The retail industry in Olds is an important contributor to the town's economy, providing employment opportunities and contributing to the vibrancy of the local community. While the sector has faced challenges in recent years, there are many examples of local retailers adapting and thriving in the face of changing market conditions.
Yes, the Town of Olds has a tax incentive for commercial/industrial development. See our Stimulus page for further details. There are also provincial and federal government programs available some of which are shown on our stimulus page or on our Business & Entrepreneur Resources pages.
It is approximately $11.00 per square foot.
No cost. This is a free service to promote our local businesses and give them the recognition they deserve. We understand marketing is critically important for a new business and we want to help.
You must have a current business license and be either a new business opened in the last 2 years or an established business operating in Olds for 15 years or more.
No. Invest Olds markets available land and property in Olds and the surrounding area, as well as its listing realtors to effectively connect investors directly to the land or property's selling agent.
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.