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Investing in the Downtown Core

The City of Grande Prairie is dedicated to the revitalization of the downtown core and its vision for a vibrant city centre where people live, work, and play. The Downtown Incentives Program is designed to contribute to this vision by encouraging building improvements and new residential development in the City’s core. On January 25th, 2016 City Council approved Policy 316, Downtown Incentives Program.

The program is comprised of three components:

The Urban Residential Development Grant is designed to encourage property owners within the Program Boundary to invest in new development and/or redevelopment of their properties for Mixed-Use or multi-unit residential use. Meanwhile, the Façade Improvement Grant rewards downtown building owners and tenants for making improvements to the fronts of their buildings that enhance aesthetic appeal, pedestrian access and public safety. Finally, the Patio Grant provides a financial incentive for business owners to develop an outdoor patio space and encourage an increased public presence on the streets of downtown.

Deadlines

The Downtown Incentives Program  is currently closed for applications. Please check back for updates.

Program Boundary

The Program will apply to projects within the designated Downtown Incentives Program Boundary as defined by City Council. The program boundary is unique to this program and is expanded beyond the Central Commercial District and other Downtown projects.

Program Boundary Map
Program Boundary Map

Last updated: 4/28/2017 10:57:56 AM