In Quebec, municipalities can levy property taxes on data centre equipment, as well as on other types of real estate and equipment. The terms of taxation are subject to various factors, including local tax policies, property value, and assessment by municipal authorities. We deem important inform our clients about the possible applicability to their sector, […]

Gascon’s team, led by Audrey Robitaille and Marie-Chantale Dubé, was mandated by a major data center developer to create a co-ownership for one of its data centers in Quebec. The mandate took several months to complete. As part of its mandate, Gascon worked in collaboration with the land surveyor to prepare the cadastral plan and […]

Gascon, under the aegis of Audrey Robitaille, represented real estate owner and developer Services Immobiliers First Inc., in connection with setting up an agreement for the occupancy of an innovative data center within its real estate development. This data centre, located in the former convent of the Petites Sœurs de la Sainte-Famille, allows the University […]

Data processing and the ensuing need for efficient and secure storage solutions are at the center of most organizations’ business and as a result, the presence of data centers is expected to increase considerably in the coming years. Clients generally use data center services in any of the following manners: i) by concluding a turnkey […]

The Province of Québec has recently seen an increase in the presence of data center providers. This burgeoning market can be associated with Québec’s many advantages including, but not limited to, affordable and dependable energy sources and its cooler climate. In addition, Montréal’s global reputation in the field of artificial intelligence is no stranger to […]