Investing in BC's Vancouver Island and Coast Region

Overview

The Vancouver Island/Coast economic region is located on the west coast of B.C. and includes all of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and some of the coastal regions of the Mainland. This region is known for its temperate climate, unspoiled wilderness and beautiful coastlines.

In this very diverse area, you will find mountains, beaches, ancient rainforests and agricultural farmland.... Read More

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Community Size: 122,217.29 km²

The BC Economic Atlas provides an intuitive way to gain a better understanding of B.C.’s vibrant economy and diverse communities by making information available from thousands of data sources through the use of interactive maps. This information can be used for opportunity identification and business case analysis by site selectors and corporate investors.

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View facts and figures about BC’s Vancouver Island and Coast region to help inform your investment research. Click the title to expand and display the statistics.

NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).

 

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Recent opportunities in the area
Gourmet Catering Business is a business for sale in BC.

Gourmet Catering Business

West Coast, Tofino, BC
An established catering company on the West Coast of Vancouver Island. This business has been in operation for@9@years generating on average@$570,000 in sales annually. This is a turn-key business with everything already in place.Currently the business focuses@on catering with takeout offered 4 days... continue

1177 Fort St is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1177 Fort St

1177 Fort St, Victoria, BC, V8V
Quality Mixed Use Office/Retail Heritage Building, Close to Town & Law Courts. Excellent On Street Parking Plus 7 Private On Site Spaces. Six Commercial Units, Approximately 6,004 Square Feet On Three Floors + Basement. Actual Address is 1177-1185 Fort and 1045 Linden. Vacancy provides live/work op... continue

Print Company is a business for sale in BC.

Print Company

2217 Wilgress Road, Nanaimo, BC V9S 4N3, Nanaimo, BC
we are a franchised print company offering digital and offset print services, as well as signs.@ We primarily service Nanaimo and the immediate surrounding area. Full listing details included in the brochure attached.@... continue

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CrowdEmotion Opens Victoria Office

CrowdEmotion is a London based human artificial intelligence (AI) company that enables individuals and organisations to safely read body language through their everyday devices to measure, model and simulate human experiences. It has established an office in Victoria, British Columbia (B.C... continue

 
 
Brazilian Tech Company Drawn to British Columbia

A Brazilian software development company has found the ideal location for expanding its operations – in Victoria, British Columbia. Founded in 2004, Daitanserves a global client base from multiple locations, including Campinas, Brazil and San Ramon, California. Now, the company has... continue

 
 
B.C. Cleantech Company Drives Fuel Efficiency in Trucking Industry

Sidney, B.C.-based Empire Hydrogen Energy Systems Inc. is sparking interest and sales in North American trucking fleets. The company’s innovative new fuel enhancement system allows large diesel engines to burn fuel 10-25% more efficiently.   The system consists of a small box of... continue