Red Deer County is located along one of the busiest corridors in Canada, at the crossroads of major air, rail, and ground transportation. The region has the transportation infrastructure required to move products, employees, and machinery to and from major production sites in the country.
Red Deer County has amazing natural features, such as lakes, rivers, trails, and parks, which make it a wonderful place for indoor and outdoor recreation. Being conveniently located halfway between Calgary and Edmonton also provides for a plethora of opportunities and amenities.
Come Grow with Us!
Via major investments in its assets and infrastructure, Red Deer County is reinforcing its economic strength by maintaining the rate of development that’s been going on for the last decade. The signs of this growth everywhere are amazing to see. Read on..
Located 10 kilometers directly south of the City of Red Deer, Junction 42 is now slated for commercial, industrial, and agri-business development. Junction 42 is a 290 acre site that is centrally located between Edmonton and Calgary. Read on...
Helping You Succeed
Raising Central Alberta's profile as a great place to do business, Red Deer County's Economic Development Department is a one-stop shop to potential supply chains, partnership, and market expansion opportunities. Stop in to discuss labour, warehousing and distribution, or to learn more about the County's top industries including manufacturing, agriculture, and transportation. Contact the Economic Development Department, we look forward to helping your business.
Committed to Regional Cooperation
Red Deer County is involved in several major partnerships focused on economic development. We regularly partner with the City of Red Deer, Red Deer College, and the Red Deer Chamber of Commerce to promote the Red Deer region and ensure local business stays strong.
Central Alberta Economic Partnership: Recognized as both an innovative way to facilitate rural economic development and serves as a vital partner in the continued diversification of Central Alberta’s economy. Featuring strategies that build on the region’s existing efforts and successes, and provides a solid direction for future growth on the global market.
One of the Best Tax Environments in North America
The tax rate in Red Deer County is one of the most favourable in Canada. This means:
No provincial capital taxes or sales tax
No business taxes in the Red Deer region
County property taxes are school, municipal taxes and specific service requisitions