Regional District: Bulkley-Nechako
From large employers in the resources sector to small-scale entrepreneurs and innovative social enterprises, we have created a strong, resilient community economy. Smithers is a regional government centre with access to key provincial ministries. Our airport is close to town, offers daily flights to Vancouver and has been zoned to accommodate industrial development. We are known nationally as a hub for the exploration industry, with a significant cluster of drilling, expediting and related support industries. Smithers has the 2nd highest number of PhD's per capita in the province and is home to four locally started $50 million dollar companies who maintain their headquarters here.
Smithers is growing, attracting young families and retirees who are drawn not only to economic opportunities, but also to the abundant amenities of the Bulkley Valley. These include high number of quality medical facilities, great schools, world-class outdoor recreation opportunities, and a vibrant arts and culture scene. We’re an active community that cares about the environment and is working to create a sustainable future for our kids and grandkids. We like to think of Smithers as more than a place to work – it’s a place to put down roots, a town with a quality of life that is simply exceptional.
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3763 1st Avenue, Smithers, BC
Rare offering of commercial building on 6,520 square foot lot in downtown Smithers. The building is 1,323 square feet plus an 18 x 45 attached garage that can provide either storage or retail display. This is a great location very close to Main Street. Up to date from a big upgrade down to the studs...
3152 Pearson Rd, Houston, BC, V0J
The subject property is comprised of 24 rental units in five two-storey buildings. Eight of the units are currently occupied, and 16 of the units are in need of renovations. This is a golden opportunity for a buyer to renovate the remaining units and earn the increased rental rates once the improved...
101 - 1283 Main Street, Smithers, BC
Originally knows as Floridale Flowers for over 30 years (we have retained the same phone number) Larkspur Floral Design has been in operation in its current location since 2009. Growing steadily since then, and especially since August of 2016 when we became the only florist in Smithers. We sell fres...
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