Richmond Business News – November 2018

Finalists of the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards are announced, an analysis of regional industrial land is presented, and more local updates in this month’s Business in Richmond e-news.

Finalists announced for 41st Annual Business Excellence Awards

30 local businesses and organizations have been named finalists across 10 categories for the Richmond Chamber of Commerce’s upcoming Business Excellence Awards. Categories include ‘New Business of the Year’, ‘Young Entrepreneur of the Year’, and ‘Innovation of the Year.’  These outstanding businesses will be celebrated, and winners will be announced at a gala event on November 22 at the River Rock Casino Resort.
Richmond, BC • Nov 22

MDA to provide advanced communications subsystems for Heinrich Hertz satellite

MDA, a Maxar Technologies company, has signed two contracts worth more than $15 million with OHB Systems AG and Tesat-Spacecom GmbH & Co. for multiple advanced communications subsystems that will be used on Germany’s Heinrich Hertz communications satellite.
Richmond, BC • Nov 13

Richmond liquor store provides 1-hour delivery service

The Liquor Depot and Liquor Barn in Richmond and six other locations in the Lower Mainland is partnering with alcohol delivery platform Drizly to provide a one-hour delivery service to its customers.
Richmond News • Nov 9

KPU Institute for Sustainable Food Systems receives major funding

Richmond-based Institute for Sustainable Food Systems, which runs out of Kwantlen Polytechnic University, has received a $238,000 grant from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada to partner with First Nations to overcome challenges in accessing healthy food choices.
Richmond News • Nov 8

Core industrial land users getting small as large users look east

Vancouver may be Canada’s biggest West Coast port but its industrial space is shrinking, not only in quantity but in scale. This latest analysis on the industrial landscape in Metro Vancouver is presented by Business in Vancouver’s Peter Mitham.
Business in Vancouver • Nov 7

Posted November 15, 2018

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