Longueuil’s downtown core represents:

Unique business opportunities

Place Charles-Le Moyne

  • In the middle of the metropolitan area
  • Competitive development opportunities
  • Exceptional real estate potential
  • One of the last riverfront sites available in the greater Montréal area
  • A strategic site ready to accommodate innovative projects
  • A prime location for local businesses and a diverse service offering
  • Connections to the highway and intermodal networks
  • 9 minutes from Montréal
  • 150,000 m2 of additional office space with panoramic views

A must-see cultural destination

Complexe culturel moderne

  • An ideal location for meetings and cultural events
  • A new cultural complex that will benefit the entire region
  • Presence of several important cultural institutions: Théâtre de la Ville, Orchestre symphonique de Longueuil, Plein sud, Centre d'exposition en art actuel à Longueuil, and Théâtre Motus
  • A vibrant public square that will play host to numerous activities, public gatherings, and art installations

A knowledge-oriented metropolitan employment hub

Université de Sherbrooke

  • A tertiary employment hub that will contribute to economic development
  • Satellite campuses of major universities (Université de Sherbrooke, Université du Québec à Montréal, Université de Montréal)
  • Links with local businesses
  • A skilled and accessible labour force

An urban living environment


  • 8,500 new housing units
  • A strategic, pedestrian-friendly location that's close to everything
  • Easy access to an efficient public transit network
  • Wide range of shops and services
  • Trendy urban area
  • Entertainment options worthy of a true downtown core
  • A waterfront promenade and vast riverside park
  • Distinctive architecture and attractive landscaping features
  • All the ingredients for a pleasant and friendly living environment

A waterfront access

New 35-hectare park on the river

  • A 35-hectare park on the river with 4.5 km of beautiful waterfront access
  • The Longue-Rive district, a prime location for luxury residential developments
  • A true downtown core on the banks of the St. Lawrence River
  • Seamless transition between the city and the river
  • A well-kept waterfront park that's easy to access using pedestrian and cycling bridges

A major public transit hub

Extended public transit

  • Planning that reflects a future metro station in the Longue-Rive district
  • Prioritization and improvement of public transit and active transportation methods
  • A true hub built around the largest intermodal terminal in Québec
  • Located 9 minutes from Montréal
  • Improved connections with neighbouring districts

A reconfigured road network

Distinct road network

  • A highway network separate from the local road network
  • Close proximity to several highways and the iconic Jacques-Cartier Bridge
  • Reserved bus lanes on on-ramps
  • Redevelopment of the new Saint-Charles overpass to complete the Saint-Charles urban boulevard, between boulevard La Fayette and rue Joliette
  • Direct access to Vieux-Longueuil's heritage sector


New facilities will incorporate universal accessibility standards, in particular for people with reduced mobility, families, and seniors.

Density and diversity

  • A high-density area close to all essential services
  • Easy access to public transit
  • A model TOD (Transit-oriented Development)


  • A district that respects the balance between sustainable development, social acceptability, and economic prosperity
  • Pedestrian-centered planning process
  • Development of public parks and green spaces
  • Meaningful projects for new commercial and residential developments
  • Access to the St. Lawrence River
  • Preservation of natural environments and riverbanks

The development of Longueuil's downtown core is a collective approach, thoughtful in consultation, integrated and urban that meets the needs and aspirations of citizens today and tomorrow.

Ville de Longueuil wants to hear your ideas:

You can also visit longueuil.quebec/economic to learn more about investment opportunities in Longueuil.