Investing in Mission, British Columbia



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Fraser Valley

The District of Mission is nestled on a southern coastal mountain slope, overlooking the lush valley of the mighty Fraser River. Founded in 1892, Mission, BC was originally inhabited by the Stó:lō First Nations people, and today this rapidly growing and dynamic community is home to a population of over 38,000 residents. Ideally situated, Mission is just a 15-minute drive from the US border, and approximately 70 kilometers east of the City of Vancouver. Mission is surrounded by the incredible beauty of mountainous vistas and natural forest settings. Our climate is warm in the summer and mild and wet in the winter. Flowers bloom most of the year, as the area is naturally hospitable to a wide variety or plant life and vegetation. Topographically, Mission enjoys an immense variation of hillsides and gullies which maintain natural neighborhood enclosures, spectacular views, and a sense of permanence. Mission has a unique and colorful history. It is the site of Canada’s first train robbery, B.C.’s first rail link to the United States, one of the earliest Hydro-electric dams and Fraser River bridges, and is home to the oldest known First Nations’ archaeological site in British Columbia. The municipality has an open and welcoming attitude to its citizens and businesses, new residents, investors and visitors alike, creating a sense of community for all. Come and see for yourself why Mission is “the Jewel in the Valley”.


Community Size: 263.14 km²

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Recent opportunities in the area

West Wood Organic Grocery

2307 47th Ave, Vancouver, BC
The store is located in an affluent area, Kerrisdale in Vancouver where young Chinese family population is growing, yet not enough businesses to service them. Currently the store features unique specialty organic produce items and local culinary products. Its floor space can easily display multiple ... continue

Wentings Cycle & Mountain Shop is a business for sale in BC.

Wentings Cycle & Mountain Shop

33245 N Railway Avenue, Mission, BC
Wentings Cycle & Mountain Shop, a profitable, family-owned and operated cycle shop for sale in Downtown Mission, BC, has become a destination location for the Lower Mainland. From local families to cycling enthusiasts to pros, Wentings caters to a diverse, wide-reaching client base, and sells indust... continue

the old court house mid floor - 32818 7th Ave

32818 7th Ave, Mission, BC, V2V 2C2
from 300 to 2660 sf is now available at the old court house building with plenty of parking , an amazing location on the busiest intersection in Mission great for any retail,office,school,resturant........... for more information please call :604-8322366... continue

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IMW Helps Build Clean Technology Infrastructure in China

In August 2013, British Columbia company IMW signed a  one billion RMB (US $167 million) equipment purchase agreement with China Gas to supply up to 416 natural gas compressors and related technologies for the construction of up to 310 natural gas stations in China over the next three years.... continue

Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners Goes for Gold in Beijing

Whistler, British Columbia is known as a world–class ski resort and one of the host cities for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games, but it is also now being recognized as home to one of the world’s preeminent resort planners.Ecosign Mountain Resort Planners has designed resorts and... continue

Windset Farms Brings B.C. Freshness to Asian Markets

Having made a name for themselves locally as fresh, quality producers of British Columbia-grown produce, Windset Farms is now setting its sights on key markets in Asia. Windset Farms has been delivering fresh produce for more than two decades, growing into one of North America’s most... continue