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About Invest Olds

Invest Olds serves to promote Olds as a community of choice and instill confidence in both local and global investors. By capitalizing on its “investment ready” reputation, Invest Olds strives to contribute to a healthy economic environment and facilitate conversion of opportunities into actual investment in the community and region.
Operating as a cohesive and dynamic team, Invest Olds provides local and global investors personal Concierge service. Investors are aligned with fifteen technical specialist to assess and advance viable investments quickly. Through the Concierge, investors are personally walked through every important step from planning and development right to ribbon cutting. Making doing business friendly and easy.

Invest Olds Investor Support Team

Empowering you to achieve your goals with a highly organized team.

Brent Williams
Chief Administrative Officer (CAO)
Sandra Blyth
Economic Development Officer
Adrian Pedro
Director of Operations
Kyle Sloan
Municipal Land Use Planner
Dale Kelly
Building Safety Codes Officer
    Shari Edgington
    Development Officer
      James Crozier
      Manager of Planning & Infrastructure

      FAQ: Investing in Olds, Alberta

      Invest Olds is a comprehensive resource for businesses and investors interested in the vibrant community of Olds, Alberta. We provide essential information for anyone looking to invest in this thriving region.

      What are the top industries in Olds, Alberta?

      While the public sector is a key employer in the community and region retail trade, construction, mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction are the top employment sectors in the Town of Olds. Regionally, accommodation and food services, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, and construction are the top three employers.

      Education is one of our leading industries with Olds College of Agriculture and Technology. One of Canada’s top 10 research and innovation centres. A leading Institution in the fields of Agriculture and new technologies.

      What is the process for investing in Olds?

      Investors are served by an Investor Concierge, a Technical Readiness Team (TRT), and a Development Investment Readiness Tech Team (DIRTT) who streamline the investments process. Your Concierge assists with each step of the process from regulatory to ribbon cutting we are here for you. Invest Olds stimulates investment through a host of incentive programs to make an investment not only easy but viable.

      What is the process for starting a business?

      Invest Olds supports local business and encourages entrepreneurship by connecting new entrepreneurs to our network of services offering the latest in training, funding, and business development programs. Check out our business and entrepreneur resources page.

      What makes Olds a great place to live and work?

      Olds is a welcoming and vibrant community with a high quality of life. The town is home to a variety of amenities, including parks, recreation facilities, and cultural events, as well as excellent schools and healthcare services. Additionally, Olds is located in a beautiful natural setting, with easy access to the mountains and other outdoor recreational activities. For businesses, Olds offers a supportive and innovative environment, with access to top talent and cutting-edge research and development facilities.

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