Why Here

Why Here

The Harrison Hot Springs, Kent District and surrounding area have a great deal to offer prospective businesses.
Located at the south end of the Fraser Valley the Harrison and Kent area offer Business a wide variety of general benefits including:

  • Easy access to all major markets in the Greater Vancouver area
  • Generally lower living costs
  • Mild climate
  • Lower land costs
  • Business friendly local government
  • Easy access to the U.S. through Sumas
  • Lower labour costs

 

Harrison Hot Springs is the perfect location for Tourism related businesses.  For the past 5 years Harrison Hot Springs has undergone a beach front redevelopment initiative. New roadways, sidewalks and open spaces has revitalized the downtown area. As a Resort Municipality Harrison has a year-round Tourism Marketing Organization as well as a Visitor Information Center.

The Kent District is one of the premier agriculture centers in the lower mainland and offers a wide variety of opportunities for new agriculture related initiatives. The Agassiz Museum & Visitor Center is housed in a Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) station built in 1893 – one of Canada’s oldest wooden CPR stations still standing.