BUY BC BUSINESSES Business Buyer's Guide Kootenay Boundary Regions Fall 2015 - Page 27

Marketing B.C. communities and investment opportunities. BritishColumbia.ca provides the online support that B.C. businesses need to attract international investment. Investment opportunities As a business owner, you can leverage the global reach of BritishColumbia.ca to seek international investors: • Post your commercial and industrial real estate listings and business-for-sale opportunities free of charge on our partner sites — they are published instantly on these sites and BritishColumbia.ca. • Include links to your corporate website and contact information, making it easy for investors to learn more and get in touch. • Current partners include SpaceList.ca for real estate and VentureConnect.ca for businesses for sale. • Easily create a profile of other unique business investment opportunities by creating a free account on BritishColumbia.ca/invest. • Be confident knowing that investors have access to the additional information they need through integrated links to maps, community data and contact information, immigration resources and more. In-depth community profiles The location of a business opportunity is an important consideration for investors. BritishColumbia.ca has the detailed community-by-community economic development data your potential investors need to understand the local market, business supports and infrastructure in order to build their business case for investment. • Profiles include the latest facts and figures on demographics, labour force projections, transportation, quality of life and more. • Up to 1300 data points per community, based on international standards for community economic data. There is power in working together. ContaCt: international@gov.bc.ca www.BritishColumbia.ca • Facts for each community are regularly updated from sources such as BC Stats and Statistics Canada, as well as economic development professionals in each community.