Moose Jaw Quick Facts

MOOSE JAW POPULATION
33,890 (2016 Census)
35,124 (2019 Estimate)
35,697 (2020 Projected)

TRADING AREA (Regina-Moose Jaw Corridor) 250,000

MAJOR CENTRE City of Regina, 40 minute drive east; population of 200,000+ (2019)

KEY ECONOMIC SECTORS
Agriculture, Ag value-added Processing, Potash Mining, Nato Flying Training (15 Wing), Transportation (Trucking and Rail), Tourism, and Healthcare

POTASH RESOURCE
Vast reserves of high quality potash - two solution mines are located near Moose Jaw

LIVESTOCK
Largest centre for livestock in Saskatchewan

SPECIALTY CROPS
Chickpeas, lentils, peas, soybean, mustard

MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
Runway length 2,952 feet with proposed 1,000 feet extension

TRANSPORTATION  AND UTILITY HUB
Two national railways; CP’s Soo rail line to Chicago; Trans-Canada Highway & #2 Highway; major power transmission lines, natural gas and water pipelines

MUNICIPAL TAXATION - PER CAPITA COMPARISON
Commercial Taxation: Moose Jaw seventh lowest of Saskatchewan Cities
Residential Taxation: Moose Jaw fourth lowest of Saskatchewan Cities

BUILDING PERMITS
2019: 249 permits; valuation $27,156,992
2018: 221 permits
2017: 301 permits

LAND FOR SALE
Grayson Business Park serviced C-3
Moose Jaw Industrial Park serviced M2

DEVELOPMENT FEES
Development Permit: $100 fee plus 40¢/$1,000
Building Permit: $6.00/$1,000

INDUSTRIAL LEASE RATES
$5.75 (older) - $12/PSF (newer)

COMMERCIAL RETAIL

LEASE RATES
Downtown Retail $8-$18/PSF
New/prime Office/Retail $20-$23/PSF

INVESTMENT INCENTIVES
Five-Year Property Tax Phase-In for Commercial/Industrial investment or Five Year Industrial Property Tax Exemption for Job Creation (Sector Specific)

2019 MLS HOME PRICE INDEX $205,000 ytd

HOUSING RENTAL MARKET
Vacancy Rate: (October 2018) 6.6%
Average Rent: (2 Bdrm) $943/month

SINGLE FAMILY
HOUSE STARTS
2019 - 28, 2018 - 21, 2017 - 48, 2016 - 53, 2015 - 53

BUSINESS LICENSES
In 2019 there were over 2,050
businesses operating in Moose Jaw

2019 EMPLOYED 19,600

MINIMUM WAGE
$11.32/hr (as of October 2019)

AVERAGE DAILY TEMPERATURE
(July) +19.4°C; (January): -13.7°C
Annual Sunshine Hours: 2,338

TIME ZONE
Central Standard (CST) year round

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