I’m starting a business

You’ve decided to set up a new business in Arcachon:

depending on your field of activity, the Chambre des Métiers et de l’Artisanat de Gironde
and the Chambre de Commerce et d’Industrie de Bordeaux can help you.

The Office de Commerce et de l’Artisanat provides you with tools to help you set up your business.

search for vacant premises,
economic data
communication tools: website, Facebook page, Arcachon gift voucher, Telmail and newsletter.

The town of Arcachon provides support for project owners wishing to open a franchise or independent business. Find all the business concepts and innovative franchises and all the information you need to open or sell a business in Arcachon. To become a franchisee, independent retailer or craftsman, register today on

We have a number of key contacts to help you:

Office de Commerce et de l’Artisanat:
Pierrette VERGNION, Town Manager(06 35 04 72 62)
Tel. 05 57 52 97 82
Monday to Friday: 9am to 12pm and 1:30pm to 5pm
or by appointment outside these hours

Arcachon Town Hall:
Patrice Beunard, Deputy Mayor for Commerce,