Economic Development Office

With Prince Rupert surging forward as one of North America’s fastest growing ports, it is an exciting time to do business in our City. The City of Prince Rupert strives to provide assistance for business start-up, expansion or relocation to Prince Rupert. We believe our services provide the means for all residents to increase their standard of living, and provide leadership in creating the conditions for a thriving economy including encouraging a skilled labour force, a modern infrastructure and an attractive quality of life. We also work in close partnership with business and the Provincial and Federal governments to achieve these goals. 

Prince Rupert Economic Development Office works to make Prince Rupert and the surrounding area the premier location for new business ventures. As the communities lead economic development agency, we work with businesses to facilitate growth, expedite local, national and international business investment development opportunities, collaborate with all levels of government and promote sustainable economic growth. 

For more information on bringing business to Prince Rupert, or how we can support your existing business, please contact: 

Prince Rupert Economic Development Office 
424 3rd Ave West
Prince Rupert, BC, V8J 1L7 
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Paul Vendittelli 
Manager of Transportation and Economic Development 
City of Prince Rupert 
Tel: 250-627-5138