Investing in Duncan, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Cowichan Valley

Duncan serves as an economic hub for the Cowichan Region. They provide healthcare, retail, professional services and cultural tourism. Downtown has a rich heritage including 100 year old City Hall and clock tower, train station and the Cowichan Valley Museum. Duncan's goal is to be a carbon neutral, healthy and affordable community with a strong economy. The city is known for great shopping and dining and as a major employment hub for the region. The area is home to Vancouver Island University, public schools and private schools.

http://www.duncan.ca

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Community Size: 2.08 km²

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Development Opportunity is a business for sale in BC.

Development Opportunity

2533 LEWIS STREET, Duncan, BC
DEVELOPMENT OPPORTUNITY: Flat site with two road frontages located in East Duncan a short distance from Chesterfield Sportsplex and Duncan's VIU campus. The commercial core, schools, parks, shopping and trail systems are only a short walk away. Preliminary plans for 35 unit development available. Ve... continue

777 Canada Ave is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

Unit 2 - 777 Canada Ave

777 Canada Ave, Duncan, BC, V9L 1V1
909 sq ft commercial unit, one of few available units under 1,000 sq ft. Exceptional corner location in downtown Duncan Located on a high traffic artery close to all amenities Well maintained building Zoned DTC (Downtown Neighborhood Commercial) with vast number of uses including retail, service, of... continue

Industrial Property For Sale is a business for sale in BC.

Industrial Property For Sale

2853 ROBERTS ROAD, Duncan, BC
New Price! Opportunity to purchase a large warehouse building with abundant yard area. There is room for building expansion: Current site coverage is 25.4% with maximum allowable under I-1, Light Industrial zoning being 50% coverage. The owner has operated his business in this location for many year... 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