Olds, Alberta is the new Alberta – a potent mix of urban amenities and opportunities in a rural setting less than an hour from Canada’s most dynamic big city, Calgary. Olds is also less than two hours from the provincial capital of Edmonton and serves as the professional, commercial, educational, and innovation centre for Mountain View County.
With a population of 8200 and a regional trading population of over 40,000, Olds offers big city infrastructure and facilities in a friendly, safe community. Where else can you find a one gigabyte fibre broadband connection, a livestock auction facility and an internationally-recognized college providing top-notch agricultural, science, business and trades programs geared to entrepreneurship and hands-on success in the competitive marketplace?
If you are looking for a family-oriented community with progressive schools, first-class recreational, cultural and sports facilities, and the full range of retail and commercial businesses, Olds is the place. If you are looking to start a new business or relocate your existing business, talk to us about Olds. Lower real estate costs and overhead costs in general, commercial and industrial sites centrally located with easy highway access, and a community-owned, leading-edge broadband fibre network capable of delivering exceptional internet, telephone, video and phone capabilities are just some of the advantages. In addition, you can tap into an existing, skilled regional workforce as well as the bright minds and research coming out of Olds College.
We are innovative, collaborative and connected, we are using the latest technology and offering the best of service. We are Olds, a friendly community with a vibrant cultural scene, strong social network and healthy economy. EverythingOlds is a project of the Olds Institute for Community and regional Development.