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Economic Development

Please take our survey! 

Thank you to all of the businesses that participated in the first installment of the Squamish Economic Development Survey! 

Please tell us how we can support your business by completing our survey by March 30.

The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. 

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 Read our Strategic Plan

Stay up to date with economic development in Squamish. Read our strategic plan, Hardwired for Business: Economic Action Plan 2017-2019.

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.

Watch: Squamish - A Great Place for Business

To view the full video series click here

Contact us

Location: Municipal Hall - 37955 Second Avenue
Phone: 604.892.5217

Katherine Mulligan
Economic Development Officer

About the Economic Development Department

The District of Squamish Economic Development 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.


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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