Facts and Figures
Quebec's Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu is situated in eastern Montérégie, about 40 kilometers southwest of Montreal. The city is located at the northernmost navigable point of Lake Champlain on the west bank of the Richelieu River. Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu had a population of 98,036 as of December 2019.
Why Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Quebec
There are plenty of reasons for you to chose Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu as your business home. Some of them are:
Great tax credit program : A tax credit program has been implemented by the city of Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu to spur economic growth and attract new industries. Credits are available for buildings constructed or expanded within the city limits, or leasehold improvements after a relocation within the city limits. A tax credit of up to 100% may be available in such cases.
Vicinity to Montreal: The city is just 40 km away from Montreal. With soaring costs for businesses in Montreal, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu offers the perfect alternative. Businesses are relocating here at a much faster pace.
Transportation network: The city is directly connected with roads 223 and 219. The highway A35 directly passes through the city. There is an airport, which serves the national locations in Canada. A railway line transit is also within the city.
Locations reserved for industries :
Lands reserved for heavy industries in the city are located on the west of Bd industrial road and south of Highway A35 and Normandie. The name of the area is the Saint-Jean sector of the industrial park. The area is also accessible by the Canadian National Railway (CN) and Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR). There are more than 100 companies and industries operating in the park. You will find the warehouses of DHL and Carrefour in the area. Almost 11 lots of total area more than 1,500,000 sq. ft. are available. A big part of the industrial park is also located on Highways A35 opposite Iberville. That area has also 3 lots available with a total area of approx. 450,000 sq. ft.
Areas with Heavy industries
Cambli International is located in the Saint-Jean sector of the industrial park along Rue Saint-Louis road. They have also warehouses there. The biggest warehouses in the area belong to Carrefour and DHL located alongside Rue Choquette and Rue Gaudette roads, respectively. Textile rubber and chemical co. ltd. of Canada is also located in the same area alongside Rue Gaudette road. Industries B. Rainville supplier of steel products is located in the industrial area in the vicinity of Iberville.
Major heavy industry employers
A few of the major heavy industry employers in the city are :