For over 10 years, employment within the Euroméditerranée boundary has increased dramatically. This trend is expected to continue through 2012 and beyond, as the scope of the project is extended.

Growth that benefits employment

Between 1995 and 2006, a 34%  increase in employment help upgrade Marseille to a level comparable to other major European cities such as Lyon, Lille, and Barcelona. During this time, Euroméditerranée has generated  28,000 jobs; established 800 businesses such as COMPASS Group, IBM, CMA CGM, DHL and Expedia Corporate Travel (providing 60% of the jobs in the area); and recruited the headquarters of major international groups and  organizations, making it all the more attractive... Read more

Employment within the Euroméditerranée Hub

Zoom in on 4 flagship business sectors

Business relocation is especially encouraged among:

•     Shipping and courier services; banking; insurance and financial services; tourism and cruises; telecoms and media: 3,500 to 4,000 additional jobs by 2012;

•     The hotel and shopping sectors: 3,000 additional jobs in the new hotels and shops that have been renovated along the Rue de la Republique, as well as in the new shops on the Terrasses du Port;

•     Jobs on construction sites: Increase from 1,000 to 2,000 per year, or 3 to 5 times more than in 2007.

Backgrounds needed: Qualifications and jobs targeted

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The opening of the inter-corporate Cap Canailles daycare center in February 2009 at 38 rue d'Hozier is an initiative of the Crèche Attitude Company, the City of Entrepreneurs and the Euroméditerranée Public Development Corporation [EPAEM].