- offices and a congress center;
- residential buildings providing short-term and long-term accommodation;
- cultural and recreational facilities;
- a university;
- railway stations and a transport hub.
- public-private partnership;
- over 70% of private investment.
In the late 1980s, in the course of international agreements, it was decided to create the largest transport hub connecting Paris, Brussels and London with a TGV high-speed railway. The project implementation became possible thanks to the fact that the unused territories of the French Ministry of Defense adjacent to the railway stations were transferred to the city, and a lot of private investors were attracted.
- Administrations of Lille and satellite towns (La Madeleine, Roubaix, Tourcoing, Villeneuve-d'Ascq);
- SNCF – the national railway company;
- national banks: Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Credit Lyonnais and Indosuez;
- international banks: National Westminster Bank, Bank of Tokyo, Banca San Paolo di Torino, Générale de Banque;
- private banks: Scalbert-Dupont and Banque Populaire du Nord;
- Regional government of Lille County.
- TGV – the French national network of high-speed electric trains;
- Westfield shopping center, etc.