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The Carvery Sandwich Shop owner Bryan Mendiola outside his restaurant. The business has been closed since late December as repairs were underway. (Contributed photo)

South Surrey’s The Carvery reopens after months-long closure due to flood

Burst pipe caused water damage to restaurant in late December

The Carvery Sandwich Shop owner Bryan Mendiola outside his restaurant. The business has been closed since late December as repairs were underway. (Contributed photo)
Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)
Forge Properties has been nominated for a number of HAVAN awards, some recognizing its Fantom property in White Rock. (Forge Properties photo)
While employment levels overall in Surrey have continued to rise beyond pre-pandemic levels, the local construction industry still has not recovered. (Photo: Pixabay).
While employment levels overall in Surrey have continued to rise beyond pre-pandemic levels, the local construction industry still has not recovered. (Photo: Pixabay).
White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon says that commercial property owners were already canvassed during the process of renewing the BIA for the current term, which expires in 2024. (White Rock BIA photo)

Commercial property owners to be surveyed on value of White Rock BIA

Coun. David Chesney’s motion seeks feedback on annual subsidy

White Rock BIA executive director Alex Nixon says that commercial property owners were already canvassed during the process of renewing the BIA for the current term, which expires in 2024. (White Rock BIA photo)
Chris and Alice Powell pull apart empanadas at Union Latinos, located on 105A Ave in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Discover Surrey)

Surrey’s expanded ‘Spice Trail’ highlights more ‘global dining opportunities’ in city

More than 75 Surrey-area enterprises are now listed, including new cuisine types

Chris and Alice Powell pull apart empanadas at Union Latinos, located on 105A Ave in Whalley. (Submitted photo: Discover Surrey)
Fraser Grain Terminal is located on Elevator Road in Surrey, on the Fraser River. (Submitted photo)
Fraser Grain Terminal is located on Elevator Road in Surrey, on the Fraser River. (Submitted photo)
Scott Wheatley, executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, talks about what lies ahead for the Cloverdale Chamber in 2022. One thing starting right away is the Chamber luncheons with the first one up on March 29. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Scott Wheatley, executive director for the Cloverdale District Chamber of Commerce, talks about what lies ahead for the Cloverdale Chamber in 2022. One thing starting right away is the Chamber luncheons with the first one up on March 29. (Photo: Malin Jordan)
Jollibee, a fast-food chain first started in the Philippines, advertises a new location in Whalley’s King George Hub development. (Photo: Lauren Collins)

Jollibee plans for second Surrey location

Just this week, Jollibee opened its first B.C. location in downtown Vancouver

Jollibee, a fast-food chain first started in the Philippines, advertises a new location in Whalley’s King George Hub development. (Photo: Lauren Collins)
Close to 600 fans, young and old, turned out to the Feb. 20 Surrey Eagles game, hosted by the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)

PHOTOS: Family Day game draws 600 to South Surrey Arena

Surrey Eagles game hosted by South Surrey & White Chamber of Commerce

Close to 600 fans, young and old, turned out to the Feb. 20 Surrey Eagles game, hosted by the South Surrey & White Rock Chamber of Commerce. (Contributed photo)
Photo posted to Surrey Board of Trade’s website (https://businessinsurrey.com)

Surrey Women in Business award finalists named ahead of May event, in 6 categories

‘A major speaker announcement will be made in the coming weeks’

Photo posted to Surrey Board of Trade’s website (https://businessinsurrey.com)
Downtown Surrey. (Google photo)

New directors elected to Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association board

Downtown Surrey Business Improvement Association (DSBIA) has some new board directors, following…

Downtown Surrey. (Google photo)
A volunteer works on a client in the mobile dentist clinic. (File photo)

White Rock dentists receive financial boost to ‘build smiles’ for low-income people

Peace Arch Hospital Foundation supports program through healthy community grant

A volunteer works on a client in the mobile dentist clinic. (File photo)
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New ‘Surrey Strong’ campaign urges local spending to boost businesses ‘shattered’ by pandemic

Surrey Board of Trade received $230,450 in funding to develop and launch the 2022 campaign

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"For lease" sign outside 104 Avenue Centre, a long-vacant building on 104 Avenue in Surrey, on the Whalley/Guildford border. (Photo: Tom Zillich)

Sold: Long-empty 104 Avenue building in Surrey could see commercial tenants by summer

‘We’ve had great interest,’ says prospective new owner Kuldeep Bansal, who had his immigration consultant licence suspended in 2019

"For lease" sign outside 104 Avenue Centre, a long-vacant building on 104 Avenue in Surrey, on the Whalley/Guildford border. (Photo: Tom Zillich)
The Colosseum in Rome, Italy, a destination for a Surrey Board of Trade-endorsed trip planned for later this year. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

Italy trip the first for Surrey Board of Trade since 2017 – and it’s not all business

The last SBOT-endorsed trip was to Dubai, with adventures in India and China before that

The Colosseum in Rome, Italy, a destination for a Surrey Board of Trade-endorsed trip planned for later this year. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)
A Save-On-Foods store sign, as seen on jimpattison.com.

Free items for shoppers at Save-On-Foods’ new Surrey store, opening at King George Hub

New store replaces the one at 104 Avenue and King George Boulevard

A Save-On-Foods store sign, as seen on jimpattison.com.
Ben Kilford says growing interest in veganism has made it easier than ever to experiment with the lifestyle. (Jennifer Hamman photo)

Healthy vegan food options can pass the taste test

White Rock cafe owners say key to changing lifestyle is to take small steps

Ben Kilford says growing interest in veganism has made it easier than ever to experiment with the lifestyle. (Jennifer Hamman photo)
Crescent Park Market owners Keith and Joanna Ro are set to retire after 25 years. (Aaron Hinks photo)

Known for kindness, generosity, Crescent Park Market owners set to retire

Keith and Joanna Ro will be ‘dearly missed’ by neighbourhood families

Crescent Park Market owners Keith and Joanna Ro are set to retire after 25 years. (Aaron Hinks photo)
A Surrey Fire crew helps scoop ankle-deep water out of South Surrey’s The Carvery Sandwich Shop with snow shovels on Dec. 28 following flooding from a burst water pipe. Bryan Mendiola photo

VIDEO: South Surrey’s The Carvery sandwich shop faces uncertain future after flooding

Burst pipe forces temporary closure, but people in need benefited from food donation

A Surrey Fire crew helps scoop ankle-deep water out of South Surrey’s The Carvery Sandwich Shop with snow shovels on Dec. 28 following flooding from a burst water pipe. Bryan Mendiola photo
Transportation minister Rob Fleming will speak during a Surrey Board of Trade event online, Jan. 25. (File photo: Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)

Fleming’s transportation talk, Dix’s hospital update and other Surrey events move online again

Surrey-area business speeches and events have gone digital again due to Omicron…

Transportation minister Rob Fleming will speak during a Surrey Board of Trade event online, Jan. 25. (File photo: Paul Henderson/Black Press Media)