Airdrie’s real estate market story continues to be that of pent-up demand. As one of Canada’s fastest growing cities, the expanding population of businesses and workers is generating demand for non-residential space. Airdrie’s planned growth and available land provide real estate developers with attractive opportunities.
There are approximately 550 acres of industrial (light, medium and heavy) and around 100 acres of commercial / mixed-use lands that have Community Area Structure Plans in place and are immediately serviceable. While this vacant land is privately-held, Airdrie Economic Development is here to serve as your guide through search, to acquisition, to shovel.
East Points encompasses six quarter sections located in the city’s northeast that will accommodate approximately:
Taking advantage of adjacent servicing connections and existing capacity, 300 acres of these lands are primed for immediate new investment.
East Points advantages
Static tiered performance security structure since 2003 with competitive, flat rates per acre
Competitive building permit release criteria, including opportunities for concurrent development and building permit reviews and start work early permits
The City of Airdrie’s levies, acreage assessments and performance security fees ensure you have some of the lowest upfront municipal charges in the Calgary Region, allowing you to focus your resources on bringing land to market
Airdrie has experienced higher than average population growth, tripling since 1999 to nearly 80,000 people, doubling in the last decade to 70,000 people
A young, skilled and educated workforce of 48,000 people. Learn more about Airdrie's labour market and employment
Substantial community assets and quality of life amenities, yet affordable cost of living to attract and retain employees
Planned land capacity will accommodate growth for an additional 100,000 residents and 31,000 jobs over the next 20 or more years
Firmly established, reliable and high-quality city services including police, fire, transit and infrastructure (including water and wastewater)
Connected to the fibre optic network with competitive download and upload speeds
Market opportunity with low vacancy rates across all sectors
Relatively low property assessment values
Among the lowest municipal tax rates in the province
No business, machinery or equipment tax