Surrey Mayor Brenda Locke speaks during the grand opening of SFU Innovation Plaza

Innovation Plaza opens at SFU Surrey campus

Simon Fraser University held its grand opening of the SFU Innovation Plaza in Surrey this week

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How a new agritech innovation centre in Surrey is hoping to help with food security

But agritech companies aren't new to Surrey

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Food security and a growing population: What can Surrey do to better help feed the community?

Surrey's population is expected to hit nearly 604,000 by the end of the year


Surrey's Rapid Rise as an EV Powerhouse Spurs Industry Growth and Innovation

From motors and motor controllers to electric actuator and valve technology, Surrey’s manufacturing companies are…

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Surrey’s Rapidly Growing Green Building Materials and Efficiency Subsector - Part 1

As concerns about climate change and resource depletion continue to grow, numerous factors are fueling the global…

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Surrey Rises in the Ranks of Top Ten Best Mid-sized Cities for Investment in the Americas

Surrey has risen four points to fourth place for best mid-sized city for connectivity

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Surrey, BC - Building a Metro Vancouver Digital Service Hub

Surrey’s broadband deployment is future-proofing our digital infrastructure for next generation industries

Health Technology

Are you looking for a tech job in Surrey?

Invest Surrey is partnering with Tech Talent Canada to hold a virtual job fair this month

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Surrey is calling: B.C.'s new payment model is a great opportunity for Canadian-trained family doctors

Surrey is a burgeoning hub for healthcare, with access to specialized care and talent

Medtech in Surrey: Emerging opportunities in telehealth, bio-wearables and healthcare robotics

Revolutionary technology and cutting-edge research is nothing new in the medical field

Real Estate

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University of British Columbia acquires $70M in land near Surrey Memorial Hospital

The University of British Columbia (UBC) is expanding in Surrey, with the purchase of 3 acres of land near Surrey…

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Despite Pandemic, Surrey’s 2020 Building Permit Value Exceeds 10-year Average

Economic confidence within Surrey remains strong, as the City records $1.46 billion in building permit value last…

Surrey Tops List of Best Places to Invest in Real Estate in BC

A new report released today ranks Surrey as the best place for real estate investment in British Columbia.

Smart Cities

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Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference returns

Surrey's talent and location positions it to be a major city player for Cascadian growth

Surrey Spending Pattern Series: Growing Retail Market Opportunities in Apparel

In the previous two weeks, we explored Surrey residents' dining preferences for restaurants and dining, as…

Surrey Spending Pattern Series: Growing Retail Market Opportunities in Restaurants and Dining

Last week, we looked at Surrey residents' preferences in decking out their homes with furniture and décor.…