Northwest Lyon, known as ‘Ouest Nord’, offers excellent living and working conditions. The main focus in this area is on services to companies and individuals.

Key figures

  • 8 municipalities
  • 55,000 inhabitants
  • 7,170 establishments
  • 39,880 jobs
  • 37,170 private-sector salaried jobs
  • 750 businesses created per year on average

Source: Les territoires de l’agglomération lyonnaise - Ouest Nord (Observatoire partenarial lyonnais en économie - Edition 2018)

Access and connections

An area at the crossroads of major thoroughfares: A6, RD 306 and 307, north ring road

Opportunities for development and support 

  • Techlid: an economically dynamic local area
  • Commercial real estate conducive to business development
  • Importance of the Lyon West Ecully campus
  • Local services for companies and employees: restaurants, sports and leisure, shops, childcare centres, concierge services, and more
  • Complementary skills with the Northwest Lyon Agency of the CCI and the APADLO association of business leaders
  • Partnerships with a network of public and private players from the spheres of business, social integration and employment, commercial real estate, transport, and more 

High-potential business sectors

  • IT and digital technologies
  • Design and engineering firms
  • Food
  • Biotechnology, chemicals, medical products
  • Machines, equipment and consumer goods
  • Construction and public works and transport

These companies chose Northwest Lyon

  • Hermès
  • Boiron
  • Arkema
  • Bjorg
  • Bonneterre et Compagnie
  • Lustucru
  • Easydis
  • STEF
  • Groupe Fives

Map of the Northwest area

The municipalities of the Northwest area

  • Champagne-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Dardilly
  • Écully
  • La Tour-de-Salvagny
  • Limonest
  • Lissieu
  • Saint-Cyr-au-Mont-d'Or
  • Saint-Didier-au-Mont-d'Or

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