Do Business in Coquitlam

Visit our Existing Businesses page for information about business support, licensing options and Planning and Development services, resources and opportunities.

Doing Business in Coquitlam

Strong economic growth. A culture of innovation and collaboration. A highly educated workforce. Central location with efficient transportation options. These are some of the key benefits of doing business in Coquitlam.

Tap in to one of British Columbia’s fastest-growing cities. Let us help you. We can provide the tools, so you can build a framework for your successful venture.

  1. Fast Facts
  2. Growth and Development

Check out a few facts and figures about Coquitlam:

  • 150,000-plus: Our current population
  • 7,000-plus: Number of businesses
  • 98%: Residents who rate quality of life as "good" or "very good"
  • 40: Average age of a Coquitlam resident (younger than the British Columbia average)
  • 44%: Coquitlam residents who were born outside of Canada (top three countries: China, South Korea, Iran)
  • 70%: Residents over the age of 25 with a post-secondary education
  • 72%: Residents who own their home
  • $93,837: Average household income before taxes
  • 70: Active parks and open space, totalling 2,400-plus acres with 120-plus kilometres of trails

Find more statistics and market data on the Analyze Your Market page.

We’re Here to Help

Coquitlam’s Economic Development office fosters a climate where local business can grow and prosper. We welcome new investors and businesses to our community.

We also support existing businesses to succeed and grow. Learn more about our support for the business community on the Coquitlam Business Connects page.