Regional District: East Kootenay
Also known as the Key City, Cranbrook is the largest urban centre in southeastern B.C., which means we’re kind of a big deal. But you won’t hear it from us. In fact, over the years, we may have underestimated our success in creating one of the safest, happiest and healthiest communities in Canada.
Our economy is stable and home to a wide range of business in retail, hea... Read More
Our economy is stable and home to a wide range of business in retail, health care, education and trades.
Few cities in B.C. can compete with our market accessibility. Two U.S borders (Idaho and Montana) are less than an hour from Cranbrook. And with close proximity to many Kootenay communities, like Kimberley, Fernie and Invermere, our total immediate market reach is up to 100,000. Cranbrook is also less than two hours from southern Alberta, which expands our market to a further 4.5 million.
Strategic investments are in the queue that are intended to set up Cranbrook for long term success, accommodating growth in the local economy, better solutions to aging infrastructure, moving toward technology and innovation-based operation; while providing ways to better connect the City operation to citizens and business and investing in staff for quality service.
Building upon a solid foundation, Cranbrook has entered an exciting period of economic development. Elected leaders and members of the business community welcome this positive change and are eager to foster growth. Hitting important metrics of location, lifestyle, labour and connectivity, Cranbrook offers an enviable economic advantage to those looking for new and sustainable investment opportunities.
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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).
312 Fourth St, Kaslo, BC
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...
1901a theatre rd, Cranbrook, BC
Automotive shop fully equipped with two hoists, pipe bender, alignment machine, tire machine, balancer, scanner, and a wide selection of tools. A turn key business with a large customer base. The business as is generates 300,000@a year with plenty of room to grow....
1500 Cranbrook St N, Cranbrook, BC, V1C 3S8
Tamarack Centre is a three-building development consisting of one enclosed retail shopping centre and two recently developed PAD sites. The property is the premier shopping destination in Cranbrook, British Columbia....
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
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