The Cornerstone Shopping Centre is located along Highway 582 (46th Street in Olds), and features tenants such as Walmart, Canadian Tire, and Staples. Olds also has great retail shopping in the downtown corridor, known as Uptowne Olds.
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Economic Development

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Olds is one of the most innovative and progressive communities in Canada. It combines the dynamic, entrepreneurial spirit for which Albertans are known with a genuine commitment to sustainable prosperity and quality of life. This translates into a great place to start or grow a business, raise a family or build a new life.

Olds is a laid-back, friendly rural community with big city amenities. Located less than an hour's drive from both Calgary and Red Deer, Olds is the ideal location for businesses that need easy access to major transportation routes like Highway 2 and Highways 27 and 22. But look no further than Olds for all your shopping, dining, health and educational needs, including an internationally-recognized college.

Olds is passionate about the role technology plays in driving social, environmental, cultural and economic health. It has a leading-edge community engagement site at the Library, as well as the Bell E-Learning Centre on the Olds College Campus. With the installation of a broadband fibre communications network throughout the community, Olds is wired for success!

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The Olds Institute for Community and Regional Development
Your Partner in Economic Development

"We are an engaged community of visionaries building shared knowledge and capacity."

The Olds Institute is the economic development agency of the Town of Olds. It is a unique, community-driven partnership which includes four essential members: The Town of Olds, Olds College, the Chamber of Commerce and the Regional Exhibition.

The Olds Institute promotes the existing business environment and works collaboratively with prospective investors, developers and entrepreneurs looking to establish new businesses in Olds.

Whether you are an expanding company looking for an improved site, or a sole proprietorship setting up a home office for the first time, the Olds Institute can help you. Visit to learn more.

4512 - 46 Street, Olds, Alberta, Canada, T4H 1R5 ... Phone: 403-556-6981 ... Fax: 403-556-6537 ... E-Mail: