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Why so many Silicon Valley companies are moving to Vancouver

The Migration north of some of the biggest tech companies from the Silicon Valley to Vancouver, has knock effects to even the travel industry.

With some of the most valued and desired jobs being in the tech industry, there will be even more need for affordable accommodation in downtown Vancouver. Whether that be for job seekers attending interviews, or the need for overnight business stays in a quiet hotel or hostel.

Therefore the ideal place to stay would be in St Clair Hotel Hostel, with our more mature clientele and affordable accommodation and variety of different room types including single bed private room starting from only $49

'When Amazon announced its expansion into Vancouver in April 2018, an almost imperceptible shift happened in the local tech ecosystem. With the exclusion of Microsoft’s move into the city in 2016 to establish a two-floor, 750-person office, the technology landscape has been dominated almost entirely by small, 50-employee-or-less startups. While breakout local successes like Hootsuite, Avigilon, and Slack have made a name for themselves in Silicon Valley, few Bay Area companies and Seattle giants would have considered the locale to be a noteworthy tech hub.'

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Apr 26, 2022

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