For Immediate Release / December 4, 2019

City of St. Albert Launches Survey to Establish Business Priorities

Official Launch of New Business Retention & Expansion Survey Underway.

The City of St. Albert has officially launched a new Business Retention & Expansion (BR & E) survey. The City seeks to better understand the plans and needs of local businesses and how business owners and managers view the community as a place to do business. The information from the survey will be used to plan future economic development activities focused on the top priorities of local businesses.

The City has retained MDB Insight, an economic development consulting firm to assist with the project. MDB Insight will be working with municipal staff to review the completed surveys for challenges and opportunities that the local business community is facing. Businesses are encouraged to participate in the telephone survey and be aware that since selection is random, they may be contacted between December 2 and December 20, 2019. The telephone survey should take no longer than 15 minutes to complete.

The project launched in November and is scheduled to last until January when all the results of the surveys are gathered and analyzed. A presentation and release of the results will provide this valuable information to the City of St. Albert.

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Last edited: December 4, 2019