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.