Why Invest Here?

LOCATION

Moose Jaw is the heartland of the Prairies. Its strategic location offers optimal accessibility for the transportation of goods and services, and known as a major transportation hub.

ROBUST LOCAL ECONOMY

Moose Jaw is part of the economic win-fall that is changing the face of Saskatchewan. Saskatchewan and Moose Jaw are experiencing sustained growth in virtually every category: population, building permits, housing starts, investments and job formation. These forces are driving growth unseen in the area in more than a century!

RESOURCES

Strong agricultural production and exports of grain and potash are powerful forces driving the local economy. The area is known for its vast reserves of potash with two solution mines nearby.

INFRASTRUCTURE

The Moose Jaw-Regina Industrial Corridor’s infrastructure base includes railways, major highways, oil and gas pipelines and an abundant water supply. The Corridor is the sweet spot for large industrial development and employs hundreds of local workers. Visit www.moosejaw-reginacorridor.com.

EMPLOYMENT AND IMMIGRATION

Investments totaling over $7 billion in the Moose Jaw area will challenge the local labour market’s ability to meet demand. Approximately 900 people already work at the heavy industrial plants located in the Industrial Corridor, with as many as half of them living in Moose Jaw. This number is expected to grow sharply over the next year, as the K+S Potash Mine becomes operational. There will be new job opportunities in trades and technologies, administration, management, and general labouring. Moose Jaw is proud of its culturally diversified workforce with the Moose Jaw Multicultural Council’s Gateway welcoming newcomers.

WORKFORCE HOUSING

The City of Moose Jaw is committed to a housing strategy that provides quality, affordability and choice in housing providing $10,000 per door capital rental incentive to builders and non-repayable loans (up to $10,000) to 1st time buyers who earn under $78,400 household income annually. (These programs end December 31, 2015).

QUALITY OF LIFE

Everyone loves Moose Jaw and those who call it home know it’s the perfect place to raise a family. Citizens enjoy an exceptional quality of life appreciating amenities typically only found in much larger cities. It has an abundance of parks, sports and recreational facilities, walking trails, and family-oriented attractions, Moose Jaw is a safe and caring community offering one of the best small city lifestyles in Canada. Moose Jaw was recently named #2 as one of the Top 15 Small Cities in Canada to live in!

TAX INCENTIVES

Local and provincial governments offer a range of incentives to attract new investment. The City of Moose Jaw offers various tax phase-in incentives based on job creation, heritage, tourism, and housing. NEW The City’s Commercial and Industrial Five-Year Tax Phase-In is designed to attract capital investment through new builds and expansions.

Provincial sales tax, income tax and municipal property taxes are among the lowest in Canada.

LAND AVAILABLE FOR DEVELOPMENT

Grayson Business Park and privately owned industrial parks offer prime half-acre to 2-acre serviced parcels for sale, starting at $100,000 per acre plus development levies. Development levies are currently $32,804 per acre.

TRAINING

Saskatchewan Polytechnic offers programs such as business administration, engineering technologies and building trades at its Palliser Campus in Moose Jaw with 1,200 students and 900 graduates each year.