Business reps cheer industrial land moves

Both the chamber of commerce and members of St. Albert’s economic development advisory committee believe the stage is now set for significant economic growth.

On Monday city council approved amendments to its municipal development plan and intermunicipal development plan that zones the 617 acres of land designated for non-residential growth as industrial.

That move, coupled with recent city reports on how St. Albert can attract developers to the city, show it is taking development seriously, said economic development director Guy Boston.

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