Economic Development

The Paintearth Economic Partnership Society is a partnership of the County of Paintearth No 18, the Towns of Castor and Coronation and the Village of Halkirk.  We provide first point of contact for industry and business.  Looking for a location or assistance in growing your business we can help.  Our single point of contact for all our member communities ensures you receive efficient, affordable and confidential services to meet your development needs.
PEPS mission is to be the catalyst for Economic Development and quality of life opportunities by harnessing and promoting the collective interest of communities, business and government to support a vibrant and healthy region.

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Carol Thomson - Economic Development Officer
P: 403.882.3211
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Land Sale Opportunities

Crowfoot Crossing Industrial Subdivision
Intersection of Hwy 12 and Hwy 36
County of Paintearth No. 18

Crowfoot Crossing is located just 2 miles east of the Town of Castor in the County of Paintearth, “Energy Capital of East Central Alberta”.

Situated at the prime location of the intersection of Highway 12 (primary highway between Red Deer, AB and the Saskatchewan border) and Highway 36 (high load corridor from USA to Wood Buffalo), Crowfoot Crossing industrial subdivision is a 70+ acre fully serviced land development by the County of Paintearth.

With three parcels currently developed housing the County Administration Office, a Central Alberta Co-op gas bar and cardlock facility, Alberta Highway Rest Area, and a fourth parcel recently sold to be developed into an agricultural chemical warehouse and sales operation, Crowfoot Crossing has parcels available of various sizes with great highway visibility, flexible configurations, and may be subdivided to suit individual needs.  Please refer to the attached subdivision layout and lot information sheet, as well as the land development regulations for the district.

For more information please contact check out the website at  Thank you for your interest!

Fleet Lots - Available for Sale

Lots 2-10 in the Fleet Railway Subdivision are now for sale. The County has set a price of $18,900 + GST for each lot sized approx. 1 acre +.

sample sale agreement is also available for review, general terms indicate that development is to commence within one year, and construction within 2 years.

For more information or to make any inquiries, please contact the Director of Community Services, Todd Pawsey at the Administration office 403-882-3211 or by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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