We acquire buildings that require redevelopment, working closely with renowned architects and a first-class operational team, to bring them to their full potential.
We currently hold a diverse portfolio of high-yield residential and commercial properties real estate inside Paris, and in its nearby suburbs, including a 20% stake in the iconic Paris Beaugrenelle shopping centre.
Financière Saint James has acquired a mixed Haussmann-style residential complex consisting of three typical buildings of the Plaine Monceau area, located at 91, 93 and 93 rue Jouffroy d’Abbans in Paris (75017).
In the immediate vicinity of Parc Monceau and rue de Courcelles, these three independent and adjoining buildings of more than 14,000 sq.m are built on a double basement with 90 parking spaces and are located around vast tree-line courtyards. This exceptionnal complex is made up of 90 apartments and offices.
Financière Saint James has carried out major beautification and renovation works to place these high-potential assets in a high-end segment, in line with its unique location. The common areas have been renovated ; the interior courtyards have been transformed into tree-lined gardens and the parking lot has been optimised for user experiences. Former service rooms on the top floor have been extensively restructured to create lofts with exceptional volumes. This repositioning offers a building reconciling the charm and nobility of the old properties with the accommodations of modern buildings.
Financière Saint James is executing a major restructuring operation at 206 rue Lafayette on behalf of a consortium of three investors of which Financière Saint James is the main partner. It is a real estate complex built around a private interior passage bordered by nine buildings.
This ambitious project was designed in close collaboration with the City of Paris, the Urban Planning Department, the Architectes des Bâtiments de France and the Commission du Vieux Paris. It underpins the creation of a living space of 10,000 sq.m, mixing housing, shops and offices, with many outdoor spaces and a private courtyard. The building permit has been obtained and served. The execution of this project has been entrusted to the architects DATA & THINK THANK.
Financière Saint James has acquired a building in the 10th district of Paris. It has been restructured to create a 1,700 sq.m office building, with outsanding facilities including terraces, a courtyard and has become a benchmark in its sector. This building was leased in B.E.F.A. (lease in future state of accomplishment), and sold with a V.E.F.A. (sale in future state of accomplishment) in 2020.
Financière Saint James has acquired two office buildings in the heart of the Paris QCA. A major renovation project is now underway to enhance the value of these two prime buildings.
Thanks to its two facades on rue Galilée and rue Vernet, the building, refurbished by the architectural agency DTACC, will combine history and modernity. The Haussmannian facade on rue Galilée will face a modern facade composed of bow windows. Built on a service base, comprising seven upper floors and five levels of basement, Galilée Vernet will develop 4,312 sq.m of space with a rooftop, terraces and a garden on the first floor.
Financière Saint James has acquired a mixed-used luxury office and retail building in rue Daunou, in the 2nd arrondissement of Paris, close to the Palais Garnier and Place Vendôme. This is an unique location with a value-creation potential in the medium-term.
In December 2016, Financière Saint James acquired office space at 45 rue Saint Charles in the 15th arrondissement of Paris. The location, which was previously used as a server room, had many technical and administrative issues. The project consisted of converting this complex into a singular coworking space, with spectacular volumes. The building permit, obtained in 2018, envisaged the creation of more than 1,300 sq.m of office space. The building was finally sold at the end of 2018.
In 2012, Financière Saint James purchased an office building on Rue Monsieur from the "Association Immobilière Métropolitaine" with the ambition of restructuring the property complex in order to reposition it in its market. A building permit was obtained in 2017. The building was sold in 2018 and the building permit was transferred to the buyer.
Financière Saint James won a competitive bid in 2017 to create an innovative hotel in the heart of the Paris-Saclay urban campus. The 125-room hotel will offer a mix of traditional hotels, co-living and shared services. Construction is planned to begin in early 2022, with an opening date of 2024. The hotel is expected to have a surface area of more than 7,000 sq.m. The architectural firm is THINK TANK architecture.
Financière Saint James purchased the building at 56 rue de l'église, which at the time was the location of Paris-Assas University, in October 2016. A building permit has been submitted for the construction of a 105-room 4-star hotel, elevated to R+10. The building permit for this project, developed by architect Philippe MAIDENBERG, was obtained in 2017. Demolition work began in 2020.