Profile at a Glance
Red Deer County's central location, growing economy and competitive advantage make it a great place to do business. Entrepreneurs of large and small businesses are thriving in Red Deer County.
Located in the core of Central Alberta's trading and distribution center, Red Deer County's distribution capacity is over 2.4 million people within a 160 kilometer radius (100 miles), and has a trade area with over 230,000 people. Historically an extremely rich agricultural area, the County now has a strong oil and petrochemical sector as well as value-added processing and manufacturing industries. Red Deer County is also a thriving center for value added agricultural processing with tremendous future growth opportunities.
Exceptional training centers ensure a skilled and active labor force, trained in diverse fields of expertise. Red Deer College offers over 80 programs and is eager to tailor a program designed to fit your industry specific training needs. First class health services can be found in Red Deer County, including Red Deer Regional Hospital. A full range of health care services are provided by the Alberta Health Services.
Within Red Deer County, urban centers have experienced record breaking industrial and residential land sales as well as major commercial expansion and new developments. Red Deer County works cooperatively with the City of Red Deer to ensure and maintain a strong economic tie for the region.
For more information please contact the Economic Development department at 403.350.2170 ext 284 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Check out this video from Central Alberta Economic Partnership (scroll down).
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