The population and economy of Kamloops, BC has been growing rapidly as individuals and families transition from the Fraser Valley, the Lower Mainland and Calgary in search of a lifestyle with balance and affordability. Venture Kamloops supports the City of Kamloops and its economic values and initiatives and is excited to share stories of others who have made the move to beautiful Kamloops, BC. Our team is here to answer your questions on why Kamloops is a great place to live and pursue a fulfilling career.Find Balance in Kamloops
Moving your businesses to Kamloops can be one of the smartest decisions your company can make. A lower cost of living enables you to do more with the money you make and maintain a higher standard of living. The incentives for doing business in Kamloops though go far beyond quality of life. The city’s strategic location, transportation infrastructure, agreeable climate and logistics network come together to make Kamloops a great choice for doing business.Kamloops Incentive Programs
Kamloops and area has a diverse economy. That diversity of opportunity fuels the desire for a skilled and educated labour force to live in the area.
Business people are always looking to make smart decisions. A lower cost of doing businesses in Kamloops is a primary reason so many businesses set up here.
Both residential and commercial rates in Kamloops and region are substantially lower than our counterparts in the Lower Mainland. Coupled with an affordable lifestyle, Kamloops is a win/win.
Tax incentives, easy-to-access business resources and support, plus diverse opportunities for business make Kamloops a leading community in B.C. in which to invest.
Easily accessible with the required infrastructure in place to support growth, the city is well positioned to host existing and new businesses.
Speciality trained and highly skilled workers are essentials for growing business. Look to Kamloops as a leader in the development of the work force.
Kamloops is a mecca of all things arts, culture and heritage. Symphony, world class art galleries, theatre companies, and a reputation for excellence of the arts right here.
Four distinct seasons means that there’s something for the snow fanatics to the summer lovers, and everyone in between, in one beautiful area.
World class mountain biking, hiking, and snowmobile trails, plus hundreds of pristine lakes and open spaces provide for a true work/life balance.
A world class university and a vast array of other educational and training facilities open doors of opportunity to develop new skills.
A leader in healthcare, Kamloops is home to diverse healthcare facilities, specialities, and support systems for the health of residents in the region.
Known for its friendly attitude, Kamloops is also an incredibly safe community adding to the liveable nature of the region.
Getting around the city is easy, as is accessing all parts of the province and beyond through our local airport and extensive highway and railway network.
A growing number of major employers are planting their roots in Kamloops and benefiting from lower taxes and the business-friendly attitude put forth by the city.
Kamloops is approaching 90K+ population and is positioned for steady, good paced growth in the next decade.
We look to attract and support health care professionals to our region to add to our healthy, vibrant community.
There are an abundance of opportunities for health care professionals plus the supports to ensure their success in Kamloops.
Venture Kamloops works collaboratively with community partners to ensure the support of our health care professionals with specially designed programs.
In 2018, The Canadian Federation of Independent Business applauded Kamloops for "lowering the tax fairness ratio the most over the past ten years, decreasing it 15.4% to 1.92".Read the Study