Investing in Vernon, British Columbia



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.


Community Size: 114.81 km²

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Signage & Wholesale Distribution Business is a business for sale in BC.

Signage & Wholesale Distribution Business

Vernon, Vernon, BC
Turn key. Well established Business. Strong repeat clientele for 19 years. Excellent staff in place.@ Multiple Revenue Streams:@ - Signage - Vehicle Wraps - Paint Protection - Window Tinting - Wholesale Distributor... continue

Plaza 43 is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Drive-thru - Plaza 43

4300 27 St, Vernon, BC, V1T 4Y4
Exciting opportunity to occupy an existing drive-thru at Plaza 43 along one of Vernon's main retail corridors. The drive-thru can be demised to meet tenants needs with up to 4,373 SF available with immediate possession. Join major area tenants such as Shoppers Drug Mart and Dollar Tree, both of whic... continue

Well Established Restaurant in Vernon, BC is a business for sale in BC.

Well Established Restaurant in Vernon, BC

c/o 5603 27 Street, Vernon, BC
Well established family owned and operated restaurant in Vernon, B.C. Highly acclaimed by both locals and tourists with excellent ratings on TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Urban Spoon. Located in the busy downtown core with high visibility from both vehicle and foot traffic.Unique International cuisine, dec... 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