Economic Profile

Welcome to the County

The County of Grande Prairie is ripe for continued economic development. Strategically located in Alberta's vibrant Peace Region, the County serves the industrial, commercial and residential needs of Northwestern Alberta. The region's strong economic generators contribute significantly to Alberta's vibrant ‘open-for-business' economy and success in the global marketplace.

As part of the larger Grande Prairie region, the County benefits from young, affluent demographics, regional strengths and policies such as no provincial sales tax and low municipal tax, and high levels of service. When combined with world class infrastructure, good work force availability, and opportunities for continued growth, the County of Grande Prairie No. 1 provides the ideal setting for additional development.

Room to Grow

The County of Grande Prairie is located in a resource-rich part of Alberta and Canada and serves four key industry sectors: Agriculture, Energy, Forestry, and Commerce.

A large selection of industrial/business parks, as well as large sites for heavy industrial areas, are available in various sizes and levels of service, from completely serviced to non serviced, and many include rail and major highway access.

If you are interested in learning more or arranging a site visit, the County of Grande Prairie's Economic Development Office would be pleased to provide further information regarding business development opportunities in one of the fastest growing and vibrant economic regions in Canada.

For more information on the commerce, energy, forestry, and agriculture industries in our region visit http://www.middleofeverywhere.ca/.