City Owned Property

The City’s Real Estate Staff manages public land and property on behalf of Nanaimo’s citizens.  We are responsible for:

  • buying, selling and disposing of properties
  • leasing and licensing City-owned land and buildings
  • property development

The Parks, Recreation & Environment department manages properties with facilities such as the aquatic or ice centres.

Property for sale or lease

Council can declare properties surplus if the City no longer needs them. They can be put up for sale to the public in this case.  Most of the City's surplus and saleable properties are remnant parcels from property purchases for City projects.

At times, properties become available indirectly through the City via the Annual Tax Sale.  

The City currently has 5 Residential Lots for sale at 5290 Rutherford Road.  Please see the Request for Offers No. 2225 for additional information.

Surplus road property

In some cases, surplus road property may also be available for sale upon road closure.  After receiving a written application for the road closure, we review the application and determine whether the unused road can be considered surplus. 

Related links

Parks, Recreation and Environment Department
Tax Sale Information
Vancouver Island Real Estate Board

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Nancy Skeels Property Services Agent

Last updated: August 29, 2018

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