Chair: David Chisholm

Business Retention and Expansion (BRE) is a structured action-oriented, community-based approach to business and economic development. It promotes job growth by helping communities learn about issues as well as opportunities for local businesses and sets priorities for initiatives to address their needs.

As we develop and launch BRE related projects they will be listed here:


  • Investor Information Website
  • Business Round-Up
    The Business Round-Up project is a partnership with the three coastal Chambers of Commerce and three other community partners (RCCA, Halfmoon Bay Community School, and the Sechelt Downtown Business Association) to help local businesses connect and thrive.

    • Sechelt Downtown Business Association
    • Pender Harbour Chamber of Commerce
    • Sechelt Chamber of Commerce
    • Gibsons Chamber of Commerce
    • Roberts Creek Community Association

  • FUSE Community Work Hub 
    FUSE community workhub is a co-working space on the Sunshine Coast. FUSE brings together a range of organizations and individual users and hosts monthly social events to showcase and support new businesses and provide opportunities for networking and collaboration.

  • Provincial Nomination Program (PNP)
    The Sunshine Coast has enrolled in the PNP Entrepreneur Immigration regional pilot. SCREDO Is the point of contact for referrals and is coordinating resources on the coast for entrepreneur support, and for new resident support.