Friedrichshafen is home to global companies with excellent career opportunities, strong small and medium-sized enterprises and a wide range of skilled trades.
Friedrichshafen surprises – not only with its idyllic location on the banks of Lake Constance but also as the economic driver of a whole region. It is home to global companies with excellent career opportunities, strong small and medium-sized enterprises and a wide range of skilled trades. Friedrichshafen and the Lake Constance region can regularly be found in the top group of rankings of the most successful economic regions. Companies such asZF Friedrichshafen AG with over 135,000 employees worldwide, Zeppelin GmbH, which is represented in 30 countries, or the MTU brand of Rolls Royce Power-Systems AG , have their headquarters here. In Friedrichshafen there are perfect conditions for founders, developers and discoverers. A liveable career location for young professionals and experts.
Commercial space & real estate
The city of Friedrichshafen pursues a forward-looking property policy in order to be able to offer industrial sites ready for construction on an ongoing basis throughout the entire city area.
The sale of municipal commercial properties in Friedrichshafen for business settlement or business expansion is carried out on the basis of contact mediation and in close cooperation with the Stabstelle für Wirtschaftsförderung (Staff Office for Economic Development). The Stabsstelle Wirtschaftsförderung (SWF) is the first contact within the city administration for interested companies who want to settle or are planning a move within the city area.
Messe Friedrichshafen is one of Germany’s leading exhibition companies and is rated as the European leader when it comes to leisure themes. Many of the trade fairs “Made in Friedrichshafen” have an absolute leading function and are among the primary events in the exhibition sector. The exhibition center right next to the airport went into operation in 2002 and offers an impressive range of potential uses. Here there is a unique synergy of functionality and emotional appeal, which can only guarantee success.