nations - 590

http://www.rdek.bc.ca/

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Community Size: 27,840.40 km²

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Recent opportunities in the area

Kaslo Aerodome Lands (see mktg content for details)

312 Fourth Street, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
The Village of Kaslo holds approximately 200 acres of land that accommodate the community aerodrome (3700'x 60' asphalt, registered/ uncertified/ no winter maintenance), some privately leased hangars and gravel extraction activities. Proposals for additional development or use of this land for econo... continue

Building and Business is a business for sale in BC.

Building and Business

342 Archibald St, Kimberley, BC
Fantastic business opportunity – Well established restaurant with a loyal clientele – There is living accomodation on the second level – the restaurant with it’s well equipped kitchen on the main level and good basement for storage. Parking at the front and to the rear – Visible location close to al... continue

Tamarack Centre is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Tamarack-3586sf - Tamarack Centre

1500 Cranbrook St N, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 3S8
Tamarack Centre - 1500 Cranbrook St. N, Cranbrook B.C. Trade Area: - Trade are is 69,000 (primary 37,000) - Household Income: $74,834... 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