Strategic Planning for the Future of 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 supports our city’s entrepreneurs, assists in business expansion and retention, and supports the growth of employment and the workforce.   We execute marketing and attraction campaigns that target new investment and implement strategies to ensure Spruce Grove continues to be conducive to business success.

We strive to create a healthy business environment, foster a resilient, pro-growth tax base, and diversify our economy.  A strong business community strengthens our economy by providing locally-produced goods and services and creating quality employment opportunities that allow for a higher quality of life. Strong businesses pay taxes that support vital services such as schools, roads, fire, and police.

Our efforts to stimulate economic growth while maximizing the best interests of the community is guided by the City's Economic Development  Strategy & Action Plan and the leadership of our Economic Development Advisory Committee.  Our success depends on collaboration with Council and other city departments, industry, and countless community stakeholders.

We work with our regional partners including Edmonton Global and the Edmonton Metropolitan Region Board (EMRB) to strengthen our position in the global market and further our common goals.  We also partner with the Spruce Grove & District Chamber of Commerce and the Spruce Grove City Centre Business Association to development and implement initiatives that benefit the region,

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“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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“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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“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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“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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“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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“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.