Leipzig – Dynamic region with great potential
“You have grown so much!”
A sentence often referring to young people one has not seen for a long time but also very fitting to the city Leipzig and it’s regions growth spurr noticable today. The city region has experienced something like a rebirth in the last 10 years repeating it’s economic success of the late 18th century. The Saxonian metropolis and accompanying districts are not just growing, they are booming. By 2030, the city of Leipzig alone expects a need of 6,500 new daycare places, 18 primary schools and 12 secondary schools. In addition, forecasts predict up to 100,000 new jobs and up to 78,000 new apartments over the same time period. A prime location for corporate growth and innovations
ICT Growth in Leipzig
No other industry in Leipzig was able to report such high levels of job growth in the past years as that of IT companies. The reason for this is the vast availability of IT specialists and talents in the field of big data & software development. The combination of the comparatively low rent level and the high quality of life make Leipzig a dream destination for students, professionals and scientists.
Automotive & Manufacturing Growth in Leipzig
Munich, Wolfsburg, Ingolstadt, Stuttgart? Secretly, Leipzig has risen to the top league of car locations in Germany. The presence of Porsche and BMW, two of the world’s premium car brands, has done wonders for Leipzig´s reputation on the global market. Attractive subsidy programs and a wide range of commercial space options make the location extremely interesting for the manufacturing industry.
Logistics Growth in Leipzig
The region is considered an important logistics hub and one of the most dynamic growth centres in Europe. The efficient trimodal network of transport, including the DHL air freight hub with 24/7 operations make the location one of the most interesting investmentlocations in Germany.
Energy Efficiency in Leipzig
Leipzig aims to become a climate-neutral smart city. In addition to the prompt coal phaseout, a cross-sector energy efficiency network for companies was set up in the Leipzig region. The aim of the network is to permanently reduce energy consumption and thus energy costs in companies. Tailor-made funding opportunities offered by the Free State of Saxony support companies in the implementation process.
Start Up Growth in Leipzig
The relatively young Leipzig start-up scene is an important growth and innovation driver. Numerous incubators and coworking spaces offer founders business premises, expertise dialogue on floorspace totalling several hectares. Some of the best-known Leipzig startups include companies such as Rhebo, Energy2markets, and Nextbike.
Are you ready to grow as well?
Invest Region Leipzig GmbH will accompany you along the way. We are a subsidiary of the City of Leipzig, the Leipzig Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the administrative districts of North Saxony and Leipzig. Our main tasks are the acquisition and settlement of companies, the recruitment of skilled workers, and national and international location marketing for the Leipzig region. We are at your disposal for all questions concerning your investment decision and the preparation of your settlement.
Become part of this dynamic, innovative, and agile city region!