EMCC European Monitoring Centre on Change



Geographic Location

Country: France
Region: Ille-et-Vilaine; Bretagne; Ouest
Location of affected unit(s): Rennes


Sector: Construction
42 - Civil engineering
Number Employed: 1100

Employment Effects

Announcement Date: 07-11-2011
Type of Restructuring: Business expansion
Employment Effect Start: 07-11-2011
Planned Job Creation: 150

Additional Information

The family owned construction group Legendre (1100 employees) has announced to recruit 150 employees. The company is recruiting given its engagement is several big projects: The rehabilitation of an office building of 16,500 square meters in Rennes and the construction of 30,000 square meters of offices and a hotel of 92 rooms in Saint-Herblain near Nantes.

The group has just build a new headquarter in Rennes with an investment of 26 million Euros. Its turnover reached 202 million euro in 2010 and it expects an increase to 210 million Euros in 2011.