The building that housed until last year the company Borealis in Magog will soon welcome a number of new SMEs. Gilles Belanger promoter says the building will be filled to capacity very quickly.
“This building will be open next summer, said Mr. Belanger. Between 80 and 100 people expected to work there. I did not have trouble finding companies interested in settling there. And those I have unearthed are all in the information technology and communications sector. ”
Among other things, the Sherbrooke IXTROM SMEs move into the building, located along Main Street West. smaller businesses follow suit.
Gilles Belanger says feel a craze with regard to the proposed creation of an area of ICTs in Magog. “With Lake Memphremagog and Mount Orford, it is attractive, he says. It is in a beautiful area and it is an advantage when you want to generate interest among entrepreneurs. ”
Evidence that there is a craze, the Deputy Premier of Quebec, Lise Thériault, for an event in the old building Borealis Monday. It will then discuss the development of the ICT sector in Magog with stakeholders.
According to information obtained, it is possible that a funding request addressed to the provincial government in connection with the proposed creation of a neighborhood ICT magogois ground.
The Sutton building
Moreover, Sutton building will be demolished to its share in the short term. Gilles Bélanger is not able to specify exactly when the demolition will take place, but it ensures that it will not be long.
Having been owned by the City of Magog for several years, Sutton building is located on the island Tourigny. Its demolition will build instead Tourigny, where some 150 people will work once the work is completed.
The excavation work will begin in spring. The future building will amount to over 15 meters, the standard height in this area, and will have four floors.
Recall ending Gilles Belanger presented with Michel Lamontagne, a project to allow the Saint-Patrice keep his presbytery. Students from École Montessori Magog will be living in this other building, which will also host people in internship in companies of the future area of ICT.