The Municipality is already active on streamlining, as it utilizes and implements both the “telematics desk” and the business IT file.

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Regione Lombardia

The settlement opportunities made available by the Municipality of Monza are 3 brownfield areas, privately owned, near 30,000 sqm. of total gross floor area: the buildings in Via Casati (that additionally provides a 5,000 sqm underground parking) and Via Cavallotti 6. For all opportunities the intended use is management activities / offices and one of them also for industrial / activities. Two three opportunities, proposed by the Municipality, have been sold.

On the level of interventions implemented with the regional contribution, among others, the purchase of capital goods for the improvement of the business services and the implementation of the telematics portal.

The Municipality is active on streamlining, it uses and implements both the electronic desk and the electronic file.

Particularly, the following interventions are being applied by the Municipality:

Semplification commitments

  • Guarantees that the Action Plan presented by the company is adopted by the City Council in less than 90 days from the date the request was registered.
  • Releases, upon a complete request being made, a Planning Permission in less than 60 days from the request.
  • Ensures an online 'front office' service or a dedicated section in the municipality's portal where investors or potential investors can find all useful information.
  • Uses and implements the 'electronic desk'.
  • Simplifies payments by creating a single contact for the payment of all expenses owed to the municipality and other entities.
  • Uses the SUAP [single contact point for productive activity] for proper additions to the Electronic Company File.
  • Guarantees a training course for the SUAP operators.
  • Participates in training programs related to the Electronic Company File.

Promotional activities and assistance to investors

  • Provides preliminary consulting services and support to companies in the presentation and implementation of their projects, with the issuance of written opinions if requested in the proposal.
  • Holds regular meetings to solve any problems with the investment process and to provide support regarding methods for payment of local taxes.
  • Enables forms of collaboration with the credit institutions in the region.

 Why investing in Monza?

Because Monza is a city to discover and live, a city full of resources, to measure for its citizens; it is a tourist friendly city with a good intervention areas potentiality. Monza benefits from the support of the Administration in some areas, such as: bureaucratic simplification; in facilitating the best conditions of use of the territory by involving all local stakeholders; in the provision of resources through public tenders; in institutional communication; in the promotion of the territory and in the development of the tourism system.

Its strengths:

  • 7.7 kilometres of green areas on a total municipal area of ​​3.303 kilometres
  • Accessibility and provision of good infrastructures: connected to Milan and the nearby provincial capitals by railway lines and road network near to the airports of Milan Malpensa, Linate and Bergamo
  • The most important factors that contribute to the attractiveness of Monza are represented by: art and culture, nature and green, sport and tourism. There is a permanent working group with the aim to further enhance the integration of the tourist offer
  • The progressive growth of the resident population over the last 20 years
  • The city's ability to be an attractive place, an "open" territory permeable to external migratory flows
  • Economic fabric: Monza is the area with the highest concentration of start-ups in the entire Province
  • Strong presence of artisan businesses, a growing trend in recent years
  • Presence of foreign and youth companies
  • Strong production vocation in the service sector
  • Dynamic real estate trend with the presence of diversified landed wealth

With an extension of 3,303 kilometres (of which 7.7 kilometres of areas and park) and a population of 124,840 inhabitants (Istat data as of January 1, 2020), Monza is the capital of the Province of Monza and Brianza (population 873,935 inhabitants, extension equal to 405.5 sq. kilometres), especially is part of a larger and more complex urban system: the "Greater Milan", a metropolitan area that exceeds the limits of the "Metropolitan City of Milan".

It is a city easy to reach, it is only 15 kilometres from Milan (10 minutes by train). In addition to being easily accessible, it has good infrastructures and numerous and adequate interchange nodes. The railway network is widespread as well as the vehicular one, hub from which various motorway routes branch off: A1 Milan-Naples; A4 Turin-Trieste; A7 Milan-Genoa; A8 Milan-Varese. The closest airports to the city are Milan-Linate, Bergamo-Caravaggio and Milan-Malpensa. Finally, there are several cycle paths that interest and cross the city of Monza, creating a solid network for cycle-tourist mobility.

From the demographic point of view, the territory presents a good liveliness, an attractive place capable of intercepting part of the population that move from the most populous urban centres. Precisely because of its specific geographical location, Monza is configured as an "open" territory.

The Municipality of Monza is part of the Local Labour System of Milan, a "highly specialized Urban" system. This is precisely why we note that the economic fabric is characterized by a strong concentration of local units (11,541, 85 % of the total) and related employees (43,464) in the service sector. The total value added produced in the municipality of Monza is 2.5 million euros, accounting for 26.6 % of turnover, higher than that recorded for the SLL (23.6 %) and the entire Lombardy region (24.9 %). The largest contribution of value-added comes from the tertiary sector. The manufacturing sector is one of the largest contributors to value-added with a value produced of about 500,000 euros (70 % of the value-added produced in the entire industrial sector and 22% of the total value-added). This means that Monza's manufacturing sector is mainly characterized by high value-added sectors that contribute to generating wealth within the territorial context in which Monza is located.

The productive fabric in the municipality of Monza is characterized by the presence of 11,011 active enterprises representing 17% of the total active enterprises in the province. The service sector is the most widespread in the area with 6918 units. Of the total number of active enterprises, the largest incidences are in trade (23.3 %), real estate (14.1 %), accommodation and catering (6.1 %), and rental and business support services (4.6 %). As for the industrial sector, manufacturing and construction are especially relevant with 2348 units and an incidence of 21.3 percent of total enterprises.

The Municipality of Monza is the area with the highest concentration of start-ups in the entire province, of which several exclusively develop and commercialize innovative products or services with high technological value in the energy field and operate particularly in the "Professional, scientific and technical activities" sector.

Another aspect of particular interest for the Monza production fabric is the presence of artisan enterprises: 2,312, 21% of the total number of active enterprises located in the municipal area.

Monza also falls within the top 20 positions for labour productivity at the national level, ranking sixth among the Italian provincial capitals regarding employment.

Monza city of art, and culture but also a green city. The Monza Park is the largest enclosed park in Europe, making the city an extremely popular destination for tourism and leisure, just like some similar European locations, such as Versailles, Schonbrunn and Caserta.

Monza is internationally recognized for its racing circuit, the national racetrack, which hosts the Italian Formula One Grand Prix.


We conclude with a quote ...

"A city is not measured by its length and width, but by the breadth of its vision and the height of its dreams" - Herb Caen.