Our History

When Dario Montoni launched his company, he had just one goal in mind: to create a lasting legacy built on advanced expertise. His avant-garde vision has enabled him to proudly bring his aspirations to life. MONTONI today includes over 173 employees with a wide range of skills and expertise. From investment strategy to environmentally responsible design, the MONTONI team works every day to push Dario’s dream even further—to construct the best projects in the industry.

2021

2021 Best Managed

2001 Societes les mieux gerees

For the 20th year in a row, Montoni Group has been named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies in recognition of its overall business performance and sustained growth, making it the longest-standing Québec real estate development company with this distinction.

2021

2020

2020 M25

M25

The year 2020 marks MONTONI's 25th anniversary and the company’s completion of more than 415 commercial and industrial projects for clients in every sector of the economy

2020 CentrOparc

2020 CentrOparc Phase 2

Completion of the second phase of the CentrOparc corporate centre, located in Mascouche. Desjardins and St-Hubert decide to locate there.

2020 495 Beaumont

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MONTONI enters the residential market with the launch of 495 Beaumont, a rental building located in the Parc-Extension district.

2020 Acquisition of the Molson Brewery property on Notre-Dame East in Montreal.

Molson

Acquisition of the Molson Brewery property, over 1.2 million square feet of land in downtown Montréal, in partnership with Groupe Sélection and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ. The consortium plans to revitalize the industrial site and blend it within the current urban development context, while showcasing its unique heritage.  

2019

2019 Espace Montmorency

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Official inauguration of the Espace Montmorency project in partnership with Groupe Sélection and the Fonds immobilier de solidarité FTQ. Espace Montmorency is a $450-million multifunctional development located over Montmorency métro station in Laval.

2018

2018

2018 Batiment Leed

MONTONI surpasses 4 million square feet of LEED®-certified buildings.

2018

2017

2017 Prix Magazine Immobilier

Lumenpulse

MONTONI wins an INOVA Award from the Urban Development Institute of Québec, in the “Integrated, Industrial and R&D Building” category for construction of Lumenpulse Group’s head office.

2016

2016 MOBA

Ericsson

MONTONI receives a Leader in Sustainable Transportation Award from MOBA (alternative mobility) for reducing the environmental impact of the Ericsson head office campus. The company also wins another INOVA Award from the Urban Development Institute of Québec, this time in the “Commercial–Construction Costs Greater Than $50 Million” category, for that same project.

2016

2015

2015 célèbre son 20e anniversaire

20e Anniversaire de Montoni

MONTONI celebrates its 20th anniversary, now with more than 100 employees, a portfolio of over 400 industrial, institutional and commercial construction projects, including 30 corporate centres, and 15 million square feet under development.

2014

2014 terrain à Ville Saint-Laurent

Campus corporatif Ville Saint-Laurent

Acquisition of land in Saint-Laurent for the construction of a new corporate campus that will serve as the Canadian head office for Ericsson. With more than 1,700 employees, this facility is one of Ericsson’s largest outside Sweden.

2014

2013

2013 prix du Leadership

Canada Green Building Council

MONTONI receives the Leadership Award from the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) recognizing its commitment to advancing LEED® sustainable development techniques.

2012

2012 Complexe Jules Brillant

Complexe Jules Brillant

Official opening of three LEED®-certified office towers on Highway 15 in Laval: Complexe Jules-Brillant (86,070 square feet), Complexe Louis-R.-Renaud (103,300 square feet) and Complexe Maurice-Gauvin (86,070 square feet).

2012

2011

2011

Faubourg Boisbriand

Construction of the first of eight buildings following the acquisition of 2.5 million square feet in the Faubourg Boisbriand development. This project contributes to the revitalization of the neighbourhood, which had suffered from the closing of the General Motors plant a few years earlier.

2010

2010 - Logistik Unicorp

Logistik Unicorp

MONTONI is awarded its first LEED® Gold certification for the Logistik Unicorp building, constructed in 2006.

2010

2008-2009

2008-2009

Centre Corporatif Saint Laurent

Construction of Canada’s first industrial park consisting entirely of LEED®-certified buildings. Totalling 720,728 square feet, Centre Corporatif Saint-Laurent showcases MONTONI’s ongoing commitment to sustainable development.

2007

2007

Les sociétes les mieux gérées membre platine

MONTONI becomes a member of the Platinum Club of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, after being on the annual list of the country’s leading business awards program since 2001. MONTONI remains a Platinum Club member to this day.

2007

2006

2006

2006 Rona06

Completion of Centre Corporatif Terrebonne, a 4-million-square-foot industrial complex that houses, among other facilities, the RONA distribution centre.

2003

2003

Standard Products

Signing for MONTONI's first development in Montréal: a 1-million-square-foot project at the junction of the Trans-Canada Highway and Côte-de-Liesse Road for Structube, Centura and Standard Products.

2003

2001

2001

Les Sociétés les Mieux Gérées

MONTONI is named one of Canada’s Best Managed Companies, and has earned this honour every year since.

1999

1999

1999 Excavation 3

MONTONI creates its Excavation division to accelerate the construction process for its projects and ensure that its clients’ timelines are respected.

1999

1998

1998

Centre Corporatif Lavel I

Completion of MONTONI’s first industrial development project in Laval: Phase 1 of Centre Corporatif Laval. This project comprises 14 new buildings totalling more than 2.5 million square feet and is completed in three years. Its success earns MONTONI contracts for the subsequent 10 phases.

1995

1995

Dario Montoni

Dario Montoni, then a 25-year-old engineer, sees an opportunity in the construction industry. He founds Groupe Montoni (1995) Division Construction Inc., a firm that stands out for its client-focused approach and immediately gains a reputation in the market.

1995

1996

1996

1996

Construction completed on three major projects: Cyclo-Vac, Polykar and King Canada. MONTONI remains appreciative of its clients for placing their trust in the company in its earliest days.

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