Real Estate

Invest Surrey: Building the Future

Surrey604’s Sukh Johal takes you along for an insightful walk and talk with influential real estate and transportation experts, Gordon Price and Bob Williams who have significantly helped to shape British Columbia. These brilliant minds meet in the heart of the Surrey City Centre to discuss the future and reflect on the past development of this city.

Watch their commentary on the uniqueness of this city landscape being built around rapid transit and universities creating a world class civic, institutional, residential and recreational core.

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Old friends Gordon Price and Bob Williams stroll downtown Surrey City Centre.

The walk starts at Surrey City Hall as they make their way through the civic plaza along University Boulevard, past the Surrey Central Skytrain station, bus loop and making there way into the world class Central City property which features Simon Fraser University, a project that Williams lead when he was the Chair of ICBC, the BC Crown corporation who developed and retrofitted of the original Surrey Place mall.

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Bob Williams reflects on building Surrey’s Central City building.

They make there way through the lobby to the top of the dynamic and stylish office tower where they get a tour of the new Century Group Headquarters.

There they are greeted there by David Laulainen, the Director of Marketing for Century Group who showcases their current project, Surrey’s first mixed use hotel, office and luxury residential skyscraper, 3 Civic Plaza which will feature 3 floors leased by Kwantlen Polytechnic University.

From atop the iconic Central City building, we bring you a unique perspective of what the future holds for this fastest growing city in western Canada, Surrey, British Columbia.

Sukh Johal
With a background in sales, security and real estate development, Sukh is a political strategist excelling in community organizing, fundraising and civic affairs. He enjoys performing and has appeared as a background performer in Hollywood productions. Sukh grew up on the tough streets of Dunoon, Scotland before moving to Canada at age 10 and brings a unique perspective to Surrey604. He speaks his mind, and believes social media can be a force for good. Sukh has been a control agent for President Obama’s Inaugural Celebration team in Washington DC and spoke on interfaith affairs at the White House. A member of the Surrey Board of Trade’s International Trade Team and Vancouver Board of Trade’s Company of Young Professionals, Sukh is also past President and current VP Public Relations of Surrey Civic Speechmeisters Toastmasters Club at City Hall and VP of the Multifaith Action Society of BC, an interfaith organization promoting grassroots diplomacy, cooperation and goodwill.