About Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin’s Business Advantage

Looking to build/grow your business somewhere in Central Alberta, but are unsure about the exact location? We’re sure these reasons will help you decide to call Wetaskiwin home:

Wetaskiwin’s Strategic Location
The City of Wetaskiwin is strategically located, and offers quick access to essential trade routes:

  • 10 minutes to QEII Highway (Calgary-Edmonton Corridor), and CANAMEX Trade Corridor.
  • 25 minutes to the Edmonton International Airport (YEG)
  • 55 minutes to downtown Edmonton (35 minutes to the south side)

The Low Cost of Doing Business
Reduce your overhead and live comfortably off the bottom line.

  • Commercial lease pricing of $10 - $15 per sq. ft.
  • No off-site levies at Wetaskiwin’s South East Industrial Park
  • Competitive non-residential tax rates

Trading Area (2014 Census)

The primary and secondary trading area populations show another reason why Wetaskiwin is a strong contender to suit your business needs.

  • Primary Trading Area Population: 50,264
  • Secondary Trading Area Population: 93,637

Short Permit Approval Timeline
Development permits are processed much quicker than many surrounding municipalities.

  • Development permits are processed within six weeks
  • The development department works with you every step of the way to get your permit approved in a timely manner
  • The permit application is simple to fill out, which makes applying even easier

Contact Us

  1. Economic Development
    City Hall
    4705 50 Avenue
    Wetaskiwin, AB
    T9A 2E9

    Candace Coughlan
    Manager, Economic Development
    P: 780.361.4406
    C: 780.335.7410
    Email Candace
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