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Lombardy:
the Italian Business Hub

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Why invest in Lombardy ?

Lombardy is one of the four motors of the European economy. With more than 800,000 companies hosted, it is an international business hub strategically located in the heart of the EMEA markets: an area that represents 15% of world GDP. It is equipped with optimal accessibility and logistic infrastructures and its economic environment is strongly focused on innovation: an expenditure of 5.04 billion euros in R&D in 2018, more than ⅓ of the national patents registered in the Region and 9 Technological Clusters. Lombardy is also tourism: 1st in Italy with 10 Unesco Heritage sites and 130 protected areas, with over 50% of international tourists.

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Discover our region and find your locational opportunities

Thanks to our innovative research tool, you can find the best opportunity for your business all over the Lombardy region: from greenfield and brownfield AttrACT opportunities to real estate projects and innovation hubs.

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Greenfield

More than 50 greenfield opportunities, located all over the region with a surface of at least 10,000 sqm to be built on. The locational opportunities mapped in the AttrACT Program are ‘ready to use’, are intended for different use classifications and for each opportunity are reported general and representative information.

Brownfield

More than 60 brownfield opportunities, located all over the region with gross floor surface of at least 1,000 sqm for existing structures. The locational opportunities mapped in the AttrACT Program are ‘ready to use’, are intended for different use classifications and for each opportunity are reported general and representative information.

Real Estate Projects

The Lombardy Region, together with ICE Agenzia, has been participating for several years to the MIPIM in Cannes, the most important annual real estate fair in the world. The research tool includes over 30 real estate projects presented by the Lombard Municipalities and selected through the call of proposal specifically developed for the event, in order to create investment and networking opportunities.

Innovation Hubs

The importance of innovation in Lombardy is well represented by the plurality of subjects - such as hubs, incubators, accelerators, research and development centers - present in the territory. The research tool allows you to identify the most significant innovation hubs in the area, presenting their characteristics and fields of activity.

The AttrACT Program and the Municipalities

Since 2017, the map of settlement opportunities has been defined, together with the Municipalities' commitment to promoting their territorial offer and assisting, joined by the Invest in Lombardy team, the investors with streamlining actions and support towards the economic activities of companies.

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121 development opportunities available to investors
55 municipalities associated with the AttrACT project
82 opportunities in the industrial sector

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