In recent years we experience a positive business climate in Katowice, the city is regarded as one of the most attractive location on the investment map of Poland. The city’s one of the greatest business advantage as an investment location is its economic stability and well developed business infrastructure. Moreover, the city leaders continue to work on solutions and improvements to attract more foreign and domestic capitals, as well as facilitate investments projects day-to-day business activities. It is worth adding that many of the existing companies due to positive business experience in the city plan to increase their investment in Katowice.
  • high rating by Fitch: A-
  • the unemployment rate in Katowice is about 1.9% and has been among the lowest in Poland for years
  • friendly administration and comprehensive support for investors, including the Katowice Special Economic Zone, offering tax exemptions
  • Municipal Business Incubator – Rawa.Ink
  • 50,305 national economic entities operating in Katowice (CSO of Poland 2021)
  • top companies from business services sector in Katowice: Accenture, Capgemini, Fujitsu Global Delivery Center, Honeywell, IBM Client Innovation Center, ING Tech Poland, JCommerce, PwC, Rockwell Automation, SGS Global Business Services Europe, Sii, Sopra Steria, Teleperformance Polska

Business Incubator

Our latest initiative is Business Incubator Rawa.Ink a place of numerous training courses, events, meetings, a place of integration of start-ups, the local government and the scientific community in Katowice and the region. Due to the cooperation of the Incubator with many partners, actions are taken to develop entrepreneurship. Katowice also supports networking of companies from the business services sector with a start-up environment.
If you want to know more please visit our website Rawa.Ink.

Industrial & Science and Technology Parks in Katowice

One of the main assumptions of the City Development Strategy “Katowice 2030” is to actively support projects in the city aimed at developing industrial, science and technology parks, primarily in the area of ​​advanced technologies, energy efficiency and nanotechnology. In the Silesian Voivodeship there is the largest number of such parks in Poland as many as 22, in Katowice alone 8…

The Office Market

Katowice is one of the biggest regional office market in Poland:

  • 590,000 sq m – the modern office stock in 2021
  • 221,000 sq m – the office space under construction or planned
  • 40,000 sq m – forecasted new supply of office space in 2021
  • EUR 13.50/sq m/month to EUR 15.5/sq m/month – nominal rents for premium locations
It should be noted that a few key players in the office market have started new office projects and which have been continued in 2021:
  • TDJ Estate – carries out the 2nd phase within .KTW office complex – .KTW II office building
  • TriGranit commenced construction works with Silesia for Business (S4B) in Chorzowska/Baildona Streets
  • UBM Development is in the last phase of the project, which combines office and hotel functions (Mercure)
  • Cavatina continues construction of multi-functional complex of Global Office Park which will deliver over 53,000 sq m office space in 2Q 2022 (buildings: A1 and A2)
  • Opal Maksimum runs investment activities within Old Railway project (revitalization) and office project Carbon Office
  • DL Invest Group finished started in 2018 DL Piano investment at 54 Wrocławska Street and has started activities with delivery of another office building DL Tower at 138 Korfantego Avenue.
In 2020 over 61,000 sq m of modern office space was delivered, i.a.: two phases of Face2Face Business Campus, DL Piano or Global Office Park C.

Industrial & Science and Technology Parks in Katowice

One of the main assumptions of the City Development Strategy “Katowice 2030” is to actively support projects in the city aimed at developing industrial, science and technology parks, primarily in the area of ​​advanced technologies, energy efficiency and nanotechnology. In the Silesian Voivodeship there is the largest number of such parks in Poland as many as 22, in Katowice alone 8.
The latest initiative in the city is aimed at implementing the post-mining project entitled “District of New Technologies in Katowice” – establishment of the Katowice Gaming and Technology Hub. This hub office and technology complex is to serve as an educational place and design center for technological needs. In practice, it will become the seat of high technology companies, in particular the computer games and e-sport industries. For the needs of the project, an area of ​​20 hectares around the Pułaski Shaft belonging to the extinguished mine “Wieczorek” will be developed. The investment will be the next stage of revitalization of the Nikiszowiec district.