Alberta’s government is committed to maintaining its strong business environment that promotes investment and economic growth. The Site Selector Tool provides businesses and investors the data they need to make informed decisions about setting up shop or expanding in communities across the province.

“Alberta’s government is always looking for ways to attract job-creating investment to the province. The Site Selector Tool is another way our government is making Alberta even more investment-friendly by putting critical information at the fingertips of people looking to invest here.”

Matt Jones, Minister of Jobs, Economy and Trade

This user-friendly tool combines available property listings in communities across Alberta with insights on local economic conditions, industry data and proximity to crucial infrastructure like rail terminals and power lines. It is helping investors from around the world find available properties in Alberta that are suited to their unique needs.

“Technology is the driving force behind the growth and diversification of our economy. By providing digital tools that connect businesses and prospective investors to the opportunities that abound in our province, we are ensuring that our province’s national leadership in economic growth and job creation continues.”

Nate Glubish, Minister of Technology and Innovation

Municipalities and economic developers across the province identified a site selector tool as a valuable resource to help them attract business and promote their communities as a destination of choice to potential investors. The Site Selector Tool complements the province’s business-friendly programs and policies to attract investment, further solidifying Alberta as the economic and job creation engine of Canada.

“This Site Selector Tool will be an excellent resource for Alberta economic developers in their efforts to create thriving communities. This centralized resource equips Alberta economic developers with the breadth of data needed to strategically identify investment opportunities, foster informed decision-making, and drive sustainable economic growth and prosperity across our province.”

Leann Hackman-Carty, CEO, Economic Developers Alberta

Quick Facts

  • Alberta’s government distributed a survey to municipalities, regional economic development organizations and industry associations in August 2022.
    • Half of the survey respondents noted that they do not have the proper online tools to promote properties in their municipality or region, with 92 per cent of respondents indicating that they would use a site selector tool.
  • With almost 7,000 available properties already featured on the tool, Alberta’s remote and rural regions are being empowered with access to free, easy-to-use data and a platform to pinpoint and shine a spotlight on local opportunities.

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