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CDC Habitat is the public interest subsidiary of France’s Caisse des Dépôts. It is the leading letting agency in France, managing 512,000 properties, the majority of which are social housing. CDC is a major player in housing policy across France and in French overseas territories.

Eiffage is one of Europe’s leading construction and concessions companies. The Group generated revenueof €18.7 billion in 2021 in Europe and internationally.

Eiffage’s 73,500 employees work in construction, property development, urban development, civil engineering, metallic construction, roads, energy systems and concessions.

With climate change a mounting threat and with sustainable and resilient cities and infrastructure in demand worldwide, Eiffage is pursuing a low-carbon construction strategy on a large scale and seizing every opportunity for innovation in this area so it can make a difference by pursuing sustainable development for the common good.

The French Federation of Real Estate Developers (FPI) (FR) is the only professional organisation representing private sector property developers in France, and negotiates the industry’s collective agreements. Private property development has an annual turnover of €36.6 billion and employs 31,450 people (2020 industry report data). The FPI has 18 regional chambers in metropolitan France and the overseas territories and a membership of 660 property development companies. The FPI promotes the interests of the profession and serves as a trusted partner for government on real estate production (housing, commercial real estate, and serviced residences). As such, it consults with all stakeholders in the real estate industry and participates actively in policy and regulation development.

Since July 1, 2021, the FPI has been chaired by Pascal Boulanger.

Gecina operates innovative and sustainable living spaces, specializing in centrality and practicality. The real estate investment company owns, manages, and develops Europe’s largest office portfolio, almost 97% of which is located in the Ile-de-France Region, and a portfolio of residential assets and student residences amounting to more than 9,000 housing units. This portfolio is valued at €20 billion as of the end of June 2020.

At Gecina, we’ve made innovation and people the cornerstone of our strategy to create value and achieve our raison d’être: “Empowering shared human experiences at the heart of our sustainable spaces”. For our 100,000 customers, this ambition is backed by our YouFirst brand of relations and service. It is also central to UtilesEnsemble, our model of commitment to the environment, to the city, and to people