Lloydminster Advantage

  • Canada's Only Border City! Download our Community Profile
  • 1 Timezone, 1 Municipal Council 
  • Exempt from Saskatchewan’s Provincial Sales Tax (PST)
  • Overall cost savings of 14.6% when compared to the U.S. (KPMG Competive Alternatives 2016)
  • Ranked 9th Overall Canadian Entrepreneurial City by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business in 2015 (View the full report here)
  • 49.4% of Lloydminster population is under 30 years of age
  • lloydminster Regional Airport is capabale of landing a Boeing 737 
  • Lloydminster is currently experiencing a development boom; for four years construction values have reached or surpased $170,000,000 which includes the largest construction values ever recorded in the City of Lloydminster and totalling well over 1/2 a billion dollars of investment
  • Current estimated population growth is 10.75% since 2011, making population estimates reach 33,534 in 2018
  • Located half way between Saskatoon and Edmonton at the intersect of TransCanada Yellowhead Highway and Provincial Highway 17
  • 1 of only 5 communites in Alberta to have both CN and CP Rail
  • Thanks to Lakeland College, it makes it possible for a local child to receive pre-kindergarten through to post-secondary education all in Lloydminster
  • Home to ADM's Biodiesel Plant, Canada's largest, producing  265 million liters per year or 59% of all Canadian Biodiesel
  • The domestic Centre of Husky Energy’s Canadian operations, including:
    • Lloydminster Heavy Oil Upgrader (82,000 barrels per day)
    • Asphalt Refinery (28,000 barrels per day)
    • Ethanol Plant (130 million litres per year
  • Quick Facts

    City Population 31,377
    Population growth 2011 - 2015 12.8%
    Population within 1 hour distance 132,582
    Lease rate, Office ($/square foot) from $10/sq - $30+ triple net (power centre, mall)
    Average rate, Retail ($/square foot) $25
    Average Cost of serviced industrial land ($/acre) $300,000
    Property tax for business (mill rate) 11.6766
    Business Tax No business tax
    Wait time for development permits (days) 2 weeks for Commercial; 2-3 days for residential
    Largest employer (with number of employees) Husky Energy with 800 employees
    Distance from city center to nearest airport 8.8kms
    Construction values in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014. $180,400,000, $188,800,000, $188,400,000 and $172,733,880 respectively