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Economic Development

What's New in December?

Please take our survey! 


As the end of 2017 draws near, we'd love to hear your thoughts and feedback about doing business in Squamish in 2017. Please tell us how we can support your business by completing our survey by December 31stSunday January 21st at midnight! (We extended the deadline beyond the holidays.)

The survey should take 5-10 minutes to complete. At the end of the survey, you will have the option to enter to win one of two pairs of tickets to the Squamish Business Excellence Awards organized by the Squamish Chamber of Commerce (valued at $200 each). We will be drawing for the prize on Monday January 22nd and emailing the winners.

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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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