Duncan Business Improvement Area Society

Summer Has Arrived in Downtown Duncan!

There is nothing like summer in Downtown Duncan - the streets are alive with smiling faces, outdoor patios, lazing about in our shady parks, street entertainment  and of course the bountiful Saturday Farmer's Market. Downtown Duncan is the shopping capital of the Cowichan Valley boasting a wonderful selection of independently owned specialty shops, boutiques, cafes and restaurants. A relaxed and easy pace, all that you need within walking distance and the friendliest people on the Island! Check out Duncan Daze or the 39 Days of Summer, take a Totem Tour, a visit to the Brew Pub or Old FireHouse Wine Bar - something for everyone in Downtown Duncan!

The Duncan BIA

The Duncan Business Improvement Area Society was established in 1995 with the goal to rejuvenate downtown Duncan and market it as a one-stop shopping destination of goods, services and amenities. The Duncan BIA is one of over 52 BIA’s in BC and is led by a very dedicated Board of Directors.

Invest in Duncan

What better place to locate your business than in charming, vibrant and eclectic Downtown Duncan! Located in the heart of Cowichan, friendly downtown Duncan is accessible, walkable and boasts free parking for all customers. Close to 300 businesses and services call this historic centre home, offering a tremendous variety of independently owned and operated choices. Over 75,000 people call the Cowichan Valley home, and many more choose to visit the region taking in exciting events, attractions and delighting in our natural beauty and abundance! For those considering opening a business in downtown Duncan, these properties are for sale or lease.