Why North Vancouver

About North Vancouver

Nestled between the coastal mountains and the Burrard Inlet and home to acres of world-famous West Coast Rainforest, North Vancouver is the epitome of British Columbia’s famous outdoors. In North Vancouver, you will find a strong business community, a friendly people, a growing infrastructure, and a focus on a sustainable future. The ultimate “work, live, play” community and the 3rd largest metropolitan area in Canada, North Vancouver will support your business’ success and provide a healthy lifestyle for you and your family.

Business in North Vancouver:
North Vancouver boasts a truly diverse economy. We are home to one of the largest commodity ports in the world (Our port is even bigger than Vancouver’s!). We also boast a thriving healthcare sector, a successful film industry, an innovative tech and manufacturing sector, and a large base of entrepreneurial, home-based businesses.

People:
North Vancouver possesses a diverse population and is home to a highly skilled workforce.  People who choose to live in North Vancouver generally do so because of their love of its unique outdoor lifestyle.   As a result, the North Vancouver employee base is talented, knowledgeable and resourceful.

Infrastructure:
North Vancouver has the infrastructure needed to support the needs of every business, from home-based virtual offices to the larger commercial and industrial firms. North Vancouver has immediate access to:

  • World-class digital connectivity
  • The #1 rated airport in North America
  • Canada’s largest port (3rd largest in North America)
  • Three Class 1 railroads
  • Regional roadways and transit connectivity

Community:
North Vancouver is a complete community, with many recreational, cultural, and entertainment opportunities to take advantage of. The ultimate outdoor playground, North Vancouver provides residents with easy access to a vast network of hiking and mountain biking trails, two ski hills, golf courses, ocean and river kayaking, fresh and salt water fishing, and more. If indoor activities are more your thing, our multiple community recreation centres provide specialty programming for people of all ages. North Vancouver is not just about the outdoors! We are also home to a vibrant arts and culture scene and wide variety of restaurants, coffee shops, and craft breweries.

North Vancouver is located to the north of Vancouver, just across the Burrard Inlet.