Port Coquitlam is centrally located in the Lower Mainland between the Fraser, Pitt and Coquitlam rivers. With over 266 hectares of parkland within its borders, the community offers an extensive system of outdoor trails perfect for cycling, hiking and leisurely walks. It is a quick drive into Vancouver via the Lougheed or Trans Canada highways and an easy commute on the West Coast Express train. The City is within driving distance of the U.S. border, Vancouver International Airport and BC Ferries.
One of the fastest growing areas in the Lower Mainland, Port Coquitlam offers an abundance of business opportunities. It is a small town with all the amenities of a large urban centre. Industrial and commercial land is reasonably priced, easily accessible and well serviced. Specialized manufacturing alone employs more than 13,000 people. Supporting and promoting economic growth continues to be a primary community focus. Consequently, Port Coquitlam has become the home base for a large number of progressive enterprises.
The authentic downtown centre is complete with a main street lined with maple trees and decorative street lamps. Specialty shops, restaurants and small business establishments abound. Port Coquitlam is a warm and caring community committed to providing a desirable, safe placeto live and raise a family.
Currently, Port Coquitlam is home to more than 55,000 people who enjoy:
A wide variety of housing choices
Abundant park space and leisure activities
Numerous places of worship
Local health care facilities
Its picturesque natural setting, business opportunities, small-town spirit and dedication to healthy living combine to offer an exceptional living environment for people of all ages.