Investing in Victoria, British Columbia

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Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Capital

Victoria has a wealth of natural and man-made riches, including stunning heritage architecture, ocean views and mountain vistas. It is this rare juxtaposition of heritage charm, scenic backdrop and modern city-scape that makes Victoria one of the most uniquely special places in Canada. The city's diverse economy and wide range of industry makes investing in Victoria an attractive business opportunity.

Victoria at a glance:

Population: 83,000

Serves as the metropolitan core for a region of 360,000

Capital City of British Columbia

Incorporated on August 2, 1862

Over 3 million visitors annually

Average of 2,183 hours of sunshine each year

Average rainfall is 66.5 centimetres per year

1,600 signature hanging baskets displayed each summer

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Community Size: 21.29 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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Established Information Technology, Digital Surveillance, Wi-Fi, Managed Services business

625 Hillside Ave Unit 4A, Victoria, BC, V8T4R9
An established multi-facetted Information Technology Business, providing Hardware sales, Managed Services, 24/7 support contracts province wide, Digital Surveillance, Hospitality WiFi / more. Also includes a 6 year established Philanthropy focused division, including elaborate events which have giv... continue

Blue Crew Detailing Ltd. is a business for sale in BC.

Blue Crew Detailing Ltd.

10 Alma Place, Victoria, BC
Locally owned and operated, Blue Crew Detailing was formed in response to a need for mobile car wash services in Victoria. At Blue Crew Detailing we strive to provide quality, convenient and environmentally friendly auto detailing service that fits your busy schedule. Let the Blue Crew come to You!... continue

Leland Building is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Leland Building

2500 Douglas St, Victoria, BC, V8T 4M1
2500-2512 Douglas Street, known as the Leland Building, is a prominent mixed-use building located in close proximity to Victoria’s downtown core in an area that is a priority for future development and growth. The Leland Building is a highly visible property on the corner of Bay Street and Douglas S... 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