Okanagan Tech Sector Impact

February 26, 2019

In Accelerate Okanagan's latest report on the Okanagan Tech Industry, it's no surprise that tech is growing in the BC Interior. According to a new presentation by the company, there are 693 tech businesses in the Okanagan, up 24% since 2013.

What does this mean from an economic impact standpoint? Here's a quick snapshot:

  • $1.67 Billion economic impact
  • 12,474 people employed in the tech workforce (up 90% since 2013)
  • 55% of the tech workforce is below the age of 35
  • 693 tech companies in the Okanagan (up 24% since 2013)
  • Fastest growing sector (approx. 15% per year)

Want to know more about how the Tech industry is shaping commercial real estate? Contact Meghan O’Mara at 250-712-3130 or email: meghan@hmcommercial.com.

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