Centrale des affaires

The Centrale des affaires of Ville de Saint-Jérôme boasts a team specialized in economic development and transportation electrification. This dynamic, forward-looking team works hand-in-hand with municipal departments and economic partners to provide you with effective, personalized support.

Our Mission

To ensure Saint-Jérôme’s prosperity by soliciting and supporting business partners wishing to set up or expand in the area.

In addition to stimulating industrial, commercial and residential development, the Centrale des affaires’ mandate includes the promotion of investment and innovation in fields related to transportation electrification.

An ambitious economic development strategy 

Saint-Jérôme is currently undergoing a major transformation. With its 2022-2030 Economic Development Strategy, the Centrale des affaires team is ramping up the number of key projects to strengthen Saint-Jérôme’s position as a regional economic hub, attracting innovative companies, creating new cutting-edge jobs and attracting a skilled workforce.

Set up your business in Saint-Jérôme

Saint-Jérôme is one of the few cities close to Montreal to have an attractive range of industrial land to accommodate world-class companies.

New industrial zones

In May 2022, the city defined new development priorities, with a particular focus on industrial development.  Aiming to become an industrial centre of excellence, Saint-Jérôme has developed its brand-new Industrial Innovation District.

Industrial innovation district: a business park for innovative compagnies

The Industrial Innovation District (Quartier d’Innovation Industrielle, or QII) is a new business park dedicated to hosting value-added companies, particularly those in the innovative vehicle sector.

10 reasons to invest in the Industrial Innovation District

  1. 3 million sq. ft. dedicated to hosting innovative companies
  2. Industrial land available at competitive prices
  3. Flexible surface area to suit your needs
  4. Sector offering land with exceptional self-supporting capacity
  5. Stable political and economic situation
  6. Advantageous currency
  7. Tax credits available
  8. Strategic location
  9. High end building criteria
  10. Green/energy-efficient buildings

A place for innovative companies

In creating its new QII, Saint-Jérôme aims to offer innovative companies a place that fosters collaboration and synergy between cutting-edge companies and the area’s research and teaching institutions.

Target sectors:

  • Transport electrification
  • Composite materials
  • Environmental technologies
  • Aeronautics
  • Life sciences
  • Information and communication technologies (ICT)
  • Artificial intelligence

More than a workplace, an integrated living environment

With the QII, Saint-Jérôme aims to create an integrated and dynamic living environment for employers and their employees, with green spaces, cycle paths, childcare facilities, residential areas and shops nearby.

Exceptional location

  • At the hub of major business cities on North America’s East Coast;
  • At the crossroads of major highways (Autoroutes 15 and 50, and Route 117);
  • Only 50 km from Montreal;
  • Close to Montreal-Mirabel International Airport.

Saint-Jérôme, a great place to live:

Saint-Jérôme offers a superior quality of life that meets the needs of entrepreneurs, workers and their families:

  • An urban lifestyle, close to ski mountains and 5 minutes from outdoor trails;
  • Easy access to the Montreal-Saint-Jérôme commuter train (Exo);
  • Affordable housing proximate to the island of Montreal;
  • A vibrant cultural scene;
  • Top-notch athletic facilities;
  • Recreational facilities and activities for the entire family;
  • Green spaces, including the Jardin des Arts and the Rivière du Nord conservation area;
  • An extensive cycling network, including the Le P’tit Train du Nord linear park;
  • A quality education network offering facilities and services for clients from early childhood to higher education;
  • A lively downtown.

Contact the Centrale des affaires for more information!

Lyne Constantineau, Assistant Director
[email protected]

Alison Drylie, industrial and commercial development advisor
[email protected]