The report on the investment decisions guided by Team Cote d’Azur in 2014 highlights the attractiveness of the region to investors from France and abroad in its technology and service sectors.

In 2014, Team Cote d’Azur facilitated 31 investment decisions, creating 450 jobs:

Graphic 1 : Number of investments obtained in the last 8 years. Graphic 2: Number of jobs generated directly

Broken down by sector, the IT and service industries represent 87% of the decisions:

Graphic 1: Breakdown of investments by sector.                   Graphic 2: Breakdown of employment by sector


R&D functions and business services each represent a quarter of new investments and jobs. The rest is split between decision-making centers, services to individuals, and commercial offices. Production functions are equally represented this year, accounting for 10% of employment generated.

Graphic 1: Typology of implantations                                 Graphic 2: Typology of implantations by number of jobs


Geographically, the year 2014 is marked by the renewed importance of European and American investments in the French Riviera.

These FDI decisions confirm the attractiveness of the French Riviera abroad, with 18 new foreign implantations and 270 jobs in 2014.

Graphic 1: Geographical origin of investments               Graphic 2: Geographical origin by number of jobs