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Why Vegreville ?

With a population close to 6,000, Vegreville is a vibrant “Fibre Connected” community rich in culture.

Vegreville has a strong retail base with a number of "anchor" retail stores, including Wal Mart, Canadian Tire, Mark's Work Wearhouse, Co-op and No-Frills. These businesses draw customers, who will then visit other local retailer's services or goods. With numerous stores, service stations, restaurants and fast food outlets, Vegreville attracts customers from a trading area with a population close to 30,000.

A recently completed Retail Gap Analysis i(2019) identified many opportunities including clothing stores, shoe stores, restaurants and several others. 

Located along highway 16, the twinned TransCanada Yellowhead, Vegreville is an excellent choice to locate a commercial or industrial facility. As a major regional hub for the Agricultural community, Vegreville serves the farming sector, with numerous implement dealers, bulk fuel stations, and fertilizer sales . Viterra and Grains Connect Canada have established Inland Grain Terminals next to Vegreville. 

Vegreville is also well known as an innovative community as it is home to the world's leading agricultural research centre - InnoTech Alberta. Vegreville is ideally positioned as an agricultural-based manufacturing/processing centre as Innotech Alberta provides research support for companies to perfect their product for the marketplace. InnoTech is an R&D facility that features a 13,000 sq. ft. decortication pilot plant processing hemp and flax fibres.

Vegreville is rapidly becoming known as the Industrial Hemp centre of excellence with a growing number of companies considering locating here.