Paris Développement facilitated the successful establishment of 104 companies in the French capital, among which 77 from abroad, which amounts to an increase of 16% compared to the previous year. In total, the actions carried out resulted in the creation and the retention of more than 3300 jobs in Paris.
The agency supports foreign entrepreneurs regarding all the issues related to their setting up: administrative procedures, recruiting of the team, search of real estate solutions, international mobility and the integration to the Parisian business ecosystem.
Since 2014, the agency pursues a specific prospecting plan in Europe, which adds to the business development done in Asia and North America. It has also recruited a dedicated Business Developer for the Life Sciences sector. In total, 31 international prospecting missions were carried out in 2014.
Paris Développement also coordinated the Parisian presence at 3 top-ranking real estate fairs in order to promote large-scale urban development projects. The agency also rallied the real estate sector during “Réinventer Paris”, the call for innovative urban projects launched on the 3rd of November.
Paris Développement, together with its network, organized 7 information and networking events, the Matinées Internationales, destined for the international business community in Paris. Furthermore, the team organized 3 events gathering the Chinese investors at the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between France and the People’s Republic of China.
Finally, Paris Développement launched, together with the Parisian Climate Agency and institutional and economic partners, the first platform highlighting the Parisian approach of the energy transition. Paris-green, in the framework of the COP21 of December 2015 in Paris.