Investing in Port Hardy, British Columbia



Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Mount Waddington

The District of Port Hardy is the largest of six communities in the Regional District of Mt. Waddington with a current population of approximately 4,008 (2011 census) and a land base of 4,081 hectares. The District provides services to an additional 1,050 area residents, including three First Nations bands: the Kwakiutl, Quatsino, and Gwa’sala-‘Nakwaxda’xw. Within its boundaries, the District can offer investors prime development properties within the downtown core, as well as at its federally maintained airport, in the marine industrial park, and in areas identified for infill or redevelopment. High-speed internet, good cell phone coverage, significant infrastructure and a diverse business community provide potential investors with the amenities needed to establish a new business or grow an existing one.


Community Size: 47.85 km²

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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

Wayne Ridley's Fishing Lodge is a business for sale in BC.

Wayne Ridley's Fishing Lodge

173 Winter Harbour road, Port Hardy, BC
Wayne Ridley's Fishing Lodge is a turn key fully operational fishing lodge located in truly one of the last untapped fishing spots on Vancouver Island, located in Winter Harbour. This location offers some of the best salmon, halibut and codfish fishing in British Columbia. This lodge presently accom... continue

8945 Granville St is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

8945 Granville St

8945 Granville St, Port Hardy, BC, V0N 2P0
To acquire a “front and centre” investment property in Port Hardy offering a 7.74% capitalization rate in 2014 increasing to 7.93% in 2015. The property is comprised of a total of approximately +/- 28,064 SF of buildings and 2.398 acres of land. The main retail building is comprised of 18,518 SF whi... 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