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- 9.5 hours from Vancouver
In the area …
5-bed, 4.5 bath home on 1/4 acre
CAD$ 489,900 MLS Listing
Cranbrook possesses a stable economy and is home to a wide range of businesses in retail, healthcare, education, trades and several home-based businesses. Hitting important metrics of location, lifestyle, labour and connectivity, Cranbrook offers an enviable advantage to those looking for new opportunities for business and life.
With a strong demand for new housing, New Dawn Developments is the largest developer in the city, with three new projects adding nearly 100 homes, including single family homes and townhomes either just completed or in construction, with more to come.
This mountain community has dozens of golf courses, a WHL hockey team and a professional symphony. It is also home to the College of the Rockies and the Cranbrook Regional Hospital, both of which provide employment as well as opportunity, and a local small-business sector that is thriving. The city is developing a 70-hectare industrial park beside the airport, which will allow Cranbrook’s industrial sectors to continue their strong growth.
Work: Forestry, mining, manufacturing, tourism, trade, service and transportation make up the economic backbone of the East Kootenay region. Cranbrook, the largest centre in the region with a population of 19,500 is the hub of activity.
Play: Cranbrook is well known for it’s superb bike trails, ski hills and fishing. Hunting, camping, snow-shoeing–virtually every type of outdoor activity can be enjoyed and this is enhanced by the fact that, according to Enviornment Canada, Cranbrook has the most sunshine hours of any B.C. city (2,190.5 hours annually).
Culture: Cranbrook has an active arts community with its 600-seat Key City Theatre, the Western Financial Place multi-purpose recreational facility and a 4,500-seat arena that’s home to the champion Kootenay Ice hockey team.
Municipalities & Districts:
Cranbrook – cranbrook.ca
Jason Wheeldon – Royal LePage – cranbrookrealty.com
Note: Population is listed by either municipality or region. Sample listing represents a home near the median average selling price in 2017. Real estate trend metric uses B.C. Assessment data for value and includes sales of all property types.