Economic Development in Spruce Grove

Economic development is the intentional practice of improving a community's economic well-being and quality of life.


Spruce Grove’s Economic & Business Development team strives to create a healthy business environment.  A strong business community provides locally-produced goods and services.  They create employment opportunities.  Their taxes support essential services such as schools, roads, and emergency services.  The result?  An affordable, sustainable community.  An exceptional quality of life.

How can we help?

Most entrepreneurs succeed because they invest their sweat and ingenuity in the process.  They know their team is dedicated to the success of their company.  We like to think of ourselves as an extension of your team.

As a Spruce Grove city department devoted to economic and business development, it’s our mission to leverage opportunities for entrepreneurs like you.  Our purpose is to:

  • Provide support to our entrepreneurs and businesses
  • Assist with business expansions that create new jobs
  • Target and attract new investment
  • Promote our city as a place to conduct business
  • Connect businesses with valuable resources
  • Celebrate and endorse our business community

Our efforts to stimulate economic growth while considering the best interests of the community is guided by our Economic Development Strategy and the leadership of an Economic Development Advisory Committee


Partners in economic development:

ACKT

“Locating in Spruce Grove is prime for us.  We need to be centrally located in the province to reach our customers and move our products.”  

Anthony Worbeck, Sales Director, ACKT Industries

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Braven-Seljax

“In Spruce Grove we have everything in the way of retail businesses, excellent schools and first-class sport facilities all right here.” 

Braven Blackwell, President, Seljax

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CC

“We chose Spruce Grove because it had the best real estate prices in the area compared to other industrial parks.”

Tim Martin, General Manager, Cross Country Infrastructure Services Canada Inc.

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AB-Precast

“Retaining long-term employees is key. It’s difficult to do, but we’ve done it in Spruce Grove.”

Jack Seguin, Owner, Alberta Precast Products

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Rik-Solare

“The City has the space we need—store frontage with lots of traffic and warehouse space.”

Rik Kaminsky, Co-Owner and CEO, Solaré Canada Inc.

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Thompson

“The feeling of home and family orientated culture has allowed us to retain our most valuable asset, our people.”

Neil Matheson, CFO, Thompson Construction Group

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