Villeurbanne is renowned for offering a wide range of high quality services to companies, and is also a major centre for services to individuals, on a local and regional scale.

Key figures

  • 150,6600 inhabitants (Insee, RP 2018)
  • 14,000 establishments (Insee-REE au 31/12/2018)
  • 57,550 jobs (Insee, RP 2017)
  • 52,440 private-sector salaried jobs (Acoss-Urssaf au 31/12/2019)
  • 3,410 businesses created in 2020 (Insee-REE 2020)

Source: Portraits économiques de territoires de la métropole de Lyon : Villeurbanne (Observatoire partenarial lyonnais en économie - Édition mai 2021)

Access and connections

  • Close to major roads and motorways (A42, Boulevard Laurent Bonnevay)
  • 3 tramway lines (T1, T3 and T4), 1 subway line (A), 1 direct airport transfer (Rhônexpress)

Opportunities for development and support

  • A partnership with a network of local stakeholders who can help you with your development projects: City of Villeurbanne, CCI, CMA, University of Lyon, national employment agency (Pôle Emploi), GEVIL / Tous en Soie, Caisse des Dépôts et des Consignations (state bank handling official deposits), SEMPAT, SERL, and more
  • Business associations: Club Part-Dieu, CEE6 and CEE3

Vitality, driven by key sectors

These companies chose Villeurbanne

  • Alstom
  • Arcadis
  • Atos
  • Boccard
  • Bollé
  • Compass
  • Econocom
  • Engie
  • Esker
  • GCC
  • GE Grid solutions
  • In Extenso
  • Médipôle Lyon Villeurbanne
  • OI Manufacturing
  • Opteven
  • Safran
  • Suez
  • The Adecco Group
  • Ubisoft
  • Veolia
  • Vinci Construction
  • Xilam

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