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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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

Investment Property is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Investment Property

3007 35 Ave, Vernon, BC, V1T 2S9
Marketed by the MCL Real Estate Group - 4,632 SQUARE FEET - 0.276 ACRES - 100% OCCUPIED BY A PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TENANT - Lease term until April 2020. Numerous great neighbours, with some including the RCMP, BC Ambulance Service, the City of Vernon and more. Zoned C4 - Street Orientated Commercial... continue

Precision Cleaners is a business for sale in BC.

Precision Cleaners

4612 27 Street, Vernon, BC
Commercial Cleaning Service $40,000 Owner-operated business opportunity. Part time work for full time income with unlimited potential. The company is a premier cleaning service operating in Vernon, BC. The company has a long-standing history of quality service for commercial clients. All st... 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