Business & Science
An attractive area for business

The Lake Constance region, with its international outlook, ideal mix of businesses, great working environment and high living standards, is one of Europe’s up-and-coming areas.

At the centre lies the town of Constance, an important commercial hub with a high concentration of expertise, growth areas and relevant networks. As the largest town on Lake Constance, it has evolved into a centre of innovation in IT, communication technologies and B2B and B2C services.


Thanks to its proximity to Liechtenstein, Austria and Switzerland, Constance has become a hub for cross-border cooperation, to the benefit of the local retail, tourism and leisure industries. There are great opportunities for growth here.

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Beate Behrens

Bücklestr. 3e | 78467 Konstanz

Key Figures

Total land area54,1 sq. km
Forest & agricultural land35,8 sq. km
Residential land6,5 sq. km
Traffic & transport 4,3 sq. km
Industial & Commercial land2,2 sq. km
Recreational land2,4 sq. km
Lake Constance (total) 582 sq. km
Resident population Constance (2017) 85.892
Population Constance & Canton of Thurgau 556.794
Unemployment rate3.4%
Science & research2 universities
Purchasing power€473 million
Total revenues (2017) €4.745 million
Revenue (manufacturing industry) €2.045 million
Revenue (retail sector) €672 million
Revenue (wholesale sector)€599 million
Revenue (hospitality industry & tourism) €206 million
Trade tax multiplier 390%
Land tax multiplier 410%
Land tax A & land tax B410%
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