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Economic Development

Surrey’s fast-growing and culturally diverse population, combined with our enviable Pacific Rim location for international trade to Asia and the United States, delivers substantial business opportunities.

For the third year in a row, the Real Estate Investment Network has named Surrey the best place in British Columbia to invest. We were also recognized as the Clean Energy Association of BC “Community of the Year” in 2011, for our integrated approach to sustainability and energy conservation.

SCDC Plaza

Surrey City Development Corporation

Learn about the City of Surrey owned and operated corporation which takes on development around the city.

SFU Surrey at City Centre.

Economic Plans & Strategies

Learn the city initiatives for future growth in planning in the City of Surrey's key documents.

Four Concord Pacific construction workers posing for a photo

City Centre: Building a New Downtown

See how we're building City Centre - the commercial, cultural and social hub of the City of Surrey.

University student with a robot project.

Education Levels

Get a glimpse of the largest school district in BC and 2 major universities that call Surrey home.

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Growing Labour Force & Population

Surrey is the 2nd largest city in the BC with a growth rate that averages nearly 10,000 new residents annually.

Snow-capped mountain view from Surrey, with construction cranes in forefront.

Industrial Lands & Business Parks

At 317.2 sq. km., Surrey is the largest city in Metro Vancouver and has approximately 46% of Metro Vancouver’s total vacant industrial land.

aerial view of Fraser River docks

Location & Access

Get superior transportation access to Asia Pacfic, US and Canadian markets in the City of Surrey.

RIMEX wheel.

Key Sectors

Surrey’s economy is powered by a range of industries including clean energy, manufacturing, health and education.

Invest in the Future

If you’re looking to do business in British Columbia, there’s no better place to be.