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Investing in Brussels

The Brussels-Capital Region’s advantages include its strategic location within Europe. In addition to strong infrastructure, it also boasts an excellent climate for business. Both the government of Belgium and the Brussels-Capital Region are committed to creating attractive investment opportunities.

One of the mandates of is to attract foreign investors to the Brussels Capital Region and to advise companies which are considering the city as a strategic destinationExternal link for their activities. These services are offered both to international companies and to Belgian businesses looking to expand their activities in the capital.

Strategically located

Strategically located within Europe, Brussels is the ideal base from which to access a market of 500 million European consumers. No less than 75 % of all purchasing power in Europe is located within 500 kilometres of Brussels. Brussels is also the decision-making centre of Belgium and the European Union.

A multilingual international city

Brussels is a global city in every sense – no fewer than 31% of residents hail from abroad. The Region is home to countless European and international businesses and institutions, and a large workforce of high-qualified polyglots.

Strong infrastructure

With its extensive road network and numerous rail, river and air connections people and goods can get in and out of the Brussels-Capital Region very easily. Rents and property prices are also very affordable compared with neighbouring big cities. And Brussels is the ideal venue for your conferences, congresses and trade shows.

A wonderful business climate

The Belgian government has introduced tax incentives and measures to make the country more attractive to Belgian and foreign investors. The Brussels-Capital Region also encourages innovation, research and development.

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