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The County of Grande Prairie is Ready and Eager to Support your Industrial Mega-Project

Available for immediate development, the County is showcasing 273 greenfield acres just 5 kilometres south of Grande Prairie—ideal for a large-scale hydrogen, ammonia, methanol or other petrochemical processing facility.

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A Range of Mega-Project Opportunities

Spanning 273+ acres, this direct-control industrial site will accommodate natural resource extraction, petrochemical processing, manufacturing, utilities, bulk fuel and chemical storage, forestry-based industry and carbon capture utilization and storage applications.

A Robust Transportation Network

Just 18 kilometres from Highway 43—part of the CANAMEX trade route—  the Resources Industrial Site abuts a high-capacity CN Rail line that connects through Hinton to the ports of Vancouver and Prince Rupert. Grande Prairie Airport (YQU) is just 20 minutes away.

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An ‘Open for Business’ Approach

Supported by an enthusiastically business-forward Council, the County’s economic development team will work with your team to accelerate the timeline to operationalization, securing development permits in as little as three weeks.

The Power of Synergies

This prime industrial site resides at the centre of a vast Bioeconomy Development Opportunity (BDO) zone with a prestigious ‘A’ rating for high-quality feedstock supply chains and infrastructure. Several key industrial playerspotential business alliances—are right next door.



Young, talented workforce

In 2021, the County of Grande Prairie’s median age was 38.8,
with nearly 47 percent of adults holding a postsecondary certificate, diploma or degree (Stats Canada)

A focus on growth

The County had $4.3 billion in major projects on the go in 2022—up 16 percent from 2021 (Government of Alberta). The County’s top priority is supporting new investment.

Epicentre of energy development

1.2 million cubic metres of oil and 8.7 billion cubic metres of natural gas have been produced in the County of Grande Prairie, strategically located at the centre of the Montney and Duvernay natural gas formations.

Low property taxes

The County’s non-residential municipal mill rate is just
3.6 percent, with no increase in 2023.

A vital service area for northwestern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia—an expanse with vast hydrocarbon reserves—the County of Grande Prairie is a well-established hotbed of oil and gas activity… and so much more.

The key sectors that drive our economy include agriculture & food production, energy & clean technology, manufacturing, forestry, industrial processing, transportation & logistics, tourism, and retail & services

With a vast inventory of available land, a wealth of largely untapped natural resources, a robust and growing pool of employment-ready labour and a “let’s prosper together” attitude, our region delivers extraordinary potential for businesses, industries and investors.


It’s good in the Middle*

To learn more about this
mega-opportunity, please contact
our Ec Dev team at 780.532.9722 or

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