Investing in Vernon, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

Regional District:  North Okanagan

Vernon is located in the beautiful Okanagan Valley conveniently situated between Calgary and Vancouver. With a population of approximately 39,000 and a regional population of over 83,000, Vernon offers a climate for healthy growth, entrepreneurship and livability. The City has a diverse economic base, with employment being generated from the traditional resource sectors of forestry and agriculture, as well as from the tourism, administrative, manufacturing and service sectors. Vernon is your ideal place of business and residence. With an educated and highly skilled workforce, strong population growth and large availability of commercial and light industrial land, Vernon is an ideal place to locate. Vernon - Make it yours! The Vernon area includes the municipalities of Vernon and Coldstream, the rural Electoral Areas B and C of the North Okanagan Regional District, and several Indian Reserves. It is equivalent to Statistics Canada's Vernon Census Agglomeration.

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Community Size: 114.81 km²

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Recent opportunities in the area

For sale: up to 5600sq ft of commercial space - built to suit

2203 Dartmouth Dr, Penticton, BC
Business Centre expansion - 2 x 1277sq ft units available for purchase as a strata property.@Under construction now with an expected completion date of July 2018. Great access and customer parking. Units can be combined to create up to 5600sq ft including mezzanine. Square foot price of $250, which ... continue

Argyll School of Performing Arts is a business for sale in BC.

Argyll School of Performing Arts

#17 100 Kal Lake Rd., Vernon, BC
Argyll School of Performing Arts is a performing arts studio that offers classes for youth and adults in dance, music, and drama. The focus of the studio is to provide an opportunity for people to discover and develop their abilities while experiencing the joy of the performing arts. We also have an... continue

Village Green Centre is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Village Green Centre

4900 - 27 Street, Vernon, BC, V1T 7G7
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Aboriginal Business and Investment Council finalized

https://news.gov.bc.ca/stories/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

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