It is projected that within the next four to five years, Metro Vancouver will simply run out of industrial land. Eric Aderneck, an expert in industrial and employment land use, says that will come with big opportunity costs. “Businesses that may want to expand can’t, and so they leave, and larger international organizations that may want to come to Vancouver don’t because there isn’t available space.” [Vancouver Sun, December 6, 2019]
Eric Aderneck has nearly two decades of planning and development experience in both the public and private sectors in the Metro Vancouver region. His website, mvindustriallands.com, focuses on news and updates industrial lands planning and development in Metro Vancouver.
Watch Eric discuss the challenges we face with industrial land supply in the region with Stuart McNish on the latest episode of Conversations That Matter:
Read more articles from Eric Aderneck:
- Best Practices for the Intensive Use of Industrial Land Discussion Paper (2012), Eric Aderneck Staff
- Opportunities for the Intensive Use of Industrial Land Summary Report (2013), Eric Aderneck Staff