The professional services sector is an important part of the regional economy. There are more than 3,300 employed in the sector and increasingly the industry is serving clients well beyond the borders of Greater Moncton.
There are engineering firms working on projects across Canada and beyond from their location in Greater Moncton. In fact, New Brunswick as a province has one of the most export-intensive engineering sectors in Canada. Many of Canada’s leading firms have operations in Greater Moncton including Hatch Mott MacDonald, EXP, MCW Maricor, WSP Global and Stantec.
Greater Moncton’s Architectural services firms also work on projects across Canada and beyond. A number of firms take advantage of the region’s labour pool to provide computer services and technical help desk support.
Greater Moncton also has one of the largest communities of professional translators among urban centres across Canada. Among all urban centres across Canada, only Ottawa and Montreal have a higher percentage of professional translators and interpreters in the workforce compared to Greater Moncton.
The professional services industry in Greater Moncton benefits from lower operating costs, access to a high quality and bilingual workforce able to service clients in both English and French.