GSE, the global contractor in commercial real estate
The commercial real estate specialist with more than 40 years’ experience, GSE builds everything from logistics platforms and factories to shopping centres, office buildings and cinemas. We support your construction and renovation projects from beginning to completion.
From the search for land to the building’s handover, GSE is your single point of contact for your project’s management – with strong commitments on price, quality and deadlines.
Relying on Building Information Modeling (BIM) and 3D models, we customise our buildings to the precise needs of our clients in the logistics, industrial, retail and services sectors.
Key figures for 2023
GSE has 611 employees in Europe and Asia, including 344 engineers.
We carry out some 63 projects a year. GSE is recruiting: join us!
47 years of experience
million m² of commercial
real estate built
€1023 M revenues
83% of customers are satisfied
78% certified projects
years of presence
63 projects per year
The founders, Michel and Jean-Pierre Hugues, establish GSE and pioneer a new profession: General Contractor.
80's : business growth
GSE earns the trust of new clients and expands its portfolio with projects for major retailers.
90's : logistics centers launch
GSE contributes to the development of large-scale logistics parks and supports its clients across Europe and China.
Industrial expertise and mastery of controlled environments
The group expands its offering for high-tech industrial operations with the acquisition of Michel Ferrier Engineering (MFE) company.
Development of a local offering across the entire territory
GSE establishes the Regional Contractor Company (CCR) to support businesses across France with local agencies.
GSE becomes a member of Global Compact France from its launch.
GSE joins Global Compact France from its inception and serves on the Board of Directors until 2020.
Launch of GSE products: Cecodia and Modulog
In 2009, GSE created the Cecodia concept, offering eco-friendly and high-performance offices, followed by Modulog in 2010, consolidating all our expertise into a logistic building.
Diversification into commercial real estate
The GSE Group acquires GAM Ingénierie to ensure the design and construction of commercial spaces in France and internationally.
Creation of the Idea'Park concept and development of XXL warehouses
GSE launches Idea'Park, a flexible professional space designed to accommodate SMEs and independent professionals. The group specializes in the construction of very large logistic warehouses.
GSE consolidates under a single brand.
All companies within the group unite under a single brand: GSE. CCR becomes GSE Regions and GAM becomes GSE Engineering.
Creation of The Lab, the dedicated innovation service
The Lab brings together experts in environmental transition, BIM technology, digital innovation, and building design.
GSE Foundation launch
GSE establishes a foundation to support humanitarian, educational, cultural, and social projects worldwide.
GOLDBECK acquires 100% of GSE's share capital
GOLDBECK, a Germany-based turnkey construction company, acquires GSE in place of Towerbrook Capital Partners and its other shareholders.
GSE becomes a Mission-Driven Company
On July 28, 2023, GSE decides to adopt the status of a Mission-Driven Company, with its purpose being "Designing and building with respect for nature, developing while serving territories, thriving by caring for people."
The supervisory committee serves as the steering body of the group for any decision pertaining to strategy, the evolution of the business model, and financial equilibrium. Comprised of administrators representing the shareholder, GOLDBECK, this supervisory committee convenes upon request from the President, Roland PAUL, or any of its members.
Please find below the latest annual report from GSE.
GSE monitoring team members:
Monitoring Team President
Hans Jörg FRIEAUFF
Monitoring Team Member
Dr. Benedikt Benjamin KRINGS
Monitoring Team Member