HDB site (Houget-Duesberg-Bosson):

Project to create a sustainable district, close to the city centre, on this brownfield site (former weaving-machine factory).

Multifunctional programme including:

  • ± 220 homes primarily for families and seniors
  • Area for small urban businesses (approx. 1ha.)
  • Local shops and services

Other features of the project:

  • Landscaped public spaces linking the site to the banks of the river
  • Energy-efficient buildings and development of local energy sources (ERDF sheet)
  • Development of a quality contemporary image, particularly through the architecture and urban planning


Surface area

45,800 m²



Investors/developers with those profiles :

  • Primarily:
    • Housing to be developed by the private sector
  • Additionally:
    • Services
    • Offices and and space SMEs
    • Local shops
    • Leisure – culture
    • Others



Rehabilitation completed

Opening of a first lot of 2.3 hectares for 100 units in March 2020 on the occasion of MIPIM.



Total :  ± 30 millions €

Public :  ± 5 millions € (clean-up + economic area facilities)

Private : ± 25 millions €


Property owner

SPI – development agency for the province of Liège


Rue du Tissage, 4800 Verviers


Development Agency for the Province of Liège

Rue du Vertbois 11, B-4000 Liège, Belgium



François Demez


Laurence Slangen 


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