South Shore



Just a short bridge ride away from downtown Montréal, the South Shore is a calm and peaceful suburb surrounded by nature. Made up of some 40 boroughs, the area boasts mountains, rivers, lakes and green spaces as far as the eye can see.

The perfect homebase for families

On the South Shore, there’s no need to lock the doors and windows at night. The region’s boroughs are safe and peaceful, with families making up the vast majority of households. Offering the best of both worlds, residents can enjoy the peace and quiet of suburban life while living just a short commute away from the city. The region is also home to a host of companies and organizations with exciting job opportunities right on your doorstep.

Live in a place with more space

The South Shore is a homeowner’s paradise, with spacious and affordable homes on every corner. Homes here are considerably less expensive than the island of Montréal—and have a whole lot more space! You can purchase a home with multiple floors and a garden and still save money compared to the city. If you’re looking to rent, you can expect to pay around $700 per month.

Reach the city in no time

Depending on the borough you live in, getting to Montréal from the South Shore is easy thanks to convenient commuter trains and buses. Many locals choose to commute by car, while the more adventurous bike to work in warmer months, soaking up breathtaking views of the St. Lawrence River as they ride over the bridge.