New skyscrapers for Paris

PARIS is going all-out in its bid to lure companies from London – with plans for seven new skyscrapers at La Défense business district in the west, plus the pyramid-shaped Tour Triangle at Porte de Versailles in the south.

They add up to 465,000m2 of office space and La Défense is going one step further by creating bistrots, a fine-dining restaurants, shopping and community spaces – with building due to be completed in the early 2020s.
Financial firms in the UK have already sounded out La Défense management group Defacto about possible moves, while the 375,000m2 of new space could open up other offices in the city centre for re-purposing – such as for ...

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