Why set up your international business in Malaga, Spain?

Malaga is a municipality of Spain in the autonomous community of Andalusia. It is a connected area, specialised in new technology and high-quality infrastructure in all domains. It offers a multicultural environment at lower setting up costs than big economic cities.

Setting up your international business in Malaga

  • The economic and technological capital of the Autonomous Community of Andalusia.
  • An avant-garde and metropolitan town, where the climate, culture, infrastructure and talent make it a favourable place to work and live.
  • Innovative, technological and Smart City Strategy, as shown by the 2018-2022 Strategic Plan for Technological Innovation:
    • The city’s modernisation and internationalisation process began more than 20 years ago and today, it rests on five solid pillars: trade, technology, science, university, and culture.
    • A city that took on the United Nations’ 2030 Programme: 17 Sustainable Development Objectives.

In moving to Malaga, or in opening an office or workplace there, you will benefit from:

  • Lower implementation costs than those of the big economic Spanish capitals- Madrid and Barcelona.
  • A cosmopolitan town, which citizens of 140 different nationalities have chosen to either live, work, or for the development of their businesses.
  • An excellent university with more than 159 undergraduate degrees, PhD and master’s programmes, business schools, international schools, a qualified workforce with a lower cost of labour than other cities and an elevated quality of life.
  • In an excellent location, the city offers a dense network of multimodal infrastructure:
    • The first Andalusian airport and the fourth of the Iberian Peninsula.
    • Cruise port, capable of managing the transit of a million travellers a year and coastal navigation specialised in container and vehicle traffic.
    • High speed train that links Malaga to Madrid in 2.5 hrs and to Barcelona in 5 hrs.
    • A dense network of roads and motorways.
  • A geostrategic position in the Mediterranean Arc.
  • Malaga’s global visibility continues to rise:  
    • Areas of new technology, innovation, and knowledge.
    • The city has made an important commitment to become the headquarters for international organisations:
      • The headquarters of the International Training Centre of UNITAR Authorities and Managers, a United Nations autonomous body for diplomatic training.
      • The headquarters of the United Nations Capital Development Fund.

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Businesses already set up in Malaga

Large, multinational companies have set up in the city, such as Google, Agilent Technologies, Alstom, Bombardier, Computer Science Corporation, Coritel / Accenture, Ericsson, Huawei, Oracle, Siemens, TDK-EPC, Orpea, Thales, Staton Fisher, jetex, Care pour moi, Basebone, coco et Lola, Movework, Chrono obsession, Softproject, Piksel, Métrica 6, Holland Innovations, Cadelmar…



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