Port Alberni is the region's natural choice for development. Strategically located on central Vancouver Island and the gateway to the Pacific Rim, it's the only island community outside of Victoria with  a deep sea port, direct access to a tourism market of up to 1 million travellers and abundant natural resources. 

Bid Opportunities

Exterior of Port Alberni City Hall

City of Port Alberni

The City uses a competitive bidding process to acquire many of the materials, equipment and services required by City departments. Decisions to award are based on the greatest return in quality, service and price.

RFPs & Tenders
Front of 3 moored fishing vessels at Fisherman's Harbour in Port Alberni

Port Alberni Port Authority

A number of investment opportunities exist with this critical City partner. The Port Authority manages property use agreements, deep sea berths, commercial and recreational marinas and a campground.

RFPs & Tenders
Shoreline at Schooner Cove, Pacific Rim National Park

Alberni-Clayoquot Regional District

Opportunities within the regional district include municipalities such as Port Alberni, Tofino, Ucluelet and Bamfield; neighbouring electoral districts and First Nations communities on the west coast.

RFPs & Tenders

Investor Resources


City of Port Alberni

Business Façade Improvement Program

Corporate Strategic Plan

Fees - Land Use Development

General Business Resources

Official Community Plan

Revitalization Tax Exemption Bylaw


Key Industries

Industry Overview


Business Ownership


Commercial Space


  • Startups & Expansions
  • Exporting Outside Canada
  • Businesses for Sale
  • Local Business Organizations


Port Alberni Community Foundation

'Vital Signs' Report of local statistics regarding Learning, Housing, Food Security and the Environment.

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