Port Coquitlam

Earning national recognition as BC's 3rd most live-able city, family friendly Port Coquitlam is a community of 61,000 residents. Port Coquitlam strives to remain a happy, vibrant, safe community with healthy, engaged residents and thriving businesses, supported by sustainable resources and services. Centrally located in Metro Vancouver, it boasts new residential, commercial and industrial areas, 271 hectares of parkland, well established neighborhoods and a strong sense of community spirit known as "PoCo Pride". 

Port Coquitlam's housing and land offer terrific value and are among the most affordable in the region with property owners enjoying some of the lowest tax rates in Metro Vancouver. With a variety of housing options available in the various neighborhoods of Port Coquitlam, there is housing built to serve the unique needs of all ages of residents. 

Demographics:

Over the past 50 years, Port Coquitlam's population has continually grown. Within the last two decades, the greatest rate of growth was experienced between 1991-2001, when the population increased by 28%. Port Coquitlam has seen significant growth in the up and coming Dominion Triangle area that includes the Riverwood neighborhood and Fremont Village. Metro Vancouver's Regional Growth Strategy projects Port Coquitlam's population to grow by 17% to 68,000 (2011-2021), a growth rate considerably more rapid than what the city has recently experienced. 

Port Coquitlam has a younger population than the region as a whole. Population peaks include teens and middle-aged adults, reflecting the predominance of families with children. Comparatively, the region has a greater proportion of young adults and seniors. The median age of residents is 39 years of age, which is lower than the regional median age of 40.2. 

Schools:

21 public schools in total - Programs include traditional English programs, Montessori based, French Immersion, and Francophone.  

French Immersion School - Early – starts in Kindergarten, for students whose first language is not French. For more details on program click hereLate – starts in Grade 6, for students whose first language is not French.

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Transportation and Transit:

Just minutes east of Coquitlam and Port Moody, Port Coquitlam boasts an enviable central location between Maple Ridge, Surrey, and Vancouver. The city is linked to its neighboring communities and Metro Vancouver via Highways 1, 7 and the 7B (Mary Hill Bypass) with recent regional highway and bridge improvements and local projects such as the Coast Meridian Overpass making commuting faster and more convenient. 

Port Coquitlam Station is the major transit hub located in downtown Port Coquitlam. It links Port Coquitlam's neighborhoods and provides access to Metro Vancouver's communities via Bus, Shuttle and West Coast Express. Stretching from Mission City Station to downtown Vancouver, the WCE connects commuters from Port Coquitlam Station to Waterfront Station in Downtown Vancouver in 36 minutes. The Evergreen Skytrain line does not currently extend beyond Coquitlam, however, there are many transit options that provide frequent and convenient access to the Evergreen, Expo and Millennium SkyTrain stations. 

Culture:

The beating heart of Port Coquitlam is its historic and authentic downtown. Home to a vibrant cultural scene, farmers market and annual celebrations such as May Days (PoCo's annual signature event) and Christmas in Leigh Square, it provides residents with a variety of engaging activities throughout the year. People love to celebrate their PoCo Pride at numerous festivals and civic events, investing their time and energy to make their community even better.

Recreation:

Port Coquitlam is a healthy and active community that takes advantage of its many parks, indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities and an extensive network of trails and bike lanes. Home to the 25-kilometer Traboulay Trail, residents can be found walking, running, and cycling the scenic trail throughout the entire year. In addition to Hyde Creek Recreation Center, Port Coquitlam will soon be welcoming a new state of the art recreation center. Located across from Port Coquitlam Station and just blocks from the center of downtown, the 205,000-square-foot community recreation complex will include a leisure pool with three 20-meter lanes, fitness center, three ice sheets, spray park, child care facilities, and much more. 

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Miles Daley

Mobile: (778) 886-6597

Phone: (778) 379-7888

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Office Info

Team 3000 Realty

305-9940 Lougheed Hwy  Burnaby,  British Columbia  V3J 1N3 

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