Relationships

Relationships:

Discovery Parks works hard to build and maintain a network of relationships in the worlds of technology, business and real estate.

In technology, Discovery is actively involved with

  • DigiBC
  • BC Technology Industry Association (with a seat on the Board)
  • Life Sciences BC
  • ACETECH
  • Wavefront
  • BC Innovation Council
  • Great Northern Way Campus
  • Association of University Research Parks (U.S. and Canada)
  • Several industry liaison offices of the post secondary institutions
  • Several local angel investment groups and individuals

In general business:

  • BC Business Council
  • Vancouver Board of Trade
  • Several major banks (including Royal Bank, Bank of Nova Scotia)
  • KPMG
  • Consular representatives of several countries

In real estate:

  • National Association of Industrial and Office Parks (NAIOP)
  • Building Owners and Manager’s Associations (BOMA)
  • Major brokerage firms (Colliers, Cushman Wakefield, CB Richard Ellis, Avison etc.)
  • Mortgage brokerage