Parksville, BC

Parksville Plaza

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About this property


Parksville Plaza is situated in the growing municipality of Parksville BC. Parksville Plaza is located in the City of Parksville on Vancouver Island, approximately 150 km north of Victoria, BC and 37 km north of Nanaimo, BC. The mid-Island area, as it is often referred to, due its proximity to populated areas rather than its geographical location, is more locally called the Oceanside region. 

Vancouver Island’s Oceanside region includes Parksville, Qualicum Beach, Nanoose Bay, Lighthouse Country, French Creek and Arrowsmith Coombs Country. The region stretches along Vancouver Island’s eastern shore and enjoys a year round mild climate. The total population of the Oceanside region is approximately 43,495 with the secondary trade area reaching a population of 138,631.


High exposure highway commercial development site


Parksville Plaza is located on the corner of Island Highway and Mills Street in the established Pioneer Crescent Neighbourhood.

The property is situated on a high exposure intersection with a traffic count in excess of 11,700 vehicles per day and growing. Parksville Plaza will be comprised of two retail pads situated on .767acres of land (33,413 square feet) with 6,150 square feet of rentable area. There are 47 parking stalls (7.29 stalls per 1,000 square feet)



Key Facts


LOCATION: 375 - 395 East Island Highway, Parksville, BC (map)

ZONING: CS - 4 Highway Commercial Zone


SITE SIZE: 0.82 acres

AREA RETAILERS: Thrifty Foods, Starbucks, Boston Pizza, Quality Foods, BC Liquor Store, Tim Hortons, Iris Optical, A&W


  • Premier retail area in Parksville across from Starbucks and Quality Foods

  • Excellent amenities in the area

  • High traffic count with great exposure to the Island Highway


The initial land use plan is comprised of two separate freestanding buildings for a total of 6,150 square feet. Building A1 is a 2,550 square foot building designated for a restaurant tenant with a drive through service. Building B3 is approximately 3,600 square feet and can be divided into three separate 1,200 square foot retail units.

Alternate development scenarios involve one building of 11,500 square feet with drive through capability as well as alternate configurations of the two building plan.

TIMING: 2018


Parksville Plaza location

375 – 395 East Island Highway
Parksville, BC

Prime retail property in Parksville adjacent to Starbucks and Quality Foods. Excellent highway exposure, with high traffic count.

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