Investing in Delta, British Columbia



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Greater Vancouver

The Corporation of Delta: A great place to work, live, and play …

Delta offers extraordinary quality of life: breathtaking scenery, wide-open spaces, mild temperatures and an abundance of outdoor recreational opportunities. The municipality’s 100,000 residents are spread among three distinct, geographically separate residential communities: North Delta, Ladner and Tsawwassen. Residents enjoy safe, clean and quiet neighbourhoods, and the stable prosperity of the community makes it attractive for businesses to choose as their preferred location. Delta's estimated household average income is 30% higher than the Canadian average.

• North Delta – a bustling community full of businesses, shops, restaurants, arts and culture. It is a largely suburban community of approximately 50,000 residents which is situated in north-east Delta bordered by Surrey and Burns Bog, the largest raised bog in North America.

• Ladner – a historic Fraser River fishing and farming village that has grown into a quaint suburb of approximately 25,000 residents. It is home to the civic precinct, including Delta Municipal Hall and Delta Hospital. Fishing and farming remain important industries for the community.

• Tsawwassen – a beachside town located next to the US/Canada border and the BC Ferries terminal which links the mainland to Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands. Tsawwassen is a tourist destination and a beach paradise for its 25,000 residents. Together with Ladner, the two communities are commonly referred to as South Delta.

Delta is part of the Metro Vancouver region – it neighbours Richmond to the northwest, Surrey and White Rock to the east, and Tsawwassen First Nation to the west. The municipality’s 180 square kilometres include farmland, wetland, industrial areas, commercial districts, and residential neighbours featuring historic homes and buildings. The farms and pastures of Delta are a visible reminder of the region’s rich agricultural history. They provide distinctive rural character to Delta and produce some of British Columbia’s best turf, vegetables and nursery plants. While fertile soil allows for farming interests in the region to diversify and equestrian facilities to thrive, Delta is also home to other industries such as aerospace, manufacturing, construction, energy, transportation, deep sea and river shipping, communication and tourism.

Our biggest economic driver is Deltaport – the largest container terminal in Canada with a current capacity


Community Size: 417.33 km²

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