The majority of new commercial activity is zoned commercial highway, gateway commercial, and industrial and is being constructed in a variety of neighbourhoods including Northridge/Southridge Drive, Drake Landing, Westmount, Southbank Business Park and the Okotoks Business Park expansion area.
Elma Street is a turn of the century heritage street in the downtown area with a mix of residential and commercial properties. Commercial projects on this street include boutique stores, office spaces, medical, health & wellness, beauty, and antique stores.
Downtown (Elizabeth/McRae) has several redevelopment and land development opportunities, and is being targeted for professional, entertainment, tourism, culture and arts, and high end retail land uses. Future commercial expansion in the downtown core is anticipated on South Railway Street, and North Railway Street East.