Investing in Grand Forks, British Columbia



Region:  Kootenay

Regional District:  Kootenay Boundary

Incorporated in 1897, Grand Forks is the "hub" of Boundary Country. Located between the Okanagan Valley and the Kootenays, Boundary Country includes the communites of Big White, Beaverdell, Westbridge, Rock creek, Midway, Greenwood, Grand Forks, and Christina Lake. This vibrant and active City is home to world class businesses, a thriving agriculture industry, a state-of-the-art retirment village, and numerous smaller companies. The delightful community of Grand Forks, is home to beautiful tree lined streets and heritage homes. Its bustling city centre, located on Market Street, offers quaint cafes, galleries and the historic City Hall building. Grand Forks boasts 2000 hours of sunshine a year and four season living with recreational activities to match. This small community has been home to a large Doukhobor population since the early 1900's and continues to celebrate and embrace their rich culture. Grand Forks is strategically located on the Canada/ US border, 522km/324 miles east of Vancouver and 726km/451miles west of Calgary, Alberta. Access is via the Crowsnest Highway #3, Grand Forks Airport and two border crossings, all within a 20km radius. We are located in close proximity to the Okanagan Valley with the City of Kelowna 2 1/4 hours to the west, and Spokane, WA 2 1/2 hours to the south. This beautiful regionis the perfect backdrop for families and retirees alike, with a strong commitment to healthy living, affordability and great quality of life. Come and see why people want to live, work and play here!


Community Size: 10.64 km²

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Trail Industrial Airport Lands

843 Rossland Ave, Trail, BC, V1R 4S8
The Trail Industrial Airport lands, approximately 7 ha, are owned by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary and is located 5 km south of Trail on the Waneta Highway. These lands are currently zoned Industrial 2 in the RDKB Area “A” and are adjacent to the Columbia Gardens Industrial Park with ac... continue

Tenanted Retail Space is a business for sale in BC.

Tenanted Retail Space

317 Market Ave, Grand Forks, BC
MLS 2423780 5000 + retail space in the heart of the downtown core Currently rent for the last 2+ years. Do you have something Grand Forks needs. Bring Your ideas.... continue

Columbia Dr is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Columbia Dr

Columbia Dr, Grand Forks, BC, V0H
The subject properties are situated approximately 2 kilometers west of Grand Forks’ downtown core in a neighbourhood which comprises a mixture of residential, commercial and industrial uses with viable long term development potential. The properties for the most part cannot be developed in their cur... continue

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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