High River services more than 60,000 diversely skilled workers and families throughout the Foothills region and is the perfect location for your business venture.
High River has a vibrant and varied business community that conveniently mixes boutique shops and unique restaurants with familiar franchises, large retailers and corporate head offices. And there’s still a variety of flexible commercial spaces and properties available for you to call home.
|NAICS Code||Description||Home Occ||In-Town|
|11||Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing and Hunting|
|21||Mining, Quarrying, and Oil and Gas Extraction||3|
|48-49||Transportation and Warehousing||6||6|
|52||Finance and Insurance||2||11|
|53||Real Estate and Rental and Leasing||3||5|
|54||Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services||21||17|
|55||Management of Companies and Enterprises|
|56||Administrative and Support and Waste Management and Remediation Services||41||8|
|62||Health Care and Social Assistance||22||22|
|71||Arts, Entertainment, and Recreation||3||8|
|72||Accommodation and Food Services||4||46|
|81||Other Services (except Public Administration)||40||50|
High River offers a very cost competitive environment for businesses to operate. With no business tax and no manufacturing & equipment tax, your only recurring costs are your property tax and your utilities. Water and wastewater services are provided directly by the Town of High River. Power is delivered by Fortis and is supplied to commercial clients through competitive distributors. Gas is delivered by ATCO and is supplied to commercial clients through competitive service providers.
Our beautiful parks and green spaces, high quality of life and strong community engagement were just a few of the assets highlighted in our 2016 Vital Signs report; a collection of survey feedback from residents highlighting perceived positive contributors to life in High River, as well as areas that required more attention.
In total, 571 participants completed the survey. This information was combined with data from service providers, organizations and local experts to create a broad snapshot of the community.