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

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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

Tanning Salon Franchise for Sale in Kitsilano is a business for sale in BC.

Tanning Salon Franchise for Sale in Kitsilano

Kitsilano, Vancouver, BC
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1112 West Pender is a commercial real estate opportunity in BC.

912 - 1112 West Pender

1112 W Pender St, Vancouver, BC, V6E 2S1
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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