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BMA Group on Smart TV

Micael Costa, co-founder of BMA Group, and Fabian Medeiros, head of the BE Architecture division, had the pleasure of appearing on the “Ecosystem” program on the B SMART channel presented by Thomas Hugues.

During this interview, they were able to discuss various topics around our proffesions. You can discover this interview on the

B Smart
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Design at the service of companies, interview of BMA Group for Forbes TV

The health crisis has turned the world of work upside down. Teleworking is booming, and other, more hybrid and more flexible ways are also emerging. This trend is reflected in the layout of offices within companies.

Micael Costa co-founder of BMA Group Paris answers Jean-Marc Sylvestre’s questions for the Business Inside show on Forbes TV. We can find the interview directly on the Forbes website.

Business Inside Forbes
Business Inside Forbes
Business Inside Forbes

BMA Group participates in the Real Estate Grand Prix and finishes in 1st place

For its 2nd edition, we had the pleasure of participating in the Real Estate Grand Prix which was held on Thursday June 30, 2022 at the Le Mans international circuit.

Our team, made up of two drivers Carlos Martins and Mathieu Martins as well as a Karting in the colors of BMA Group Paris, had the honor of finishing at the top of the podium, in 1st position! Congratulations to our winners and a big thanks to Sagcom, White Stone and Business Immo for this great day of sharing and conviviality among real estate professionals!


BMA Group at Barcelona Heat 2021

The long-awaited start of Ligier European Series for 2021 took place in Barcelona, on the 16th and 17th April. Mathieu Martins performed magically at the controls of the #24 Orhés Racing JS2 R, sponsored by BMA Group.

In 2021, Ligier European Series is divided into six “Heats”, across the best circuits in Europe. Heat 1 of the season took place in Barcelona, on the 16th and 17th April, where Mathieu Martins presented himself driving the #24 Orhés Racing JS2 R, sponsored by BMA Group.

Overall, the #24 Orhés Racing JS2 R had a very positive and encouraging performance, conquering a double podium: 3rd place on the first race and 2nd place on the second one.

With a fierce “never give up” spirit, Mathieu Martins is already preparing for Heat 2 in Austria – Red Bull Ring Racetrack. Following that, next rounds will take place in Le Castellet, Monza and Spa-Francorchamps, finishing the championship in Portimão on the 22nd and 23rd October.

At BMA Group, we are all very proud and vibrating with every race and conquest of the #24 Orhés Racing JS2 R and specially waiting the races at our home country towns in France & Portugal!


Advantages of Glass Partitions in Corporate Spaces… Aesthetics or Functionality

Its brightness, resistance, easy cleaning, hygiene, transparency and enormous capacity to respond to different formats are some of the characteristics that define these partitions, which carry great benefits in their use.

Glass partition walls have been an element increasingly used in buildings and refurbishments, both for their versatility and for the modernist character they design in the environments, they can respond to completely multipurpose and distinct uses, convincing and solving the present architectural constraints.

In Offices it has been a good strategy, allowing all spaces to receive natural light and giving a spacious and light character to the space, also attributing a comfortable and welcoming aspect.

The intention is also to expand the space and the glass has this characteristic of provoking the sensation of transparency, which, in turn, provides the sensation of continuity and lightness.

Crédit photos : Alexis Paoli

CBRE Report: Real Estate Strategy Reset

The Covid-19 pandemics changed the paradigm of office occupancy and, consequently, the requirements that corporate real estate leaders must consider when evaluating long-term and short-term business decisions. A new market report by CBRE explores the approaches that will lead priorities and strategic outcomes for 2021 and beyond.

CBRE experts highlight eight core truths, divided into four main areas – Talent, Location, Occupancy, Design & Experience – that will guide the future of work.

In the Talent field, CBRE states that as teams start returning to the office, their desire for flexibility and freedom of choice, will originate new behaviours, specially in the way people relate with the office space and when they decide to do it (truth 1). Future corporate real estate strategies will not focus entirely on remote work or entirely on office-based work. In fact, they will emphasize the employee’s choice regarding experiences and actions that will allow them to reach a positive work-life balance. This will result in lower office utilisation; however, it does not mean the end of the office. On the contrary, it means a new start that will allow companies to reimagine the office role and its functionality. Additionally, CBRE also states that the workplace will have to be reconsidered according to an hybrid workstyle and more distributed teams (truth 2).

Regarding the Location field, CBRE experts identify that office decentralisation strategies are emerging as a tool to support current employees and attract new ones (truth 3). Office-based employees will choose spaces located in urban centres when they would need to interact with colleagues in an environment that offers them all the amenities and technology necessary to their productivity and collaboration with others. In the remaining times, they will take advantage of a network of locations, especially the ones that are closer to their home. Consequently, the migration to lower-cost locations with better quality-of-life will continue, and in Portugal is very well positioned (truth 4).
In the Occupation area, the new CBRE market report states that, even in an uncertainty environment, companies with good planning skills will stay ahead of their competitors in the current real estate market (truth 5). Additionally, flexibility solutions will allow companies to easily adapt their space utilisation strategies and employees’ feeling towards the flexible office space is growing more and more positive (truth 6). In fact, many occupiers are already using flexible office spaces as a part of a corporate strategy that allows them to maximise their long-term commitments and, at the same time, minimise the risk of having too much, or too little, office space as headcount fluctuates. The implementation of flexible approaches allows companies to stay agile, towards the current economic context and new working methods.

Finally, in the Design & Experience field, CBRE study identifies the new workspace a key factor to ensure the well-being, productivity, and commitment of employees, that will be more geographically dispersed (truth 7). Therefore, companies will need to manage change and drive innovation, to serve the needs of a more flexible workforce, at the same time supporting the achievement of strategic goals. This means the alignment between design & experience and the requirements of a flexible workforce. In addition, digital technologies will create smarter and more efficient buildings and, at the same time, improve employees’ experience, mainly through the creation of more safe and healthy workplaces (truth 8). Consequently, measurement, monitorisation and visualisation of information about health and safety is a crucial factor when considering the return to the office. Some digital applications that allow, for example, the scheduling of health screenings, booking spaces or contactless experiences, are growing in relevance and sophistication and are being considered as an essential part of the employees’ experience.

In conclusion, CBRE report reinforces that commercial real estate’s contributions to strategic business outcomes will be more evident and essential than ever before.

Returns Ligier European Series

BMA Group confirms return to Ligier European Series for 2021!

BMA Group confirms return to Ligier European Series for 2021!

Following a very successful maiden season, BMA Group once more decided to sponsor Mathieu Martins who will return to the Ligier European Series for 2021. At the controls of the Orhès Racing Ligier JS2 R, Mathieu set this year target on winning the title in the JS2 R category.

In 2020, Mathieu Martins was one of the first drivers to join the Filière Endurance created by Jean-Bernard Bouvet, with the main goal of becoming a professional race car driver. He then moved on to the Ligier European Series in the #86 M Racing Ligier JS2 R, sponsored by BMA Group, and his performance was immediately a success. In Heat 2 of the season, at the very demanding Spa-Francorchamps track, he won one of the two poles and finished second in the first race before conquering his first win on the second race. In Heat 4 at Monza, he took his second victory of the season and repeated this amazing performance at the final meeting in Portimão. Overall, he finished third in the Ligier JS2 R category, with four pole positions, three victories and two second places, which made BMA Group extremely happy and proud with the result!

“This is an opportunity to strengthen our awareness, consolidate our positioning and support junior drivers with strong potential! To sponsor Mathieu was an easy decision, also because he has dual nationality – Portuguese and French – so for BMA Group Paris and Lisboa it makes even more sense! We just wish Mathieu the best 2021 racing experience, expecting to reflect our values in what SPEED & RESISTANCE concerns” said Carlos Martins.

For 2021, Mathieu Martins returns to the Ligier European Series with the JS2 R title as his one and only goal. Considering the excellent results of 2020, and sure that this year will be even better, BMA Group will to support Mathieu Martins in his conquer for the title and sponsor his car: Orhès Racing Ligier JS2 R.

“My coach told me that it takes one year to learn and one year to win. So, after a first year of learning, my objective is clear: continue to learn my job and go for the victory in  the championship in the Ligier JS2 R category. I’m really very happy to be back at Orhès Racing. They taught me the basics of driving. I know everyone in the team, it’s like my second family. I can’t wait to start this second season with them!”, said Mathieu Martins. At BMA Group, we too share this confidence and are very enthusiastic to see how this year’s amazing journey will be!

BMA Group Paris: One of France’s 2021 Growth Champion!

The French journal Les Echos and the statistics portal Statista revealed, for the 5th consecutive year, the ranking of the French Growth Champions.  

Despite the very complicated background originated by the current health crisis, the most dynamic French companies responding to this ranking still significantly grew. Last year about 50 companies could not enter this growth classification, despite being eligible, and this year this number almost doubled.

The dimension of the winners also increased: the share of companies with an income superior to 10 million euros now overcomes 32% – almost a third of the total – comparing to only 16% in 2016.

In 2019, when no one would never even think about the turbulences that would take place due to the health crisis, the average of the annual growth rate of the Champions was of 11,4%. However, many of them were able to face these challenges with resilience and professional pride.

BMA Group Paris is one of these Champions: in an universe of 500 companies in this ranking, BMA Group took the 110th place with a growth rate of 230,5% between 2016 and 2019! Having only 10 employees in 2016, during the next 3 years this number escalated to 35. Consequently, the 7.886 Mio€ of turnover also quickly increased to 26.062 Mio€ between 2016 and 2019, respectively.

This list of Growth Champions examines the 2016-2019 period and aims to honour all the companies with a strong entrepreneurial and resilient spirit. It focusses on 500 success stories of companies from all sizes, all regions of France and from all business sectors.