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).
330 Church Road, Parksville, BC
Owner retiring from overhead door company established 2008. Serving mid/north Vancouver Island this business has an excellent reputation and income, with plenty of opportunity to increase sales.Perfect opportunity for highly organized and energetic person with experience in construction/overhead doo...
1619 Townsite Rd, Nanaimo, BC, V9S 1N3
This 768 square foot ground floor commercial unit is situated in a high traffic area just off Bowen Road. Near schools, parks, shopping, and the Green Rock Industrial Park, this reasonably priced unit also offers ample parking for your clients.
There is plenty to like about this unit, so call today...
259 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC
This is a long running Thai restaurant that has never changed its owner, it is possibly the longest running on Vancouver Island. The restaurant has been opened since 2004, and due to the family retiring and moving back to Thailand, they have to part ways. The establishment is right in the heart of P...
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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