Business Space in Parksville-Qualicum Beach
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.There is currently a great deal of activity in commercial development with Save-On Foods under construction (due to be complete in March 2015); Canadian Tire scheduled to move into the existing Save On space and Quality Foods in the rezoning process to build a new 40,000 square-foot store in the City of Parksville.
Industrial land sites include the Parksville Industrial Park and the Qualicum Beach Airport.
The Parksville Industrial Park is a 32-hectare [80 acre] site developed by the city. The park facilitates light, clean industry serving the local area.
The Parksville Civic and Technology Centre is a 3,853 square meter (41,000 square foot) development that is the town centre for civic, community and educational uses. Current public sector occupants include the Parksville campus of Vancouver Island University (VIU), the Parksville branch of the Vancouver Island Regional Library, the administrative offices of School District 69 and the Parksville City Hall. Private sector space is also available in the building.The Qualicum Beach Digital Arts Studio is a co-working space for the central and north Island’s digital workforce to collaborate, connect and grow technology from idea to market. It is also a place for entrepreneurs and mobile professionals to “hot-desk” from and to meet with clients. Currently operating as a one year pilot project by the Town of Qualicum Beach, the studio serves as an attraction asset for the growing base of creative industry talent already in the area.
For more information about business infrastructure in the Parksville - Qualicum Beach region, see infrastructure.