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 surpass previous years. $130 Million in Building Permits and 382 new residential units were created in 2017. Major projects included:
- The Hub - 57 Units
- Multi-use Facility Expansion at Kal Tire Place
- Sparkling Hill Resort Employee Housing #2 - 21 Units
- Walmart - Renovation