The history of the IDEC GROUP

18 years of continuous growth

The IDEC GROUP was formed in 2000 in Blois by a team of enthusiasts – architects, designers, builders and engineers… led by Patrice Lafargue, President and Founder of the Group. Initially specialising in the construction of industrial and logistics buildings, the company rapidly diversified to become of the few global property firms in the French market, working in every business sector and with all sorts of jobs. Today, it is present in several countries.

“ We simplify property for our clients, while remaining demanding in terms of the architecture and the environmental impact. ”

Patrice LAFARGUE, President of the IDEC GROUP

2000 // IDEC GROUP FOUNDATION
2001 // PHARMADEC
2002 // IDECSPORT
2004 // FAUBOURG PROMOTION
2006 // THEBAULT / FAUBOURG IMMO...
2010 // SEQUABAT
2015 // IDECSPORT Racing
2017 // KAJIMA PARTNERSHIP
2018 // SUISSE / CECIA / GEDOUIN / ...
The IDEC GROUP is founded in Blois by Patrice Lafargue.
Creation of Pharmadec. The design and construction branch working in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, health and biotechnology.
Start of sponsoring Francis Joyon, who in the colours of IDEC Sport would become the first man to hold the two most prestigious round the world records sailing solo and with a crew (Jules Verne Trophy).
Creation of Faubourg Promotion, the planner-developer specialising in business premises.

Acquires THEBAULT INGENIERIE, designer and builder of food factories.

Creation of Faubourg Immobilier, developer of residential property and Faubourg du Commerce, which deals with commercial property.

Takeover of ADF, which specialises in the layout for interiors.

Purchase of Sequabat, designer and builder of turnkey projects, involving residential, commercial and business property.
Creation of IDEC SPORT Racing, car racing team, and the IDEC SPORT brand, which brings together all the sporting partnerships within the Group.
Partnership with the property company, Kajima USA, (turnover of two billion dollars with 2000 staff in the United States), to work with the IDEC Group’s clients in America.

Acquisition of CECIA and GEDOUIN INGENIERIE, two companies specialising in running construction projects for those in the food processing sector.

Partnership with the British company, the SIMONS GROUP, which specialises in business property, in order to step up the Group’s development abroad.

Units set up in Switzerland with two subsidiaries (IDEC GROUP SWITZERLAND DEVELOPMENT and IDEC GROUP SWITZERLAND INVEST).

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Key dates for the IDEC GROUP

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