The many and varied qualities of the Agglomération de Longueuil makes it a location of choice for any company wishing to establish a business and look forward to expansion. Apart from its strategic geographical position, numerous research centres and quality labour force, the Agglomération is greatly strengthened by the concerted efforts of municipalities, development organizations and the business community as they strive to stimulate and add value to its economic activity.
DEL has identified different sectors on its territory as structural development hubs.
Main development hubs
15 minutes from downtown Montréal, the Longueuil Airport Zone offers a prestigious industrial environment. Renowned organizations have established themselves there, including Pratt & Whitney Canada, Héroux-Devtek, the National Defence, the National Aero-Technical School (École nationale d’aérotechnique), the Aerospace Technology Centre (Centre technologique en aérospatiale) and the Canadian Space Agency.
There is currently some 2.3 million square metres of industrial land waiting are be developed. Anticipated investment in new constructions in the Longueuil Airport Zone expected to be in the $500M range.