Vernon has experienced substantial development over the past few years. The City has a high concentration of entrepreneurs, a high business success rate, an optimistic outlook as well as good public policy - all key components to a successful and progressive business community. The department of economic development is committed to attracting new investment from outside the community and creating a community where people and businesses want to be.
Building activity in Vernon continues to be grow year over year. $148.8 Million in Building Permits and 507 new residential units were created in 2018. Major projects included:
- 1803 31A Street - 43 Units ($11.5M Building Permit)
- 3400 Centennial Drive - 60 Units ($9.7M Building Permit)
- School District 22 - Office Addition ($7.5M Building Permit)
- 5545 27 Avenue - 38 Units ($7.7M Building Permit