Chilliwack offers a world of business development opportunities and advantages.
Located in southwest British Columbia (BC) in a regional market of about 2.5 million people, with easy access to international freight ways, Chilliwack is ideally situated for industrial, commercial, agricultural and institutional businesses.
Competitive costs, combined with a strong economy and a superb quality of life make Chilliwack a destination of choice for business investors locally and around the world.
The City of Chilliwack is committed to ensuring that a competitive business environment is maintained by working with the business community and implementing development policies that lead to success. Chilliwack has the fastest approval times for development and building permits, rezoning applications, and subdivision approvals, according to the Vancouver Chapter of the National Association of Industrial and Office Properties.
Chilliwack’s economy, affordable real estate and skills-focused education put Chilliwack on the top 10 list of BC cities for investment in the British Columbia Investment Towns Report by the Real Estate Investment Network.
Enjoying a strong economy and a stable growth rate of three per cent, Chilliwack is attracting employers in agriculture, food processing, manufacturing, creative industries/technology, tourism, professional services, retail/wholesale trade, and more.
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Over 100 acres of industrial development land is spectacularly located at the western entrance to Chilliwack. Situated only minutes east of Abbotsford, the Cattermole property combines convenient Highway 1 access with world-class waterfront development sites along the banks of the Fraser River.
Legacy Pacific Industrial Park is designed for a wide range of uses, from general manufacturing through retail and office, including a recently constructed retail/office/warehouse building. The Industrial Park offers both dock-height and at-grade loading areas, and ample parking. Clear ceiling heights for industrial space range from 16 ft. to 27 ft.
Located beside the Trans Canada Highway, Kerr Avenue Business Park is a food processing park created to accommodate growth in the food processing industry in Chilliwack. The Park is targeted towards businesses involved with various forms of processing, packaging, warehousing or distribution of agricultural and food products.
Located beside the Trans Canada Highway at the Vedder Road interchange, Kerr Avenue Business Park provides an unmatched opportunity to build new cost-effective premises in a terrific location. Join businesses such as Molson Coors, Five Corners Meat Co., Berry Hill Foods and Puratos Canada.