Normandy is a highly attractive option for industrial investors
Rouen, one of Normandy’s largest towns, is famed for its Cathedral, immortalized in Impressionist painting. Today an industrial hub, the regional capital boasts a wonderfully preserved medieval centre and museums that, as in so many provinces of France, contain a wealth of artifacts collected by enterprising donors down the ages, when the port’s strategic position midway on the Seine between Paris and the Channel led to its commercial development. Not surprisingly, its restaurants do justice to a cuisine rich with the produce of the well-tended, often dairy, farms that abound in the lush Normandy countryside.
As a cultural centre with its markets, student population and leisure opportunities, strategically located Rouen is as attractive today as it has been historically.
- 1h15 from Paris by train
- 1h00 from the sea and the beaches of Honfleur, haunt of the Impressionists
- 1h30 from Caen by road
Housing is still affordable (although prices are rising).
Floorspace currently trades at …. And is an investment with considerable upside, according to qualified real estate observers. Forward-looking and dynamic Normandy The Normandy French Tech label was bestowed on regional urban center Caen, on Channel port Le Havre and on regional capital Rouen in 2015 by the Secretary of State for Digital Technology. Investors are attracted by the spirit of innovation that has inspired the set-up of new industries and which abounds in its universities and research centers.
Normandy is a magnet for developers of renewable energies, of digital technologies and of electrically driven power units… as new industries take root and create employment opportunities well served by a youthful population. In this forward-looking region, 25% of the population is aged under 20. Normandy in recent years has attracted numerous high-growth industries with a special focus on digital innovation and the carbon-free technologies.
Why wait? Come and see for yourself!