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Town of Gibsons

Gibsons, BC, BC Best Small Communities:
Nominee

The Town of Gibsons is open for business.
Working with its regional partners, Gibsons led the creation of the Sunshine Coast Regional Economic Development Organization (scredo.ca) to coordinate the retention of existing business and attract new ones. The Town also co-led the establishment of the Gibsons Public Market (gibsonspublicmarket.com), a major anchor the the thriving Gibsons Landing area. Oversees the management of Gibsons Harbour, which contributes significantly to our economy and is home to dozens of marine-based businesses that generate close to fifty million dollars annually (2017 study) in direct/indirect revenue.
Significant investment is also being made in land development including recent approvals of a major hotel and conference center and several other housing and commercial projects, valued at hundreds of millions in investment and employment. A growing tech community is is attracted by premium web access (fibreoptic), quality of life and relative affordability.

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