July 6, 2022

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Quilicot moved its headquarters from the former Muscat to Aerodrome

Quilicot moved its headquarters from the former Muscat to Aerodrome

Retailer Cycles Quilicot is moving its headquarters from Promoter Montoni to Centropark in Muscat. He took the opportunity to expand the industrial park along Highway 640.

Posted yesterday at 5:00 p.m.

Andre Dubuk

Andre Dubuk
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In addition to the headquarters, the 4,200-square-meter complex designed by DKA Architects will include a store, distribution center, assembly workshop and bicycle recycling center. The current headquarters and warehouse are located in Lower Lawrence, Saint-Teresa. Nearly fifty jobs will be created. Part of the $ 15 million investment will be funded by the Business Development Bank of Canada.

Image provided by Montoni

Cycles is the future headquarters of Quilicott

“For us, this is an investment that will make a difference in our history,” said 44-year-old CEO Mark-Andre LeBeau. We are in the process of creating a hub for all activities.

Founded in 1915, Quillicott has been owned by Mark-Andre LeBeau since 2005. When Mr. LeBeau arrived, there were now seven at the retailer. With its 150 employees, Quilicot sells 8,000 to 10,000 bicycles a year. 15 to 20% of sales in 2022 will be online. Mr LeBeau wants to be prudent about his turnover, but today he points out that electric bicycles account for 35% of sales in dollars.

The retailer has opened its new 1,020-meter Laval store at a cost of $ 2 million2 (11,000 feet2) As part of a former Future shop in Center Laval last week.

The cheapest bikes start at $ 500 each.

Athletes rediscovered cycling during the epidemic. Bicycle prices have skyrocketed. Merchant profit margin increased from about 2% to about 10%.

Centroparc expands

Promoter Montoni and the City of Moscow have announced that they have begun the conversion of the third and final phase of the former aerodrome’s lands into an industrial park. In total, the centropark covers an area of ​​270,000 m22 (Approximately 3 million square feet), of which 121,000 m2 For Phase 3 (1.3 million square feet).

An industrial park on the former Airfield grounds

  • Overview of multi-rental industrial buildings in Phase 3

    Image provided by Montoni

    Overview of multi-rental industrial buildings in Phase 3

  • In the foreground, the future position of the Cycles Quilicott.  In the background, Step 3 is coming.

    Image provided by Montoni

    In the foreground, the future position of the Cycles Quilicott. In the background, Step 3 is coming.

  • Aerodrome's industrial park by former Muscovite

    Image provided by Montoni

    Aerodrome’s industrial park by former Muscovite

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Montoni will build 5 industrial buildings in a row at a cost of 175 million. This will continue without a pre-lease agreement. He gave himself a maximum of 36 months to fill the industrial park. The buildings were signed by the company NEUF Architects.

Photo by Marco Campanozi, Press Archives

Dario Montoni

We look at industrial, headquarters, showrooms and production in terms of uses.

Dario Montoni, President of the Montoni Group

“The idea is to invest and create jobs for Moscow so that its citizens can live and work in their city without having to take their car for a living in other parts of the region,” he said. Montoni continues.

In addition to Quillicott, the first two phases of the centropark attracted major tenants such as Saint-Hubert. About 650 jobs were created.

Montoni bought Airfield land in 2018. In total, the developer is investing $ 300 million there.

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  • 436,000
    Number of square meters under construction in Greater Montreal

    Source: Avison Young