Relocation Information

The Creston Valley is a growing community, both literally and figuratively. The most recent census shows that the town of Creston has passed the population mark of 5,000, now standing at 5,306 residents. The population of the entire valley is around 16,000. This is a perfect location for lifestyle-oriented entrepreneurs.

Our wide-open valley, fabulous climate, mountains, rivers, lakes, friendly and down-to-earth people, and relaxed pace contribute to our unparalleled quality of life. Take advantage of the abundant opportunities in value-added agriculture, arts and recreation, ecotourism, agritourism, specialty retail, and seniors’ services, to name just a few.
Creston Valley Slogan
We’re all working together to help make the Creston Valley a vibrant, exciting place to live and do business. Economic development and Tourism are joint partner functions between the Regional District of Central Kootenay Areas B and C, the Town of Creston and the Creston Valley Chamber of Commerce.
Fibre Optic in the Creston Valley
The Creston Valley was one of the first communities in the Kootenays to be chosen for the installation of a fibre optic cable system. It is a major technological advancement and economic opportunity for all of the Creston Valley. Fibre optic technology provides residents with access to the fastest Internet infrastructure available and internet speeds up to 100Mbps. The increased technology and communication quality provides business with a greater ability to support their customers and spurs opportunities for growth within the valley.

Kootenay Business Magazine Quote

By enabling small-and medium-sized businesses to operate here in Creston while competing globally, we’re helping keep people and their businesses here at home, where they want to be, said Steven Jenkins, General Manager for Telus’s Southern Interior region. Furthermore, organizations will be able to innovate how they deliver services such as health care and education – which will have a positive, lasting impact on all of us in Creston. More information on fibre optic in Creston.

The Business Connection
The Town of Creston seeks to support and promote the establishment and expansion of businesses within the community. People planning business start-ups are encouraged to contact town staff early in the process. Staff are available to explain business-related regulations, and play a coordinating role in referring business owners to other agencies for regulatory and safety information if required.