Established in 2007, Rainmaker’s Calgary office was created to discover, develop and utilise the lucrative opportunities that exist for companies to supply and provide services in this growing economic marketplace. Originally founded on the agriculture industry, Calgary has now developed a significant financial services sector focused on all aspects of energy. Second only to Toronto for corporate head office count in Canada, this business hub truly is an essential Western Canadian base for expanding companies.
Situated in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, this Canadian corporate centre for the oil and gas industry continues its rapid economic growth. All major oil and gas companies in Canada are headquartered here, creating an incredible core of decision makers in control of over $20 Billion in capital spending every year. Couple this with a significant engineering community and Calgary should be on the short-list for any company seeking to gain business from the oil and gas industry.
Calgary’s highly entrepreneurial population has become adept at building businesses and connecting their companies to the global market. Boasting the lowest tax burden in Canada, the Province of Alberta is a key business development engine for Western Canada.
With the global focus on the Canadian oil industry, Calgary is a key centre of activity. Rainmaker has developed strategic connections with many economic development organizations and the major corporations in the key industries in Western Canada. Our clients take advantage of this connectivity to expand their businesses in this exciting, growth infused market.
Calgary City Facts
$55,227 Per capita income
$18,284 Retail sales per capita
48,839 Total business establishments
$52.386 bn GDP 2006