Icade aims to design the city of the future, bustling with activity day or night, all week long. To this end, it intends to build and manage liveable spaces that encompass homes, offices, shops and green spaces. However, the transformation of cities doesn’t have to come at the expense of the planet. That’s why the Group has made the fight against climate change and the preservation of biodiversity two of its strategic priorities and why it relies on innovation to achieve its objectives.

Bordeaux-Lac La Jallère

Aubervilliers Jump

Versailles Les Bosquets Du Roi

Nanterre Edenn

Brest Sea Bow

Rungis Paris Orly-Rungis Business Park


A new district that is respectful of the surrounding nature

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A fresh take on office buildings

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A garden city in harmony with its environment

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An office building for the city of tomorrow

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A living environment that’s both urban and by the sea

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Solutions and on-site studies to combat climate change

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Bordeaux-Lac - La Jallère

« Urbain des Bois, an Icade subsidiary specialising in building low-carbon cities by using natural mineral and bio-based materials, was commissioned in 2021 by Caisse des Dépôts to convert a 31,000-sq.m office complex on a land area of 11 hectares. In addition, it was tasked with developing the adjacent land for the future 35-hectare Jallère district in Bordeaux-Lac. The agreement for the development of this district was signed on November 8, 2023 by Bordeaux Métropole, the City of Bordeaux and Urbain des Bois and covers the creation of over 2,500 housing units as well as shops and public amenities. As the site is characterised by a high level of ecological diversity, the urban project aims to preserve the district’s environmental framework and reduce its carbon footprint through soil unsealing, ecological connectivity, soft mobility, bio-based materials, etc. »

Aubervilliers - Jump

« In the heart of the Portes de Paris business park, the brand new Jump building offers optimised work areas bathed in natural light. Nearly 1,000 sq.m of green outdoor spaces, loggias and terraces overlook the park’s urban forest. Jump also includes a hotel, a company restaurant, shops and a bike room. The building meets high CSR standards through the reuse of materials, waste recycling and recovery and low-carbon concrete construction. Highly energy-efficient, it consumes 30% less energy than the threshold set out in French Thermal Regulation RT2012. The labels and certifications that the building aims to obtain include BREEAM Excellent, HQE for sustainable buildings with an Excellent rating, E+C- with an E2C1 rating, BBCA Performance, Ready to OsmoZ, Ready2Services with 2 stars (R2S). »

Versailles - Les Bosquets Du Roi

« Icade is developing the exceptional new “Quartier de Gally” district on the site of the former Pion barracks between the gardens of the Palace of Versailles and Saint-Cyr, the French national military academy. The site, entirely fenced off and mostly pedestrianised, will feature new homes, as well as a childcare centre, a school, shops, a micro-farm, shared gardens, orchards and conservation grazing. It will breathe new life into a covered market and two millstone houses preserved from the former barracks. The contemporary, low-rise Bosquets du Roi buildings are designed in brick, timber and stone. Most of the interiors open onto balconies and terraces with views of the extensive landscaping designed bylandscape architect Michel Desvigne. This new eco-district has been planned with sustainable development in mind, with theaim of reducing energy consumption by using geothermal energy, among others. »

Nanterre - Edenn

« Edenn, a bioclimatic building with a hybrid timber, concrete and metal structure featuring green loggias and terraces, is emblematic of these buildings that respond to climatic challenges and are perfectly suited to current and future needs. Scheduled for completion by the end of 2025, the building will include 30,000 sq.m of offices and amenities in addition to shops open to the general public. Office floor plates ranging from 3,000 to 3,200 sq.m, 30% of which can be converted into conference rooms, have openable windows and views of the outdoors. A bike room with 200 covered, equipped and secure spaces and directly accessible from the building’s various entry points encourages soft mobility. The building will also have a passageway with extensive in-ground planting, furnished and dedicated to soft modes of transport. Edenn aims to achieve the highest levels of certification and labelling: HQE for sustainable buildings with an Excellent rating, BREEAM Excellent, BBCA Excellent, E+C- with an E3C2 rating, BiodiverCity®, LEED Platinum. »

Brest - Sea Bow

« At the heart of Brest’s Cerdan-République district, where the city centre, train station and harbour intersect, the Sea Bow project has left plenty of room for landscaped areas. This new location, with a senior assisted-living facility, a co-living complex, offices and shops, provides facilities designed to promote everyday well-being. This 58-unit apartment complex with top-of-the-range amenities is part of an environmental approach that aims for ecological excellence. The building, which has an E3C1 energy performance rating, will be NF HQE-certified and obtain the BiodiverCity® label. To be completed in 2025, the project was a two-time winner at the 2023 Pyramides d’Argent Awards for France outside the Paris region in the societal impact and responsible project management categories – in partnership with Koregraf. »

Rungis - Paris Orly-Rungis Business Park

« To adapt its portfolio to global warming, Icade’s Commercial Property Investment Division has established an investment plan that includes in-depth on-site studies and the implementation of adaptation solutions, mainly involving the roofs, windows and water management of the division’s property assets. In its business parks, including Paris Orly-Rungis, Icade has rolled out a number of measures in connection with the biodiversity performance contract, such as changing landscape maintenance practices (zero use of chemical inputs, soil mulching, planting of native species, etc.), increasing the amount of green spaces and creating new habitats that are favourable to local fauna as well as introducing a participatory science approach, in particular by making the “Pause Nature” initiative available to its business park tenants and users. The Paris Orly-Rungis business park has obtained the Business Park of Excellence and EcoJardin labels and was designated an LPO (League for the Protection of Birds) Sanctuary. »