Entrepreneurial spirit is evident in Airdrie. The number of businesses in Airdrie keeps growing and includes a flourishing home-based business sector.
|Category||Number of businesses licenses||Percentage of all businesses||Percentage of all Airdrie-based businesses|
|Commercial or industrial business||1,045||25.76%||39.64%|
|Non-resident (out-of-town) business||1,420||35.01%||N/A|
Source: City of Airdrie Business Licencing
Airdrie offers a diversity of businesses.
- The most active industry is construction, reflective of the increasing residential and non-residential construction in the city.
- Airdrie has a thriving home-based business sector. One-third of our businesses are established in the home.
- Airdrie is seeing a rise in the retail trade and professional, scientific and technical sectors. Manufacturing and transportation and warehousing firms continue to help diversify Airdrie's economy.
For a complete listing of registered Airdrie-based businesses, see our Business Directory.