Loran Drive is a premier location in Dawson Creek. The townhomes back directly onto Leoppky Park, and enable residents to enjoy the wilderness, walking and biking trails that crisscross though the park. Seventeenth Street at the end of the block provides easy access to transit. Town center is just 2 km away, minutes by car, 10 minutes by bike. Crescent Park Elementary School is just 300 meters.
Dawson Creek is a rapidly growing town that offers excellent investment opportunities. Population of Peace River regionis forecast to grow from the present 64,000 to over 120,000 in the next 6 years. Industrial opportunities that drive growth include the giant Montney gas field with enough gas to satisfy BC’s needs for 145 years, and the Site C dam, just 50 kilometers from town. Companies recently opening offices include Encana, Pacific Northern Gas, and Air Liquide.Spectra Energy, which opened a natural gas-processing plant in Dawson Creek in 2011, will soon cement plans for an 850-kilometre pipeline from the Dawson Creek area to the northeast Coast.As well, Shell Canada, with Asian investors and TransCanada Corp., is planning a $4 billion pipeline from the Dawson Creek-area gas fields to the proposed LNG plant at Kitimat. This project will require 2,000 to 2,500 construction workers.