Population from Census 2015 - 68,556
Learn more about how fast Grande Prairie is growing.
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Exciting things are happening downtown Grande Prairie.
Keep up to date with the Downtown Rehabilitation Project here!
Learn more about investing in Grande Prairie, Alberta Canada
Muskoseepi Park is a must-see in Grande Prairie!
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Often noted for the oil and gas activity here, the region is home to a wide range of industries, including agriculture, forestry, retail and manufacturing.
Our business-savvy community has been recognized by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business as the Most Entrepreneurial Community in Canada for three consecutive years.
Conducted to get a better understanding of the current opportunities available to Grande Prairie business owners and investors, the 2016 Retail Market Analysis (PDF 23.4MB) presentation provides useful information on:
• Retail Trade Area Demographics & Income
• Retail Inventory Supply & Performance
• Retail Outflow vs. Inflow
• Consumer Survey Results
• Consumer Survey Cross-Tabulations – Residence, Age & Income
Retail Market Analysis Brochure (PDF 3.3MB)
The Industrial Attraction Strategy (PDF 1.13MB) was born out of Council’s 2015 - 2018 Strategic Plan. The plan seeks to create a competitive advantage with respect to infrastructure, service levels and costs for commercial and industrial development.
The Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Economic Impact & Gap Analysis (PDF, 473 KB) was completed in October 2016 to measure the economic impact of the $730 million facility and to assess Grande Prairie’s capacity for supporting the increase in demand arising from the requirements of the new regional hospital.
The 2016 Grande Prairie Vacancy Market Survey (PDF, 1.54MB) looks at all office, industrial and retail vacancies in Grande Prairie as of July 2016.
Looking for the perfect site for your business? There are 8 industrial parks and 6 business parks in Grande Prairie. All industrial and business parks have opportunities for development alongside longstanding and reputable businesses.
Commercial & Industrial Areas
View the map of all the commercial and industrial areas in Grande Prairie hosted on Google Maps.
View the Vacant Lot Map to see available lots in the city.
Availability and capacity of Internet services in industrial and business parks vary depending on location and service provider; contact Telus at 310-3100 or Eastlink at 877-813-1727 for Internet service details.
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