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Why Leduc County

In the heart of Alberta, Leduc County stands as a beacon of opportunity and quality living for both businesses and residents. Home to YEG Edmonton International Airport, the County has high quality transportation infrastructure, access to educational and research institutions, lower land cost and the lowest taxes in the region. Learn why Leduc County is capturing the attention of businesses and families looking for a new home.


Community profile

“For businesses and residents seeking a place to thrive, Leduc County offers a stable local economy, diverse business opportunities, citizen-focused leadership and peaceful rural living. Our informed and measured approach to growth has made us a leading choice for global industry.”

Mayor Tanni Doblanko

Diversified economy driven by key sectors

Leduc County's economy is thriving and diversifying across key sectors. The robust agriculture sector generates $229 million in farm receipts, fostering agribusiness and culinary tourism. The growing food processing industry benefits from strategic locations and supportive policies. Advanced manufacturing, particularly in aerospace and clean technologies, thrives in the Nisku Business Park. Energy services capitalize on the region's resource richness, and transportation and logistics flourish, making Leduc County an ideal choice for businesses seeking diverse opportunities.

Gateway to global markets

Leduc County's ideal location as a transportation hub ensures efficient access to domestic and global markets via air, road and rail. With proximity to major transportation routes, including YEG Edmonton International Airport, as well as direct connections to CN and CP Rail, businesses enjoy swift distribution and access to North American markets, making it an ideal choice for import and export opportunities.

Access a large and skilled workforce

Boasting a population of more than 14,000 residents and situated in close proximity to the 1.4 million-strong Edmonton Metropolitan Region, Leduc County offers companies access to a large and diverse talent pool. The County's labor force is highly specialized in construction, business services, transportation and logistics, food processing, manufacturing and agricultural production. This diversity in skills and occupations equips employers with a competitive edge in expanding and strengthening their businesses.


Tap into a thriving talent pipeline

Leduc County provides access to a thriving talent pipeline, encompassing more than 119,000 undergraduate students attending universities and colleges within a four-hour radius. This includes 18,300 in business, 11,100 in engineering, 7,000 in physical and life sciences and 5,000 in mathematics and computer science. Home to esteemed institutions such as the University of Alberta and NAIT, the County ensures a consistent supply of highly educated graduates for businesses.

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Explore the properties available for sale or lease in Leduc County today and join a vibrant community that's ready to welcome and support your growth.

Economic prosperity and family appeal

In Leduc County, you'll find a vibrant economy and a welcoming atmosphere for families. With higher median household incomes and a larger percentage of young residents compared to the Edmonton region, it's a family-friendly haven. An increasingly diverse range of industries such as construction, oil and gas support, metal fabrication and transportation fuel Leduc County's economy, making it an ideal destination for those seeking family values and economic opportunities.

Market advantages

Public transit connections

We know how important access to public transit is, and we want to help your employees and customers get to and from your business. Leduc County partners with the City of Leduc, Edmonton International Airport (YEG) and the City of Edmonton to offer service in and around Nisku Business Park.

Leduc Transit offers service between Nisku Business Park, the City of Leduc and YEG Edmonton International Airport with fixed routes and on-demand options.

Route Destination Weekday Saturday Sunday and statutory holidays
1 Leduc-Nisku-Edmonton (this route features free Wi-fi) Peak hours N/A N/A
10 Leduc-Nisku-Premium Outlet Collection- Edmonton International Airport Once per hour between 9:06 a.m. and 10:17 p.m. Once per hour between 9:06 a.m. and 10:17 p.m. Once per hour between 9:06 a.m. and 10:17 p.m.
On-demand transit Locally in Leduc and the Nisku Business Park Hours differ between City of Leduc and Nisku Business Park N/A N/A
  • Route 1 travels between the City of Leduc to the City of Edmonton and North Nisku. It operates on weekdays during peak hours. It does not run on Saturdays, Sundays or statutory holidays. Free Wi-Fi is available on Route 1. 
  • Route 10 travels between the City of Leduc, Nisku Business Park, Premium Outlet Collection EIA and YEG Edmonton International Airport. It operates daily once per hour between 9:06 a.m. and 10:17 p.m., including Saturdays, Sundays and most statutory holidays.
  • Route 10 provides connection to YEG’s free airport service, which stops at various businesses on airport lands. It also connects to Edmonton Transit Service (ETS) Route 747, which takes passengers to Century Park Transit Centre on 23 Avenue and 111 Street NW in the City of Edmonton. Transfer to ETS Route 747 requires a monthly Commuter-Plus pass, a valid U-Pass or a special $5 one-way transfer.
  • On-demand transit riders can choose their pick-up and drop-off times and stop locations by booking their trip through an app, web browser or call centre.
  • On-demand service operates stop-to-stop, meaning that a bus will stop at a virtual stop or an existing transit stop, and routes are determined by customer requirements. On-demand transit riders can choose their pick-up and drop-off times and stop locations by booking their trip through an app, web browser or call centre.

View current Leduc Transit fares.

Use the complimentary On-Airport Transit to explore amenities on YEG lands, connect to chartered flights and easily access businesses. 

The buses operate as an on-demand service; you can request a shuttle by phone for pick up anywhere on YEG lands. Call 780-890-8553 to request a shuttle.

Edmonton Transit Service

Running seven days a week, ETS Route 747 is Edmonton Transit’s direct service from Century Park Transit Centre to YEG Edmonton International Airport.

  • Route 747 – service runs seven days a week from 4:10 a.m. to 12:30 a.m. with 30 to 60 minute intervals. Free Wi-Fi internet access is included. Buses travel directly from Century Park Transit Centre to Edmonton International Airport and return. When departing the airport from Gate 8, Route 747 stops at the Premium Outlet Collection Mall and Costco.

Transfer to ETS Route 747 from Leduc Transit requires a monthly Commuter-Plus pass, a valid U-Pass or a special $5 one-way transfer.

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