If you’re an entrepreneur who dreams big, but wants to live a small-town lifestyle, you need look no further than Lillooet.
Located 3 hours from Vancouver and just 1.5 hours from Whistler, Lillooet offers great economic opportunity in a laid-back, small town atmosphere. You’ll love our affordable residential and commercial properties, among the lowest in the B.C. Interior, which enable you to start a great business and lifestyle for minimal cash! We pride ourselves on our hospitality, and our Chamber of Commerce will help you network with other businesses and our community in general. We have all the essential health and educational services you need to live and raise a family in a relaxed, care-free and safe environment. And to top it all, our beautifully rugged geography means we’re on the doorstep of boundless outdoor recreational opportunities.
The community is home to 2,500 people and a service area of approximately 5,000. It is the hub of three provincial highways - Highway 99, Highway 12 and Highway 40 – and is serviced by CN Rail’s freight service. The airport is equipped to handle private jets, modern commercials jets and turbo-prop aircraft.
Lillooet is serviced by two elementary schools, a secondary school, Thompson Rivers University, a library, a first-class recreational facility (indoor swimming pool, ice rink, racquetball and squash courts, gymnasium, daycare, and meeting rooms), a modern hospital and laboratory, medical clinic, dental clinic and a wellness centre. For telecommuters, we have full cell service and reliable high-speed internet. Our unique semi-arid climate is a boon to agriculture and thousands of hectares of farmland are available for a budding wine industry and other agricultural opportunities.
Best of all, our affordable real estate values, mean you’ll be thinking about retiring long before you ever thought possible. More time for enjoying all the recreational activities we have to offer right in our back yard.
So, if you’ve ever thought about leaving the ivory tower behind and running your business from a home in the country, come explore what Lillooet has to offer. We’re a small town with a big heart.