Investing in Penticton, British Columbia

Overview

Region:  Thompson/Okanagan

Regional District:  Okanagan-Similkameen

Life in Penticton isn’t about opting for one thing over another – lifestyle over career, family over independence, rural over urban – it’s about balance. It’s about having enough of what you need and even more of what you want.

That’s because Penticton isn’t just another place. It’s where you find your place with your kind of people. From long, hot summers on the lake to winter adventures in the light, dry, snow, locals here never settle for anything less than extraordinary. It’s what makes Penticton one of the most attractive places to live in British Columbia.

With opportunities across industries as diverse as construction, winemaking, custom manufacturing, precision agriculture, tech and tourism, Penticton offers something for everyone. And even though living here means trading a few conveniences for a few pleasures – you never have to let that slow you down. Our well-equipped business centre has access to convenient airports, major highways, and a reliable and modern Internet and communications network. So if you’re looking to enjoy the good life, while still making a good living, we’re here, we’re got room to grow, and we’re ready for you to call Penticton home.

The City is continually recognized as one of the most entrepreneurial cities in Canada, with low municipal taxes and a business-friendly climate. Our residents and bussiness community value our local regional airport flying daily to Calgary & Vancouver, the robust reliable infrastructure, the high speed of fibre internet connections and of course the lifestyle of living in a small centre in the heart of wine country. The Penticton area includes the municipality of Penticton, the rural Electoral Areas D and F of the Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District, and the Penticton Indian Reserve. It is equivalent to Statistics Canada's Penticton Census Agglomeration.

 

Visit our Local Data Portal to learn more about Penticton's economy, residents & infrastructure: www.PentictonBizToolkit.com

http://penticton.ca

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Community Size: 45.73 km²

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