Edmonton has a wide range of industrial land available to suit all industrial development needs.

Edmonton Industrial Districts

Inventory Summary

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Edmonton has four designated industrial districts strategically located along major transportation corridors throughout the city.

  • 1,414 hectares (3,494 acres) of vacant industrial land available for development
  • 726 net hectares (1,794 net acres) of zoned industrial land ready for immediate development
  • 4,810 hectares (11,860 acres), including 721 hectares (1,782 acres) of zoned industrial land in the Edmonton Energy and Technology Park ready for large greenfield industrial development

 

Edmonton Industrial Districts Overview

Northeast

Edmonton’s Northeast Industrial District is a manufacturing and logistics hub with outstanding access to major roadways, two rail lines, an intermodal facility, and pipeline corridors.

The Northeast Industrial District is home to Aurum Energy Park, an 800 hectare industrial park with readily available serviced heavy and medium industrial zoned land.

Available Land:

  • 122 ha total vacant industrial land
  • 54 ha net zoned land
  • 67 ha gross reserve land

Parcel Size:  0.1 ha – 10+ ha

Access:

  • Direct roadway access to Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216) and Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16) and easy access to Highway 63, the major transportation corridor to northern Alberta’s resource industry
  • Access to both Canadian National (CN) and Canadian Pacific (CP) rail lines
  • Access to a number of pipeline corridors 

Land Use Zoning:

  • Heavy Industrial
  • Medium Industrial
  • Business Industrial
  • Industrial Reserve

Ownership: Mix of private owners

Northwest

Edmonton’s Northwest Industrial District consists of four designated industrial neighbourhoods with existing business and industrial parks specializing in transportation and logistics, warehousing, wholesaling, manufacturing, and professional offices.

The Northwest Industrial District is located adjacent to two major highways and serviced by a Canadian National rail line. It boasts a large supply of serviced land with a mix of industrial zoning ready to accommodate immediate development.

Available Land:

  • 802 ha - total vacant industrial land
  • 356 ha - net land with industrial zoning in place
  • 446 ha - gross industrial reserve land

Parcel Size: 1.0 ha - 10+ ha

Access:

  • Direct roadway access to Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216) and Yellowhead Trail (Highway 16)
  • Access to Canadian National (CN) rail line and an intermodal facility

Land Use Zoning:

  • Heavy Industrial
  • Medium Industrial
  • Light Industrial
  • Business Industrial
  • Industrial Reserve

Ownership: Mix of private owners

South

Edmonton’s South Industrial District consists of five designated industrial neighbourhoods with existing business and industrial parks specializing in a multitude of industries ranging from business industrial services and high-technology uses to general logistics and metal fabrication uses.

The South Industrial District is strategically located with easy access to major roadways, pipeline corridors and Canadian Pacific rail line, and intermodal facility and the Edmonton International Airport. It has a large supply of serviced land with a mix of industrial zoning ready to accommodate immediate development.

Available Land:

  • 490 ha – total vacant industrial land
  • 315 ha – net land with industrial zoning in place
  • 174 ha – gross industrial reserve land

Parcel Size: 0.1 ha – 40+ ha

Access:

  • Direct roadway access to Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216) and Queen Elizabeth II Highway (Highway 2)
  • Canadian Pacific (CP) rail line runs north-south through the district and the CP intermodal terminal is located along the west boundary.

Land Use Zoning:

  • Medium Industrial
  • Light Industrial
  • Business Industrial
  • Industrial Reserve

Ownership: Mix of private owners

EETP

The Edmonton Energy and Technology Park (EETP) is a new eco-industrial area for the City of Edmonton. The EETP is strategically designed to capture value-added opportunities and significant spin-off activities based on the development Alberta’s natural resource industries including the Alberta oil sands and natural gas plays.

EETP will be of interest to chemical and energy value-added processors who want to capitalize on upgrading, processing and refining natural gas, natural gas liquids, oil and bitumen by-products. Large-scale development opportunities offer outstanding development potential for manufacturers and fabricators with excellent road and rail connections to support a strong transportation and logistics base.

Available Land:

  • 4,810 ha – total EETP area
  • 721 ha - net land with industrial zoning in place
  • 4,089 ha gross industrial reserve land

Parcel Size: 0.1 ha – 64+ ha

Access:

  • Direct roadway access to Anthony Henday Drive (Highway 216), Manning Freeway (Highway 15), and Highway 37 with easy access to Highway 63, the major transportation corridor to Ft. McMurray and northern Alberta’s resource industry
  • Canadian National (CN) rail line runs through the center of EETP

Land Use Zoning:

Four specialized land use zones have been created for the EETP, these include:

  • Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Business Park Zone (EETB)
  • Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Chemical Cluster Zone (EETC)
  • Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Logistics Zone (EETL)
  • Edmonton Energy and Technology Park Manufacturing Zone (EETM)

Ownership: Mix of private owners

ERP

The Edmonton Research Park is Edmonton’s largest centre dedicated to advanced research and technology. Established in 1980, the Edmonton Research Park is designed to provide an opportunity for companies of all sizes to explore new ideas and develop new technologies.

The Edmonton Research Park is home to more than 50 companies engaged in research across a variety of sectors including; clean energy, nanotechnology, cold climate engineering, biotechnology, software and medicine.

The Edmonton Research Park offers a variety of facilities and spaces to suit a range of companies at various stages of development. Facilities include:

  • Advanced Technology Centre – an incubator for start-up companies
  • Research Centre One – offers flexible lab and production space for second-stage companies
  • Biotechnology Business Development Centre – provides specialized lab and office space to second-stage biotechnology companies

Sites are also available for companies to build their own research and development facilities.