Investing in Northern Rockies, British Columbia



Region:  Northeast

Regional District:  Northern Rockies

The Northern Rockies Regional Municipality formerly the Northern Rockies Regional District and before that the Fort Nelson-Liard Regional District, is a municipality in northeastern British Columbia, Canada. Although portrayed as a regional municipality in its official name, it is actually classified as a district municipality. The NRRM’s offices are located in Fort Nelson, formerly an incorporated town that amalgamated with the NRRD on February 6, 2009 to form the NRRM. With the Peace River Regional District as the southern part, it was the northern part of the Peace River-Liard Regional District, which was split into two on October 31, 1987.


Community Size: 86,319.97 km²

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Coal River Lodge is a business for sale in BC.

Coal River Lodge

533 E Alaska Highway, Fort Nelson, BC
Coal River Lodge on 36 acres $575,000! Motel, restaurant, RV Park, and gas station. Located historic Mile 533 on the Alaska Highway. Good seasonal business for sale! Priced to sell. Motel has 6 rooms, each with their own private recently renovated washrooms and showers. On demand hot water. Licensed... continue

5007 Airport Dr is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

102 - 5007 Airport Dr

5007 Airport Dr, Fort Nelson, BC, V0C 1R0
2,118 to 2,612 square feet of 1st floor office space available immediately. The building is situated within Fort Nelson's commercial core and in close proximity to commercial services and other amenities. Immediate access to the Alaska Highway. Please contact the listing broker for more information.... continue

2 Businesses for Sale in Chetwynd is a business for sale in BC.

2 Businesses for Sale in Chetwynd

4753 51st Street, Chetwynd, BC
Coffee Talk Express is a community-based newsletter, keeping residents informed about what’s going on in their communities. Published three times weekly and delivered to businesses throughout the South Peace region, Coffee Talk Express contains articles and stories of local interest as well as regio... continue

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Japanese Investment Supports Natural Gas Development in British Columbia

During the Japan leg of her Jobs and Trade Mission to Asia in 2013, British Columbia Premier Christy Clark signed agreements fortifying relationships to increase investments for natural gas development in B.C. "As the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas, Japan is a... continue