Looking For A Warehouse in Vancouver, British Columbia?

by Michael Kotendzhi | Warehousing

A spike in population in Greater Vancouver Region is a sign for a company to consider a distribution location for its local operations. After two decades long of immigration incentive program implementing by the Canadian Government, the core city is undoubtedly a territory where all businesses want to take a part in the consumer market. 

The land becomes golden and bankable when the real estate market for both residential and commercial become starved and deprived in the equation of supply and demand. The statics shows a great promising in the economy in West Coast of Canada that become the drive to establishing logistics and distribution sector of operation for businesses.

Four Reasons:

  1. Two Vancouver ports are located in Greater Vancouver Downtown and Delta. The land in Delta has zoned to be industrial and focus to utilize to be industrial. Tons of land are permitted to be warehouse, as well as the surrounding cities such as Richmond and Annacis Island. The areas are holding high capacity of available warehousing.
  2. Ample locations as the Greater Vancouver Region is actually not that big. The warehouses shown in the surrounding areas are less than an hour away, accessible by highways all throughout the city. Its central location close to downtown or suburb cities are not as difficult as it sounds.
  3. The proximity to the space costs can be higher than in other major cities in Canada, but if the warehouse area situates farther from the ports and the core area of Vancouver city, then the overall rate may go slightly lower in the relativity of the conditions on yards and warehouse structures.
  4. The warehouses in Delta and Richmond may be access to more labour considered the neighborhood communities offer the labor markets with lower rate in the suburb areas. In comparison, the warehouse may offer more motivated rates than the neighboring labour markets. 

Warehousing becomes an option to businesses based on the geographical advantage in Vancouver, British Columbia. 18 Wheels Logistics can help your business seeking the best location and rate. We offer a single-source logistics services including warehousingcopacking, and trucking. Email us today at for more detail. 

Michael Kotendzhi is President of Operations & Transportation and a partner at 18 Wheels. Michael has over 15 years of experience and is equipped with a degree in Logistics from the University of British Columbia Sauder School of Business. As well as a background in logistics from XPO Logistics (formally Kelron Logistics), North America's largest contract warehousing provider.

Michael's experience includes supply chain management, reverse logistics, & domestic transportation. He has developed 18 Wheels' trucking solutions, effectively utilizing the sister company's vehicle fleet and building a transportation supply-chain network across North America.