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Think Pitt Meadows

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

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.

 

 

 

UDI Fraser Valley Breakfast Seminar - Open for Business (Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Mission)

by Kristi Ferguson, posted on 2:55 PM, March 24, 2014

Registration:      Register Online     
Event Description:

Ranked the “#5 Top Canadian Investment City” (2010-2015) by the Real Estate Investment Network, Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows are experiencing unprecedented growth. Along with Mission, these communities of the Fraser Valley offer some of the most affordable land in the Lower Mainland and are among BC’s fastest growing areas. Forecast to double in population and jobs by the year 2040, the North Fraser communities of Maple Ridge, Mission and Pitt Meadows have formed an innovative partnership to attract investment.

This breakfast seminar will highlight recent projects as well as identify opportunities and incentives for investment. We invite you to find out why considering the North Fraser might be one of your best moves ever. 

As well as our municipal representatives, our featured speaker, Don Campbell (Senior Market Analyst and best-selling author) will share his insights about why there has never been a better time to invest in the North Fraser. 

Location: Chances Maple Ridge 22710 Lougheed Highway (at 227 Street) Maple Ridge, BC  

Date/Time Information: 7:30 am – registration and hot breakfast buffet 8:00 to 9:30 am – program and presentations  

Contact Information: Send an Email     
 
Fees/Admission: $30 + GST – Members $40 + GST – Non members   72 hours notice is required for cancellations. Substitutions allowed anytime.

 

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