Founded in 2017, Colonies designs and runs co-living spaces offering residents fully-furnished private spaces with access to shared spaces such as gyms, laundry facilities and rooftops, in a spirit of community.

Following the launch of its first residences in France and Germany, and the raise of €180m in finding, Colonies will launch more than 50 new projects in 2020.

A recent study shows two-thirds of people under 35 say they feel lonely.

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