With the highest gross national product and one of the largest populations, Germany is the single most important market in the EU, and thus the number one location for investment by international companies.
The new BER airport has created a new European hub for air travel in Germany. The commercial area around the airport, the Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg, offers companies a wide range of location benefits:
Thanks to its powerful and modern transport infrastructure, the Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg is optimally connected. The integrated freight transport concept ensures the intelligent management of goods flowing in every direction. The freight centres in the region create the necessary infrastructure.
The geographical location of the new BER airport also offers short flight times to Asia. Trade with Asia is becoming increasingly important in sectors such as renewable energies, the automotive industry, and semiconductor manufacturing. The Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg is a high-tech location in these industries.
A favourable economic environment
In comparison to similar regions in Germany and across Europe, Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg offers favourable conditions with regard to taxes and other payroll charges.
In addition to the strong presence of innovative SMEs, it is also home to key decision-makers for major corporations in the region. Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg offers plenty of potential partners for cooperation projects in research, development, production, and sales.
Attractive funding rules allow companies to benefit from government grants, with a particular focus on the funding of research and development projects.
Host to approx. 162 trade fairs and conventions and over 2.5 million visitors each year, Berlin is Germany's #1 conference destination.
Berlin is the political and economic decision making centre of the Federal Republic of Germany. The major decision making bodies of the Federal Republic of Germany have their headquarters here.
Highly-qualified labour market
The region's labour market benefits from the advantages of a diverse catchment area home to some six million people.
Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg offers the right location for every requirement, whether you're looking for modern office and commercial space in a prime location, logistics space with excellent transport links, or a corporate headquarters in one of the innovative technology centres.
You can find more information about the 34 commercial locations in the Airport Region here.
Modern telecommunications infrastructure
With the largest, most modern communications network in Germany, and the most comprehensive fibre optic network in Europe, Berlin Brandenburg is a major location for large telecommunication and internet service providers.
Quality of life
City living and pristine nature nearby, as well as a variety of cultural options create an unrivalled quality of life in the Airport Region Berlin Brandenburg.