Investing in Vancouver, British Columbia



Region:  Lower Mainland/Southwest

Regional District:  Greater Vancouver

Creative, intelligent, highly skilled people from all over the world. A welcoming, cosmopolitan lifestyle. A wealth of activities at your doorstep. A thriving, entrepreneurial business environment. This is Vancouver. One of the most dynamic and diverse economies in North America. A setting of majestic beauty. An enviable climate. Unsurpassed quality of life. No wonder Vancouver is a magnet for intelligent, talented people from around the world. Creative, entrepreneurial citizens make Vancouver an innovation incubator—a place where new ideas, products and services are born. One of the greenest cities in North America, it encourages sustainable thinking while supporting business development. As a home to both new industries (like digital media) and traditional ones (like resource extraction), Vancouver has positioned itself in the vanguard of the global economy.


Community Size: 137.08 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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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

Landscaping Business For Sale is a business for sale in BC.

Landscaping Business For Sale

n/a, Vancouver, BC
This is an established Landscape Maintenance and Service company offering complete lawn, tree and garden services to clients in the Richmond area. This opportunity is an ideal add-on to an existing lawn care business or for an entrepreneur as it would offer regular cash flow from day one. This com... continue

397 Alexander St is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

1st floor - 397 Alexander St

397 Alexander St, Vancouver, BC, V6A 1C4
The property is located in the “Railtown” neighbourhood of the East Vancouver industrial area. Specifi cally, Railtown is located just east of Main Street and three blocks north of Powell Street.... continue

Success Stories

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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

Trade Missions Help Langara Attract Students

Vancouver, British Columbia’s Langara College has experienced a surge of international students from India in recent years attributed to the institution’s specific focus on the market and their participation in recent B.C. government trade missions.   The college has a... continue

BioCube Brings Biodiesel Solutions to India

A B.C. - based biodiesel processing company is gaining a foothold in the lucrative Indian market by partnering with a leading Indian diesel manufacturer.BioCube Corporation develops and manufactures a compact biodiesel processor, called the BioCube™, which converts a wide variety of... continue