Investing in City of Langley, British Columbia

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Overview

Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Greater Vancouver

Centrally located in Southwestern BC’s Lower Mainland, Langley City is one of Metro Vancouver’s dynamic and thriving Regional City Centres.

Within just 10 square kilometers (4 square miles), Langley City contains one of the most active commercial and industrial land bases in the Lower Mainland, spurring significant growth in high-density residential development. The City is transected by 300 acres of parkland and natural lands, providing tranquility to several single-family neighbourhoods. The community is home to Kwantlen Polytechnic University, the Cascades Casino Resort with Coast Hotel & Convention Centre, a vibrant pedestrian-oriented downtown core, and a destination shopping district of regional significance. 

With a thriving economy, affordable housing, affluent markets, and a family-oriented community, Langley City is one of the region’s top destinations for future growth, as evidenced by BC Transit’s planned Light Rail Transit (LRT) extension from Skytrain to Langley City.

QUICK FACTS
POPULATION  
275,000 people in trade area (15 km area) 27,000 people within city limits
projected to double over next decade 8.8% averaged 5-year area growth (2016)
GROWTH & DEVELOPMENT
Nearly 250% growth in construction value over the last five years (2018)
EMPLOYMENT
Ranked #5 of the Best Cities for Work in BC (BC Business, 2017)
One of the highest ratios of jobs to population among Metro Vancouver municipalities.
TRADE POTENTIAL
$3.84 billion trading market in primary trade area (15 km area)
AFFORDABILITY
HOUSING: 40% less than comparable housing in East Vancouver
LOW LEASE RATES: $8 – $35 sq ft
LOW TAXES: one of the lowest commercial to residential mill rates (2016 NAIOP)
BUSINESS-FRIENDLY
FAST APPROVAL TIMES: one of the best in the region (2016 NAIOP)
EXCEPTIONALLY Supportive Business Community and Local Government

 

* Langley City is a separate municipality from the more rural Township of Langley. Langley City is a regional urban hub, with growth and development extending beyond its 10 square km borders into neighbouring City of Surrey and Township of Langley, blurring municipal boundaries for most visitors.

http://www.city.langley.bc.ca

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Community Size: 10.29 km²

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Recent opportunities in the area

West Wood Organic Grocery

2307 47th Ave, Vancouver, BC
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Health Food Store - Rustic Roots is a business for sale in BC.

Health Food Store - Rustic Roots

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Langley 200 Business Centre - Phase 2 is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

200 - Langley 200 Business Centre - Phase 2

8661 201 St, Langley, BC, V2Y 0G9
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