Investing in Qualicum Beach, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Vancouver Island and Coast

Regional District:  Nanaimo

The Parksville-Qualicum Beach region, stretches from Nanoose Bay in the south, to Bowser in the north. It includes the residential areas of Coombs, Deep Bay, Errington, Hilliers and Qualicum Bay. With more than 44,500 residents, the region is one of the fastest growing areas on Vancouver Island. The Parksville-Qualicum Beach region of mid Vancouver Island enjoys the best of urban and rural living, including affordable housing, spectacular natural beauty, and many family-friendly amenities, including excellent public schools. These features appeal to people who want a relaxed lifestyle where it’s safe and affordable to raise a family, live close to nature, and work in a community of friendly, like-minded people. A growing, progressive community located on the sheltered eastern shores of Vancouver Island, just 37 km north of Nanaimo and BC Ferry Terminals to the mainland. The Region’s easy access to major transportation linkages helps to make it both a thriving place to do business and a popular vacation destination.

Residents place a high value on their community's spectacular natural setting, surrounded by beautiful beaches, mountains, lakes and rivers. Together, the municipalities of Parksville and Qualicum Beach and the surrounding areas strive to maintain and enhance the quality of life they now enjoy. And they make sure to have fun! The community annually hosts a wide range of recreational and cultural events and is central to a variety of golf courses. An excellent combination of retirement, business and recreational opportunities, facilities and services make the Parksville-Qualicum Beach Region a great place for people of all ages to live and to work!

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Community Size: 19.78 km²

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Light Industrial Building is a business for sale in BC.

Light Industrial Building

122 2nd Avenue E, Qualicum Beach, BC
4,487 SQ. FT. on .34 acre with ample paved parking. Excellent location for this upgraded light industrial building in the heart of downtown Qualicum Beach! Ideal location and the building offers executive private offices with boardroom, reception area, 2 bathrooms @ mini kitchen area. Warehouse styl... continue

219 Fern Rd W is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

219 Fern Rd W

219 Fern Rd W, Qualicum Beach, BC, V9K 2M2
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Indoor Cycling Studio for Sale is a business for sale in BC.

Indoor Cycling Studio for Sale

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