Why Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin's Business Advantage

Looking to build/grow your business somewhere in Central Alberta, but are unsure about the exact location? We're sure these reasons will help you decide to call Wetaskiwin home:

Wetaskiwin's Strategic Location
The City of Wetaskiwin is strategically located, and offers quick access to essential trade routes:

  • 10 minutes to QEII Highway (Calgary-Edmonton Corridor), and CANAMEX Trade Corridor.
  • 30 minutes to the Edmonton International Airport (YEG)
  • 55 minutes to downtown Edmonton (35 minutes to the south side)

The Low Cost of Doing Business
Reduce your overhead and live comfortably off the bottom line.

  • Commercial lease pricing of $10 - $15 per sq. ft.
  • No off-site levies at Wetaskiwin's South East Industrial Park
  • Competitive non-residential tax rates

Trading Area (2014 Census)

The primary and secondary trading area populations show another reason why Wetaskiwin is a strong contender to suit your business needs.

  • Primary Trading Area Population: 50,264
  • Secondary Trading Area Population: 93,637

Labour Force
Reduce your overhead and live comfortably off the bottom line.

  • Commercial lease pricing of $10 - $15 per sq. ft.
  • No off-site levies at Wetaskiwin's South East Industrial Park
  • Competitive non-residential tax rates

High Density of Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurs are powerful economic contributors, and local business networking groups offer resources and encouragement. 

  • Monthly meetings to encourage networking and foster relationships
  • Programs to support and invest in the local small business owners
  • Commitment to promoting our entrepreneurs at local, provincial, national, and international events.

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