Region: Vancouver Island and Coast
Regional District: Nanaimo
Nestled between the mountains and the ocean Nanaimo is a 20 minute flight from downtown Vancouver or a 1.35 hour ferry ride. The economic hub of Central and North Vancouver Island, Nanaimo boasts both a vibrant business community and exceptional quality of life.
Businesses choose to locate in Nanaimo because of the cost efficiencies and a complete range of telecommunicat... Read More
Businesses choose to locate in Nanaimo because of the cost efficiencies and a complete range of telecommunications services. The city offers a skilled and motivated workforce, technological infrastructure and easy access to the world. This welcoming region of over 156,000 people is proud of their recreational facilities, community support, and the region’s natural beauty. Nanaimo is the fifth fastest growing urban centre in British Columbia (2016 Census).
Learn more about the competitive advantages making Nanaimo one of the most desirable, livable city in North America.
The Nanaimo area includes the municipalities of Nanaimo and Lantzville, the rural Electoral Areas A and C of the Nanaimo Regional District, and several Indian Reserves. It is equivalent to Statistics Canada's Nanaimo Census Agglomeration.
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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).
Nanaimo 6300 Hammond, Nanaimo, BC
Profitable and growing Ready Mix business for sale on Vancouver Island for which the owner / operator needs to sell in order to focus on growing family business that is not in construction. Here is your opportunity to walk into a turnkey profitable business with immense growth potential. Historicall...
565 Terminal Ave, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 5E1
2061 Cathers Drive, NANAIMO, BC
A successful in-home tutoring company is for sale on Vancouver Island.@ Enjoy the best climate Canada has to offer while you work from home, managing an established clientele and tutor list@and marketing a business that enjoys a solid@reputation in the industry.@ This established business has been o...
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
A Brazilian software development company has found the ideal location for expanding its operations – in Victoria, British Columbia. Founded in 2004, Daitan serves a global client base from multiple locations, including Campinas, Brazil and San Ramon, California. Now, the company has... continue
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
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