- Location advantages
- Establishment, law & taxes
Vienna features the world’s best quality of life
According to the latest study published by the Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Vienna is the second most coveted medium-sized city anywhere across the globe. The Austrian capital city even achieved the highest number of points of all cities in the subcategory “Quality of Life” and was ranked first in the world.
The survey entitled “Cities of Choice – Are People Happy Where They Live?” interviewed more than 50,000 people in 81 cities around the world.
In the group of medium-sized cities (with less than three million inhabitants), Vienna was rated second, surpassed only by the Danish capital of Copenhagen. The total score is calculated by the number of points in several subcategories i.e., economic opportunity, quality of life, social capital, interactions with public authorities and speed of change.
- Learn more about what makes the quality of life in Austria so special
Austria as a top location for international headquarters12. January 2024
Austria continues to be an attractive business location for international company headquarters – both for well-known firms such as Boehringer Ingelheim, Henkel, Takeda and the BMW Group as well as for young and aspiring companies operating globally. The country maintains its position as a business interface and ideal starting point for subsidiaries in Eastern and Western European countries, the USA and Asia.
Why set up headquarters in Austria?12. January 2024
There are countless reasons that speak in favour of Austria as a location for your international headquarters! Here we present a small selection: the central location, the lucrative market, stability and security, top-notch infrastructure, tax incentives with unbureaucratic processing, the highest quality of life and affordable prices.
Volkswagen relies on Magna Steyr in Graz12. January 2024
The Volkswagen Group is leveraging the know-how and experience of the Styrian automobile manu-facturer Magna Steyr. For this reason, it has assigned the company the task of developing two models for its new American electric-powered car brand Scout. Featuring a contract volume of € 450 million, this represents the largest single development order ever handled by Magna Stey.