Community Economic Development

Vanishing Vanhattan: Which candidates have the right ideas when it comes to our local economy and small businesses?

Retail gentrification is causing tension and concern in Vancouver's communities as development continues to displace local serving, locally owned, independent businesses. What can the City do?

Vancouver's inner city gets creative with economic development

With the federal government focused squarely on resource extraction and export Canada's urban centres like Vancouver have been forced to adjust and get creative.

Will taxes be the death of small businesses in Vancouver?

Vacant storefronts plague some areas of Vancouver, current tax policies play a major role argue local businesses

Vancouver’s Business Improvement Areas, they just aren’t what they used to be…

A big overview of Business Improvement Associations (BIAs) and their role in Vancouver's communities.