Investing in West Kelowna, British Columbia



Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

Regional District:  Central Okanagan

West Kelowna is a visually stunning community and a four seasons playground. The community is located on the western shores and hillsides of Okanagan Lake and boasts: arenas and attractions; beaches and parks, hiking, cross country skiing and mountain biking trails; shops and restaurants; vineyards and orchards; and wineries and resorts. The municipality is located at the junction of Highway 97 and 97C (Okanagan Connector) and is the primary gateway to the Okanagan from B.C.'s most populous region, the Lower Mainland. The community has a diverse economy, which includes agriculture, construction, light industry, lumber manufacturing, retail, services, tourism and wineries.


Community Size: 261.72 km²

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Imperial Optical Inc. is a business for sale in BC.

Imperial Optical Inc.

3645 Gosset Road, West Kelowna, BC
Optical business for sale in West Kelowna, BC. Must Sell. Asking price is below value of in-stock inventory. This is a great opportunity to own your own practice in the beautiful Okanagan Valley! 18 Years established. The optical carries a large inventory of unique @ fashionable eyewear and sunglas... continue

 is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

West Kelowna, BC, V4T 1W5
Opportunity to purchase a 108-acre development site with views of Lake Okanagan. The site is adjacent to the Goat’s Peak/Gellatly Comprehensive Development Plan area The subject property represent an opportunity to acquire a development site with views of Lake Okanagan totalling approximately 108 ac... continue

Clippendales Luxury Dog Grooming is a business for sale in BC.

Clippendales Luxury Dog Grooming

2409 B Main St, West Kelowna, BC
A very successful grooming business in West Kelowna with a lot of potential for expansion. Large 2100 sq ft shop centrally located on the main road with a very good reputation. Small retail section and a professional dental hygenist contractor who comes in monthly. Previously had a school run out of... 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