Investment Opportunities

Entrepreneurial, thriving, and supportive

Squamish's fast population growth, mix of entrepreneurial businesses and supportive business environment, are just a few of the reasons that there has never been a better time to invest. 

Find out more about why you should consider locating your business in Squamish. Download the Squamish Investment Guide.

Squamish Investment Guide

Why Squamish

Learn what makes Squamish stand out from the crowd. From our outdoor-adventure lifestyle to our knowledgeable workforce and supportive business climate.

Values-based economic development

We are working to create a thriving economy that is premised on ensuring that all people's needs are met while still staying within our ecological boundaries. This translates into how we do business as a community, the sectors we are focused on, and the workforce competency areas we are developing.

Find out more by reviewing our Circular Economy Roadmap and the Doughnut Economics Framework we adopted as part of our Emerging Sectors work.    

Active opportunities

Find them here. Feel the momentum – our emerging and well-established key sectors are creating a vibrant business ecosystem and there are endless opportunities to enhance and support these sectors.

We've got you covered - site selection made easy

Looking for information on employment space development or searching for the ideal site for your business? Want to learn more about District of Squamish, Provincial or Federal regulations? Don't worry, we've got a wealth of resources to get you the information you need.   

 Site selection and land development 

Key sectors

Our key industry sectors are diverse and emerging, with momentum driven by the people who call Squamish home. Some are industries rooted with a deep history in the area, while others are quickly becoming staples in the business community.

Economic Development Squamish

Get to know the Squamish Economic Development team. We work to support sustainable economic development that considers the economic, social, and environmental well-being of local residents.

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Kate Mulligan

Economic Development Officer

Supports Clean Technologies and Environmental Services, and Innovative Construction, Wood Products and Forestry.

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Alicia Woodside

Economic Development Specialist

Supports Craft Food and Beverage, and Agriculture, Recreation Technology and Performance Apparel Design.

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Jen Stone

Economic Development Specialist

Handles communication and supports the Creative Industries and Adventure-based Media and Film, and Sustainable Tourism and Hospitality sectors.

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Get in touch with us for any questions about starting, growing, or investing in Squamish today.