Investing in Abbotsford, British Columbia



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Fraser Valley

Abbotsford is a complete city with a diverse demography, availability of land, affordability benefits, and an economy set to grow. The City’s close proximity to key transportation infrastructure including the Abbotsford International Airport, U.S. border crossings and the Trans-Canada Hwy (Hwy No. 1), make the City a prime location for growing businesses.


Community Size: 389.09 km²

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Utility Locating Contractor is a business for sale in BC.

Utility Locating Contractor

4610 Teskey Road, Chilliwack, BC
JCM Utility Location, which was established in 2014, is a growing company based in the Lower Mainland, with the core service area being West Vancouver to Hope, but also servicing other areas of BC. Our company utilizes Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) and Electromagnetic (EM) detection equipment to lo... continue

Built to Suit with Drive-Thru is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Built to Suit with Drive-Thru

33261 South Fraser Way, Abbotsford, BC, V2S 2B2
+ High traffic location with easy access from South Fraser Way and Old Yale Road + Surrounded by dense multifamily housing + Benefits from heavy commercial traffic on South Fraser way driving daytime population... continue

2750 Gladwin Road is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

202 - 2750 Gladwin Road

2750 Gladwin Road, Abbotsford, BC, V2T 4S6
2,632 sq.ft Office space located on the second floor in Leon Center just off Gladwin Rd of Central Abbotsford. Very busy area with front parking access plus underground parking available. Join Oriental Village Chinese Restaurant, Accountants, Lawyers, Barber and a Tutoring Center. Bring your ideas! ... continue

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Vaudeville Sound Opens New Studio in British Columbia

British Columbia boasts a range of opportunities in film, television, game development and virtual and altered reality. It’s what made Vancouver the ideal location for Vaudeville Studio’s new Canadian studio. Vaudeville’s U.K. and U.S. post audio studios are based out of London... continue

Nano-Lit Technologies: Advancing the Future of Lighting

Nano-Lit Technologies has embraced the importance of natural light in health and wellbeing, by developing quantum dot LED lighting fixtures with technology that mimics the highly saturated colours of sunlight. Nano-Lit delivers sunlight on demand by emulating the sun from sunrise to sunset... continue

British Columbia’s Mythical City Games Partners with Hypereal VR in China

Virtual reality, altered reality and video gaming are big business in British Columbia, and local companies have been attracting partnerships and investment from compatible international enterprises. It’s easy for businesses here to collaborate with Asian businesses because of frequent... continue