Richmond Business News – October 2021

When complete, the Richmond Industrial Centre will be one of Metro Vancouver’s largest industrial parks.

(Photo: Globe and Mail)

Below is a collection of local news success stories that showcase both innovation and resilience. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RichmondHasHeart when sharing your stories.

E-commerce putting unprecedented squeeze on Canada’s industrial market

Capitalizing on this extraordinarily tight market, a local developer is building one of the largest industrial parks in Metro Vancouver. Richmond Industrial Centre, by Montrose Properties, will consist of more than 3 million square feet of industrial space.

The Globe and Mail • October 4

ZE PowerGroup named a global leader in cloud computing for the third year in a row

The Business Intelligence Group has awarded ZE PowerGroup Inc. (ZE) a 2021 Stratus Award for Cloud Computing as a part of their annual business award program.

EIN News • October 5

National maternity leave program launched by Richmond mom

What’s understood to be Canada’s first dedicated maternity leave program has launched, with a Richmond woman at the wheel.

Richmond News • October 19

General Fusion relocation HQ to YVR as it plans to quadruple workforce

The B.C. cleantech firm is now taking a hop across Metro Vancouver for its new headquarters as it plans to quadruple its workforce in the coming years.

Business in Vancouver • October 20

Sierra Wireless announces availability of its 5G managed network service

Sierra Wireless Managed Network Services Pro offers guaranteed performance and uptime for business-critical applications.

Sierra Wireless • October 20

Richmond surgeon launches food truck as part of initiative to help people facing barriers to employment

The Cultivate food truck is the first project launched by ElevATE Society, a non-profit co-founded by a Richmond surgeon that aims to give profits back to local charities and help train and hire people facing barriers to employment.

Richmond News • October 21

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