You are here

Seattle, Vancouver seek to deepen tech, economic ties

Political, academic and tech elite of both cities are looking for ways to bring them closer together

Microsoft says it invested US$120 million in its new offices in Vancouver, which opened in June, and expects to spend US$90 million more annually on wages and other operating costs.


SEATTLE and Vancouver are like fraternal twins separated at birth. Both are bustling Pacific Northwest coastal cities with eco-conscious populations that have accepted the bargain of dispiriting weather for much of the year in exchange for nearby ski slopes and kayaking and

Market voices on:


Receive $80 Grab vouchers valid for use on all Grab services except GrabHitch and GrabShuttle when you subscribe to BT All-Digital at only $0.99*/month.

Find out more at

Powered by GET.comGetCom