Abbotsford, BC is a Fast Growing City
About Abbotsford, BC
Abbotsford is a fast growing city located in the Fraser Valley in British Columbia, just 1 hour from Greater Vancouver and minutes from the US Sumas border. Its population is approximately 138,497 people filled with diversity and culture. With 375.55 square kilometres (145.00 sq mi) Abbotsford and greater area is the largest city by area in British Columbia. It is broken into towns, then subdivisions to making it easier to navigate and manage as it grows.
The weather conditions are perfect for growing flowers for local markets and to be exported all over the world as well as a large farming community including BC raspberries.
On a beautiful clear day you can see the spectacular Mt. Baker just over the US Border where you can ski and hike; the snow sits on its peaks year round. Once you cross either of the two Canadian border crossings you can head into Bellingham for a visit or head on to Seattle and the various town and cities in between.
Abbotsford is home to the University of the Fraser Valley, Tradex Exhibition Centre and Abbotsford International Airport, which hosts the annual Abbotsford International Airshow and recently added a large shopping centre – High Street Mall, with all of the latest shops, a large Cineplex theatre and one of its latest arrivals Cabellas a sports and gun shop. The Fraser Valley is a gateway to many areas perfect for outdoor recreation, arts and entertainment. Located just 20 minutes from Mission where you can take eagle tours, hike, boat on the local lakes or relax and visit the local wineries.
This is a city where many business owners are setting up, whether it is a local business, commercial or larger business and services there are several Industrial estates for larger operations.
Whether you are looking for a place to call home, start a business or find work or spend some fun time, Abbotsford is easily accessible with the Trans Canada Highway 1 running through it. There are no signs of it slowing down with lots of room for expansion to build, new business moving there to accommodate and take advantage of the growth with a perfect gateway to Vancouver, the Interior and the US border. Come and discover why Abbotsford is a place to be.