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City of agri-food, veterinary and agri-environmental biotechnology

Type of park: Private/NPO
Contact : Saint-Hyacinthe Technopole
1000, rue Dessaulles
Saint-Hyacinthe (Québec) J2S 8W1
Telephone: (450) 774-9000
Email: info@st-hyacinthetechnopole.com

Physical characteristics

  • Park south of Highway 20
  • Access routes: Highway 20, exits 128 and 130
  • Roads nearby: routes 116, 235 and 137
  • Topography: flat
  • Soil type: clayey
  • Bearing capacity: low
  • Building structures:
    • Good-quality isolated buildings with large surface areas
    • The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Saint-Hyacinthe Institute of Agri-Food Technology (ITAQ) and Saint-Hyacinthe College of General and Vocational Education (CEGEP) are on a campus
  • Park’s surface area: 1 457 701 m2 (15 690 548 sq. ft.)

Areas of activities and businesses

  • Industrial park’s main areas of activity: agri-food and agri-food, veterinary and agri-environmental biotechnologies
  • Number of industries in the park: 35
  • Number of institutions in the park: 15
  • Number of manufacturing employees in the park: 1 498
  • Number of research and institution employees in the park: 2 568

Technical characteristics

  • Access to gas: yes, Gaz Métro
  • Access to gas: Gaz Métro
  • Access to electricity
  • Access to the municipal water supply
  • Access to the railway: CN
  • Public transport

All properties can be divided to obtain the desired surface area. Minimum 30% land use required

Financial and tax characteristics

  • Overall tax rate ($CAN/$100 of evaluation): $1.72
    • Base property tax: $0.77
    • Industrial property tax: $0.95
  • Incentive: base property tax credit on buildings valued at $1 M or more for 36 months