New business centre opens in Abbotsford

Opened by Business Development Bank of Canada on Simon Avenue

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) has opened its new business centre in Abbotsford.

The new centre, located at 32555 Simon Ave., offers entrepreneurs financing and consulting services, including business coaching and advice on operational efficiency, growth, marketing and sales.

“This opening is part of BDC’s continual effort to better serve entrepreneurs,” says Richard Turner, manager of the Abbotsford business centre.

“We are excited to support the manufacturing, retail, construction and other dynamic sectors of the region and help them achieve their impressive potential.”

BDC focuses on offering an integrated approach to serving clients through both financing and advisory services.

“BDC is in an excellent position to help companies in our region innovate, grow and expand to new markets,” Turner says. “Our goal is to support entrepreneurs in their efforts to improve competitiveness, increase their capacity to best manage their companies and become better business leaders.”

BDC is the only bank dedicated exclusively to entrepreneurs.

With more than 100 business centres and over 32,000 clients across Canada, it offers loans, investments and advisory services.

BDC’s purpose is to support Canadian entrepreneurship with a focus on small and medium‑sized businesses. To learn more, visit