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... Read More
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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303 - 5855 Cowrie Street, Sechelt, BC
A unique opportunity: Own a well-established sea kayak touring company with a quarter-century history of successfully operating in Gwaii Haanas National Park, British Columbia, Canada. This is a turn-key business opportunity which includes nearly everything the new owner will require in order to ste...
925 Gibsons Way, Gibsons, BC, V0N 1V8
Almost one acre (39,577 sq ft) of prime Highway/Gibsons Way frontage "Upper Gibsons" bare land lot available for lease/ground lease. Currently zoned C-3 "Automobile Commercial" which allows for commercial services related to automobiles, recreational vehicles, manufactured homes and boats. Rezone fo...
5530 Wharf Avenue, Sechelt, BC, V0N 3A0
Street front, middle of downtown location offers high visibility and great access. This west facing space is currently configured with 4 individual private offices and a larger main area in front. Currently configured with secure work areas, computer room, staff room, two washrooms, secure safe dro...
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