Get the Ladysmith business advantage. Ladysmith offers your business many strategic and competitive advantages in mid-Vancouver Island. Compare us with other markets. You’ll see why entrepreneurs and investors choose to work, live and play here.
““It was an easy choice to open our business in Ladysmith as it's only minutes from home and we’ve met so many people that we really feel part of the community. Ladysmith has so much to offer to both locals and tourists alike that it's a wonderful place to have a business!””Antique Addict owners Paul Joy and Cathy Goldie
“Yes, we had the plan, the vision, the determination and the know-how. Yes, we understood the risks of building a “metro store” in a small community. However, the acceptance and support of the beautiful people of Ladysmith of all ages, the town of Ladysmith, the heritage council, the Ladysmith Downtown Business Association … we would not have come this far without them.”The Worldly Gourmet Kitchen Store owners Kamal and Therese Saab
“Ladysmith has a great community spirit. There are so many events that go on here that bring people together. It’s friendly, central to the Island’s amenities such as ferries, airports and major cities, and just a beautiful location in general. The town is progressive and growing. I live, shop, work and play here.”Pharmasave Ladysmith owners Steve Robinson, Steve Wilkinson and Satnam Lalli
“We always wanted to be our own boss and our own business. Ladysmith provided a perfect fit for our family situation … as well as opportunities for growth and involvement in the community.”49th Parallel Grocery owners Wayne and Hrmina Richmond
“We wanted to create a business that would help support the extensive art community in Ladysmith. Ladysmith is a town of people who care about their community. They invest in it by being a part of it through volunteering for all the different events and organizations. It is a safe, happy place to be.”Bayview Framing owners Wanda and Bruce Whittington