Bouygues Immobilier is a leading private property developer in France and Europe, with 1,908 employees at 31 December 2017 and sales of €2,712 million in 2017. With 39 branches in France and four outside France, Bouygues Immobilier has nearly 60 years' experience in developing residential, corporate and commercial projects in more than 250 towns and cities. Bouygues Immobilier has a strong commitment to innovation and sustainable development and therefore seeks to provide better quality of life over the long term for all its customers by making their experience of the buying process and the use they make of the living spaces and services created for them as pleasant as possible. Bouygues Immobilier is the first developer to be certified ISO 9001 in France, NF Habitat HQE, and Top Employer France 2017, and to win the 2016 prize for the best customer relations awarded by the French Customer Relations Association (AFRC).
Here we look back at a fascinating discussion moderated by the architect and planner Christian Devillers, during which Jean-Luc Charles, Director General of Samoa, the Nantes regional development agency, Gaëtan Bourdin, director of Les Badauds Associés, Florent Orsoni, director of the Sustainable City Design Lab at Nantes Atlantique School of Design, Bénédicte Grosjean, architect and planner, and Alain Bourdin, sociologist and planner, put forward their vision of the renewal of Nantes and addressed the broader question of what the cities of the future will look like.