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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Overhead Door Company is a business for sale in BC.

Overhead Door Company

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... continue

1619 Townsite Rd is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

C - 1619 Townsite Rd

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... continue

A Great Restaurant Opportunity is a business for sale in BC.

A Great Restaurant Opportunity

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... continue

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Brazilian Tech Company Drawn to British Columbia

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

 
 
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