Regional District: Thompson-Nicola
Increase your profits and efficiency by locating your business in Kamloops. It is the third largest city in British Columbia outside the Lower Mainland and the transportation hub of BC’s southern interior. The City and surrounding area offers an abundance of economic, social and lifestyle assets.
One of only two cities in Canada serviced by both national railw... Read More
One of only two cities in Canada serviced by both national railways
Located at the intersection of Western Canada’s four major highways
Kamloops Airport (YKA) is one of the fastest growing regional airports, providing air service throughout North America with connections to virtually every part of the world
Close to major urban centres; Port of Vancouver a short haul away
Over 25 trucking and transport companies based in the Kamloops area
Ideal location for warehousing, distribution, industrial and technology centres
Selected “Best BC Interior City to Invest In” (Real Estate Investment Network)
Recognized as one of five best Micro Cities (population less than 100,000) to invest in (Foreign Direct Investment Magazine study 2009/10)
Proactive municipal government ensures fast processing of permits and licenses
Competitive development and business costs
Excellent new business start-up support and resources
Balanced corporate/personal tax structure
Diversified Economy & Strong Infrastructure
Site of regional and provincial head offices, manufacturers, exporters and specialty medical clinics
Excellent professional base of nationally recognized accounting, legal and financial services
Both residential and commercial building permits show healthy community growth
Adequate supply of affordable commercial real estate and industrial land
Reliable supply of affordable power and telecommunications
City-wide wireless internet access
Skilled & Educated Labour
Access to a well‐educated and skilled labour pool of more than 54,000 workers
Thompson Rivers University, Canada’s most comprehensive university, is located in Kamloops; it has over 25,000 students (on campus and distance/online) enrolled in over 25 disciplines, and approximately 2,000 graduates every year
Quality of Life
Hot dry summers, mild winters, and more than 2,000 hours of sunshine annually
Within a one-hour drive of 200 lakes, provincial parks, 14 golf courses, and a world-class ski resort
Thriving cosmopolitan centre, rich in arts and culture, shopping and lifestyle amenities
Excellent health care, schools, affordable housing and safe
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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).
4394 YARD ROAD, Barriere, BC
Full dining facility with perfect Yellowhead Hwy exposure - easy to access for travelers or residents. Fully licensed Restaurant. (Buyer must qualify for liquor license). Big kitchen located centrally to accommodate service to both general public customers or for the customers who like to dine in th...
1289 Dalhousie Drive, Kamloops, BC, V2C 5Z5
Rare large format retail building in the heart of Kamloops commercial area. 46,600 sf building includes a 13,000 sf mezzanine and additional 10,000 sf parkade. All 3 levels are accessed by a lift and multiple staircases. Loading includes 2 grade doors and one dock loading. The building can be easil...
1926 Quilchena Ave., Merritt, BC
Here is a great opportunity for someone to purchase a well established laundromat and dry cleaning business in Merritt. There are a number of long-term commercial cleaning contracts in place that provides a good income base. This property and business has been well maintained and is turn-key ready f...
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