The main industries in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach area are tourism, retail, services, construction and light industry. Technology companies are successfully serving clients around the world from their home base in Parksville – Qualicum Beach, B.C.
Tourism is the single largest contributor to the economy in the Parksville-Qualicum Beach region. The Oceanside Tourism Association estimates that direct tourism spending was about $112 million in 2012. Visitors are attracted by long, beautiful sandy beaches that have been dubbed ‘Canada’s Riviera’ and ‘Canada’s Carmel’.
The Parksville-Qualicum Beach region of central Vancouver Island is one of the fastest growing areas on the island. As of 2018, 47,000 people called Parksville-Qualicum Beach their home.
Our Parksville – Qualicum Beach, B.C. communities enjoy a skilled and educated labour force and a growing population. Business owners approaching retirement age are often looking to sell all types of enterprises – from restaurants to hotels to transportation companies. Parksville – Qualicum Beach, B.C. entrepreneurs have also found sources of advice and investment capital among the population, which includes many retired professionals and executives from diverse sectors.
Parksville – map of zoning and other key local resources
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You’ll find land and building space available for sale or lease for both commercial and industrial purposes in the Parksville – Qualicum Beach, B.C. region. Lease rates are affordable – in the range of $6 to $8 per square foot for industrial space and $12 to $20 per square foot for commercial space.
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The active community of Parksville is home to a diverse group of residents who are attracted by the positive quality of life and moderate year-round climate. Parksville offers an abundance of activities for every season, including scenic beaches perfect for long walks, mountain biking, fishing, golf, arts, and cultural activities.