Looking for a great location with ample space to develop or expand a commercial business? Look no further than Glen Peterson industrial park in Estevan!

75% Tax Incentive for Storefront Upgrades

Whether you’re opening your business in a new location or you’re well settled in, the 75% tax abatement for façade improvements can help you bring your storefront to the 21st-century!

Receive up to 5 Years Tax-Free

You read that right! You can pay no municipal taxes for up to five years! Incentives on new construction, purchasing on triple-net leasing available.

Why Do Business in Estevan?

Estevan is the commercial hub of the Southeast. With its central location, and excellent transportation system (highways, rail, air), Estevan is well connected with markets throughout North America. Three major highways, as well as, the main CPR line pass directly through the city providing access to both east-west and north-south corridors. The Estevan airport accommodates charter flights and has the potential for further development.

Estevan boasts a strong workforce with over 6200 workers currently in Estevan, and available real estate and rental properties to accommodate further expansion. Workers in Estevan are skilled in areas such as mining, oil and gas extraction, power generation. The most recent data from statistics Canada show an unemployment rate of 8.5 percent.

The City offers some of the most attractive Business Incentives in the province/country. The competitive position of Estevan is greatly enhanced due to our Business Incentive program. The program provides tax incentives for new and expanding businesses as well as for storefront/ façade upgrades. Estevan’s residential and commercial taxes are both below the average in the province of Saskatchewan.


The City of Estevan has education opportunities for all levels ranging from early childhood learning to post-secondary. Students in Estevan also have the opportunity to enrol in french immersion from grades k-12 graduating with a bilingual mention. The city of Estevan is home to six (6) elementary schools-(4 public and two catholic), and one comprehensive high school. It is also home to the Southeast College.


Southeast College

The Southeast College provides numerous training opportunities from basic education to university and technical training. The College serves many business and industry stakeholders by offering numerous business, safety, and industrial programs and courses. The Southeast College partners with industry professionals to tailor course offerings to the workforce needs. Estevan students pursue studies mainly in Engineering and Related Technology, Business, Management and Public Administration and Health and Related Fields.


Estevan Comprehensive School (ECS)

Excellence, commitment and success represent the character of ECS. The school offers a variety of classes in traditional subject areas, athletics, trades, artistic and business.
The business program includes: Career and Work Exploration, Entrepreneurship, Information Processing, Personal Finance and Accounting. In the Entrepreneurship 30 class, students create their own business, do market research, develop a business plan, carry out the operation and either sell or liquidate the business at the end of the semester. Students are 100% in charge of their business and lean on the support of their teacher, facilitators and members of the business community for mentorship and support. This class has sparked provincial awards and national nominations, and has produced many leadership and scholarship opportunities for students.

About Estevan

Estevan’s vibrant, growing and diverse economy is characterized by: power generation, coal mining, agriculture, manufacturing, oil and gas drilling. Estevan is also home to the world’s first commercial carbon capture and storage project- SaskPower’s Clean Coal Power generating plant worth $ 1.44 billion.


Estevan has become known as the Energy Capital of Saskatchewan – a distinction based on an extraordinary resource base and the strong resource sector that is serviced primarily out of Estevan.


The City of Estevan and RM of Estevan No. 5 are both committed to local economic growth and prosperity and as such, have developed a positive working relationship that has led to numerous agreements in order to best facilitate business development.


Both municipalities have serviced land available for development and are prepared to work with developers to meet the community’s goals and needs.