The site has been empty for three years since the company closed the plant with the loss of 400 jobs. The company has concluded a deal with Solihull-based First Industrial Developments.
The redevelopment of GE Lighting’s old factory site in Leicester could create 1,000 jobs.
French lighting manufacturers and wholesalers have agreed a voluntary deal to phase out inefficient fluorescent luminaires.
Alliance Lighting has opened an office in the UK directed by Mark DeVries from Alliance Lighting in the US and Douglas James of Whitegoods in London.