Development-Ready Corridors

Development-ready areas near the Hamlet of Lac La Biche

Development-Ready Corridors in Lac La Biche County

Lac La Biche County is committed to making development easy and profitable. Although developers are free to explore opportunities across our region, we have several development-ready areas for entrepreneurs to consider.

1. Commercial and Industrial Park: Lac La Biche West

This area is primed for commercial, retail, light industrial, and hospitality-focused development, with close access to the Lac La Biche Regional Airport. Highway 55 services this high-traffic area, and it’s an ideal spot for residents and tourists to notice your business, with plenty of room for service yards and outbuildings.


2. At the Crossroads of Major Highways: Lac La Biche South

This spot includes commercial, residential, and hospitality-focused areas. It’s serviced by the busy intersection of Highways 36, 55, and 881, which connect Lac La Biche with Fort McMurray and Edmonton. This area sees a lot heavier industrial traffic, which serve resource industries in Fort McMurray.


3. Recreation/Lifestyle Zone: Lac La Biche East

Nestled in the southeast corner of the hamlet of Lac La Biche, with easy access off Highway 881, this lifestyle focused area includes the Bold Centre, Lac La Biche County’s sport multiplex. The $100 million multiplex boasts hockey arenas, field houses, a gym, state-of-the-art outdoor fields, and indoor meeting areas, and attracts residents from across our region for sporting events, weddings, children’s activities, and more. Commercial and institutional developments (like government services, a seniors’ care centre, restaurants, gas stations, and more) and residential buildings (like single-family homes and apartments) round out this busy area’s offerings. Council has made numerous investments in utility servicing of land in the area: Lac La Biche East is ready for you and your development.

4. Gateway to Industry: Lac La Biche Northeast

This part of the corridor is fed by the busy Highway 881, which sees traffic travelling to and from Fort McMurray. It’s along the railway track, and provides easy access for laydown yards and shipping. Commercial, industrial, and heavy industrial developments are ideal for this area.


5. A Diverse and Spacious Place for Business: Plamondon

Plamondon is a bustling and diverse hamlet northwest of Lac La Biche along Highway 55, known for its large French and Russian-speaking communities. The area north of the hamlet includes a variety of commercial and light industrial developments, with plenty of room to grow.