Explore Port Coquitlam

Port Coquitlam “the city of rivers and mountains” is a thriving community between the  Pitt and Coquitlam Rivers. The community enjoys healthy commercial and residential growth while having strategic access to the larger Metro Vancouver area. Fondly referred to as “PoCo” by the locals, the revitalized downtown area of Port Coquitlam maintains a village-like atmosphere and offers an interesting range of shops, restaurants, cafes and craft stores.

Facts About Port Coquitlam

  • It became a city in 1913.
  • Population of over 58,612 people. 2016 Census 
  • 30.5km from Downtown, Vancouver.
  • Family-friendly PoCo was named B.C.’s third most livable city, and 33rd out of 200 in Canada.
  • Special qualities, including affordability, an accessible location, parks and trails, family-oriented services, a quaint historic downtown core, and a strong sense of community spirit.
  • More affordable housing, the lowest tax rates in Metro Vancouver.
  • Central location, access to highway and the Coast Meridian Overpass.
  • Extensive network of trails and bike lanes.
  • Recreation centres with pools and arenas, sports fields, outdoor pools, the 25km Traboulay PoCo Trail and free trailside gym stations.
  • Mix of retail, new residential growth, institutional and light industrial developments.
  • Commuter access from Port Coquitlam east to Coquitlam west via the Mary Hill Bypass, also known as Highway 7B.
  • The Pitt River Bridge is a cable-stayed bridge that spans the Pitt River between Port Coquitlam and Pitt Meadows. The bridge is part of Highway 7, carrying Lougheed Highway across the river.
  • Freemont Village boasts 565,000 sq.ft. of retail space and is surrounded by residential developments.

Port Coquitlam Neighbourhoods

  • Northside includes Oxford Heights, Woodland Acres, Glenwood, Birchland Manor, Lincoln Park, Riverwood.
  • Southside includes Citadel, Mary Hill, Lower Mary Hill and Central Port Coquitlam. 

Developments in Port Coquitlam

  • Trellis Townhomes by Quantum Properties
  • ONE SHAUGHNESSY by Kutak Development Services
  • Lariva by Atti Group
  • Estella by Vanstruction Group
  • The Ambrose by Quorus Properties
  • Mackenzie Park by Redekop Reddale Group
  • Salisbury South by MacLean Homes (Prairie) Ltd.

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