Economic Development

For Business Development information contact:

Daniel Drexler

Corporate Officer

(250) 442-8266

Grand Forks Economic Profile – 2016

For Land Development information contact:

Dolores Sheets

Manager of Development & Engineering

(250) 442-8266

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The City aims to grow and strengthen the business community in Grand Forks through business retention, expansion and attraction.

Whether your industry is tourism, retail, agriculture, arts, recreation, forestry or manufacturing, Grand Forks offers a wealth of opportunities for your business.

The City is competitive in its cost of doing business.

Grand Forks has taken every step to ensure businesses are facilitated in areas such as:

  • Locating and relocating
  • The planning and development permitting process
  • Assisting investors to identify business opportunities
  • Providing community statistics and demographics

Grand Forks is vibrant, beautiful and active with a strong sense of community spirit that prides itself as the ideal place to raise a family.

Grand Forks is an excellent place to live including affordable housing, elementary, secondary and post secondary schools, a regional hospital, indoor recreation facilities, parks and field space, golfing, skiing and more.