Strathcona County is your next, best investment decision

February 20, 2024

Strathcona County is your next, best investment decision

Now live for the world to see, Strathcona County has launched a new way to attract investment to the community and the Edmonton Metropolitan Region. is an investment attraction website geared towards site selectors, developers, and businesses looking to expand. 

"This dynamic, new website profiles the attributes that make Strathcona County and the Edmonton region an economic powerhouse," says Mayor Rod Frank. "I encourage investors worldwide to take a look and discover the advantages of selecting Strathcona County to situate your company's next business venture." 

“Strathcona County is a valued partner in regional economic development,” said Malcolm Bruce, CEO of Edmonton Global. “Having relevant statistics and data that are easy to analyze, will benefit all who are looking to the Edmonton Metropolitan Region for investment. There are big regional opportunities in agriculture and food, advanced manufacturing, supply chain and logistics, life sciences, AI, hydrogen, clean tech, and petrochemicals.” 

“This is going to be a real game-changer,” stated Sean McRitchie, Director of Economic Development and Tourism for Strathcona County. “The first experience that people have is very likely online, and we made this website a great user experience. Everything is geared toward the investor journey.” 

Industry growth also contributes to commercial, residential, and retail growth. An updated retail market report is also available to show the latest retail trends and market opportunities in Sherwood Park and Strathcona County. 

More information is available on the investment attraction website: 

Situated in Alberta’s Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Strathcona County is a thriving community of over 100,000 residents. It is made up of the urban area of Sherwood Park and a large rural area of farms, acreages, and smaller hamlets. Set in an energy and agricultural heartland, Strathcona County is an innovator and partner in North America’s energy industry, and a champion for advancing a diverse agricultural sector. Environmental conservation is important; 55 per cent of land is within the UNESCO Beaver Hills Biosphere. With a focus on economic prosperity, a healthy and safe community, responsible development, and municipal excellence, Strathcona County is committed to successfully balancing the needs of its community. 



Strathcona County Communications, 780-410-6595