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Financial Times includes Antwerp in rankings of most attractive business cities in the world

Antwerp is making major progress as an international city for businesses and investments. The city has been included, for the very first time, in the renowned ‘Global Cities of The Future 2018/19’ ranking of the Financial Times.

The ranking awards Antwerp a third place for ‘connectivity’ in the category ‘large cities’, ahead of cities such as Copenhagen, Helsinki and Seattle. Antwerp also wins a ‘fDi Strategy Award’ for encouraging innovation, featuring on the list of innovative business cities such as Barcelona, Glasgow and Bogota.

Why Antwerp?

Location

Connecting in location

Roads, waterways, air traffic, railways, … every major European logistics chain passes through Antwerp. We’re the continent’s best connected city, with office space to spare. Discover your new home right now.

Business Services

Antwerp. The epicenter of business services in Flanders.

More than 20% of the total added value in business services in Flanders is generated in the city of Antwerp. The city is responsible for over 25% of all employment in business services in Flanders.

Quality of Life

The city you’ll love to live in

All major retailers are fighting each ohter over top spots on our shopping streets. Our cultural heritage is extensive. It’s in our clubs and theatres that new trends are invented. And you should see what our brand new schools look like ...

Network

A plug & play city, connecting in business

Setting up shop in Antwerp means plugging into a network of large and small scale companies that has been growing for centuries. It’s a perfect place to forge partnerships and build successes. We’ll welcome you open-armed.

Quality of Place

We offer affordable spaces

Don’t start your office hunt in Antwerp too soon. With this many new offices being built all over the city, you may end up with a lease even before you’ve first set foot on our soil. Sales office, R&D lab or high-tech production facility – we’ve got it all.

People & Talent

We are a city packed with human capital

There are twenty universities within a two hour drive from Antwerp. Nowhere else can you find this many highly trained people, with such high productivity scores in such a small area. We’re the human capital capital of Europe.

Creative minds

Antwerp is a creative pool

The Antwerp Six are the city’s most famous creative export product. But they’re merely the tip of the iceberg. With talented artists and companies specializing in innovation, design, media and music, Antwerp is a thoroughly creative city.