Investing in BC's Sunshine Coast Regional District



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

The Sunshine Coast Regional District of British Columbia is located on the southern mainland coast, across Georgia Strait from Vancouver Island. It borders on the Powell River Regional District to the north, the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District to the east, and, across Howe Sound, the Metro Vancouver District to the south. The regional district offices are located in the District Municipality of Sechelt.


Community Size: 5,166.76 km²

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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).



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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

Propel Bikes is a business for sale in BC.

Propel Bikes

101-5682 Wharf Avenue, Sechelt, BC
Newer full-service bike shop located in Sechelt with 3 established and recognized brands as pillars plus opportunities for more. Full service shop including skate sharpening machines for off-season business. Client base is increasing daily. Plenty of opportunity for expansion and growth.... continue

1873 Cosyan Pl is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1873 Cosyan Pl

1873 Cosyan Pl, Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A1
Brand new industrial building on Cosyan Place, Wilson Creek. Permits in hand and construction underway. With 20’ ceilings, large bay doors and 3 Phase power. Building to be built similar to exterior photo above. Opportunity to configure your space to suit. Occupancy planned for April 2018. Offered a... continue

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B.C. Company Sows Seeds of Success in South Korea

South Koreans are feeling the love for B.C. hemp hearts. In 2016, Gibsons, B.C.-based, Canada Hemp Foods Ltd. saw demand spike for its products in South Korea – accounting for 95% of the company’s sales ($18.4 million CAD). Fifty-pound bags and 2000lb totes of its nutritious hemp... 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

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