The business opportunities for new store owners are very enticing. Cost of land and buildings is most reasonable. Lease space can be arranged in the $10.00 to $21.00 range - a far cry from the $12.00 -$40.00 per square foot the large cities are demanding. Please see our current list of opportunities wanted for Lacombe.
Economic Development Board
Under the auspices of town council, the EDB has set itself some definite goals. Created to secure existing business and to promote new commercial and industrial ventures, the board has drawn up ambitious objectives. Land and buildings inventories have been set up, industrial parks are in place, new residential developments are being added every year. Enjoy the success that comes with confident growth.
Alberta Main Street Program
Lacombe was selected by Heritage Canada and Alberta Culture for this project. It was a program geared to downtown revitalization within a "heritage" framework. Lacombe's historical character was ideally suited for the program and after six years saw the refurbishing of 35 buildings, new street lights, trees and downtown landscaping.
Chamber of Commerce
Lacombe can truly say it has an active Chamber. The business community has a legacy of lasting projects sponsored by the Chamber.