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Invest in Airdrie

For businesses and investors seeking growth, Airdrie is the ideal location. As one of the fastest growing cities in Canada, its population is expected to grow by 43 per cent over the next 10 years. Our growing population, development opportunities and community investments provide industrial and commercial space, affordable living, employees and customers.

Airdrie Investment Profile (pdf)

Growth Quick Facts


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We have development lands

Text reading Greenfield Land Opportunities in Airdrie is written over a photo of a bridge under construction in the summer, taken from the air above the site.  We have 500 acres of industrial/commercial lands that are immediately serviceable with another 3,000 acres on the way. Our businesses and workers need more offices, amenities and shops and with available land, Airdrie is very attractive to savvy developers.

  • 400 acres of industrial (light, medium and heavy) available for immediate service
  • 100 acres of commercial/mixed-use lands available for immediate service
  • More than 5,000 acres have moved through the planning process since 2020

Current Greenfield land opportunities

Business growth in Airdrie

We are adding new businesses every day. Our growth, competitive lease rates and Alberta's lower taxes means businesses save costs by moving their operations to Airdrie. Combined with our young, highly educated workforce, supportive business community, and plentiful training and mentorship resources, Airdrie is a must consider for growing businesses.

  • 68% of residents are under the age of 50
  • 22% increase in business licences in 5 years
  • 50 million consumers accessible within 24 hours 

Key business industry sectors

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We are investing to support growth

Text: Downtown revitalization in Airdrie. Image: a computer rendering of the future Airdrie downtown with tree lined streets and tall buildingsOur planned growth integrates residential real estate with commercial / industrial development to create a well-rounded, highly livable community benefiting our businesses and our people.

  • $132M in the next 5 years for road improvement projects
  • 44% increase in employment from 2016 - 2023
  • The Downtown Area Redevelopment Plan will create new, desireable retail spaces and improve current properties

Learn more about downtown revitalization

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Land acknowledgement. The City of Airdrie is located on Treaty 7 territory. We acknowledge this land as the traditional home of the Blackfoot Confederacy, including the Siksika, Piikani, and Kainai, the Tsuut’ina Nation and Stoney-Nakoda Nations, including the Goodstoney, Chiniki, and Bearspaw, and the People of Métis Nation of Alberta, District 4.