Investing in BC's Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District



Region:  North Coast

The main economic activities within the Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District (SQCRD) include forestry, fishing, tourism, transportation and, more recently, natural gas development. Resource industries are complemented by the government, education, and health care sectors.

Within our region, a number of communities and agencies are encouraging growth and diversity by promoting a favourable business climate and developing investment opportunities.


Community Size: 34,653.57 km²

The BC Economic Atlas provides an intuitive way to gain a better understanding of B.C.’s vibrant economy and diverse communities by making information available from thousands of data sources through the use of interactive maps. This information can be used for opportunity identification and business case analysis by site selectors and corporate investors.

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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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Recent opportunities in the area
Oasis Apartments is a business for sale in BC.

Oasis Apartments

800 Prince Rupert Boulevard, Prince Rupert, BC
Oasis Apartments is the premier apartment complex in Prince Rupert, offering both furnished and unfurnished suites for rent. Many of the 92 apartments have been completely renovated with upscale features such as heated tile floors, solid wood cabinets, full size appliances, and in-suite laundry. Th... continue

Opportunities - Rupert Square Mall

500 2 Ave W, Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 3T6
The Rupert Square Mall has been serving the Prince Rupert community, and surrounding areas since 1975. The shopping centre currently features a variety of tenants, including large companies such as, Walmart, Home Hardware, Shoppers Drug Mart, and Dollarama. Financial institutions include, TD Canada ... continue

Vacant Pub and Cold Beer/Wine Store is a business for sale in BC.

Vacant Pub and Cold Beer/Wine Store

519 3rd Avenue West, Prince Rupert, BC
Vacant Pub and Cold Beer/Wine Store. This prime, 0.65-acre property sits on a corner lot and enjoys views overlooking Seal Cove, Tuck Inlet and the local Coast Mountains. Located nearby is the Canadian Coast Guard sea plane base, shipyard, curling rink, ferry terminal and garden center. In the pa... continue

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Tsetsaut Ventures meets growing need for mining support services in northern BC

The Skii km Lax Ha First Nation may be small – it has only 30 members – but its traditional territory of nearly 20,000 square kilometres is large and overlaps with an area known as the Golden Triangle, a region near Hazleton that has world-class copper and gold deposits. In 2008... continue

MOU with City of Qinhuangdao Leads to Industrial Park Development in Terrace, British Columbia

The City of Terrace, British Columbia signed an $11.8 million agreement in the summer of 2014 to sell two portions of the Skeena Industrial Development Park in Terrace to Taisheng International Investment Services (Taisheng). The City of Terrace and the Kitselas First Nation are joint-venture... continue