Invest Here

Year after year Grande Prairie has been recognized for being a business-savvy, entrepreneurial centre.

The City of Grande Prairie's Economic Development department has identified the following business advantages for investing in Grande Prairie:

  • No provincial sales tax and low cost tax regime
  • Rich natural resources, including natural gas, natural gas liquids, oil, oil sands, lumber and agricultural land
  • Presence of major corporations such as EnCana, Husky and Canadian Natural Resources
  • Grande Prairie's status as a regional service centre for a market of over 250,000
  • A diverse economic portfolio with many pillars supporting fast growth
  • Young population, growing at more than 4% annually
  • Affluent families, with the local household discretionary income nearly double the national average

View the City of Grande Prairie's Economic Development page for more investment opportunity information including:

  • Seven Steps To Opening Your Own Business
  • Grande Prairie Economic Profile
  • 2016 Retail Market Analysis
  • Industrial Attraction Strategy
  • Hospital Economic Impact and Gap Analysis
  • 2016 Vacancy Report
  • Industrial Land and Vacant Lots