Apr 24, 2017

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Prince George offers low development cost charges and competitive tax rates.

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Prince George is the largest city in one of the fastest growing regions in Canada.

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Prince George

British Columbia, Canada

Nestled in the heart of British Columbia, Prince George is the largest city in one of the fastest growing regions in Canada with a population of 74,003. Prince George’s thriving economy and its superior transportation connectivity makes the city a preferred location for companies looking to establish or expand their operations. Prince George also offers diverse employment opportunities and an affordable quality of life, where four-season recreation opportunities amidst the natural beauty of the outdoors are complemented by a full range of urban amenities.

Economic Development

Together with local and regional partners, the economic development department of the City (formerly Initiatives Prince George) works toward ensuring the continued strength of the local economy by facilitating the retention and expansion of existing businesses, attracting businesses to expand and diversify the economy, advocating for increased workforce capacity, and marketing the City of Prince George to attract new businesses and residents.

Community Profile

The 2016 Community Profile contains information and statistics related to living, working and investing in Prince George.

Prince George Business Directory

The Directory is an online searchable database of local businesses. Do a search or register your business for free!

Prince George Careers

Careers in Prince George

Prince George’s ‘Move Up Prince George’ website lists current career postings available in Prince George.

Business Support

We work closely with business service providers, industry experts, and government agencies and can connect you with the right people and programs designed to help your business succeed.

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Business Investment Guide

Prince George Business Investment Guide PDFs in English, Simplified Chinese and Korean.

Economic Update Reports

View the latest Economic Update Report for an overview of statistics relevant to the Prince George economy.


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City of Prince George Economic Development Department Videos

Watch a variety of videos about living, working and investing in Prince George as well as corporate videos.

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Sector Profiles

Prince George has a diverse economy that is driven by an entrepreneurial industrial sector, rich natural resource base and the strategic advantage provided by its key geographic locations and skilled workforce. Discover the role each sector plays in the Prince George economy by downloading Sector Profiles that are available in English, Simplified Chinese and Korean.

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