turn-key business opportunity is a dream for many outdoor
enthusiasts and is priced to sell soon.
Enjoy the lifestyle of operating your own adventure
retail shop in a resort town in
’s Kootenay Rockies. Located
in the growing resort city of
, this 3 ˝ year old business has seen significant growth in
the past eight months, does not have local competition and has
opportunities for more growth.
shop is about 1000 square feet and ideally should be expanded
to carry more products to maximize potential.
It takes at least three years for a store to become
established in a small town market so this business
opportunity offers a head start without the troubles of a
owners are proud of the store’s reputation and would like
the right person to carry it on.
The asking price includes all inventory, fixtures, and
has a low cost of living and is ideally located for this
business to take advantage of the growing local and regional
recreational economy. The
tourism prospects for
are very good and now is the time to invest in this area while
it is still affordable.
& Co. services the local and visitor market seeking
equipment and supplies for their mountain adventures.
The three year old store has dedicated local clientele
with many recreating visitors from the hot economy of
adding significant traffic.
purchase price is for the turn key operation and includes all
equipment, fixtures, and office equipment required to operate
the retail store.
we stock products from the following companies with the
inventory worth approximately $30,000:
avalanche probes & shovels
of regional guidebooks, topographic maps, nature guides
gifts such as poster, books, wall signs
are many more opportunities available, especially with carrying
a larger selection of lifestyle clothing.
An additional capital investment of at least $20,000 is
highly recommended and will maximize the store’s potential.
business leases a 1500 square foot premise with 1000 square feet
available for retail and 500 for storage.
The shop is located in
’s Platzl, a pedestrian shopping plaza located in the heart of
the downtown. The
current lease rate is $650 per month plus 7% GST tax and
includes all property taxes and gas utilities.
Hydro averages $60 every two months.
is a mountain lifestyle town located in southeast British
Columbia and is home to approximately 7,000 people in a trading
region of over 60,000. There
are three full golf courses in the city with another 13 courses
within a 30-90 minute drive.
is also home to the Kimberley Alpine Resort, operated by Resorts
of the Canadian Rockies, owners of resorts at
, Fernie, and several other locations.
The city is growing with many new residents and
recreation home owners taking advantage of the city’s outdoor
oriented lifestyle and its growing tourism economy.
Currently there is an unprecedented recreational growth
in the city from residents of
. This growth is
expected to continue especially as one looks at recent trends of
nearby resort communities like Invermere, Fernie, and Canmore
and their growth of the past ten years.
is the time to invest in Kimberley as the future looks very
bright with many new developments such as an expanded airport to
service long-haul and overseas flights, a new paralympic
training centre for Alpine and Nordic skiing at the Kimberley
Alpine Resort, the Sullivan Mine Interpretive Centre, and many
housing developments. The
airport expansion is expected to be completed by the summer of
2007 and once done, will be the only international airport in
within a 20 minute drive of a major ski/golf resort and will be
the following websites for more information about Kimberley:
the initial hard work has already been done in this business for
it to prosper in a growing industry and resort town.
The owner is motivated to sell to follow a dream career. Please
contact us with any questions or offers.
BC V1A 2Y9
Phone (250) 427-7200 (Monday – Friday 11-5 MDT)
Phone (250) 427-5318 (Evenings are best)