This Harbour City, Nanaimo, located in the central region of Vancouver Island on the east side, across the Georgia Straight from the city of Vancouver on the British Columbia lower mainland, is tucked cozily behind Protection and Newcastle Islands. Overlooking a glistening harbour, with a population base of 775,347 (2016), Vancouver Island offers a variety of rural and urban communities with rich cultural diversity. It's home to fishing fleets, a bustling downtown, BC ferries, and residences positioned to breathe in its spectacular natural wonders. This health-conscious and bustling society offers the perfect mix for clean living. The business centre of Van Isle, Nanaimo is easily accessible by sea or air to the Lower Mainland and the rest of the world.
Nanaimo offers investors an opportunity to do business in a beautiful location with an energetic lifestyle and highly skilled human resources. New residents and businesses are attracted to the Nanaimo region every year. People in every stage of life move to the island for the high quality of life; many of whom come from other Canadian provinces. It's a choice destination for empty nesters and pre-retirees because of the mild winters and communities that cater to the needs of seniors. Residential and commercial growth continues to flourish and strengthen the economy. Housing prices are approximately 1/3 of the cost of homes in Vancouver and about 1/2 the price of homes in Victoria. Nanaimo offers a variety of real estate choices, many of which offer spectacular ocean and mountain views. Nanaimo real estate is definitely a better bang for your real estate dollars.
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