Region: Lower Mainland/Southwest
Regional District: Greater Vancouver
Located at the centre of Metro Vancouver on the banks of the Fraser River, New Westminster is the place to be. As the oldest city in western Canada, and the first capital of British Columbia, the “Royal City” has a proud heritage with much to offer to residents and visitors alike.
New Westminster is a vibrant transportation hub, featuring five rapid transit stations and ready access to major highways, rail and water. Situated 20 km east of Vancouver, travel to Vancouver International Airport, downtown Vancouver and the US border can take as little as 30 minutes.
A city with a “small town feel”, residents of New Westminster share a unique connection. Our many neighbourhoods, from Queensborough to Sapperton, and everywhere in between, have grown over the years and today combine to form a special community.
Recent development growth has resulted in high quality housing options for a young and growing labour force that enjoys the affordable lifestyle, beautiful parks and community amenities in the Royal City. As the oldest city in Western Canada, New Westminster offers the unique combination of heritage charm and the livability of a smaller community along with access to world-class educational, cultural and commercial opportunities.
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A small business manufacturing opportunity in Cross Laminated Timber or “CLT”, a cost-competitive, strong, light, multi-layer, wood building panel system, the preferable sustainable building material of the 21st century. CLT demand is estimated to grow to 1.2 to 3.6 million m3/yr. at 5 to 15% market...
Metro Vancouver, Metro Vancouver, BC
This is a well-established, extremely profitable, and growing HVAC and Plumbing contractor for sale in one of the fastest growing markets in Canada. The business provides services to some high profile companies by offering the best in class service, support, and reliability, which in turn results in...
555 Sixth St, New Westminster, BC, V3L 5H1
Improved office space with 3 private offices, 1 large meeting room, and formal reception. Space is in great condition and ready to move in....
Virtual reality, altered reality and video gaming are big business in British Columbia, and local companies have been attracting partnerships and investment from compatible international enterprises. It’s easy for businesses here to collaborate with Asian businesses because of frequent... continue
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
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
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Working closely with B.C.’s cherry growers, the federal government has secured access for fresh B.C. cherries to the Japanese market. Accordi...
A Vancouver-based for-profit social enterprise continues to do great things for both the environment and for humanity. The Plastic Bank has been en...
Building on past successes at this event, several British Columbia fruit and vegetable companies will be part of the Canadian pavilion at Asia Frui...
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