We aim to support the industrial lands, foster sustainability, revitalize East Hastings Street and continue to provide opportunities for new entrepreneurs.
Our vision is for Strathcona members to thrive in a mixed-use, inclusive, resilient and prosperous local economy.
It is our mission to promote a strong local economy through advocacy, cultivating relationships, supporting business participation in the community, delivering innovative programs and fostering community leaders.
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The Board of Directors is comprised of members of the SBIA – property owners and business owners who volunteer their time, skills and experience to oversee the organization’s governance and operations. The Board of Directors is supported by a team of dedicated staff.
Strathcona’s zoning allows for the growth of a wide variety of businesses with strong opportunities for local procurement. We have 850 members, 70% of which are industrial in nature. Also, East Hastings is being revitalized and an increasing number of food-based and high-tech businesses have been entering the area.