Invest in Hope
Tools & Resources
The land at the confluence of the Fraser and Coquihalla Rivers has been inhabited and integral to the economic health of the region for 10,000 years. Established by the Hudson’s Bay Company in 1848, Fort Hope continued the long tradition of the Sto:lo that saw this place as a natural resting and refueling point on the journey to and from the interior.
Working or owning a business in a mountain town has its advantages. Your work to life balance is a whole lot more plausible with no traffic jams and an average commute of ten minutes. Productivity is maximized whether you are a virtual commuter working from home, a professional in the community, or an entrepreneur operating your own business. The dramatic beauty of the town inspires creativity and the small- town feel allows you to build meaningful relationships with your neighbors and your clients.
Demographics can be pulled from census and charted including population, aboriginal population, population by age group and sex. Remainder of demographics are stated in local intel tool.
In 2008 the District of Hope created an Economic Development Strategy Steering Committee to oversee completion and execution of a new economic development plan.
The District of Hope and Hope, Cascades & Canyon Tourism Region has a strong and quickly growing tourism industry.
Housing & Real Estate
With some of the most affordable housing prices in the Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley, every home comes with an awe-inspiring view. In addition to a highly walkable downtown, walking, cycling, and hiking trails connect neighborhoods and facilities presenting easy access to nature. Healthy lifestyles are easier to achieve with a natural environment and pure clean water.