Facts and Figures
The city of Saint-Jérôme lies approximately 45 kilometers northwest of Montreal along the River Nord. 68,456 people are living in the city, as of the 2011 census. A Trans-Canada Highway segment Autoroute 15, and Québec Route 117 serve Saint-Jérôme.
Why Saint-Jérôme, Quebec
If you're thinking of moving your business to Saint-Jérôme Quebec, you're making the right decision. The city offers the following perks to the new businesses:
Thriving business environment: A prosperous region in the heart of Quebec with a network of more than 200 companies;
Well connected city: At the crossroads of three major highways (A15, route 117, and A50) in the Laurentians, where 40,000 vehicles pass every day. Montréal-Mirabel International Airport is just 17 km from the city allowing the businesses easy access to international trade.
Tax credit program for new industrial zone: The City of Saint-Jérôme introduced a new $ 1.5 million tax credit program on July 13, 2021, to encourage investors to settle and create jobs in the territory. This program aims to develop the new industrial innovation zone (ZII), located along the boulevard Maisonneuve and rue Claude-Audy, which is destined to become the Laurentians' premier industrial zone. In this area, there are currently 3.5 million square feet of vacant industrial land, which is worth an additional $ 120 million.
Locations reserved for industries:
As per the zoning map of the city , zone I is reserved for the industries. Most industrial lands are located east of Rue de l'Industrie, just next to A15. The industrial area continues till the intersection of Rue de Martigny and A15. There are a couple of properties also south of the intersection. Some part of the industrial zone is also located on Jean-Baptiste-Rolland East Boulevard.
Areas with Heavy industries
Soucy Baron as part of the rubber manufacturing industry is located in Roland Godard Boulevard. The city of Saint Jerome is known for its rubber industry. Within the same area, Industries Chimiques Jolan Inc (Les) is located which is a chemical producer. Most of the warehouses and yards of tires and rubber products companies can be found in the area. Lafarge Canada is also located in the same area near Rue de Martigny. Big yards for construction machinery are found near the intersection of Rue de Martigny and Roland Godard Boulevard. Talbot manages these yards. Mostly excavation equipment is parked in these yards.
Major heavy industry employers
Few major heavy industry employers are [3:
• Volvo Group
• Canam group
• Nova bus