Bouygues consortium wins €100m sports arena contract in Paris

WCN Editorial Team 30 Jun 2020 EUROPE BUILDINGS

A consortium led by two Bouygues Construction subsidiaries has been awarded contracts worth more than €100m for the construction of a sports arena and associated projects in Paris.        

Bouygues Construction subsidiaries include Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France and Bouygues Energies & Services.

Under the contract, awarded by the City of Paris, the consortium will be responsible for the construction and operation of the arena at Porte de la Chapelle that will be a key infrastructure for the games which will be conducted in 2024.

The facility will feature a large 8,000-seat sports hall which will host national and international competitions along with concerts, shows and conferences upon completion.

It will include two gymnasiums that will be used for community sports as well as serving as an amenity for residents, an additional 2,600m² property development programme, offering a range of leisure activities and shops.

The overall cost of design and construction of the arena is €98m. Two gymnasiums are expected to cost €20m and €7m for the additional property development programme.

Bouygues Construction said that its share for the design and construction of the whole project is €110m.

Bouygues Energies & Services FM France in collaboration with Dalkia will also provide 10 years of service and maintenance for the management of the energy mix.

The facility has been designed by the architecture firms SCAU and NP2F, in collaboration with Franck Boutté Consultants for environmental and energy-related aspects.

More than 26,000m² of the space will use of recycled, bio-sourced and carbon-free materials.

The facility will help develop the elite sport in Paris and host badminton, para-badminton and para taekwondo events during the games to be held in 2024 in Paris.

The works, to be performed by Bouygues Bâtiment Ile-de-France, will commence in summer 2020 and delivery is scheduled for July 2023.

Bouygues Energies & Services will deliver the technical packages while Mathis will handle the timber structural elements of the project.


The facility will feature a large 8,000-seat sports hall which will host national and international competitions. (Credit: Bouygues Construction)

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