Investing in BC's Greater Vancouver Regional District

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Overview

Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Metro Vancouver is a partnership of 21 municipalities, one Electoral Area and one Treaty First Nation that collaboratively plans for and delivers regional-scale services. Its core services are drinking water, wastewater treatment and solid waste management. Metro Vancouver also regulates air quality, plans for urban growth, manages a regional parks system and provides affordable housing. The regional district is governed by a Board of Directors of elected officials from each local authority.

http://metrovancouver.org

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Community Size: 4,063.37 km²

The BC Economic Atlas provides an intuitive way to gain a better understanding of B.C.’s vibrant economy and diverse communities by making information available from thousands of data sources through the use of interactive maps. This information can be used for opportunity identification and business case analysis by site selectors and corporate investors.

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NOTE: Driving distances are measured using the road/ferry network starting with a key point in a community (e.g main office address).

 

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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

Dog Boarding and Grooming is a business for sale in BC.

Dog Boarding and Grooming

2298 Kingsway, Vancouver, BC
An excellent and profitable business that gives an owner the opportunity to be fully involved or operate as an absentee owner. The pet grooming and boarding industry has grown considerably over the past decade thanks to rising pet ownership and changing consumer preference over pet care. Pet "Parent... continue

105-3191 Thunderbird Crescent is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

105-3191 Thunderbird Crescent

3191 Thunderbird Crescent, Burnaby, BC, V5A 3G1
3191 Thunderbird Crescent is half a block from the University sky train station off Production Way. It is located near Lougheed Highway in the Lake City area of Burnaby. This concrete warehouse complex is new with units ranging from 1500 to 2300 s.f. Most units offer an upper-level office of approx.... continue

Success Stories

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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

 
 
B.C. becomes newest location for New York-based WeWork

A New York-based company that provides shared office space for tech startups and freelancers will attract up to 1,500 clients when it opens a new space in downtown Vancouver, strengthening British Columbia’s position as an emerging global tech hub.WeWork provides entrepreneurs, small... continue

 
 
B.C. craft brewery taps into South Korea

Fuggles & Warlock Craftworks, a craft brewery in Richmond, B.C., has made solid inroads into South Korea’s competitive craft beer market by establishing a strong brand and strategic relationship with a South Korean distribution partner. Fresh from opening their brewery in Richmond... continue