Located approximately 21 kilometres north of Calgary, Airdrie’s population of approximately 46,000 has grown considerably over recent years, making it an increasingly popular place to live outside Calgary, particularly among young families. With the majority of residents between ages 25 and 45, Airdrie is a family-oriented community home to many preschoolers and children. The city also has several urban parks and green spaces, many of which overlook Nose Creek, which runs through the centre of the city.
Although the most active industry in Airdrie is construction, the city also has a large number of workers who work out of their homes. In 2012, almost 60% of all business licenses were issued for home-based businesses. The city is also experiencing an increase in retail trade, as well as professional, scientific and technical professions.
The real estate market in Airdrie has proven to be strong, with 962 residential sales in 2012. The city is expected to grow at a constant rate over the next 30 years to a population of over 89,000 by 2040. The growth in the city supports the active construction industry with the issuance of residential and nonresidential construction permits remaining strong.
Year over year, people are discovering that Airdrie offers a small-town lifestyle with big-city amenities. Whether you’re looking for a family-friendly home in the city or a farmhouse on the outskirts, our Airdrie real estate professionals can help you find your perfect home.