Press Releases • Mar 13, 2019 08:58 UTC
The planned construction projects within the Stockholm region show a total investment volume of €111 billion until the year 2040. According to Invest Stockholm’s report released today, the largest investment share is in housing, with an investment volume of €60,7 billion, followed by infrastructure investments in railway, subway and lightrail, with an investment volume of 9,6 billion €.
Press Releases • Jan 31, 2019 06:45 UTC
The health tech sector in Stockholm is booming. Six new health tech companies are entering the Life Science Hotlist, a list of carefully curated investment opportunities in the Stockholm-Uppsala region. Invest Stockholm has screened 95 health tech companies to identify the “hot” investment cases. Today, Brighter, Camino Care, CareLigo, Encare, Hnry and Minnity are added to the list.
Press Releases • Dec 11, 2018 13:27 UTC
The two municipalities Gävle and Sandviken in the Stockholm region have decided to sell a total of 130 hectares of land to Microsoft for SEK 269 million, thereby creating conditions for a major international investment.
Press Releases • Oct 18, 2018 08:21 UTC
Despite a substantial increase in the number of hotel rooms in Stockholm last year, the demand for more hotels in the Swedish capital continues to develop. Changed travel habits, a growing middle class in Asia and cheaper flights have contributed to the increase in the proportion of private hotel guests, which is now almost as big as the business segment.
Press Releases • Sep 03, 2018 06:15 UTC
During the first two weeks of September, Stockholm welcomes thousands of investors, entrepreneurs, talents and journalists, to discover one of the best tech ecosystems in the world. With 14 conferences and 50+ events, Stockholm Tech Week offers visitors to experience what's going to happen next in the world. Welcome to connect with the early starters of the Stockholm tech ecosystem!
Press Releases • Jul 09, 2018 07:54 UTC
The American community platform WeWork today announced its expansion into Stockholm. During the spring of 2019, the first location of the leading provider of shared office space around the globe will open its doors at the newly renovated property Urban Escape, offering office and community space for 1000 future members.
Press Releases • Jun 11, 2018 12:47 UTC
When sustainable eyewear brand Karün from Patagonia were looking for the best market in Europe to launch their new product; sunglasses made out of recycled fishing nets, they chose Stockholm. Why? You may ask. Stockholm has far from the amount of sunshine that many other European cities can boast with. The answer, however, is not to be found in the weather, but rather in the Swedish values.
Press Releases • Mar 26, 2018 07:15 UTC
The Vilsta ski slope in Eskilstuna in the Stockholm region, will become 10 meters higher just in time for the winter season next year. All thanks to shaft masses from the construction of Amazon Web Services (AWS)’s data center in Eskilstuna.
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2018 11:29 UTC
For the first time in many years, the City of Stockholm has land to sell in the city center. The gross floor area is about 20 000 square meters. The property has the Central station, the City Hall and the open waters of Riddarfjärden as neighbours.
Press Releases • Nov 16, 2017 10:26 UTC
Packed with statistics, key facts and detailed descriptions of shopping districts in Stockholm, the Swedish retail guide has landed. For everyone considering entering the Stockholm retail market, this guide saves weeks of market research.
Press Releases • Oct 19, 2017 14:30 UTC
The City of Västerås, west of Stockholm, has been chosen as the location where Northvolt will place their R&D facility for the next generation lithium-ion batteries. This is the fourth major investment in the Stockholm Region in the last six months, creating another 300 to 400 jobs in Västerås.
Press Releases • Oct 06, 2017 05:50 UTC
Through stable growth, Stockholm has reached record levels of RevPAR (revenue per available room), and surging occupancy has created a great need for additional guest room capacity. While demand has become increasingly diverse, supply has remained homogeneous and regional operators dominate the market. The time is ripe for international investors to conquer a share of emerging market segments.
The ROCKWOOL Group, the leading provider of stone wool solutions, invests in land in the Stockholm region
Press Releases • Oct 05, 2017 08:17 UTC
The Danish industrial Group, ROCKWOOL, has today confirmed the purchase of 180,000 square meters of land in the Eskilstuna Logistics Park (Eskilstuna Logistikpark), which will lay the foundation for future expansion to serve the Swedish construction market. The future facility has the potential to create about 150 new jobs in Eskilstuna.
Press Releases • Oct 03, 2017 08:38 UTC
Need for labor to carry out planned construction investments in the Stockholm region is estimated at over 100,000 job opportunities in 2017 and 2018. The demand is greatest for building and construction workers, construction craftsmen, painters and finishers.
Press Releases • Jul 26, 2017 07:30 UTC
The strong construction market in Stockholm has created lucrative opportunities for international companies. A requirement to be able to seize these opportunities is to understand the regulations of the industry. To help foreign companies enter the market, Invest Stockholm, Tyréns and SABO today launched a unique intensive course covering the fundamentals of the Swedish construction industry.
Press Releases • Apr 04, 2017 06:16 UTC
Today, Amazon Web Services (AWS) announced the establishment of a new datacenter region in the Stockholm area, positioning Sweden as the location of choice for delivery of advanced cloud services in the Nordics. The new AWS EU (Stockholm) Region will be operational in 2018.
Press Releases • Mar 13, 2017 12:42 UTC
The Stockholm region is growing faster than the rest of Europe and the investment potential is estimated to be EUR 95 billion through 2030 in the areas of housing, infrastructure and innovation. A sweeping 340,000 new dwellings will be built, which alone will require investments at a record level of EUR 53 billion.
Press Releases • Mar 22, 2016 08:36 UTC
The Stockholm-Uppsala Life Science Investment Hotlist is growing. Now being welcomed are 5 new companies, all in digital health, in the search for foreign investments and partnerships. Including the new companies, the list now includes 41 companies, almost half of which are in the field of digital health.
Press Releases • Oct 07, 2015 08:23 UTC
The next five years will see a major investment to increase the life science companies in the Stockholm region. The aim is to double the number of identified companies which are ripe for investment.
Press Releases • Jun 23, 2015 06:00 UTC
In the past five years, Stockholm-based companies received 18 percent of all private placements in FinTech companies across Europe. The numbers show that Stockholm continuously, year after year, attracts almost one fifth of the overall FinTech investments in Europe.