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Location is everything and Pitt Meadows, British Columbia is the ideal location for your business

Pitt Meadows is conveniently located only 45 minutes from downtown Vancouver and Vancouver International Airport, 25 minutes from Abbotsford International Airport and within 30 minutes of three US border crossings. Oh, and did we mention that we have the Pitt Meadows Regional Airport and the CP Rail Intermodal Yard located in our community?

Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur, already an established business owner or are considering an expansion, Pitt Meadows is the place to be.

The Pitt Meadows Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) is your go-to organization for the information and resources to help you make your location and expansion decisions. We have a culture of collaboration, and the PMEDC team, in partnership with the City of Pitt Meadows, looks forward to supporting and sharing your success.

Choose Pitt Meadows and you will find a great location to set up and grow your business and your family. You can have it all in Pitt Meadows - live, work and play in one vibrant small city!

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News

Seniors Week

by Kristi Ferguson, posted on 1:50 PM, May 1, 2014
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BC Seniors' Week celebrates seniors and their many contributions, providing an opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate the integral part seniors play in communities across British Columbia.

In Pitt Meadows they have the parade and events on Saturday June 7.

Businesses interested in offering specials for local seniors are asked to contact Kathie Rodway, Facility Coordinator at Pitt Meadows Senior Centre, at 604-457-4772. These offers will be included in a special Seniors Week newspaper advertisement.

Pitt Meadows Seniors Centre will host an open house Monday through Friday, 9am - 4pm during Seniors Week. They are located at 19065 119B Avenue, Pitt Meadows.

Guinness World Record Food Drive

by Kristi Ferguson, posted on 2:34 PM, April 1, 2014
FOOD_DRIVE.jpgOn April 12, The Wesbrooke Seniors Living Community in Pitt Meadows is working with the residents of Pitt Meadows to break the Guinness World Record of how much food we can gather in one day. The record is 600,000 pounds of food.
 
All food collected will go to The Friends in Need Foodbank.
 
For information, contact Gwen at The Wesbrooke at 604-460-7006. Drop off location will be 12000-190A Avenue.
 
Come help us break a world record!

Choosing a Location for Your Business

by Lori Graham, posted on 12:01 PM, April 1, 2014

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"Where should I locate my business?" This is a question Pitt Meadows Economic Development staff are often asked. Entrepreneurs are so excited about launching their new business that they fail to invest the necessary time in creating a business plan and researching the right location. Your company's image and the location you choose are closely tied. Finding the right place to set up shop is critical to your success - be sure to make the time to do the research.

To help entrepreneurs with the 'location' question, we've crowdsourced some articles and resources:

How to Find the Best Location - A guide to scouting out a location for your food or retail business, sizing up demographics and getting the help you need.

Choosing a Location for Your Business - Before choosing a location for your business here are a few things that might help you in your decision.

Tips on Choosing the Best Business Location - Some tips to make choosing the best location for your business a little easier.

businessSTART - Starting a business comes with its rewards and challenges. Attend a FREE seminar to help you with your start-up questions and discover 70+ resources.

Demographic information - Connect with your local economic development office for this information.

Have other questions? Connect with our office at 604.465.9481 or send an email to EDinfo@thinkpittmeadows if you have questions.

 

 

 

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