Over the years, numerous clients have trusted our firm for interventions in terms of Economic Development

The professionals at Zins Beauchesne and Associates have over 20 years of experience supporting a variety of economic development stakeholders all over Quebec. These include CLDs (Centres locaux de développement or local development centres), SADCs (Sociétés d’aide au développement de la collectivité or community futures development corporations), MRCs (Municipalités régionales de comtés or regional county municipalities), chambers of commerce, regional or municipal economic development agencies, industrial or technological parks, and other economically-oriented government agencies and departments. Zins Beauchesne and Associates has also consulted on various economic development mandates targeting the entire province of Quebec or focused on specific areas such as entrepreneurship, innovation, international prospecting and corporate growth, or involving specific economic sectors such as energy, transportation, forestry, ITC (Information Communication Technologies), etc.

Most Frequently Requested Services

  • Development analyses, strategies and plans applicable to:
    • Regional economic development (including action plans for the PALéE economy and employment program)
    • Manufacturing industry
    • Sales and key service industries
    • Tourism industry
  • Opportunity and feasibility studies for development projects
  • Sector-based or excellence niche development analyses and plans

A few of our recent mandates

  • Metropolitan innovation strategy for the Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal
  • Strategic economic development plan for Saint-Laurent
  • Industrial space and business development plan on the Quebec City territory
  • Strategic development plan for Laval‘s ITC industry
  • Economic development plan for the western part of the Memphremagog MRC
  • Development plan of an excellence area in human capital at the Moulins MRC
  • Québec marketing plan for the development of foreign investments and international promotion
  • Strategic development plan for Bromont‘s high-tech industrial park
  • Strategic development plan for the Haut-St-Maurice MRC
  • Positioning study and development strategy for the Parc agroalimentaire de l’Estrie
  • Strategic plan for the Cité internationale de Terrebonne
  • Economic development plan for the Haute-Yamaska MRC
  • Economy and employment action plan for the Champlain CLD (Longueuil)
  • Economic development plan for Murdochville
  • Economic development plan for the Brome-Missisquoi MRC
  • Economic development strategy and prospecting plan for the Temiscouata MRC
  • Development strategy for Gatineau‘s sales and services industry
  • Economic development plan for the Bois-Francs region
  • Feasibility study for the development of an industrial oleochemistry technocity in the Amiante region
  • Strategic planning for the Laurentians organic food industry
  • Québec labour and telecommunication services industry profile for Technocompétences
  • Definition of a brand image as part of the Décarie Blvd. revitalization plan (Montréal)
  • Positioning plan of Baie-Comeau for the development of cold water cruises and economic return studies
  • Master development and management plan of the Saguenay fjord for the purposes of ecotourism and adventure tourism
  • Prospective analysis of immigration in Chaudière-Appalaches and strategies to facilitate the integration of immigrants on the job market
  • Economic returns assessment of the Isle-aux-Grues archipelago


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