Economic Development

Investing in Wetaskiwin

Economic success and prosperity--especially for our local businesses--is a top priority. As such, we have moved away from the traditional Economic Development approach and are prioritizing grassroots development to revitalize the community. We are focusing on small businesses, entrepreneurs, local events, and fostering a sense of City pride and belonging.

Advantages of Investing in Wetaskiwin

If you’re looking to invest in Wetaskiwin, you’re not alone! Over 700 businesses are proud to call Wetaskiwin home, and our proximity to road, rail, and air transportation routes is second to none.

  • Trading Area (2014 Census)
    Primary Trading Area Population: 50,264
    Secondary Trading Area Population: 93,637
  • Labour Force
    A regional skilled workforce of 7,500 people
  • Commercial Lease Pricing
    $10 - $15 per sq. ft.
  • Taxes (Mill Rates)
    Non-Residential: 19.943
    Residential: 9.971
  • Population (2021 Census)
    12,594 people
  • House Prices
    $250,000 average price for 3-bedroom home

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