Investing in Port Alberni, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Alberni-Clayoquot

Located at the heart of the West Coast of Vancouver Island, Port Alberni is a friendly and affordable waterfront community. Port Alberni truly has something for everyone, from urban living to rural amenities, all set within a picturesque valley rich with natural resources, stunning views and majestic mountains and rivers.  With our unique positioning at the head of the 48 kilometre long... Read More


Community Size: 21.10 km²

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Slammers Gym is a business for sale in BC.

Slammers Gym

4110 6th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC
FIT FOR A KING – Located in a former police station, Slammers Gym is one of the largest and most extensively equipped fitness facilities on Vancouver Island. The Slammers complex sits on a 1.72 acre lot and offers 9600 sf on the main floor and an additional 6000 sf on a lower level. The gym features... continue

3455 Johnston Rd is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

3455 Johnston Rd

3455 Johnston Rd, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 8K1
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3100 3rd Avenue, Port Alberni, BC is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

3100 3rd Avenue, Port Alberni, BC

3100 3rd Avenue, Port Alberni, BC, V9Y 4C8
Avison Young and NAI Commercial are pleased to offer the opportunity to purchase a 7,093 sf building on 0.13 acres. The building will be delivered with vacant possession. Located on the northwest corner of Argyle Street and 3rd Avenue, at a full traffic light intersection, the Property is in proxim... 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