The City of Coquitlam is a vibrant, diverse and growing community of 140,000, which is situated in the heart of Metro Vancouver. Coquitlam’s access to markets, transportation and housing options, highly educated labour force and innovative business community are driving economic growth. The major sectors are: Technology; Professional Services; Retail / Wholesale Trade; Manufacturing; Public Administration; Transportation; and Construction.
A variety of technology and knowledge-based businesses call Coquitlam home. The City of Coquitlam is committed to developing progressive solutions that positively impact the community. This is demonstrated by QNet, a wholly owned subsidiary of the City of Coquitlam that has invested in fibre optic infrastructure – 60km to date. The network has allowed Coquitlam to connect the City’s traffic signal system and facilities and provide low-cost broadband services across the City for businesses and residents.