The Paris Madeleine Centre is located in a refurbished 19th century building with a private interior courtyard providing additional natural light as well as outside seating and terraces. It is in a strategic position close to the French Ministry of the Interior, the town hall for the district and a faculty of the Sorbonne University. Paris has a number of highly ranked business schools and technical institutes, and attracts significant research and development investment. There are many financial institutions in this area, headquarters of international companies and foreign embassies. The Paris Madeleine Centre has good transport links, with two metro stations nearby, the Gare St Lazare rail terminal and numerous bus routes. The centre has secure underground parking and there is also parking directly in front of the building.