and open your own location in Richmond, BC
The City of Richmond is located on Canada’s Pacific Coast in the province of British Columbia. Richmond is a unique island city, favourably located within Metro Vancouver in close proximity to downtown Vancouver and the U.S. border. It is comprised of a series of islands nested in the mouth of the Fraser River with the coastal mountain range as a backdrop. The islands include Sea Island, most of Lulu Island, and fifteen smaller islands. The Vancouver International Airport is located in the city of Richmond making it an important HUB in the GVA. Industries predominantly includes fishing, salmon canning, boat building, agriculture, dairy and berry production, aviation, export and service related businesses.
According to 2016 Stats Canada census Richmond recorded 198,309 people in the city. Richmond is an ethnically diverse growing and dynamic urban centre with a unique mix of residential, and commercial property, agricultural lands, industrial parks, waterways and natural areas. Richmond lies where the Fraser River meets the Pacific Ocean.
RICHMOND is one of seven (7) exclusive marketing areas (franchise territories) identified by TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® in the GVA. Richmond’s exclusive marketing area includes the communities of Lulu Island, Sea Island and Delta with a population base of 300,547. 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.