Investing in Nanaimo, British Columbia

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Overview

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

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Community Size: 122.19 km²

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Meal Delivery Business is a business for sale in BC.

Meal Delivery Business

Nanaimo, Nanaimo, BC
Small Business, Delivering Meals to Seniors on Vancouver Island.@Contract driver position.@Deliveries are done 4 days a week,@ Tuesday through Friday. Territory is@Crofton to Campbell River.Approximately 140 - 180 deliveries per week; about 30 hours of driving @ 2 hours weekly of paperwork. Pay is p... continue

241 Milton Street is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

241 Milton Street

241 Milton Street, Nanaimo, BC, V9R 2K5
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Vancouver Island Tutoring Service is a business for sale in BC.

Vancouver Island Tutoring Service

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... continue

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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

 
 
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