All of the city's development programs: transportation projects, train stations and airports ...

Place Dauphine © Marc Bertrand
Paris expo Porte de Versailles 3D vue jardins

The city's development programs

Ongoing projects

  • Redesigning of Madeleine square: creation of a car-free area and landscaping (until summer 2019)
  • Redesign of Place de la Bastille into a large walking area (until 2020)
  • Transformation of the Morland Tower in the 4th arrondissement into a 5-star hotel with pool, a youth hostel, a food market, a bar, a panoramic restaurant and an Art Lab (until 2021)
  • Renovation and extension of Paris Expo Porte de Versailles: 7 halls (216,000 m²) entirely redesigned and renovated, creation of a 5,200-seat convention centre and 97 meeting rooms, creation of 400 hotel rooms (2-3*), a gourmet restaurant by Guy Martin, a 2,600-m² shopping mall, gardens, plant roof and tennis courts. Associated architects: Jean Nouvel, Christian de Portzamparc and Dominique Perrault (until 2025)

Upcoming projects

  • Opening of the "Moulin Seine", floating bakery moored at Port des Invalides by the Alexandre-III bridge (2019)
  • Redesign of Place de la Nation with new lanes, bicycle lanes and pedestrian areas (2019)
  • Creation of a 7,000-square-meter garden at Porte de Versailles, off Boulevard Victor (summer 2019)
  • Opening of a green walkway between Buttes Chaumont and La Villette parks (summer 2019)
  • Creation in Pantin of a marina on the Ourcq Canal (2019)
  • Development in Romainville of Paddock Paris: outlet village, restaurants, food court, 120-room 4* hotel and cultural venues (from late 2019)
  • Opening on Ialie Avnue of Italik, mall with 3 restaurants, 9 shops, space for special events and leisure (late 2019)
  • Full renovation of Montparnasse Tower: replacement of the glass facade and 18-meter rooftop extension with a green house (late 2019 - mid-2023)
  • Launch of the "Grand site Tour Eiffel" project, including full renovation of the access and visit experience at the Tower (2019-2024)
  • Inauguration of 6 fountains at Rond-point des Champs-Élysées with a new design by Ronan et Erwan Bouroullec (2020)
  • In the 13th arrondissement, construction by Jean Nouvel of Duo, an ensemble of two towers (180 and 122 metres) with auditorium, 1,832 m² of shops, hotel 4* with 120 bedrooms and panoramic restaurant with terrace (2020)
  • Construction of a fashion and arts craftsmanship manufactory by Chanel at Porte d'Aubervilliers (2020)
  • Creation of a 3-hectare hanging garden by Jean Nouvel at La Défense on the Rose de Cherbourg Viaduc, and building the Hekla 220-metre tower (2020)
  • Inauguration at La Défense of the two 323-m high Hermitage towers, with function room, auditorium, contemporary art gallery, shops, hotel 4* with 210 rooms, conference centre and restaurants (2020)
  • Creation in Tremblay en France, close to Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport, of the Aérolians project, a 200-hectare complex for trade between Europe, China and South-East Asia, specializing in renewable energy, with two hotels 4* and 800 bedrooms, wine museum and congress centre (2020)
  • Conversion of a former 1908 power station into a 5-theatre cinema and training restaurant by chef Thierry Marx in the 11th arrondissement (mid-2020)
  • Building of the UChicago Center in Paris campus in the 13th arrondissement, designed by the architect Jeanne Gang (mid-2020 - 2022)
  • Construction at Porte de Versailles of the 180-m high Triangle tower with panoramic lift and viewpoint, gourmet restaurant, 4* hotel with 120 rooms, garden, conference center and cultural space ; a project by Swiss architects Herzog & de Meuron (2020-2024)
  • Creation of "Colline de Gibraltar", immense park and hill in Champs sur Marne (2020-2032)
  • Inauguration at La Défense of the Sisters towers, project of 200- and 100-meter high towers by French architect Christian de Portzamparc, with a 80-meter high walkway with garden, spa, screening room and restaurant. One of the towers will be a 4-star 300-room hotel (2021)
  • Redesigning of the gardens and the entrance of the Eiffel Tower (2021-2024)
  • Opening of a congress centre at Roissy, the International Trade Center Paris, with 120 modular meeting rooms, 3,000-seater auditorium, 4 700-sq.mt. plenary rooms, three exhibition halls totaling 41,000 m², 1,840 hotel rooms in 7 hotels (3-5*), 22,000 m² of office space, 8 restaurants and services (early 2022)
  • Reformation of the Pleyel Tower in Saint-Denis with 2 hotels / 700 rooms in 3* & 4*, pool and panoramic lounge on the roof, conference center and restaurants (2022)
  • Redevelopment of the Grand Palais, Galeries nationales and the Palais de la découverte sites (until 2023). Building of an ephemeral Grand Palais Champ de Mars from 2020 to 2023.
  • Redesign of Porte Maillot: public transport, urbanism, circulation (2023)
  • Redesign of 50,000 sq. mt. on the Île Seguin with a contemporary art foundation by RCR Arquitectes, a 220-room hotel by Baumschlager Eberle architects, a 15,000 sq. mt. garden, shops and office space (until 2023)
  • Renovation of the open-air museum in La Défense (2023)
  • Renovation and extension of Hall 3 at Le Bourget (2023)
  • Opening of Arena 2, 7,500-seat multi-sport arena at Porte de la Chapelle, dedicated to basket and handball (2024)
  • Creation of the Chapelle-Charbon park to the North of Paris between Porte de la Chapelle and Porte d'Aubervilliers. 6.5 hectares opening in phases (2020-2030)
  • Modernization work on the Stade de France and construction of a nearby congress centre with 1,500 places and 500 bedrooms (date to be defined)
  • Creation of a 2,000-m² garden at 82 Avenue Denfert-Rochereau in the 14th arrondissement (date to be defined)
  • Creation of a leisure area in Médan to the West of Paris along the Seine river and on the Platais island: renovation of a 1935 Art Deco building, creation of a 50-room 4* hotel, a spa, a gourmet restaurant, a guinguette and a Dreyfus museum in the former house of Émile Zola (date to be defined)


Pont ferroviaire d'Austerlitz, Paris © OTCP - Jacques Lebar
Jetée du terminal 2E, aéroport Paris-CDG © ADP - Emile Luider - La Company

The city's transportation projects, train stations and airports

  • Renovation of Paris – Orly airport with the combining of the south and west terminals into a single large terminal adapted to large carriers like the A380 (until 2019)
  • Creation of a bicycle lane on Champs-Élysées avenue (until December 2019)
  • Renovation of Montparnasse train station: creation of waiting rooms and 130 shops on 19,000 sq. mt. (until November 2020)
  • Renovation of the Austerlitz train station by Jean Nouvel with creation of a glass roof, hotels and 20,000 m² of shopping area all connected with a forecourt and a monument stair case (until 2021)
  • Closing of line 6 of the Métro between Montparnasse and Trocadéro (mid-July to late August 2019 and again in 2020)
  • Extension of metro line 12 over 2 stations to the north of Paris as far as d’Aubervilliers town hall (late 2019)
  • Renovation and extension of the Gare du Nord with creation of a new departures terminal, a business and coworking centre, a duty free shopping area, a theatre and a fitness and trail area on the roof (late 2019 - 2024)
  • Extension of metro line 14 to the au north from Saint-Lazare to Mairie de Saint-Ouen, through Porte de Clichy (summer 2020) and to the south as far as Paris – Orly airport (2024)
  • Opening of a high-speed train line between the Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport and Amiens via Chantilly (2020)
  • 6-km extension of metro line 11to the east of Paris, and creation of 6 new stations from Montreuil to Rosny-Bois-Perrier (2020)
  • Extension of "Eole", line E of the RER, over 55 km West of Paris from Saint-Lazare to Porte Maillot, La Défense, Nanterre (2020) and beyond as far as Mantes-la-Jolie (2022)
  • Automation work and extension of metro line 4 to the south of Paris towards Bagneux (2022)
  • Extension of the tramway to the north-west of Paris, from Porte d’Asnières to Porte Dauphine (2023)
  • Opening of an aerial tram between the train stations Gare de Lyon and Gare d'Austerlitz (2024)
  • Opening of a high-speed train line Paris - Toulouse in 3:10 hours (2024)
  • Creation of a 4th terminal at Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport (2024-2037)
  • Creation of a TGV train station at Paris – Orly airport (2025)
  • Opening of a 20-minute direct train line between Paris – Charles-de-Gaulle airport and Gare de l’Est in Paris, CDG Express (late 2025)
  • Extension to the east of Paris of Métro line 1, to Montreuil and as far as Val de Fontenay (2030)
  • Extension to the south of Paris of Métro line 10as far as Ivry sur Seine (2030)
  • Development of anexpress metro network around Paris, with 200 km of lines and 72 stations (2022-2030)
  • Launch of Téléval, urban aerial tram connecting Créteil, Limeil-Brévannes, Valenton and Villeneuve Saint-Georges in the east of Paris (date to be announced)
  • Inauguration of an electric tram-bus line along the Seine river on the upper right bank (date to be announced)