Villach: Economy, business and entrepreneurial service

Villach is the economic and technological centre of Carinthia with a high-quality and competitive industrial structure.

The team of the location service acts as the main contact for potential investors and provides consulting services ranging from the location decision to the implementation of investment and coordinates the procedural steps necessary for this.

Promotion of economic development

Information on start-up, structural change and general investment promotion.

Start-Up Support

We support team and individual founding projects in the areas of business, trade and services.

Service for location and expansion projects

The City of Villach has properties that are available for business locations, as well as a variety of information on suitable properties such as privately owned buildings.

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Villach city-marketing

Stadtmarketing Villach GesmbH’s job is to strengthen Villach as a key economic, working and living area, to increase the national and international attractiveness of the region and the recognition of Villach as well as to make a contribution towards revitalising the inner city with specific activities. As a result, the economy as well as trade ought to be boosted with the continual safeguarding and consolidation of the purchasing power.

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Villach as a Location

The commitment, forward-looking approach, reliability, cooperation culture, multilingualism and rich Southern vitality are what make Villach special. We systematically invest in innovation, education and training and quality of life.

Further information on the business premises

We gladly advise you in the following areas: Business matters, toxic substance acquisition permit, permits for mountain, ski and canyon guides and wine tavern legislation.

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We inform you which plants can be established where, which requirements need to be complied with and what conditions need to be satisfied. As the City of Villach we are responsible for permits, changes and closing down plants.

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Event-permitting service

You can find information and forms for venue and event permits here. Events that are not intended to take place in authorised venues but on public property must be applied for separately.

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