Investing in BC's Greater Vancouver Regional District

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Overview

Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing. The... Read More

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Community Size: 4,063.37 km²

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Very Profitable Established Casual Restaurant in Vancouver is a business for sale in BC.

Very Profitable Established Casual Restaurant in Vancouver

Confidential, Vancouver, BC
This is a hands-on, turn-key money making business that can elevate to the next level in the right hands. Well-established casual concept in Vancouver with excellent profits now for sale. Can show over $400k cash flow to the Sellers with consistent historical sales well over $1.2M per year. Secure l... continue

Laurel Medical Centre is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

314 - Laurel Medical Centre

888 W 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5Z 1E3
Unit 314 includes multiple exam rooms and private offices, as well as a kitchenette and reception area.... continue

Vocational Training School is a business for sale in BC.

Vocational Training School

215-625 Howe Street, Vancouver, BC
This vocational training school offers a unique variety of training programs for adult students working in various organizations. Demand for the classes offered is increasing, as has been seen by the rapid sales growth over the past 5 years, and is in line with the high growth rating within the indu... continue

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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

 
 
Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners Goes for Gold in Beijing

Whistler, British Columbia is known as a world–class ski resort and one of the host cities for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but it is also now being recognized as home to one of the world’s preeminent resort planners.Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners has designed resorts and... continue