and open your own location in Langley – Abbotsford, BC
LANGLEY is part of the Greater Vancouver Area (GVA), and is situated on the southwest mainland coast of British Columbia, Canada. The City of Langley is neighbored in the north, east and south, by the Township of Langley and the City of Surrey in the west. According to 2016 Stats Canada census Langley recorded 117,285 people in the city, up from 104,177 in 2011.
The City of Langley is one of the best places in the world to live. Continuously rated tops in all of the international rankings, the west coast of Canada is one of the most desirable places to live, work and play. Mild climate, clean, safe communities, and a strong economy are only a few of the reasons that the City of Langley is “the place to be” … for work, for business, and for life.
As part of Metro Vancouver, the City of Langley’s growth and development are affected by regional trends. As land prices climb in Vancouver, industry and residents seek affordable land in suburban communities such as the City of Langley. A growing population of affluent residents and skilled workers, combined with proximity to markets, has made the City of Langley an attractive area for business investment and property development.
The City of Langley is part of a larger Regional City Centre and is situated in the heart of a growing and prosperous community, the workforce includes residents in the Township of Langley, the City of Surrey and the City of Abbotsford
ABBOTSFORD is a complete city with a diverse demography, availability of land, affordability benefits, and an economy set to grow. The City’s close proximity to key transportation infrastructure including the Abbotsford International Airport, U.S. border crossings and the Trans-Canada Hwy (Hwy No. 1), make the City a prime location for growing businesses.
Situated about a hour drive east of Vancouver, Abbotsford is notable for its diversity of landscape and people. With swathes of agricultural land, Abbotsford has retained its strong roots as a farming community. But with development and a rising population, Abbotsford also offers urban amenities with a downtown core of trendy coffee shops and shopping.
With an estimated population of 141,397 people, it is the largest municipality in the province outside Metro Vancouver.
Langley/Abbotsford is one of seven (7) exclusive marketing areas (franchise territories) identified by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® in the GVA with a population base of 408,762 that includes Fort Langley, Mastique, Abbotsford & Chilliwack. For franchise candidates looking for multiple territory development opportunities consider aligning this opportunity with Surrey.
The real estate industry is a key economic driver in British Columbia. In 2017 the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver (REBGV) recorded 35,993 homes sales generating $2.4 billion in economic spin-off activity and an estimated 17,600 jobs. The total dollar value of residential sales transacted through the MLS® system in Greater Vancouver totalled $37 billion in 2017. Year to date residential home sales were 18,378 as at August 2018. Based on the sheer number of homes being listed and sold, the number of people moving from apartment to apartment and condo to condo there is a wealth of opportunity for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® in North Vancouver and other GVA municipalities.