Why Invest in Greater Montréal

Running a business costs less in Greater Montréal than in any other major North American metropolitan areas.
Direct access to North American Market

Greater Montréal:

  • A population of 4 million located in Québec, Canada’s largest province
  • A 90-minute flight from Boston and New York City
  • An intermodal transportation hub: air, sea, land and rail
Highly qualified workers

A breeding ground for talent sustained by a world-class academic network.

170,000 university students, including 20,000 foreign students.

Most competitive operating costs in North America

The most competitive operating costs of North America’s 20 largest metropolitan areas.

Compare our cost advantage (%) to 19 other largest metropolitan areas.

Attractive Tax treatment and tailor-made incentives

Ranked 2nd among the 20 largest metropolitan areas in North America in terms of the competitiveness of the business tax burden, all sectors combined.

10 clusters of excellence in high-value sectors

Strong concentration of world leaders, qualified workers and dedicated research centres.

Exceptional quality of life

One of the world’s TOP 10 Hip cities.

Your privileged partner to succeed

A team of experts and a network of partners setting you up for success in Greater Montréal.

Discover all the cutting-edge sectors in Greater Montréal

Montréal’s strong concentration of world leaders, qualified workers and dedicated research centres create the perfect climate for innovation.