economic development
data platform

Unlock economic potential with CityViz, the go-to data portal crafted for economic development professionals.
Support the economic growth of your community by providing investors, entrepreneurs, and decision makers with comprehensive, reliable, and freshly updated data in an easily accessible format. With a set of unique features, CityViz makes it easy to reach your data, present it, and distribute it while always using the most recent data available.
  • R Investment and talent attraction
  • R Community profile
  • R Market research and strategic planning
  • R Support grant applications with data
  • R Generate custom PDF and PowerPoint presentations for the Council, investors, and more.

Get in touch with us to explore how CityViz can elevate your economic development strategies.


Communities and organizations across Canada have chosen Cityviz
to take their economic growth to the next level.

Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission logo
Venture Kamloops logo
Penticton logo
Greater Vernon Chamber of Commerce logo
Cranbrook logo
Lake Country logo
Revelstoke logo
Sooke logo
ETSI-BC logo
Community Futures Boundary logo
Invest Special Areas logo
Grand Forks logo
JEDI logo
Metepenagiag logo
Tobique logo
Consort logo

CityViz Features

CityViz solves main challenges in using data to support economic development

All Data in One Place

CityViz aggregates relevant data from various sources (StatCan, CMHC, and much more) into one single place.

Always Up to Date

All data is updated on the day of release. Users can rest assured they always use the most recent data available.

Custom Data and Dashboards

Client organizations can upload their own data and customize the dashboards and reports.

Report Downloads

Build your own PDF reports and PowerPoint presentations with just a couple of clicks.


Each deployed Cityviz instance is aligned with the client organization brand (logo, fonts, colours and contact details).


Modular structure allows clients to pick specific functions only that suit their needs, or choose a full suite.

Getting Started

We set it all up for you in just one day!


We configure the settings and press start button to fetch the data and keep it up to date.


We customize the appearance to align it with your branding guidelines. Including the chart and map colours!


You’re all set to showcase your location and boost your economic growth.

Success Stories

How CityViz helped organizations overcome challenges

Central Okanagan Market Research and site selection

Support local economic development

Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission (COEDC) implemented CityViz data portal to

  • R Support evidence-based decision making.
  • R Market the Central Okanagan for business investment
  • R Support local entrepreneurs in their market research
  • R Enhance sophistication and competitiveness


Regional Economic Development Profile

Support Regional economic development

Economic Trust of the Southern Interior  (COEDC) implemented CityViz data portal to support economic development activities for municipalities and regional districts in its service area of the BC’s Southern Interior. CityViz enabled ETSI-BC to:

  • R Validate investments in communities in the region.
  • R Support funding applications with data.
  • R Provide relevant data to attract investors and developers.
  • R Support private sector with location advantages.


Use Cases

How communities use CityViz for economic development

Investment and Talent Attraction

Communitites use CityViz as investment attraction tool to showcase their location advantages, demographics, workforce profiles, most important economic indicators to potential investors, developers and site selectors.

Market Research Strategic Planning

Explorer GIS module overlays demographic and industry data along with location markers of existing businesses and establishments, enabling market research, strategic planning, site selection, and much more.

Grant Applications Support

CityViz data visualizations, data tables, and maps can directly be embedded into grant applications to provide clear, tangible evidence of needor impact and supporting claims and arguments made in the text.

PDF and PowerPoint Presentations

Report Builder module enables users to select the data specific to their need and generate PDF reports and PowerPoint presentations with data visualizations in just a few clicks, saving days of work. Typically used for Council presentations and investor handouts.

Our Promise To You

True dedication to providing the best product and service

The Most Flexible Product

CityViz offers unparalleled flexibility by enabling client organizations to select the modules they need, customize features and add their own data. It is also possible to create completely custom pages for more complex custom data.

Outstanding Service

Our top priority is to deliver the outstanding service and be there for you whenever you need help to get the best value possible from our products.

The Most Comprehensive Data

We constantly add new data to Cityviz from relevant data sources and keep it up to date so users always use the most recent data avaialble.


The value our partners find in Cityviz

Cityviz offers a data platform that is a must have for investment attraction! Cityviz team does an excellent job of compiling and presenting statistical data from a variety of sources. The value of having statistical data specific to our community enhances our economic development website by providing users with reliable, accurate information and the ability to create reports specific to their needs. The online data portal is not only beneficial in responding to  investment inquiries, but also helps support information provided throughout our website. I highly recommend Cityviz as they are very professional, knowledgeable and provide helpful support.

Sandy Elzinga

Manager Community Economic Development, Community Futures Boundary

The Cityviz data portal has provided our team with the tools and abilities to access data in one place. Not only does this streamline our processes in terms of providing information to clients, but the portal is publicly available providing our community, decision makers, and business executives with information at their fingertips they can use to make informed decisions. The Cityviz team is always working on new innovative ways to display the data, source new data sets, and works with our team to customize the dashboard to meet organizational strategic priorities.

Eva Weston

Business Development Officer, Central Okanagan Economic Development Commission

Working with CityViz has been nothing short of amazing.  They are enjoyable to work with, they listen to what you need and want, and they put it all together with ease and accuracy.  The data platforms they have developed for the communities I have been involved with over the past couple of years offers the opportunity for better decision making which leads to better results from an economic, planning and development perspective.

Gail Scott

Community Economic Development Officer, District of Sooke