For Immediate Release

Community Futures Boundary, in partnership with the City of Grand Forks and RDKB, Area D are excited to announce the latest updates to the  economic development website. 

Created as a tool for business investment inquiries, the website serves as an online portal for potential business investors and new citizens seeking information about Grand Forks.  Focussed on telling our unique story and providing a streamlined user experience, the new features are easy to navigate tools that provide information businesses and investors need to start or grow a business in Grand Forks.  

GIS mapping allows the user to view the Lands Inventory containing vacant parcels, underutilized parcels that have space to expand, and existing buildings and utilized parcels that could be redeveloped in the future through demolition or expansion of the existing use.  

The Investment Data portal provides a wide range of statistical data including; population, labour force, housing, real estate sales and other key economic indicators.  Data is sourced from Statistics Canada, BC Statistics, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation and the Ministry of Finance.  The portal provides the option to print or download data and create tailored reports. is part of a larger economic development initiative funded by The Province of British Columbia – Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.

We encourage you to browse our economic development website today.   If you have any feedback, we’d love to hear your comments.


Sandy Elzinga, Manager of Community Economic Development
Community Futures Boundary
(250) 442-2722 ext. 253

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