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Economic Development

There are many reasons to make Squamish the place for your business investment. And who better to ask than members of our local business community!

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Economic Development Department

The District of Squamish Economic Development Department plays a lead role in acting as a facilitator between business and the municipality. The department’s primary objectives are to retain, expand and attract business investment in Squamish. The department has many services, programs and initiatives in place to achieve the District’s objectives.

Some of the services provided include:

  • Assisting new and expanding businesses with locating and relocating;
  • Facilitating the Planning and Development permitting process with the municipality;
  • Conducting research on business gaps and opportunities;
  • Assisting investors to identify business opportunities;
  • Facilitating sharing of business issues with relevant agencies;
  • Providing community statistics and demographics.

The Economic Development Department is located in the Squamish Adventure Centre at 38551 Loggers Lane. Staff can be reached by email or phone: 604-815-5020.

4.1.2 InvestGrow

Squamish is one of the fastest growing communities on the Canadian west coast, for good reason.

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4.2.2 Resources
Resources & Support

There are many organizations, programs and services to support business.

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4.2.3 DataStrategy2
Data & Strategies

Welcome to the Squamish Economic Data and Strategies library.

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4.2.4 StrategicProjects
Projects in our Community

Several proposed projects are in various stages of development.

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