Data & Strategies

Welcome to the Squamish Economic Data and Strategies library. Below you will find strategies, plans and data relevant to our economic development operations, industry development, and general community development.  

Community Information:

Housing in Squamish

An Educated Community

Recreation, Arts and Culture

Thriving Industries

A Strong Local Workforce

Major Projects


Squamish is Growing

Transportation Linkages

Community Resources

Community Services

Taxes and Assessments

Utilities for a Sustainable Community

Protecting Our Future

Business Park Sub Area Plan


Operational Strategies and Programs:

Hardwired for Business- Economic Action Plan - 2017-2019

Employment Lands Strategy

District of Squamish Business Retention and Expansion Program Business Walks - Program Results 2014/2015

The District of Squamish Business Retention and Expansion Program Interview Results 2013

Economic Development Recommendations

Outline for Economic Development Activities

Squamish Business Counts Program

Sector Specific Strategies and Plans:

SLD Report

Squamish Accommodation Strategy 2005

Squamish Knowledge Based Industry Report

Squamish Retail and Commercial Industrial Report

Squamish Retail Strategy

Squamish Tourism and Investment Attraction Strategies

Final Squamish Wood Product Report


Economic Impact Studies:

Economic Impact Study: Arts, Culture & Heritage

2011 GranFondo Economic Impact Fact Sheet

Capilano College Economic Contributions 

Sea to Sky Mountain Biking Economic Impact Study

Squamish Valley Music Festival Economic Impact Study