Westgate Business Park: Access to Opportunity
Grande Prairie’s Premier Location for Retail, Commercial and Industrial Business
Close to all major amenities and major transportation routes, Westgate Business Park boasts the three most important considerations for real estate: location, location, location.
We invite you to join leading businesses that take advantage of close proximity to major highways, the Grande Prairie Regional Airport, the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, and already-established commercial and residential developments. No other development offers the same blend of significant locale, experienced project management, thriving tenants, and access to opportunity.
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Grande Prairie is the Peace Region’s core for people seeking a first-class retail experience. Much of the local and surrounding population is young, high-earning, and enjoys higher-than-average disposable incomes. Retail spending by Grande Prairie residents is more than $1 billion, with the total trade area spending more than $3.8 billion. Major national and multi-national anchor retailers like Costco, Best Buy, Winners, McDonald’s, Walmart, Home Depot and many more have recognized Grande Prairie’s retail potential as well, and can be found next door to Westgate Business Park.
Westgate Business Park has been developed to the highest standards, with wide roads and sidewalks for ease of walkability. Our tenants have all found value in the business park’s location, first-class amenities, and Wexford Development’s build-to-suit, professional project management.
Westgate Business Park is ideally located on Highway 43 and 116 Street on Grande Prairie’s west side. Situated at the centre of the Peace County Region and minutes away from the Grande Prairie Airport, Westgate Business Park lies near a convergence of all major traffic routes in and out of the city. Traffic counts through this major retail power centre continue to grow and are now in excess of over 30,000 vehicles per day.
This premier location not only offers easy access to consumers from Grande Prairie’s surrounding areas, but it is within a 15-minute drive from anywhere within the City. Shoppers coming from west of Grande Prairie, including those from northwestern BC, appreciate the location as it is one of the first major shopping and attraction areas they can visit as they arrive into the City.
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Westgate Business Park provides access to the thriving economies in the oil & gas, agriculture, and forestry industries. A young, skilled workforce plus close proximity to major transportation routes are more advantages for business park tenants.
Grande Prairie is the service hub for Northern Alberta and Northeastern British Columbia, furnishing services and supplies across the whole region. Westgate Business Park provides unrivaled connection to regional industries.
Westgate Business Park is the ideal place to build your business’ next location. Premier lots are now available to be built to your specifications. Let us assist you in finding development experts with a wide range of industrial application experience. Use our strong relationships with local consultants and government to assure an excellent quality build.
Westgate Business Park lies at the centre of the region’s oil & gas, agriculture and forestry industries. With easy access to all major traffic routes in and out of the city, signalized intersections, and close proximity to the Grande Prairie Regional Airport, no other location provides industrial businesses with better access to opportunity.
As the service hub for northern Alberta and northeastern British Columbia, three major highways link Grande Prairie with its surrounding region, the rest of Alberta and markets across Canada and beyond. Grande Prairie lies along the route from Edmonton to BC via Highway 43, the Northwest Territories via Highway 2 and the Rocky Mountains via Highway 40.
Now Leasing – Flex Industrial Building
26,000 square foot flex industrial building with three acres of yard space. Tenants will enjoy a bay size between 3,000-26,000 square feet, along with private, dedicated fenced yard with phenomenal large truck access from two directions. With clear ceiling heights of 19 feet, and the ability for second floor mezzanine/office OR single floor industrial heights, this crane-ready building makes the perfect home for many potential businesses.
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CDN Controls: Profile
CDN Controls is a fully integrated provider of instrumentation, electrical, automation, communications, and combustion & emissions services throughout Western Canada. With its head office in Westgate Business Park, CDN Controls has quick and easy access to service the entire Peace Region while at the same time being close to the major amenities of the City with proximity to key service providers and vendors.
When we looked at the park, we realized it was the premier location for our new office. We saw Wexford’s vision for the park and knew that it was a fit for our growing company. We’ve even acquired additional land for future expansion because we don’t want to be left standing on the outside looking in.
Grande Prairie and its surrounding area continues to be a region on the rise. Not only is this the population centre and service hub for Northern Alberta and the Peace Region, but it is a thriving, exciting community with a strong, growing economy.
The Grande Prairie trade area’s current population is 288,496, and is expected to grow to 350,000 by 2025. With an average age of 35.5, a household income of nearly double the national average and $3.8 billion in annual retail spending, this region offers access to opportunity for any commercial or retail business.
For industrial businesses, the Grande Prairie region serves as a hub for Northern Alberta and British Columbia’s agriculture, forestry and oil & gas industries. This region offers a diverse economic profile, excellent infrastructure, access to major transportation routes such as the Canamex Trade Corridor, and a young, skilled workforce.
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The Wexford Advantage
Wexford Developments has a track record for success in the construction and development industry. Our young, dynamic company has the expertise to assist our clients through the full development process, including design, permits, development, financing, and numerous sale or lease options.
Our network of industry consultants and in-house team of professionals are ready to sell land or create buildings that perfectly suit your needs—on time and on budget. Our leadership team draws on the backing of large US investors and we have longterm relationships with first-class local consultants and trades.
We have invested more than $100 million in Grande Prairie and we have built a strong partnership with the City. We share a mutual vision to create the premier business park within Grande Prairie City limits, and we work together to make sure the process happens as smoothly as possible.
Completed Development Projects:
- Corporate Head Offices
- Industrial Warehouses
- Retail Centres
- Business Centres
- Tech Centres
- Mixed Use Retail / Residential
- Luxury Residential
“The west side of Grande Prairie has been identified as a priority growth area for the city and represents a great opportunity for investment. The city has recently invested $14 million to construct a new sewer trunk, servicing over 1,800 acres, ensuring a healthy supply of land for development. Situated directly along Highway 43 to Northeastern BC and minutes from the Grande Prairie Airport, the area is strategically located for both industrial and commercial development. As a major shopping destination for all of northwestern Alberta, the west side of Grande Prairie is home of over 1.5 million square feet of retail space including major national and international retailers.”
Brian Glavin, Manager
Economic Development & Land
City of Grande Prairie