Investing in Victoria, British Columbia

Overview

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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Gift Basket Company For Sale - E-commerce is a business for sale in BC.

Gift Basket Company For Sale - E-commerce

201-605 Douglas St., Victoria, BC
- 3 years in business. - Thousands of gift baskets delivered near and far across Canada.@ - We have worked with the biggest companies on Vancouver Island for their corporate gifting needs, including: Canfor, Abstract Developments, TD Canada Trust, Bank of Montreal, Suburban Motors, Chard Development... continue

2787 Jacklin Rd is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

107 - 2787 Jacklin Rd

2787 Jacklin Rd, Victoria, BC, V9B 2X9
1,454 square foot office/retail space close to many amenities on Jacklin and Goldstream. Currently set up as studio space. Great customer parking.... continue

Franchised Coffeehouse is a business for sale in BC.

Franchised Coffeehouse

1971 Oak Bay Ave., Victoria, BC
This thriving franchised cafe business for sale offers a prime location in the busy Oak Bay Ave, Victoria BC.Located on a brand new building on NE corner in a very busy hub that has become increasingly popular as a meeting place for coffee, business meetings, group work @ dining, and easily accessib... continue

Success Stories

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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