Investing in Lake Country, British Columbia



Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

Regional District:  Central Okanagan

Lake Country is a district municipality with a population of approximately 13,000 in the Okanagan Valley region of British Columbia, Canada. It is a part of the Central Okanagan Regional District. In 2014, Lake Country was BC's fastest growing municipality, with a growth rate of 5.6%. This continues a pattern of rapid growth, as the growth between 2006 and 2011 was over 22%. 

The city of Kelowna lies to the south, while the city of Vernon lies to the north. As its name suggests, there are a number of lakes in the vicinity of Lake Country, and outside the municipal boundaries in the hills to the east. Okanagan Lake defines the western boundary of the municipality, while the entirety of Wood Lake and the southernmost portion of Kalamalka Lake are encompassed by it. The District of Lake Country is actively seeking new and diverse businesses that want to be part of an authentic, hard-working community that is rich in culture and history in a spectacular natural setting.


Community Size: 163.80 km²

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Health Food Store with Buildings

Offered For Sale: Health Food Store with Coffee bar, Patio @ Certified kitchen, includes building and land $446,000.00 plus inventory.@ Profitable Health food store located in a small town in the beautiful west Kootenays. Business has been in operation for seven years with steadily increasing ... continue

Ponderosa Dr is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Ponderosa Dr

Ponderosa Dr, Lake Country, BC, V4V
CURRENT ZONING RR2: Provide a zone for country residential development complementary uses, on medium-sized lots in areas of high natural amenity and rural services. C9: Tourist Commercial OCP: Designated Rural Residential... continue

Specialized Electronic Equipment Repair Franchise is a business for sale in BC.

Specialized Electronic Equipment Repair Franchise

N/A, Kelowna, BC
This is an ideal business opportunity for an individual looking to make an entry into entrepreneurship or an existing business looking to grow through acquisition. Located in the beautiful central Okanagan and one of Canada’s fastest growing communities, this business is well placed to capitalize... continue

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Aboriginal Business and Investment Council finalized   VICTORIA - As the province attracts increased investment opportunities, the new Aboriginal Business and Investment Council is ready to help move projects forward that create jobs for families across... continue

A golden opportunity for the Stk’emlupsemc te Sewepemc Nation

Successful partnerships can strengthen communities, companies and regions. That’s certainly the case for the Stk’emlupsemc te Sewepemc Nation (SSN), which represents two member bands of the Secwepemc Nation that joined forces to pursue economic development opportunities in B.C.&rsquo... continue