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Invest in Surrey

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Key Sectors

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

City Centre: Building a New Downtown

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

Industrial Lands & Business Parks

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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.

Business Mission to India

Surrey helped local companies gain access to emerging markets, and promotes the City as a premiere investment location.

Community Demographic Profiles

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Review demographic information for the City of Surrey based on Statistics Canada 2006 Census.

Growing Labour Force & Population

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

Development Activity

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See a snapshot of commercial and industrial growth in Surrey by squarefoot and building permit values.

Business Licensing Statistics

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See a breakdown of new business licenses, and the distribution of those licenses in Surrey.


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The City of Surrey’s Economic Development Office networks with organizations to provide the latest information to benefit business.