It’s no secret that Vancouver is fast growing tech hub. It’s also no secret that Amazon is looking for office space in and around downtown Vancouver. According to Amazon, “the Amazon Vancouver team will initially focus on helping to develop tools and applications that enable all Amazon engineers to deliver the best, most scalable and efficient technologies.”
Here is an excerpt from Amazon.com about Vancouver.
Living in Vancouver
Host to the 2010 winter Olympics, Vancouver consistently ranks as one of the cities with the best quality of living in the world. The metropolitan area of Vancouver is one of the largest in Canada with a population of over 2 million people. Located on the west coast of Canada, Vancouver also boasts one of the mildest climates in the country. Surrounded by water, the city combines beautiful natural scenery with a hopping city lifestyle.
Vancouver has the smallest carbon footprint of any major city in North America and is also a leader in green initiatives. Vancouver residents can enjoy the plush outdoors as well as a myriad of shops, restaurants and bars in the downtown area. Vancouver is a very ethnically diverse city. It is also establishing its brand new reputation as “Hollywood North” with its bustling film industry.