Doing business in Old Quebec

Would you like to have a business in Old Quebec? We can help you in this process by helping to find available premises, helping with partnerships, referring to consulting organizations, etc.

The SDC can also assist in the search for general data on Old Québec or the economy in Quebec City.

Starting your business

  • Rules for sales in locations with windows

    À titre d’information, voici quelques éléments que vos commerçants doivent considérer s’ils souhaitent se doter d’une vitrine sur rue pour distribuer leur nourriture (ex. comptoir de crème glacée) :


    Seuls les usages suivants peuvent être dotés d’une vitrine de rue afin de procéder à la vente :
    « C20 restaurant »
    « C2 vente au détail », s’il concerne la vente d’aliments préparés sur place.
    Si une modification au bâtiment est requise, un permis est requis et selon le territoire, la commission d’urbanisme doit se prononcer sur le projet.
    Si aucune modification au bâtiment n’est requise, aucun permis n’est nécessaire (par exemple restaurant ayant une ouverture type « porte de garage »).
    Toutes les opérations (dont la préparation des aliments) et transactions doivent être effectuées à l’intérieur du bâtiment.
    Aucun mobilier (table ou chaise) ne peut être ajouté dans le cadre d’une vitrine en l’absence d’un café-terrasse dûment autorisé par l’octroi d’un certificat d’autorisation par l’Arrondissement.

    Pour toute information supplémentaire, vos membres peuvent contacter la ligne info-commerçants au 418 641-6611.

  • Online ressources for businesses


    Le programme PME 2.0:

    Guide de référence sur les processus d’affaires

    et les équipes à mettre en place pour sa boutique en ligne:

    Besoins technologiques: guide d'analyse des besoins:

Available premises

  • Locaux commerciaux à louer, 86 Rue St-Louis, Québec

    Bureaux clé en main à louer entièrement meublés. Le centre d'Affaires Cureux est situé à une adresse prestigieuse dans un immeuble patrimonial de la haute-ville de Québec. Location au mois ou à l'année ! Prix : entre 750$ et 1 250$/mois.

    Informations supplémentaires : Centre d'affaires Cureux

To sale

Studies and profiles

Job offers

  • Are you interested in working with one of our members? It's very pleasant to work in Old Québec, a Unesco heritage, and to spend the day with residents, workers and tourists from all over.

    This section gives you links to submit your application, job offers and internships. You can also contact us at the SDC, we can help you.

  • Calèches Québec

    Apply and become a guide! Join our team!


    LUSH North America is made up of 250 stores (a growing number!) In Canada and the United States, a mail-order center in Vancouver and manufacturing centers in Vancouver and Toronto.
    We are world renowned for our bath products and unique beauty products, facials and hair care, our personalized customer service, our involvement in many environmental causes, and our pleasant and casual atmosphere in our boutique. We adopt fair procurement practices, support sustainable communities, and support a number of charitable organizations through our Charity Pot program.
    There are four positions in store: manager, training manager (for medium to high volume boutiques), floor leader and sales ambassador. At Lush, we work hard to provide an exceptional experience for our customers and employees. We are recognized for our competitive salaries, bonus program, medical and dental benefits for managers, and our incredible discount program (50% off the retail price). In addition, there is no limit to the opportunities for advancement, as our business is still growing. Our stores are supported by our sales support team, a group of highly skilled people experienced in management and dedicated to improving retailing in all its aspects throughout the Americas. North. Positions on this team are open only to in-store staff and include: hiring, training, store opening and sales support. It is essential that our support team has worked in the store to ensure that our retail activities are moving in the right direction.
    Act as ambassador of the brand
    Respectfully treat clients and co-workers
    Train the team on visual presentation
    Available and flexible to work evenings, weekends and holidays
    Develop a lasting relationship with customers
    Train the team members on the ethics, philosophy and practices of LUSH
    Maintain contagious energy throughout the shift
    Stimulate colleagues' confidence and work as part of a team every shift
    You love LUSH!
    Your customer service and product knowledge are always at their best
    You are passionate about training sales consultants
    You continually deepen your knowledge of everything that is LUSH
    You inspire and are motivated to exceed the objectives of the shop
    You facilitate the participation of the team in competitions
    You have the initiative to support stewardship as needed
    You create a fun working environment by having an attractive shop, high sales, inspired employees and satisfied customers!
    Please send your resume to: [email protected]
    Thank you for your interest in LUSH! Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
    Good luck in your job search, and do not forget to follow us online for even more opportunities!
    Twitter (@LUSHcareers)