Investing in Ucluelet, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Alberni-Clayoquot

Ucluelet is a small rural community located on the west coast of Vancouver Island, BC. Once solely dependant on a resource–based economy (forestry and fishing), the “resort municipality” is now strategically using its growing tourism industry to diversify its economy, while at the same time creating a dynamic community for its current and future residents. Using Smart Growth policies, green building requirements, new development approaches and fostering partnerships with Vancouver Island University (VIU) (formerly Malispina University-College), Ucluelet is now in the forefront of small-town planning and resort tourism development.


Community Size: 10.78 km²

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Archipelago Wildlife Cruises is a business for sale in BC.

Archipelago Wildlife Cruises

1634 Cedar Rd, Ucluelet, BC
Ideal opportunity for person or couple seeking a life style change!Profitable whale and wildlife tour business for sale on Vancouver Island. The current owners are husband and wife who both live and work together on the boat. The business has been operating for 12 years and is rated the No.1 Nature ... continue

1914 Peninsula Road is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1914 Peninsula Road

1914 Peninsula Road, Ucluelet, BC, V0R 3A0
Commercial property in the heart of Ucluelet! Almost two-thirds of an acre of level land with CS-2 zoning, allowing many potential uses is available on busy Peninsula Road. A popular local business (Fishful Thinking) has been operating successfully from the property for the last 9 years; however, th... continue

Successful Family Restaurant is a business for sale in BC.

Successful Family Restaurant

4785 Beaver Creek Road, Port Alberni, BC
Privately owned Restaurant in Port Alberni. Established in 1969, we are a full service restaurant that has been very successful . We are well known in the community for our signature dishes and always using quality ingredients and family recipes. Daily soups, salads, in house burgers, sandwiches, fr... continue

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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

TREK Wildland Services brings fire control expertise to Indonesia

British Columbia’s expertise in managing forest fires has led a B.C. company to win a contract to train workers in fire-plagued parts of Indonesia. TREK Wildland Services has trained 400 Indonesians in Sumatra and East Kalimantan to fight out-of-control forest fires using the Incident... continue

British Columbia Fish Processor Lands Multiple Deals from Seafood Expo

Hub City Fisheries, of Nanaimo, British Columbia, netted big rewards after attending the Seafood Expo North America event in the spring of 2014.  In the months following the show, the Vancouver Island-based value-added fish processor finalized several deals to supply fish destined for the U... continue