Commercial and agri-food areas

Commercial areas

Experiencing strong growth, the region of Beauharnois-Salaberry offers many business opportunities in the retail business sector. Commercial space is available in the urbanized areas of all the municipalities, either through rental of existing buildings or construction of new installations on vacant lots.

For families, the proximity of stores and shopping centres housing the leading retailers is an undeniable advantage.

Furthermore, certain industrial parks and certain industrial areas are capable of welcoming businesses in the distribution sector. The intermodal transportation infrastructures favour the establishment of wholesalers and value-added transportation logistics companies.

City of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield puts at the disposal of investors a directory of the premises and spaces that are available both in its historical city centre and along the boulevards on its outskirts.

All the other municipalities of Beauharnois-Salaberry offer potential for commercial development, especially in the local business sector.

Agri-food areas

The agri-food sector is a major industry in the Québec economy, but also in the economy of the Beauharnois-Salaberry territory. The Grand Beauharnois-Salaberry region comprises more than 400 food transformation businesses. Among these companies, many of them have chosen the Beauharnois-Salaberry territory in which to achieve maximum value for their investments. Seventy-eight percent of the Beauharnois-Salaberry territory is located in a permanent agricultural zone.

For agricultural entrepreneurs, steps have been taken to support structuring projects in the field of biodiesel in association with certain specific crops, especially grain-maize and soya.

Agrotourism is growing in popularity in the Beauharnois-Salaberry territory, and several establishments have opened their doors to the public in recent years, which is an undeniable advantage for families and the tourist clientele alike.

All the rural municipalities of Beauharnois-Salaberry offer significant development potential in the agri-food and agrotourism sector, especially with a clientele made up in large part of tourists.

 

For more information:

Angélique L'Écuyer

Angélique L'Écuyer

Commerce and Tourism Commissioner

450-373-2214 Ext. 135
a.lecuyer@cldbhs.ca

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