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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…


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

A man works in a vertical farm

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

Business Ecosystem

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 one of the top cities in the Americas for FDI

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

Business Ecosystem

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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…

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…

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.


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Simon Fraser University celebrates 20 years in Surrey

SFU moving to Surrey City Centre was 'the best decision'

B.C. invests in high-speed rail study to link Vancouver, Seattle and Portland, with Surrey positioned as a major hub

Premier John Horgan said in 2019 the high-speed rail project would have a terminus station in Surrey

Peace Arch Border

Cascadia Innovation Corridor Conference returns

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