Why Esquimalt

For community-focused individuals and businesses seeking a closely connected community with a rich history and cultural significance, Esquimalt is a premier destination that offers scenic coastal beauty, vibrant community events, and meaningful employment opportunities. 

Esquimalt, located near Victoria, ensures easy access to a vibrant economic hub and a larger population base.  Along the coastline, Esquimalt boasts stunning waterfront views, parks and outdoor activities, enriching resident lifestyles and attracting tourists.

Esquimalt is not just a place to live, it's a vibrant community that thrives on engagement and connection. With numerous events that initiate and foster these connections among residents, Esquimalt is a place where you can truly feel a part of something bigger. 

 Esquimalt is not just a community, it's a growing and thriving township with an economy that's integrated into the capital region and southern Vancouver Island. The average resident is slightly younger than in the Capital Regional District (CRD) and earns more than the average BC resident, reflecting a promising future for Esquimalt.

Growth is reflected in the local population and the business base, which has expanded moderately in the last five years. The community is projected to continue growing sustainably into the future. The economic base is dominated by marine industries and federal government activity related to Canada Forces Base (CFB) Esquimalt. Construction, healthcare, retail, and tourism services are also significant. There has been a gradual and consistent transition in employment over the last 20 years from goods-producing activities like manufacturing to services.

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