Region: Lower Mainland/Southwest
Regional District: Greater Vancouver
Bowen Island, British Columbia, is an island municipality in Howe Sound, is part of the Greater Vancouver Regional District, and is an island included within the jurisdiction of the Islands Trust. Approximately 6 km wide by 12 km long, the island at its closest point is about 3 km west of the mainland. There is regular ferry service from Horseshoe Bay, as well as three water taxi services. The population of 3,402 is supplemented in the summer by roughly 1,500 visitors, as Bowen Island is a popular vacation home location for British Columbians. About 500 workers and over 200 students commute to offices and schools on the mainland each day. The island has a land area of 49.94 km2 (19.28 sq mi). Since the early 1900's, Bowen Island has been a favourite destination for Vancouverites looking for a quiet retreat or a place to get together with friends. Bowen Island is also a popular destination for boaters who wish to experience sheltered bays and safe anchorage, tourists looking for clean swimming beaches and residents interested in a rural community-oriented lifestyle.
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A small business manufacturing opportunity in Cross Laminated Timber or “CLT”, a cost-competitive, strong, light, multi-layer, wood building panel system, the preferable sustainable building material of the 21st century. CLT demand is estimated to grow to 1.2 to 3.6 million m3/yr. at 5 to 15% market...
Metro Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, BC
This is a well-established, extremely profitable, and growing HVAC and Plumbing contractor for sale in one of the fastest growing markets in Canada. The business provides services to some high profile companies by offering the best in class service, support, and reliability, which in turn results in...
4500 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC, V5H 2A9
Crystal Mall is a stratified shopping mall with 280 units, consisting of restaurants, retail, food court, and a market. Opening in 1999, Crystal Mall has rapidly grown into a high traffic centre with local residents visiting the market on a daily basis. The complex is strategically meshed with an Of...
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Having made a name for themselves locally as fresh, quality producers of British Columbia-grown produce, Windset Farms is now setting its sights on key markets in Asia.
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A New York-based company that provides shared office space for tech startups and freelancers will attract up to 1,500 clients when it opens a new space in downtown Vancouver, strengthening British Columbia’s position as an emerging global tech hub.WeWork provides entrepreneurs, small... continue
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A Vancouver-based for-profit social enterprise continues to do great things for both the environment and for humanity. The Plastic Bank has been en...
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