The Red Deer Region is a great place to live, work and explore. The Region has always been blessed with its central location, access to markets, quality farming, abundance of natural resources and native beauty. Those who are drawn here to work discover so much to do, see and take part in.
The Red Deer Region is just minutes away from the entire world.
Located in the center of Alberta, there is access to a trade area of more that 275,000 people and a distribution capability to over 2.4 million people within a two-hour drive. This large and vibrant market makes the Region one of the most competitive economic corridors in the world.
With over 245 manufacturing companies, the Region’s manufacturing industry is continually innovating and diversifying. The strong demand from Alberta’s energy sector, as well as rising demand in alternative products, provides a multitude of opportunity for Red Deer Region’s manufacturing companies. A thriving centre for value-added agricultural processing, with tremendous future growth opportunities, compliments the Region’s mixed farming businesses – 90 per cent of the land in Red Deer County is dedicated to agriculture production. The Region’s economic base is always diversifying and expanding, allowing an entrepreneurial, innovative spirit to thrive.
A Place to do Business
Our economic advantages are part luck – centralized location, abundant natural resources – and part determination – diverse workforce, strong educational institutions, business friendly tax environments, and well-funded infrastructure. The Red Deer Region has become synonymous with prosperity to companies and families across Alberta.
The Red Deer Region is also positioned as a large service centre for a variety of industries. Companies can find skilled employees, manufacturing support, innovative technologies, and transportation here. Whether by truck, airplane, or rail, this area is the hub of the Edmonton-Calgary Corridor, and onto the Pacific Northwest.
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