Research & Insights

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Surrey EconomIQ Insights Podcast / Talent

The Great Migration: Census Insights with Andy Yan

Below is a summary of our Surrey EconomIQ Insights Podcast, where our guest Andy Yan, Director of Simon Fraser…

Smart Cities Infrastructure

Surrey Spending Pattern Series: Growing Retail Market Opportunities in Furniture & Décor

People living in Surrey aren’t shy about getting out their wallets

Clean Technology

Future of Sustainable Textile Manufacturing - Interview with JN Alvit

The fashion industry is one of the top 5 toxic industries in the world. Hear from Jude Neale from JN Alvit Canada,…

Clean Technology

Future of Manufacturing - Interview with KTech Manufacturing

KTech is now just integrating its first collaborative robot to relieve operators of repetitive tasks

Smart Cities Infrastructure

Future of Retail - Interview with INEO Solutions

The increasing integration of technology into retail is both informing and transforming the ways brick-and-mortar…

Surrey City Centre
Real Estate

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…

Surrey City Centre
Smart Cities Infrastructure

City of Surrey wins two international awards for economic development programs

The City of Surrey has been internationally recognized by the International Economic Development Council.

Clean Technology

Damon Motors’ EV Centre of Excellence breaks ground in Surrey

Damon Motors is breaking ground on their cleantech manufacturing and research & development plant in Surrey


City of Surrey joins the Consider Canada City Alliance as one of the nation’s largest municipalities with a focus on Foreign Direct Investment

In March 2021, the City of Surrey applied to the Consider Canada Cities Alliance

Smart Cities Infrastructure

Federal Government announces Surrey headquarters for new Regional Development Agency for BC

The City of Surrey welcomes today’s announcement, with headquarters being established in Surrey.

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Smart Cities Infrastructure

Campbell Heights booming with $72 million in new industrial construction and improvements

Industrial activity is booming in Surrey’s Campbell Heights

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Digital Information, Communication Technology / Smart Cities Infrastructure

Surrey Ranks among the Top 10 of the Cities of the Future

The City of Surrey has been ranked by the Financial Times’ fDi Intelligence division


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Surrey is a hub for food processing, manufacturing and distribution

With more than 50 manufacturers, Surrey has a strong distribution network that food processors can use

Business Ecosystem

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Surrey is one of the top cities in the Americas for FDI

The City is also strategically located, with connections by land, sea and air

Real Estate

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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…