Economic DevelopmentContact Information: Town of Nanton
The town's mandate regarding economic development is to broaden the commercial base of the town through the retention and expansion of existing businesses, while also attracting the establishment of new businesses, industries and tourism development.
Prime location on highway #2 - close to major centres and the U.S.
Extensive selection of commercial and industrial land
Low land costs
Existing infrastructure to handle growth
Qualified labour market
Professional assistance in relocation
Active Chamber of Commerce
The Town of Nanton is committed to the retention and expansion of local businesses and the attraction of new commercial enterprises. Tourism is also key in growing our community.
Contact us to find our more about the Nanton Business Advantage.
Box 609, Nanton, AB. T0L 1R0
Phone: (403) 646-2029
Fax: (403) 646-2653
Economic base: Nanton is located in one of southern Alberta's prime farming and ranching areas. Thus, the local economy is based primarily on agriculture and related services. In addition, progressive entrepreneurs have succeeded in diversifying their products and services to meet ever-changing needs in the marketplace. Many businesses have established successful export markets in which they distribute their products.
Current manufacturers and processor types:
Beef production, farming, poultry, livestock handling equipment, bottled water, food processing, feedlots, concrete, leather and saddlery, flour, mushroom farming, grain and feeds, exotic game farms.
Affordable Commercial and Industrial Lots
Business development remains a priority with an abundant supply of
competitively-priced, serviced commercial and industrial lots.
Lively Real Estate (403)-646-2900.
Business Planning and Financial Assistance
Professional business counselling is available through various agencies and private consulting companies.
Area Banks and Business Services:
Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce (CIBC) (403) 646-2201
Alberta Treasury Branch (403) 646-2207
Macleod Credit Union (403) 646-2610
Scase and Lively, Accountants (403) 646-2851
Gaudreau & Company (403) 646-3012
Other Business Services:
Highwood Business Development Corp.
High River, (403) 652-3700
Alberta Economic Development
Rite #310 0000, ask for (403) 297-8920
Alberta Government - Service Links
Alberta Agriculture, Rural Development Specialist
Rite 310-0000 ask for (403) 625-1445
AFSC Commercial (formerly Alberta Opportunity Company)
Rite 310-000 ask for (403) 297-6437