Economic Development


As Alberta's third fastest growing community, Beaumont is a bustling city with a young, high-earning, and well-educated population of more than 20,000. Businesses and residents enjoy the benefits of being well-connected with the fastest fibre optic network available in Western Canada. Beaumont is minutes from major trade corridors, an international airport, transportation hubs, and centres for research and training, making Beaumont ideally situated for your business.

Young and dynamic

  • From 2011 to 2021, Beaumont's population increased from 13, 284 to 20,888.  
  • More than half of Beaumont households earn annual incomes of more than $130,000. 


Beaumont has direct access to the QE2 Highway, the Canamex Trade Corridor linking south to the U.S. and Mexico, and major rail connections for both CP and CN Rail. 

Nisku Industrial Park, the largest energy services park in Canada, is four minutes away on Highway 625, a high-load corridor.

Beaumont is also a 30-minute drive to the region's cultural and business centre in downtown Edmonton, the seat of Alberta's government, and the University of Alberta. 

Room to grow

Recently annexed land totaling 3,360 acres doubles the size of Beaumont and provides plenty of room and opportunity for future growth.

Ultra high-speed internet access 

Beaumont's businesses and homes are being connected by a broadband fifbre optic network designed to be scalable up to a speed of 10 gigabits per second - the fastest internet infrastructure available commercially around the globe.

The network is privately financed, designed, and being constructed by Alberta Broadband Networks, a consortium led by international infrastructure investment group Meridiam.