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).
745 Island E Hwy, Parksville, BC
Offered for sale is the well-established Big Tent RV Park in Parksville. This profitable RV park and Campground offers a mix of approximately 100 tenting and full service RV sites. The full-service sites are occupied most of the year. Strong revenue is increasing year over year.The site is flat, on ...
6010 Brickyard Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9V 1S5
Three high profile ground floor spaces available in the professional / medical Brickyard Clinic
Each space offers quality throughout with a bright reception area on entry level
The building is elevatored and offers ample parking
This high visibility location is home to Central Drugs, Life Labs, phys...
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
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
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
View the list of First Nations with asserted traditional territory in this area.
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What makes a city a truly great place to live – so great that it tops a list of desirable cities worldwide? It's a hot debate, with every...
British Columbia is really, really big. The province is bigger than France and Germany combined and about double the size of California. Almost 64%...
The Vancouver Island and Coast region is located on the west coast of British Columbia and includes all of Vancouver Island, the Gulf Islands and s...
Investors are attracted to British Columbia’s strong economic fundamentals, its proximity to the U.S. market, its highly skilled work force, ...
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