Area of PME MTL Centre-Ville

Downtown is the perfect place to invest and prosper

As Montréal’s business core, the downtown area is constantly evolving, shaped by major urban projects. It is a busy, bustling area where talent, creativity and entrepreneurship of all kinds are able to flourish.

PME MTL Centre-Ville serves entrepreneurs in the Côte-des-Neiges–Notre-Dame-de-Grâce, Le Plateau-Mont-Royal, Outremont and Ville-Marie boroughs and the City of Westmount.

A regional economic hub

  • Over 20,000 businesses
  • Many head offices
  • Well-known commercial streets with tremendous regional drawing power
  • Major highway infrastructure combined with a vast public transit and active transportation network

Exceptional entrepreneurial vitality

  • Creative and new economy businesses in a variety of sectors:
    • Biotechnology
    • Information technology
    • Video game design and distribution
    • Fashion and design
    • Bio-food
  • The highest concentration of social economy enterprises in Montréal

Neighbourhoods where it’s good to live and work, perfect for entrepreneurs 

  • Dense and diverse employment sectors, with over 480,000 jobs
  • Vibrant residential neighbourhoods, with 21% of the total population of the agglomeration
  • A unique concentration of educational institutions 
  • Cosmopolitan neighbourhoods with rich identities
  • Vibrant cultural life with plenty of entertainment and performance venues 

Support and financing for local entrepreneurs

The PME MTL Centre-Ville experts play an active role in maintaining the energy of Montréal’s central districts, by offering strategic advice and financial support for visionary, talented entrepreneurs.


630, rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Bureau 700

Montréal, Québec, H3A 1E4

514 879-0555
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