Europe

This section includes articles related to area economic development, corporate relocation, company expansion and site selection news throughout Europe.

Dublin, Ireland

HubSpot Commits To Creating 450 New Jobs In Ireland

The Massachusetts-based software, services, and support company is creating a new office space dubbed "HubSpot House" in Dublin. 
Verisure

Verisure To Create 1,000 Jobs In North East England

Europe’s largest domestic alarm provider will invest nearly $4M in a 104,000-square-foot facility at the Quorum Business Park, North Tyneside.
Databricks, Amsterdam

Databricks Growing In The Netherlands

The U.S.-based data analytics company will invest $110 million at its European headquarters in Amsterdam over the next three years. 
Switzerland

Merck Building New Biotech Development Facility In Switzerland

Merck will invest $275 million in a new research and manufacturing facility in Corsier-sur-Vevey, Switzerland, which will house approximately 250 employees.
demographic shifts

Demographic Shifts Will Impact The Global Workplace By 2030

New opportunities, challenges arise for global cities as 693 million boomers reach retirement age and 1.3 billion Gen Z enter workforce, according to Cushman & Wakefield study.
Chemetall Germany

Chemetall Completes German Expansion Project

The new laboratory and office building in Langelsheim, Germany is part of the Surface Treatment global business unit of BASF's Coatings division’s commitment to aerospace customers.
Tesla Germany

Tesla To Locate Gigafactory, Design Center In Germany 

Tesla will create an estimated 10,000 jobs at a manufacturing plant and a design and engineering center in Germany's Berlin-Brandenburg region.
Barcelona

AAM Opens Manufacturing Facility In Barcelona

The new facility will support demand and growth from new and current European customers including Renault, BMW, Daimler, Porsche, Audi and Ford.
Israel Tel Aviv AI Ranking

Israel A Rising Star In Artificial Intelligence

Israel has emerged as a leading player in Artificial Intelligence and Tel Aviv has been named as an Emerging AI Hub in Business Facilities' 15th Annual Rankings Report.

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

Humanyze Opens European HQ In Amsterdam

The MIT Media Lab spin-off selected Amsterdam, Netherlands as the hub for its expansion into the EMEA and UK.
Essity

Essity Investing $415M In Germany Expansion

The hygiene and health company's new facility at its Mannheim, Germany tissue plant site will use a new proprietary technology to produce pulp from alternative fiber.
Ireland Brexit Dublin

Brexit Brings 70 Companies To Ireland

Since the UK’s EU referendum in June 2016, individual investments related to Brexit have brought more than 5,000 jobs to Ireland, according to IDA Ireland.
Dublin

Workhuman Adding 150 New Jobs At Dublin HQ

The Irish technology firm is growing its workforce as part of a $4.5 million expansion of its headquarters. 
The Netherlands

Johnson & Johnson Opens Vaccines Launch Facility In The Netherlands

The healthcare leader's new facility in Leiden, the Netherlands will support global health and the widespread rollout of novel vaccines.
Darmstadt, Germany

Merck Opens New Pharma Packaging Center In Germany

The $73 million investment is part of wider $1 billion investment that will transform the Darmstadt site into the company’s contemporary global headquarters.

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The competition for foreign direct investment is intensifying, with locations far and wide vying to become prime destinations for FDI.
Dublin Ireland

Microsoft Creating 200 New Jobs In Ireland

The expansion of Microsoft's team at its Dublin campus will help drive innovation and accelerated adoption of artificial intelligence and machine learning for customers globally.
Netherlands

HealthLink Expands Warehouses In The Netherlands, Tennessee

The company will significantly increase its warehouse capacity in Waalwijk, the Netherlands and Memphis, TN.
AGC Biologics Copenhagen Denmark

AGC Biologics Expands In Denmark

The strategic expansion of the Copenhagen facility will meet increasing global demand for biopharmaceutical development and manufacturing.

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Business Facilities magazine recognized the Commonwealth of Virginia for its commitment to building a strong business environment in 2021.

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