Granby, an Industrial City Founded in 1882!

Granby has a long industrial tradition. Diversity, dynamism, originality, innovation, expertise and partnerships are what best define Granby’s corporate culture. The nucleus of the community’s business world is the industrial park, located southwest of the city and visible to drivers travelling along Route 139, the main access road that links Granby to Autoroute 10. An impressive number of industrial facilities of various sizes are found here, showcasing the dynamic nature of the city’s industrial activity.

at a Glance

3 minutes to know everything about the industrial park
and quality of life in Granby

Industrial Park
and Available Lands

Available lots at $ 1,00 / sq.ft.
Tax credit up to 5 years. Services included.

Quality of Life
in Granby

Enjoy the industrial dynamism, opportunity, quality of life, the expertise and proximity.

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Develop your business in Granby and benefit from :
A Strategic Location
  • 1 hour from Montreal and Sherbrooke;
  • Close to Autoroute 10 via Route 139 (exit 68);
  • Quick access to Highway 20;
  • Close to the US border and Interstate Highways 87, 89 and 91;
  • Close to Bromont, Montréal, Burlington and Plattsburgh Airports;
  • Less than 12 minutes from resorts such as ski lodges, spas, equestrian facilities, golf courses, etc.

Attractive Financial Incentives

  • Tax credits up to 5 years;
  • Competitive industrial tax rates ($ 2.13 for every $ 100).

Financial assistance is available for industrial implementation projects. The City of Granby offers up to five-year tax credit* for the construction of new industrial facilities and also offers a discretionary assistance and relocation assistance program.

High Quality Industrial Spaces

Entrepreneurs who establish their businesses in Granby will find a wide variety of industrial spaces that may be rented or purchased. Granby offers promising development possibilities for companies who chose the city.

A Technology Park

With an area covering 1 550 acres (627 hectares), more than 160 companies are located here. The fibre optic network was installed in 2011 and the IP network is accessible, two considerable advantages for tech companies. The Granby industrial park is an indispensable business centre located close to Autoroute 10 and the US market, wich is an ideal location for establishing a company.

A Network of Effective Financial Partners

Granby and Region Industrial Development, as well as its economic development partners provide a number of services to businesses in the implementation and expansion phases. Our team can assist you in finding financing or a building, taking into account the requirements of your project and any relevant regulations.

Economic stakeholders of the industrial park are very committed in optimizing the expansion of businesses and have developed a complete range of funds and services tailored to the needs of our companies. Granby has proven itself as a region that encourages entrepreneurship.

To find out more about financial assistance programs or technical support for the industrial park, click here.

An Industrial Incubator

Many innovative projects in the manufacturing sector include a technological achievement that must be mastered in the industrial production phase and then it must be commercialized. For local startup companies and businesses that are strategically attracted to the Granby region, the CITIG is a primary resource.

Strategic Industrial Clusters for Your Company

  • Aeronautics ;
  • Ground equipment / Specialty vehicles;
  • Food Processing ;
  • Hydroelectric engineering ;
  • Diversification of industrial sectors (metallurgy, food and drink, plastics and rubbers, electronics, textiles, printing, wood processing);
  • 267 industrial companies in Granby;
  • Network of sub-contractors.

To find a supplier, visit our directory of companies.

A Region with a High Quality of Life

Granby is a city in the Eastern Townships, located halfway between Montreal and Sherbrooke. The city features a wide range of leisure activities, festivals and tourist attractions, including its zoo, one of Canada’s best, as well as a large aquatic park. Granby has a number of green spaces, picturesque parks, a network of bike paths linked to the Quebec-wide Route Verte and an interpretation centre at Lac Boivin which makes it a unique holiday destination.

In Granby, a full range of municipal, government and private services are available to citizens. Hospitals, Cégeps, primary and secondary schools, pools, sports centres, libraries, theatres, public transportation, commercial centres, hotels, and renowned restaurants can be found in the city. By living here you are also choosing a strategic location in southern Quebec… discover the radiant city of Granby !

A Very Affordable Cost of Living

Granby is one the province cities where the average selling price of a single family house is one of the lowest at $ 348 501 in 2020, compared to $ 536 764 in Montreal.  In Québec, the average selling price of a single family house is $ 393 511.

The average price of a two-bedroom apartment is $ 708 per month in Granby in comparison with $ 856 on the provincial level and $ 903 in Montreal.

Sources: The QFREB Barometer – Residential Market . The Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation.

A qualified labour force and educational institutions that work closely with industry

Companies established in Granby have access to a large, specialized labour force. Each year, more than 450 students graduate from the Cégep de Granby-Haute-Yamaska.

For a list of available training programs, please visit Granby-Enjoy.

Granby is renowned for its :
  • Poles of Excellence;
  • Strategic location;
  • Proximity to the US market;
  • Complete network of subcontractors and industrial services;
  • Qualified labour force;
  • Competitive startup costs;
  • Affordable cost of living, which is 20% less than large urban centres;
  • High quality of life.

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