Quick Facts about
Moose Jaw

MOOSE JAW 2016 CENSUS POPULATION 33,890

TRADING AREA 60,000+

SASKATCHEWAN POPULATION 1,098,352

KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS Potash Mining, Agriculture,
Ag Value-added Processing, NATO Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare

POTASH RESOURCE Vast reserves of high quality potash – two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw

TRANSPORTATION AND UTILITY HUB Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines

LIVESTOCK Largest distribution centre for livestock in Saskatchewan

2016 BUILDING PERMITS $38,917,947 (285 permits) 2015 Building Permits $53,255,742 (290 permits) 2014 Building Permits $131,510,249 (331 permits)

SINGLE FAMILY HOUSE STARTS 2016 53 2015 53
2014 81 2013 77 2012 132

CITY LAND FOR SALE Grayson Business Park serviced C-3 and Moose Jaw Industrial Park serviced M2

INVESTMENT INCENTIVES Five-Year Property Tax
Phase-In for Commercial/Industrial investment or Five Year Industrial Property Tax Exemption for Job Creation (Sector Specific)

DEVELOPMENT PERMIT FEE $100 fee plus $.40/$1,000; Building Permit Fee $6.00/$1,000

COMMERCIAL RETAIL LEASE RATES Downtown Retail $12-$18/PSF; New/prime Office/Retail $20-$23/PSF

INDUSTRIAL LEASE RATES $5.75 (older) - $12/PSF (newer)

2017 LABOUR FORCE 18,800

SK MINIMUM WAGE $10.72/hour

2016 MLS HOME PRICE INDEX $225,800

RENTAL VACANCY RATE (Fall 2016) 3.3%
Average Rent (2Bdrm) $802/month

MUNICIPAL AIRPORT Runway length 2,952 feet

AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE
(July) +19.4°C; (January): -13.7°C

ANNUAL SUNSHINE HOURS 2,338

TIME ZONE Central Standard (CST) year round

PRAIRIE SPIRIT The people of Moose Jaw really do have the heart and soul representative of hard-working prairie people, with a can-do attitude that gets things done.

FRESH AIR, SUN AND BLUE SKIES: “PRICELESS” Moose Jaw has more sunny days than most of Canada, averaging 2,338 sunshine hours each year.

SAFE AND NEIGHBOURLY Tops in its class when it comes to having a low crime rate, Moose Jaw is a place where neighbours know and look out for one another.

HOME OF THE SNOWBIRDS A symbol of our nation, our national pride and our ability to build a nation.

ANCIENT SEABEDS Moose Jaw is tapped in and benefiting from mineral rich geothermal water lying deep below the city.

WESTERN ANCHOR TO THE MOOSE JAW-REGINA INDUSTRIAL CORRIDOR A group of eight municipalities, including the cities of Moose Jaw and Regina, are using innovative thinking to develop the area between Moose Jaw and Regina along the Trans-Canada Highway.

MOST AMAZING MAIN STREET in Canada

CHRISTMAS IN OCTOBER complete with lights, decorated Christmas trees, and turkey dinners with all the trimmings

MIDNIGHT TROLLEY CAR “Ghost Tours”

BUILDING-SIZE MURALS above ground… Gangster Al Capone’s Tunnels underground

WARRIORS WHL HOCKEY TEAM Moose Jaw is definitely hockey and Saskatchewan Roughrider kind of town.

What makes Moose Jaw so Surprisingly Unexpected?