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Sophie Meynet joins GA Smart Building as Managing Director of Residential Real Estate

With the arrival of Sophie Meynet, the GA Group strengthens its position in the residential real estate market and its expertise in mixed, multi-product projects.


GA Smart Building creates a new development centre for the Île-De-France region

GA Smart Building is evolving its real estate development business to better meet the challenges of the city of tomorrow.


The modular wood Eklo Hotel in Marne-La-Vallée, France, wins the SIMI Grand Prize for real estate services to companies and individuals

This next-generation hotel combines economic performance with environmental ambition, and features 90 wooden modules that will ultimately comprise 108 rooms.

Ryadh Sallem
Ryadh Sallem
High-level athlete, community activist, Social and Solidarity Economy entrepreneur and Paris 2024 Ambassador

We have the ability to analyse our impact on our environment and must be more ambitious. We should be anticipating the integration or reintegration of living things, upstream from any urban, construction, renovation or facilitation project. And every time we create spaces where we know that plants will grow and climb, that animal species will find a refuge...

Excerpt from the article “For the future, I dream of an inclusive city that will celebrate all living things”


BNP Paribas Immobilier and GA Smart Building lay the foundation stone for the future Up Group head office in Gennevilliers, France

Sébastien Matty, President of GA Smart Building and Olivier Bokobza, President of BNP Paribas Real Estate’s development activities, laid the first stone of GARDENS, the future head office of the Up Group.


December 9 2019

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GA Smart Building, Batipart and French REM deliver a next-generation office building in Malakoff, France, for Safran

The “Sale and Lease Back” operation, led by Safran via a developer/investor consultation, was awarded to GA Smart Building and Batipart in mid-2018.

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BALAS Group unveils Olympe, its new head office built by GA Smart Building in Gennevilliers, France

BALAS Group, a leader in the Ile-de-France region in fluids, energy and property management, is unveiling Olympe, a brand new 8,400 m² mixed-use building (commercial/workshop) in Gennevilliers.


BNP Paribas Immobilier and GA Smart Building sign the sale of the future head office of Up Group to Primonial Reim

Primonial Reim has bought Gardens, Up Group’s future head office in Gennevilliers, France, as part of a sale in a future state of completion (vente en état futur d’achèvement, VEFA).


Orange takes possession of its new Campus in Balma

Today, Pitch Promotion and GA handed over the keys to the new Balma campus to Orange managers. They jointly designed and built the campus with a strong biophilic approach, reconciling a former logistics platform.

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Smart Building unveils its future head office and launches a new generation of buildings that fulfil the needs of a post-COVID and post-carbon world

With its new head office based in Toulouse, GA Smart Building takes another step towards carbon-free real estate and addresses the challenges of new ways of working.


GA Smart Building launches Astérie: a 10,000 m² low-carbon office building in the heart of Bordeaux, France

With ambitious environmental objectives, the Astérie property complex is constructed using an innovative wooden structure. Designed to be sold as an entire building or in lots, it fits in perfectly with this appealing region’s approach.


GA Smart Building is renovating the Gravity building, more than 10,600 m² of offices in the 14th arrondissement of Paris

GA Smart Building is renovating "Gravity": an office building of 10,625 m², on behalf of Groupe Pierre et Entreprise.


GA Smart Building delivers Gymnote II, a new-generation student residence for Kley in Cergy (95)

Located at the entrance to Cergy, this new student residence is the second tranche of "Gymnote": an 11,000 m² mixed property complex composed of an office building and a student residence.


GA Smart Building is erecting 7,300 m² of office space for Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise near Strasbourg. Groupama Gan REIM has stepped forward to acquire the property complex.

Groupama Gan REIM, on behalf of SCPI Affinités Pierre, acquires a 7,300 m² office complex in Illkirch, leased to Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise and executed by GA Smart Building.


BNP Paribas Immobilier and GA Smart Building to build the future headquarters of the UP Group in Gennevilliers (92)

BNP Paribas Immobilier Promotion Immobilier d’Entreprise and GA Smart Building have signed a lease in future state of completion for 15,400 sqm on the Gardens building, designed for the UP Group.


GA Smart Building hands over the first building for the “Now Living Spaces” campus in Toulouse to the Unofi Group (Unofimmo)

GA Smart Building recently handed over the first building for the “Now Living Spaces” campus in Toulouse.


In Cergy-Pontoise, GA Smart Building releases “Gymnote I” to its user, Ramsay Santé

A few weeks after the easing of shelter-in-place measures, GA Smart Building has released the first building in the Gymnote complex.


GA Smart Building wins the contract to build an Eklo hotel in Marne-la-Vallée

GA Smart Building breaks ground on a new 108-room hotel in Marne-la-Vallée.


BNP Paribas Immobilier and GA Smart Building sign a VEFA agreement on the Irrigo office building with Anacap Financial Partners and DEA Capital Real Estate

Irrigo developed by BNP Paribas Immobilier Promotion Immobilier d’Entreprise and GA Smart Building is located at 27 rue de Paris in Bobigny (93).


GA Smart Building steps up its deployment in the Rhône-Alpes Region

GA Smart Building is further rolling out its development strategy and has appointed Stéphanie Vondière as Head of Promotion and Development, Rhône-Alpes.


Pitch Promotion and GA plant the 1st tree at the future Orange Campus in Balma (31)

The campus will accommodate on a single site, by the end of 2020, some 1,250 employees currently working at different Orange sites around Toulouse.


GA has laid the 1st stone of an industrial complex for Adam Boissons in Bas-Rhin (67)

GA has laid the 1st stone of an industrial complex for Adam Boissons, a distributor of soft and alcoholic beverages.


GA laid the first stone of Gymnote, an 11,000 m² real estate complex in Cergy-Pontoise

Gymnote is a multi-purpose complex of 11,000 m² comprising an office building for Ramsay Générale de Santé, as well as a student residence on behalf of the Kley Group.


Batipart and GA Smart Building are going to build 22,000 m² of offices for Safran, at Malakoff

GA Smart Building and Batipart are starting the construction of 22,000 m² of offices at Malakoff.The 'Sale and Lease Back' operation conducted by Safran.


Launch of the Hors-Site Campus: a school with training and a community at the service of off-site construction in France

In the course of the last 40 years, the productivity of the construction industry in France has decreased by 10%, while it has doubled for all other industries.


GA has just been named as a winner for having developed the extension of Gustave Roussy, the leading European Centre for the fight against cancer

By 2020, Gustave Roussy will have a new building of more than 10,000 m² consisting of an outpatients' centre, a logistics hub and a wellness centre.


GA Smart Building, winner of Réinventer.Paris 2 with Cité Universelle

GA Smart Building has just won the contract to build the "Marseillaise" site, at Porte de Pantin in the 19th arrondissement of Paris, further to the "Réinventer.Paris 2, les dessous de Paris" competition.


In conjunction with COP 24: Schneider Electric’s Technology Park, created by GA Smart Building, was commended in the «Smart Building» category at the 2018 Green Solutions Awards

Yesterday evening, Thursday 6 December, Construction21 announced the international winners of the 2018 Green Solutions Awards, at the COP 24 in Katowice, Poland.


Pitch Promotion and GA Smart Building have just signed the creation of Orange Campus in Balma

The 19,000-m² Orange Campus, set in the town of Balma near Toulouse, will be jointly built by Pitch Promotion and GA Smart Building.


GA Smart Building and Geosys inaugurate the 1st «B-Park» building in Balma (31)

Sébastien Matty, Chairman of GA Smart Building, and Guillaume Sanchez, Managing Director Geosys SAS have just inaugurated the first building of the "B-Park" property complex.


GA Smart Building has launched the “NOW Living Spaces” Campus, with a first building leased to the Alten Group and three other office buildings being marketed.

One building has just been leased by Alten Group, the world leader in technology engineering and consulting.


GA Smart Building joins CIRCOLAB and signs the circular economy charter in the real estate and construction sector

GA Smart Building joins CIRCOLAB, the circular economy laboratory in the real estate and construction sector.


GA Smart Building integrates the French Fab

The leading real estate and construction firm, GA Smart Building moves into La French Fab.


Green Building Solutions Awards 2018: The Schneider Electric Technopôle, built by GA, is the French winner of the «Smart Building» category

As part of the World Green Building Week, Construction21 revealed yesterday evening, on Thursday 20 September, the 7 French champions of the Green Building Solutions Aw


GA Smart Building signs a remarkable operation in Avenue George-V with Allianz

May 31 last, GA Smart Building signed a property development contract with Allianz to restructure two buildings at 16-18 Avenue George-V in Paris.


GA lays the foundation stone of Econocom’s new expertise and digital support centre in St-Martin-Le-Vinoux

Frédéric Celdran, Managing Director of GA Promotion, and Robert Bouchard, Econocom's Chief Executive Officer, accompanied by Yannik Ollivier, Mayor of Saint-Martin-le-Vinoux.


A multidisciplinary Outpatient Surgery Unit at AP-HP Pitié Salpêtrière University Hospital by GA Smart Building

The multidisciplinary Outpatient Surgery Unit at Pitié Salpêtrière University Hospital in Paris has been operational since 3 April 2018, the date on which the first patient was welcomed for treatment.


2018: GA Smart Building opens a new frontier, acquiring the company Ossabois

GA Smart Building, designer, builder, developer and manager of tertiary buildings, becomes the new 100% shareholder of Ossabois, a company specialising in pre-fabrication and wooden modular construction.


Bureau Veritas takes up quarters at the Gaïa building developed by Paref and GA Smart Building

Bureau Veritas has signed a fixed-term 9-year lease for more than 3,000 m² of office space and moved into the Gaïa building on 1 january 2018.The real estate complex, run as a co-development undertaking by GA Smart Building and Paref.


GA Smart Building creates its own Design Studio

GA Smart Building puts design at the heart of its approach creating an internal design studio with the arrival of Arthur Farre, new Director of Design.Long committed to a proactive approach to design, innovation and ergonomics.


Interior air quality: launch of a demonstrator in the GA Smart Building Offices

An interior air quality demonstrator has been installed in the premises of the GA Smart Building in Toulouse.


BNP Paribas Real Estate and GA Smart Building recently inaugurated Luminem, the new head offices for the CCMSA in Bobigny

22 months after the beginning of works, Thierry Laroue-Pont, Chairman of the BNP Paribas Real Estate board of directors and Sébastien Matty, President of the GA Smart Building, recently inaugurated Luminem in the presence of Pascal Cormery.


GA Smart Building and the american giant Lord Corporation have laid the first stone for the Fly-By-Wire France industrial real estate complex in Pont-de-l’Isère

Edward Auslander, Lord Corporation CEO, and Sébastien Matty, GA Smart Building President, recently laid the first stone for the future Fly-by-Wire Systems France building in Pont-de-l'Isère (26).


Euro Disney launches the construction of a new 10,000 m2 building with GA Smart Building

Val d'Europe, July 13 2017. Real Estate Development by Euro Disney and GA Smart Building have laid the first stone of the Nala building, the first building constructed behind the scenes at the Disney parks since 2002.


The GA Group delivers Abellio, the new headquarters in Toulouse for Crédit Agricole Immobilier

After 9 months of work, Marc Oppenheim, Managing Director of Crédit Agricole Immobilier and Sébastien Matty, Chairman of the GA Group, inaugurated the Abellio office building on 18 may, in the presence of Jean-Luc Moudenc.


A good 2016 and a major turning point for the GA Group in 2017 with the strengthening of employee share ownership which becomes the majority

On 9 march 2017, the GA Group conducted an operation to structure its shareholding. Until then, it had been 60% owned by PWREF I, advised by Aermont Capital, alongside the Group's employees who held the remaining 40%.


Groupe GA and Trimble join forces to launch the first european Trimble Connect for Hololens (TCH) deployment project

Groupe GA is to integrate into its processes the Hololens holographic helmet technology designed ans distributed by Microsoft and only recently available in France. The aim will be to test and deploy new uses of BIM (Building Infomation Modeling).


Groupe GA is to build a new property complex of over 25,000 m² destined to house the teams of the hydraulic division of EDF

Groupe GA has recently signed a property development contract with SOFILO, subsidiary of the EDF Group, for the construction of a 25,500 m² property complex.


Groupe GA and Foncière des Régions lay the foundation stone of the future regional site of Enedis in Reims

Hélène Milot, Enedis Regional Director in Champagne-Ardenne, Audrey Camus, Foncière des Régions Development Director, and Sébastien Matty, President of Groupe GA, have just laid the foundation stone of the future regional site of Enedis, in Reims.


GA is to build an autonomous outpatient surgery platform on the site of the hôpital universitaire La Pitié-Salpêtrière, à Paris

Assistance Publique des Hôpitaux de Paris has just awarded Groupe GA the contract to design and construct an autonomous outpatient surgery platform on the largest hospital site in Europe.This new unit, dedicated to short-duration treatments.


Groupe GA to build an industrial property complex for american giant Lord Corporation at Pont-de-l’Isère

Groupe GA and Lord Corporation have signed a property development contract for the construction of an industrial building at Pont-de-l'Isère (26), in the ZAC Vinays in the Auvergne - Rhône-Alpes region.


GA Services signs 8 new management mandates with Eurosic

EUROSIC has entrusted GA Services with 8 new management mandates for Lyon and Toulouse, representing a total surface aera of 36,600 m².


The GA Group wins the «Campus» Prize at the 2016 SIMI Awards

Campus Thales Bordeaux, designed by architect Jean-Philippe Le Covec and built by GA, wins the "Campus" Prize at the 2016 SIMI Awards.Campus Thales - a workplace designed for users' comfort and convenience


The GA Group strengthens its light industrial activity and logistics unit

The GA Group continues to pursue its development strategy with the appointment of Maud Baziz in the light industrial activity and logistics department.Maud Baziz, 35, has become the Director of sales development of industrial activity.


INSA Toulouse et the GA Group launch the teaching and research chair in «Innovation and Construction»

The GA Group and INSA Toulouse have just signed a major founder patronage agreement, thereby jointly creating the first teaching and research chair sponsored by the INSA Toulouse Foundation, the "Innovation and Construction" chair.


The GA Group lays the cornerstone of Sunny, the new regional headquarters of AXA France near Rouen

Jean-Michel Szydlowski, a member of the board of directors of Caisse d'Epargne Normandie and Sébastien Matty, Chairman of the GA Group, have just laid the cornerstone of the new regional head office of AXA France in the mixed development zone.


The GA Group energizes its participative innovation approach with iDay®

GA puts its employees at the heart of its innovation process, encouraging them to voice their ideas.


The GA Group builds the new performance centre of Stade Rochelais

The construction of the Stade Rochelais performance centre testifies to the GA Group's abiding commitment to sport.The GA Group is building a performance centre in La Rochelle for professional rugby players in the Stade Rochelais club.


The GA Group hands over the Thales Campus in Bordeaux

18 months after the start of works, the GA Group completes the Thales Campus in Bordeaux-Mérignac.Designed by architect Jean-Philippe Le Covec, the Thales Campus was constructed by GA in Bordeaux Mérignac.


Green Building Solutions Awards 2016: Agua, French recipient of a Smart Building award

Green Building Solutions Awards 2016: Agua wins the award in the Smart Building category


The GA Group wins the 2016 Tekla Global BIM Awards for the Thales Campus in Bordeaux

This year, 73 winners of BIM Awards from all over the world competed for the Tekla international prize. The Tekla Global BIM Awards spotlight bold projects that stand out for the impressive design and construction of their structures.


Crédit Agricole Immobilier and the GA Group lay the cornerstone of Abellio, the future head office of Crédit Agricole Immobilier in Toulouse

Michel Goutorbe, the Managing Director of Crédit Agricole Immobilier and Sébastien Matty, the Chairman of the GA Group, have just laid the cornerstone of the future headquarters of Crédit Agricole Immobilier in Toulouse's Borderouge district.


GA Group delivers 2,500 m² in office space for Crédit Agricole Titres in Mer (41)

GA Group delivers 2,500 m² in office space for Crédit Agricole Titres in under 7 months.


Open-innovation: the GA Group signs a partnership with IoT Valley

The GA Group continues its open innovation initiatives by signing a strategic partnership with IoT Valley.GA's partnership with IOT Valley is the outcome of their common position on the development of innovative connected solutions.


The GA Group boosts its innovation department

The GA Group continues its innovation initiative and is reinforcing its research, development and innovation department with the appointment of Rémi Visière.Rémi Visière, 30, is the GA Group's new Director of Research, Development and Innovation.


The office of tomorrow: the GA Group Hacks the Workspace

How do you imagine your work space in 2040?


Agua: one year of positive energy

One year after being awarded the BEPOS-Effinergie® label, Agua, the GA Group's headquarters in Toulouse, is keeping its promises.Winner of the SIMI 2015 Grand Prize.


«Hack The Workspace», the GA group launches a hackathon to imagine the office of future

The GA Group is joining forces with La Mêlée to organize a Hackathon and take up a series of challenges on the theme of “the office of the future”.


Newskin, a new skin for 115 Arche in Courbevoie (92)

The GA Group has been designated by the property investment fund Fructifonds Immobilier, managed by AEW Europe SGP, for the renovation of "115 Arche" in Coubevoie.


Groupe GA continues to support the foundation Apprentis d’Auteuil

Since 2013, GA has supported the Apprentis d'Auteuil foundation, a major player in youth training and professional integration, and has renewed its patronage agreement, which enables it to support professional integration in the building sector.


BNP Paribas Immobilier and Groupe GA lay the foundation stone of Luminem, an 18000 square meter office building in Bobigny

Luminem will privilege the comfort of CCMSA employees by offering them a unique working environment.


The GA Group and MIDI 2I to build the new regional headquarters

The project, the winner of a bid announcement organized by CBRE, will become the future regional headquarters of a large insurance company.


Agua wins the SIMI Office Building Grand Prix – new building under 5000 square meters category

Agua, the head office of the GA Group, first to ensure employees' thermal, acoustic, visual and ergonomic comfort.


The GA Group reinforces its key accounts department and starts developing in the hotel, retail and health sector

The GA Group continues to pursue its development strategy with the arrival of three new directors in the major accounts department set to work alongside Aurélien Ngangue.


Crédit Agricole Immobilier and the GA Group join forces to build a new office building in Toulouse

Crédit Agricole Immobilier and Groupe GA have just launched a new office building in the Borderouge district of Toulouse.


The GA Group launches construction of Technopôle, a new 18 500 m² property complex for Schneider Electric

The GA Group launches construction of Technopôle, a new 18 500 m² property complex for Schneider Electric.The new project, situated in the eco-district Grenoble Presqu'île.


The GA Group unveils its new identity

With a new logo, a new internet site, and new Paris offices, the GA Group is reinventing itself and revisiting its visual identity. The fresh image reflects the dynamics of a forward-looking company.


Séquano Aménagement signs a deed of sale with BNP Paribas Immobilier and the GA Group for 18,000 sqm of office space along the Canal de l’Ourcq in Bobigny

Séquano Aménagement signs a bill of sale with BNP Paribas Immobilier and GA for its offices in Bobigny. Discover this new project.


The GA Group delivers the IX-BLUE laboratories in Besançon

IX BLUE, a company specialized in the production of electronic modulators for satellites, will move into new premises designed by the GA Group


GE Capital Real Estate chooses the GA Group for the refurbishment of Hajimé in Montigny-Le-Bretonneux as the future headquarters of Nissan Europe SAS.

GE Capital Real Estate has chosen the GA Group for the refurbishment of a 13 000 sqm office complex dating from the eighties.The complex, located in Montigny-le-Bretonneux, has just been leased by Nissan Europe.


The GA Group to build the future head offices of Chausson Matériaux

Groupe GA has just signed the design / construction of the future headquarters of Chausson Matériaux.


The GA Group inaugurates a new generation of offices with Agua

Agua is first and foremost a monumental work of art installed in the lobby of the headquarters of Groupe GA.


The GA Group lays the cornerstone of the Thales Campus in Bordeaux

The campus, designed by the Jean-Philippe Le Covec architectural firm, is focused on creating a working environment that betters its occupiers' performance and well-being.


The GA Group restructures its organization and confirms its development strategy

Eight months after joining the GA Group, Sébastien Matty is setting up a new organization designed to support the group's development.


Affine and GA sign an agreement for a second office building in the Borderouge district of Toulouse

Affine has just signed a commitment to buy a second office building in Toulouse from the GA Group. The 2,900- sq m building will be purchased for 7.5 million euros (including transfer duties).


The GA Group to build a 50 000 m² campus for THALES

GA will build Thales' campus Air Innov' in Bordeaux – Mérignac. This complex will house the 2,300 employees of Thales Systèmes Aéroportés and Thales Avionics.