Port Coquitlam is one of the most affordable and fastest growing suburbs of Greater Vancouver. Its location, natural beauty and new developments all make it a sought after place to live. An ever growing population in and around Port Coquitlam has translated into great new shopping opportunities as businesses are quickly realizing the potential of the city. New development and a great downtown vision have made Port Coquitlam an exciting and unique place to shop. Here are some of the more popular places to shop in Port Coquitlam.
PoCo Place Mall
Although PoCo Place Mall is smaller than Coquitlam Centre, it is more conveniently located for residents of Port Coquitlam. It is located on the northeast side of Lougheed Highway and offers a wide variety of retail stores. Some of the major retailers in PoCo Place Mall include Michael’s, Sport Mart and Pier One Imports. In addition to these major retailers, there are banks, restaurants, coffee shops and professional offices and services.
Coquitlam Centre is the major shopping mall that services the Tri-Cities (Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam and Port Moody). The shopping mall offers over 910 00 square feet of retail spread over two spacious levels.
It is the only mall in all of the Greater Vancouver area that offers all of the major retailers such as Old Navy, Sears, Walmart and Sport Check under one roof. Coquitlam Centre is always renovating and updating its retailers as well as expanding to keep pace with the rapidly growing Tri-Cities communities. If you are thinking about buying a home in the Port Coquitlam area, come and see for yourself why Coquitlam Centre is a destination in and of itself.
Dominion Triangle is the newest retail development in Port Coquitlam and is located at Lougheed Highway and Dominion Avenue. This new retail space offers a variety of large retailers and business such as Costco, Save-On-Foods and Home Depot. Dominion Triangle is also home to a large host of restaurants, coffee shops, banks and other professional businesses. Make sure to check out the services in this conveniently located new retail space!
Shaughnessy Station Mall
At the northern end of the downtown core lies Shaughnessy Station Mall. This shopping centre contains Safeway and Canadian Tire. It also houses many fast food restaurants, an Earls, as well as various banks and credit unions. Besides these major retailers, Shaughnessy Station Mall is home to many miscellaneous smaller businesses and professional offices and services.
This is by no means all of the exciting shopping opportunities that are available in Port Coquitlam. With an ever expanding population, the shopping opportunities are always growing and changing to keep up with the demands of the city’s population and demographics. One of the best parts about living in Port Coquitlam is the community feel and some of the unique stores, cafes and restaurants that are nestled in and around the city’s great neighbourhoods and new condo and townhouse developments.
Downtown Port Coquitlam
All of the new development in downtown Port Coquitlam is bringing in an influx of boutique stores and creating a trendy, urban scene that is sure to become part of a very coveted downtown lifestyle. These stores include great coffee shops, cafes, independent retailers and restaurants. City Hall and the Provincial Courthouse complete with their heritage look and architecture make downtown Port Coquitlam a place you will want to come back to time and time again.
Prairie Mall is located on North Port Coquitlam’s busy and vibrant shopping district. Located at the intersection of Prairie Avenue and Coast Meridian Road, this shopping centre offers a nice selection of restaurants, a grocery store, coffee shops, dry cleaning as well as hairdressers and coin operated laundry. Prairie Mall has all of your shopping necessities in a very convenient and accessible part of the city.
If you would like any more information about the great shopping opportunities that abound in Port Coquitlam, please do not hesitate to call me. I know Port Coquitlam very well and would love to show you some of the unique neighbourhoods, and exciting and affordable lifestyle opportunities that make the city one of the best places in the Lower Mainland to call home!