Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône is a diversified, easy-to-reach local area; a convenient southwestern gateway to the metropolitan area of Lyon.

Key figures

  • 9 municipalities
  • 112,540 inhabitants (Insee, RP 2018)
  • 8,820 establishments (Insee-REE as of 31/12/2018)
  • 42,540 jobs (Insee, RP 2018)
  • 30,350 private-sector salaried jobs (Acoss-Urssaf as of 31/12/2019)
  • 1,640 businesses created in 2020 (Insee-REE 2020)

Source : Portraits économiques de territoires de la métropole de Lyon : Lônes et coteaux du Rhône (Observatoire partenarial lyonnais en économie - Édition mai 2021)

Access and connections

  • Motorway access (A7, A450, A47)
  • Train stations in Oullins, Pierre-Bénite, Vernaison, Grigny and Givors
  • Metro B in Oullins, extension of the line to Saint-Genis-Laval (projected commissioning in 2023)

Opportunities for development and support

  • LYVE South Entrepreneurship Centre in Givors, where up-and-coming companies can grow (real estate, support, services)
  • Graines de Sol, a dynamic business and job cooperative
  • Local branche of Chamber of Trades and Crafts (CMA) in Givors
  • Network of local stakeholders for project support: public employment agencies, business associations

These companies chose Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

  • Arkema
  • Bjorg Bonneterre et Compagnie (groupe Ecotone)
  • Hermès
  • La Vie Claire
  • Lustucru
  • STEF

Map of Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

The municipalities of Lônes and Coteaux du Rhône

  • Charly
  • Givors
  • Grigny
  • Irigny
  • La Mulatière
  • Oullins
  • Pierre-Bénite
  • Saint-Genis-Laval
  • Vernaison

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