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Krefeld - Prime business location on the river rhine

Development, growth, formation - Krefeld offers a wide range of industrial spaces and commercial properties. Enterprises which opt for the business location Krefeld will find themselves in good company alongside international corporations and highly-productive mid-sized enterprises. In Krefeld, a city with a population of 235.000 residents, everybody benefits from its close proximity to the Rhine-Ruhr metropolitan area and the state capital Düsseldorf.

Connecting industrial history with building culture and quality of life, Krefeld is a pleasant and family-friendly city on the river Rhine. Along with prime business premises, Krefeld scores high with an attractive range of retailers, numerous public parks and diverse cultural and leisure activities.

 

Innovation based on tradition

Krefeld's successful historical legacy is rooted in the textile industry. This drew in other important innovators such as mechanical engineering, the chemical industry and entrepreneurs, up until today, establishing Krefeld as a very important industrial location.

In Krefeld, more than 40% of the town's revenue is still generated by multi-corporate enterprises and internationally operating companies from the chemical industry, stainless steel production, metalworking industry and mechanical engineering. Furthermore, there are numerous innovative medium-sized enterprises, some of which are global leaders within their market segments.

This highly-productive mix of trade and industry is completed by the fast-growing service sector, a diverse range of trades and important economic sectors, such as the creative industry, logistics and healthcare sector.

 

Welcome to Wirtschaftsförderung (Business Development Agency) Krefeld

The Business Development Agency Krefeld is your contact for all matters concerning Krefeld as a business location - providing a wide range of support offerings in your search for the right location for your company.

The Business Development Agency Krefeld develops and markets own business parks, rents and leases commercial property and acts as an agent for privately owned properties.

As an interface between business and public administration, the Business Development Agency Krefeld also supports you in questions about the approval process for your construction project.

Furthermore, the Business Development Agency Krefeld sets up networks of companies in different industries to bring local companies together so that they can swap ideas, experiences and information, and leverage common synergies.

What's more, the Business Development Agency is involved in various projects to increase the attractiveness of Krefeld as a business location and represents the city of Krefeld at trade fairs and other events within Germany and abroad.