Region: Lower Mainland/Southwest
Regional District: Sunshine Coast
Gibsons is a coastal community located in southwestern British Columbia, Canada on the Strait of Georgia, approx. 40 km northwest of Vancouver. The Town's compact boundaries encompass only 4,400 residents, but it is the retail and services hub for a population of approx. 13,000. In October 2009, the town was declared the "Most Liveable Community in the World" (under 20,000 population) at the international Livcom Awards. Endorsed by the United Nations Environment Programme, the LivCom competition focuses on Best Practices for management of the local environment. In 2009 Gibsons also won an Energy & Climate Action Award for Community Planning and Development from the Community Energy Association, in part for its publicly owned geoexchange system. Like many coastal communities, Gibsons is transitioning from a forestry and fishing base to a more diverse economy with construction trades, business services, retail and tourism becoming prominent. Nonetheless, the scenic working harbour is still at the heart of the town. A popular retirement destination, Gibsons attracts many artists and musicians, as well as professionals who commute by ferry into nearby Vancouver, or are able to work globally from home, thanks to the availability of top speed fibre optic service.
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656 Henry Rd., Gibsons, BC
Well established Industrial, Commercial @ Residential Sandblasting @ Painting Company on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Services are mobile or in an Industrial Sandblasting yard.@ Extensive customer list and well kept job records.@ Excellent WCB and safety record.@ Owner is ready to retire and is wil...
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...
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