They have attracted highly-skilled and diverse team members from across the country due to the cost of living and lifestyle on Vancouver Island and the burgeoning clean energy industry in BC.
We chose to set up in Nanaimo due to its strategic geographic location. It is right in the center of Vancouver Island, about 20 minutes away from Downtown Vancouverhttp://immican.ca/
EDI Environmental Dynamics Inc. (EDI) is an environmental consulting firm of more than 80 full-time environmental professionals. They chose to open an office in Nanaimo a decade ago for both business and quality of life reasons.
Al is so impressed with the Mid-Island that not only has he invested in this new condo development he has also moved his family to the Mid-Island and sees great things happening in the region.http://91chapel.com/
Herold Engineering incorporated in 1994 has grown into a team of 65 providing consulting civil and structural engineering services with production offices in Nanaimo and Victoria and satellite offices in Fort Nelson and Ucluelet.http://www.heroldengineering.com/
Having an active MakerSpace is a draw for the tech, engineering and tinkering community looking for a place to set up shop or move to where there is already an established like-minded community and a place to share and expand on ideas.https://makerspacenanaimo.org/
Cloudhead Games is a globally recognized, award winning virtual reality games developer, with headquarters located in Qualicum Beach, on Vancouver Island. We declared the first commercially announced ‘made-for-VR’ game in 2013 as part of a successful Kickstarter campaign.http://cloudheadgames.com/
Resonance Software is a tech company that was founded in 1993. Prior to Resonance the founders ran a company focussed on employee scheduling software. As the business grew they looked for tools to help them scale. They searched for a way to easily schedule employees, track time and calculate gross pay.http://worksight.net/
Inuktun designs and manufactures remotely operated vehicles and modular robotic systems for use in confined spaces and hazardous environments. With a proven track record of providing visual inspection equipment and tooling to major industry leaders, Inuktun continues to create innovative, high quality technology that is reliable, easily operated and cost effective.http://inuktun.com/en/
Ethica Strategy, a consulting firm that works with corporate and NGO clients to help advance social and environmental sustainability, has recently opened its second office in the Nanaimo region. This location complements Ethica’s first office opened last year in New Delhi, India.https://ethicastrategy.com/
Nanaimo’s features of affordable living, renown natural environment and access to key clientele, has assisted CRM (Coastal Resource Mapping Ltd.) in attracting key personnel and in growth as a business. Current clientele include several Provincial Ministries and the Federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans, who both have local offices.https://www.crmgismapping.ca/
IWCD provides Design-Build, General Contracting and Construction Management services for commercial, multi-residential, industrial, infrastructure, and institutional projects across Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. Located in Nanaimo since inception in 1986, IWCD has established itself as a leader in design-build construction throughout Vancouver Island.http://iwcd.ca/
Real Estate Webmasters creates technology that helps North American Realtors® generate leads through beautifully designed websites, and convert those leads into sales with CRM software that keeps them on top of their game. Founded in 2004 in Nanaimo, B.C., Real Estate Webmasters has over 60,000 real estate professionals on their platform.http://www.realestatewebmasters.com/