Industrial Advantages

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Locational Advantages

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Alberta’s Industrial Heartlandalberta-industrial-heartland

  • Fort Saskatchewan is the Gateway to Alberta’s Industrial Heartland (AIH)
  • Largest urban municipality within AIH
  • AIH is Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing centre and one of the world’s most attractive locations for petrochemical development
  • AIH is a major centre for:
    • Petroleum Refining
    • Bitumen Upgrading
    • Ethylene/Polyethylene Production
    • Natural Gas Fractionation & Processing
    • Fertilizer Production
    • Pipeline Terminal & Storage
  • AIH is home to 15 world scale facilities with a combined capital investment of $30 billion

Taxation Advantages

  • Fort Saskatchewan does not charge a business tax
  • Non-residential tax rates are among the lowest in the region

Transportation Advantages

  • Fort Saskatchewan is located on the high-load corridor.  A designated heavy-haul route to the oil sands.

Labour Market Advantage

  • Large skilled labour pool in Fort Saskatchewan
  • Ideally located to draw labour from surrounding region

Cost Advantage

  • Fort Saskatchewan has some of the lowest cost serviced industrial land in the greater Edmonton region.

Site Selection

  • Fort Saskatchewan has a skilled administrative team dedicated to finding the right location for your business
  • Aerial photos highlighting available industrial area