Plans for Growth

Economic Development Strategic Plan 

The updated Town of Okotoks Economic Development Strategic Plan proposes a five-year strategic plan that incorporates the broader vision of the community of Okotoks and its continued growth and prosperity. The priorities, objectives, and actions in the Plan provide a compelling path forward to attract greater employment opportunities for local residents while expanding the Town’s entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Okotoks commercial and industrial growth study

The purpose of this assignment was to assess, identify and define the potential development opportunities for commercial and industrial development in Okotoks from a real estate, economic and planning perspective. The  second key objective was to identify immediate and medium-term opportunities for commercial and industrial development in Okotoks and the optimal mix and positioning of land uses for these areas for opportunity.

The resulting Commercial Development Analysis document highlights seven opportunity areas for immediate and medium-term commercial and industrial development that balances market, economic and planning considerations. Three recommended priority projects are identified within these opportunity areas. Read the Power Point Summarization of the full Report here.  Read the full document

Additional Town Plans

There are a number of additional plans that prospective business owners may wish to review, to better understand the context and direction the Town plans to take over the short, mid and long term.