Montréal International (MI) offers foreign companies wishing to invest in Greater Montréal full strategic support that includes a range of personalized, free and confidential services.
Since 2000, MI has helped implement 450 direct foreign investment projects, totalling close to $7 billion. These investments have enabled the creation or maintenance of over 40, 000 jobs.
Whether a new installation or an expansion, companies can benefit from the expertise and strategic advice of MI specialists in the implementation of their project. These experts also provide foreign companies with key information on the business environment in Greater Montréal, thus enabling them to make informed decisions: availability of qualified labour, infrastructures, operating costs, etc.
Tax and financial incentives
Companies that wish to set up in Greater Montréal can profitably use several government programs. The MI specialists can inform investors on a range of available financial and tax incentives as well as a variety of funding sources.
Foreign companies can benefit from the privileged relations that MI has with its members, its municipal, provincial and federal partners, as well as with universities and research and training centres, and with the business and financial communities, both local and international.
In addition to supporting them at every step in the investment process, MI provides foreign companies with all of the necessary information related to the various industries in Greater Montréal: aerospace, life sciences, information and communication technologies (ICT), agrifood, cinema, energy, finance, real estate, nanotechnologies and new materials, transportation and logistics.
The Greater Montréal Investment Group works closely with the International Mobility team and the various metropolitan clusters to develop an optimal offer of services that meets the specific needs of each investor.
MI supports companies and institutions wishing to employ qualified foreign workers, specifically by facilitating the process for obtaining the necessary documents and by promoting the integration of workers and their families into Greater Montréal.