Helping Keep Sundre's Economy Strong & Diverse
In the wake of COVID, Sundre Economic Development this past summer conducted a new Business Visitation Program (BVP) as a triage of local businesses to determine the state of the local commercial sector and business satisfaction levels, in support of business retention and expansion, and business attraction.
Some Key Findings of the Report Include:
- 93% overall business satisfaction rate.
- Community Business Health Index score of 761, which is higher than both Alberta's and Canada's 5-year average scores (722 and 745, respectively).
- Exceptionally high support for the Town's planning and development processes (90%+).
BVP surveying relied on both qualitative and quantitative data, which was gathered by a combination of in-person interviews, over-the-phone and online through unique digital assigned pin-codes. A total of 69 businesses were interviewed.