Industry City Alberta

With its enormous size and strategically planned approach, Industry City Alberta will inevitably become one of Alberta’s foremost places to do business. It is set to become a hub for manufacturing, logistics and trade across a number of sectors.

Industry City Alberta is designed to add value by offering local and international businesses efficient access to local, regional and international markets. With a low operating cost environment designed, to simplify the process of doing business, Industry City Alberta is expected to revolutionize what a large scale, vertically integrated business park can achieve and deliver.

Industry City Alberta Combines world-class infrastructure, multimodal connectivity, direct connection to one of the West coast’s most advanced ports, and a wide range of features aimed to improve business efficiency.

A world-class transportation infrastructure underpins Industry City Alberta’s multimodal connectivity to roads, ports and rail networks ensuring easy accessibility to and from Industry City Alberta.

Our Statement

ICA Team’s Vision for Development

Within five years, ICA will be a market integrated and leading site for new industrial plant and infrastructure development in central Alberta – a key and highly valued and logistical efficient Industrial Hub and Gateway for Western Canada resource and manufacturing sectors.

Location Advantage

Strategically located directly east of one of the fastest growing industrial counties in Alberta, Strathcona County, Industry City Alberta opens up new opportunities for industrial expansion in a less congested location.

Within the Alberta Industrial Heartland, Industry City Alberta is your opportunity to be part of a world-class center. With its enormous size and carefully planned approach, Industry City Alberta is set to become one of the world’s foremost industrial zones and a hub for manufacturing, logistics, and trade across a number of sectors.

Industry City Alberta opens the door to global connectivity through highway, rail, and pipeline access. Highways and rail­roads leading to western seaports from Mexico to British Columbia, Canada, and eastern seaports from Flori­da, USA to Quebec, Canada expanding any local business to an international market opportunity.

Competitive continental and international markets are made possible by Industry City Alberta due to multi-transport con­nectivity. Industry City Alberta provides business with the day-to-day choice of moving product in the most cost effective way, whether it be by highway, railroad, or pipeline.

Key Attributes

Centre for Western Canada Energy Processing
  • Industry City Alberta area encompasses in excess of 20,000 acres of land zoned for heavy industrial development
  • New opportunities from an abundance of competitively priced natural gas and natural gas liquids
  • Processing of by-products and off-gas produced by upgrading
  • Processing centre for bitumen upgrading and oil sands logis­tics designed to move bitumen up the value chain into refined products for export
  • Utilities infrastructure included: power, natural gas, telecom­munication, potable water, industrial process water, storm water systems, groundwater system, combined wastewater, & sewage treatment.
Pipelines, Terminals and Storage
  • Salt formations underlie the region making it an excellent location for petrochemical storage and process­ing
  • Centre for pipeline terminals for natural gas, oil, bitumen, diluent and refined products
  • Enbridge, Kinder Morgan, Access Pipelines, TransCanada, Inter Pipe­line, and other pipeline companies have centres in and around the area
  • Plains Midstream, Keyera Energy and Williams Energy all have NGL processing centres in and around the area
  • The region potential connects to hydrogen, oxygen and nitrogen pipeline infrastructure
  • C1 to C4 pipeline systems intercon­necting the region
Rail Connections
  • Home to both Canadian National and Cana­dian Pacific railroads
  • Several major logistic centres for transfer and movement of products
  • Central hub with close access to the Ports of: Vancouver, Kitimat, and Prince Rupert on the Canadian west coast as well as direct connec­tions to the US, Midwest
Highway Connections
  • 8 miles of property fronting Highway 831
  • 10 miles of property fronting Highway 45
  • Main heavy haul route to Fort McMurray and Cold Lake
Power Connections
  • 4 miles of property traversed by ATCO high voltage transmitting lines
  • Connected to the North American power grid

Local Advantages

Industry City Alberta is located in the Alberta Heartland Industrial area, which is one of the world’s most attractive locations for chemical, petrochemical, oil, and gas investment opportunities. It is also Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region. The region’s 40+ companies, several being world scale, provide fuels, fertilizers, power, petrochemicals and more to provincial and global consumers.

Over the past several decades, Alberta’s Industrial Heartland has grown into Canada’s largest hydrocarbon processing region. Situated northeast of the capital city of Alberta, Edmonton, the region’s geographic footprint covers 582 square kilometres (225 square miles).

The Heartland is within Alberta’s Capital Region, the northernmost metropolitan area of Canada and home to over 1.1 million people.

Alberta’s Industrial Heartland industrial zoned land extends into five different municipalities.

The region is home to 40+ companies in a variety of sectors, including producing and processing oil, gas, and petrochemicals, as well as advanced manufacturing. Since 1958, world renowned companies have chosen to locate and invest over $30 billion, to date, in the Heartland due to the natural advantages it offers.

The location of Alberta’s Industrial Heartland region is advantageous due to convenient and cost effective access to one of the world’s richest natural resources – Alberta’s oilsands.

Additional location benefits include:
  • Cost effective secure petroleum and petrochemical feedstock
  • Excellent road, rail and pipeline connections to global markets
  • Access to a skilled and motivated workforce
  • Competitive operating and tax environment
  • Close proximity to one of North American’s fastest growing metropolitan areas
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