Investing in District of North Vancouver, British Columbia



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Greater Vancouver

The District of North Vancouver is separated from Vancouver by Burrard Inlet. It can be accessed by the Lions' Gate Bridge, the Ironworkers Memorial Second Narrows Crossing, and the SeaBus passenger ferry.

The District is bounded by the Capilano River to the west, Indian Arm to the east, Burrard Inlet to the south, and the Coast Mountains to the north. It sprawls in an east-west direction across the mountain slopes, and is characterized by rugged terrain and steep and winding roadways. While there is no true urban core within the District, there are a number of separate commercial neighbourhood centres. These include (from west to east): Edgemont Village, Upper Lonsdale, Lynn Valley, Main Street, Parkgate, and Deep Cove. The District has a lot in common with West Vancouver and the City of North Vancouver. Together these three municipalities are commonly referred to as the North Shore. Most of the residents of the District live in single-family dwellings. Except for a few more historical areas, much of the development of the District has occurred since the 1950s. The City of North Vancouver has considerably higher commercial and residential density. However, the differences between the two "North Vans" are most apparent to their respective residents. For the most part, other Lower Mainland residents rarely distinguish between the District and the City, referring to both collectively as "North Vancouver".


Community Size: 177.60 km²

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West Wood Organic Grocery

2307 47th Ave, Vancouver, BC
The store is located in an affluent area, Kerrisdale in Vancouver where young Chinese family population is growing, yet not enough businesses to service them. Currently the store features unique specialty organic produce items and local culinary products. Its floor space can easily display multiple ... continue

Catering Company is a business for sale in BC.

Catering Company

Metro Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, BC
This well-established company serves a diverse client base including film @ television productions, weddings, corporate @ private functions, and events – whether hosted on-site or off-site. The premises include a fully-stocked and well-organized commercial kitchen, event space with capacity for up ... continue

19643 96 Ave is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1st floor - 19643 96 Ave

19643 96 Ave, Langley, BC, V1M 3C9
Situated in the heart of the Port Kells/Northwest Langley industrial area, on 96th Avenue. High exposure on 96th Avenue. Heavy power.... continue

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Windset Farms Brings B.C. Freshness to Asian Markets

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. Windset Farms has been delivering fresh produce for more than two decades, growing into one of North America’s most... continue

B.C. becomes newest location for New York-based WeWork

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

B.C. craft brewery taps into South Korea

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks, a craft brewery in Richmond, B.C., has made solid inroads into South Korea’s competitive craft beer market by establishing a strong brand and strategic relationship with a South Korean distribution partner. Fresh from opening their brewery in Richmond... continue