Regional District: North Okanagan
Welcome to Vernon and the sunny North Okanagan, where our casual lifestyle matched with spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities has led Vernon to become one of the most diversified communities in BC. Serving a regional population of over 100,000, the community is surrounded by three lakes and is well known for its hot summers and mild winters, which has attracted businesses and resident... Read More
Welcome to Vernon and the sunny North Okanagan, where our casual lifestyle matched with spectacular outdoor recreation opportunities has led Vernon to become one of the most diversified communities in BC. Serving a regional population of over 100,000, the community is surrounded by three lakes and is well known for its hot summers and mild winters, which has attracted businesses and residents from across the globe.
As one of the fastest growing communities in BC, Vernon is seeing strong employment growth in our professional services sector, the traditional resource sectors of forestry and agriculture, as well as the tourism, technology, manufacturing and service sectors.
Vernon has a well-deserved reputation for its recreational opportunities, including ready access to Okanagan, Kalamalka and Swan Lakes. The area is also home to three of BC’s best known resort developments; Predator Ridge, Silver Star and Sparkling Hill.
Ongoing public investments ensure Vernon and the region is a desirable place to locate. Recent public investments include the acquisition of the Okanagan Rail Trail, a major hospital expansion, library, secondary school and a new ice arena. The City of Vernon has been investing in improved civic infrastructure, transit expansion, and trail connections to enhance livability.
Companies seeking to locate in Vernon have access to a highly skilled workforce. The University of BC Okanagan and Okanagan College campuses ensure employers have access to the best and brightest to help their business grow.
Vernon offers excellent transportation linkages be it road, rail for industrial users or passenger air service. The Kelowna International Airport is located 25 minutes from downtown Vernon and moves over 2 million passengers a year. The airport offers many direct flights to destinations such as Seattle, Vancouver, Toronto, Calgary, Edmonton and Victoria.
With a strong sense of community and beautiful Okanagan location, Vernon offers a great business climate and unmatched livability. We invite you to Activate Life in Vernon.
Kevin Poole, Manager of Economic Development and Tourism
City of Vernon 250-550-3249, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.investvernon.ca
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3419 31 AVE, Vernon, BC
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3700 32 Street, Vernon, BC, V1T 5N6
• Prime downtown Vernon location
• Excellent visibility and accessibility along main arterial
route, Highway 97
• Well-performing 20 suite boutique motel + managers
residence and on-site amenities
• Well-kept furnished suites with 3-piece bathrooms and
some equipped with kitchenettes
• 25 minute dri...
c/o 1685 Pandosy St, Kelowna, BC
This micro-brewery has been operating for over 20 years. One of the first micro- breweries to be located in the Okanagan, it has developed a reputation for quality and innovative beers. Many of the fine beers feature local fruits and berries of the Okanagan.@Clients include:
- Government Liquor Stor...
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