Berlin as a business location - a portrait

Potsdamer Platz in Berlin

Welcome to the political centre of Germany and one of the most dynamic economic regions in the heart of Europe.

Home to around 3.7 million in the city itself and about 6 million within the local region, Berlin is Germany’s largest city. The high standard of living at a relatively low cost, lively local communities, and people from all over the world attract talented people from all over Germany and the world to Berlin.

Berlin’s economy is growing rapidly. In a nationwide comparison, Berlin has been a front runner for years. The capital is also far ahead in terms of job creation and new businesses. Companies and start-ups find excellent conditions here to lay the foundation for their economic success.

In recent years, the city has become the fastest-growing start-up hub in Germany. The capital is particularly attractive to new businesses in the creative and technology industries.

Start-ups and companies moving to Berlin, expanding their local headquarters, or seeking to open new markets can tap into the city’s extensive investment and innovation funding.

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