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An efficient supply chain connects the nexus of Canada’s West Coast to the rest of the country, the U.S., Asia and other emerging trade partners.


Diversity & Workforce

One of the most ethnically diverse cities in all of Canada, Richmond residents and workers offer extensive language and cultural capabilities and connections.


Business Costs & Support

Canadian business costs are the lowest in the G-7, 14.6% lower than the U.S., and made even more competitive through government incentives for trade and innovation.


Culture & Climate

Enjoy a mild west coast climate rich with natural beauty, world-class health care and education, and plenty of options for sport, cultural and entertainment experiences.


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Explore interactive, up-to-date statistics on housing & development, tourism & trade, business growth, commercial space and more.

Sector Profiles

View, download or print information about Richmond’s key sectors including major employers and government incentives.

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Find available capital, loans and grants through a database of 7000+ government and private funding sources.

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Generate a custom list of required business permits and licenses from all levels of government, in one place.

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Use Richmond’s dynamic mapping system to find information on commercial properties such as zoning, rights of way, legal details and tax values.

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View, filter or download information on 13,000+ Richmond businesses.


What's New


Richmond Economic Snapshot for Q2 2019

For a quick snapshot of how the economy is performing in Richmond, and in the surrounding Metro Vancouver region, the City of Richmond’s Quarterly Economic Report has got you covered. In this report, you’ll find up-to-date statistics and analysis on key economic indicators including housing and development, tourism and trade, business growth, commercial space and

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Richmond, BC: The Gateway to Hollywood North

B.C., referred to as “Hollywood North” by those in the industry, is one of the top three international full-service film production centres in North America.  Home to the Vancouver International Airport, Richmond shares the same time zone as Los Angeles and connects the region to the heart of North America’s entertainment industry with over 80,

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Richmond Business News – August 2019

Read about Richmond’s business collaborations, YVR maintaining one of the world’s highest airport credit ratings and new designer outlets joining the McArthurGlen family in this month’s Business in Richmond e-news. MDA to Play Key Role in Government of Canada-funded Network to Advance Artificial Intelligence Technologies for Agriculture The Canadian Agri-Food Automation and Intelligence Network will

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5 Tips for Creating an E-Commerce Website for Market Expansion

How can you use the Internet to grow your business and expand into new markets? To answer this question, BDC conducted a survey of almost 1,500 Canadian entrepreneurs. Read the entire Expand Online study here. BDC’s Philippe Desjardins, who specializes in helping entrepreneurs with their digital strategies, says companies that have e-commerce websites generally see their

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“A diverse and highly skilled workforce and proximity to the Vancouver International Airport and the largest port in Canada are among the competitive advantages that allow us to do business around the world, from our headquarters right here in Richmond.”

– Geoff Chutter, CEO of WhitewaterWest Industries