Investing in Vancouver, British Columbia

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Overview

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.

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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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Recent opportunities in the area

Alran-cross-laminated-timber

Vancouver, BC
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... continue

Donair Dude Restaurant Franchise For Sale is a business for sale in BC.

Donair Dude Restaurant Franchise For Sale

3209 West Broadway, Vancouver, BC
Popular and growing Donair Dude restaurant for sale in Kitsilano at 3209 West Broadway in Vancouver. Lease valid until July 2026 with an additional 5-year extension option thereafter. Fast-growing neighbourhood with several new residential developments planned in the near future. Business is positio... continue

The Paris Block is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

207 - The Paris Block

53 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, V6B 1G4
FEATURES • Beautifully restored character building, with modern design elements and upgraded building systems • Turnkey office space with polished concrete floors and high ceilings • Efficient layout with generous reception, two private offices, open area and large boardroom • Private in-suite washr... continue

Success Stories

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British Columbia’s Mythical City Games Partners with Hypereal VR in China

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

 
 
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