Investing in Lake Cowichan, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Cowichan Valley

The Town of Lake Cowichan is located at the east end of Cowichan Lake whch is the second largest lake on Vancouver Island. The town is located in the beautiful Cowichan Region which is situated between Nanaimo and Victoria. Tourism and forestry are the main economic drivers and residents enjoy outdoor activities such as kayaking, hiking and fishing. Camping, resorts and golf courses are just... Read More


Community Size: 213.72 km²

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Outstanding Pizza Franchise Restaurant is a business for sale in BC.

Outstanding Pizza Franchise Restaurant

180 Central Road, Duncan, BC
High volume, high profit pizza franchise restaurant.@$1.8M+ annual revenue. $350k+ SDE.@Favourable lease terms.@Growing trade area. Location is a community staple with large market share with additional future growth potential.@Systems in place to be a more hands off owner, or owner operator.@... continue

1658 Robert Street is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1658 Robert Street

1658 Robert Street, Crofton, BC, V0R 1R0
Development Site (107,500 sq. ft.) with ocean and mountain views only blocks away from the beach. The subject property is boarded by services and public recreation facilities that include an outdoor swimming pool, community centre, ball fields and courts. The existing zoning is PU (Public Use Zone),... continue

CONVENIENCE STORE with 3 BR HOME is a business for sale in BC.


Duncan, Duncan, BC
This family-owned Convenience store has been a pillar of the community for many decades. Located in the heart of a growing residential neighborhood inside the City of Duncan, Vancouver Island. Just a 45-minute drive from the Nanaimo Ferry to Vancouver, and an hour to Victoria.@This is the only comme... 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