Investing in North Cowichan, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Cowichan Valley

Located on Vancouver Island, the Municipality of North Cowichan spans 194 square kilometres, and is the largest municipality in the Cowichan Valley Regional District (CVRD).  The community centres of North Cowichan are Chemainus, Crofton, Maple Bay and the South End inclusive of University Village.

With almost 29,000 people, North Cowichan is built on the fishing, mining and logging industries. Today the work continues with traditional and new industry taking advantage of all the area has to offer. 

North Cowichan’s economic foundation is diverse. Situated as an international vacation destination, we’re home to major industry, farming, high-tech and home-based businesses. Let’s talk. I want to know what I can do to assist your business in locating here.

           - Mayor Jon Lefebure

http://www.northcowichan.ca

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Community Size: 213.72 km²

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Commercial Revenue Property is a business for sale in BC.

Commercial Revenue Property

8432 Trans Canada Hwy, Chemainus, BC
This commercial revenue property is located on a busy section of the Island Hwy. It has 4 individually metered rental units: a gas bar and convenience@store, office/retail lease space, restaurant, and 2000 sq.ft. residential unit above with 2 bedrooms and a den.The service station has a long-term co... continue

9579 Island Highway is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

9579 Island Highway

9579 Island Hwy, Chemainus, BC, V0R 1K0
Located in the District of North Cowichan and along Island Highway (Highway 1), the Subject Property sits in between the cities of Duncan & Ladysmith. The Subject Property is a short 5 minute drive to Thetis and Penelakut Island BC Ferry terminal. Chemainus is a community of approximately 3,800 peop... continue

Chevron Station on Island Hwy is a business for sale in BC.

Chevron Station on Island Hwy

A-8432 TRANS CANADA HWY, Chemainus, BC
Be your own boss with this Chevron gas station and convenience store business. Island Hwy exposure over 24k cars per day, on turn off to Crofton and Salt Spring Island. Long term lease available. Attractive, newer building with access from both sides of the highway. 2000 sq.ft manager suite above al... 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