Transportation

There are significant investment opportunities, including building and maintaining transportation infrastructure, in British Columbia, Canada. Some of this work is done through public-private partnerships (P3s), an area where we are a recognized leader.

There are also excellent opportunities in aerospace and marine manufacturing and maintenance.

Key Advantages

We are well positioned for continued growth in the transportation sector.
  •  Services such as engineering and geotechnical consulting provide excellent opportunities for investment partnerships in P3 projects.
  • British Columbia’s aerospace sector is globally recognized for its excellence in delivering highly specialized products and services. The sector is supported by a network of post-secondary institutions that provide a deep pool of skilled workers .
  • We are a major hub for the Pacific Northwest and Canada’s growing aerospace industry. For example, Vancouver is close to Seattle, Washington, home of Boeing’s final assembly and integration production lines.
  • Our well-established marine manufacturing and maintenance industry includes leading boat manufacturers and companies with high tech marine expertise.
  • The awarding of more than $8 billion contract to Vancouver Shipyards Co. Ltd. under the National Shipbuilding Procurement Strategy has created significant new opportunities for British Columbia companies in the marine manufacturing and maintenance sector.
Watch this short video on British Columbia’s Transportation and Advanced Manufacturing advantages.

Transportation Sector Snapshot

We are making major investments in seaports, airports, railways and highways, building on the excellent links we already offer as the gateway of choice connecting North America with the Asia-Pacific region.
  • British Columbia plans significant investment in private and public sector transportation improvements. Companies located here will enjoy excellent opportunities for growth.
  • We have become a leading centre for aircraft manufacturing, advanced materials, aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul, modifications, fleet management, aerial firefighting and aerospace education, training and simulation.
  • British Columbia has a long history of working with the private sector to design and build new transportation infrastructure and to maintain highways.

Incentives

Learn about British Columbia’s range of attractive business incentives.

 

One of the most recent opportunities in Transportation for Investments & Partnerships.

Kaslo Aerodome Lands (see mktg content for details)

312 Fourth Street, Kaslo, BC, V0G 1M0
The Village of Kaslo holds approximately 200 acres of land that accommodate the community aerodrome (3700'x 60' asphalt, registered/ uncertified/ no winter maintenance), some privately leased hangars and gravel extraction activities. Proposals for additional development or use of this land for econo... continue


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