Why invest in Hauts-de-France?

Why invest in Hauts-de-France?

If you’re looking to expand on local, national or international markets, Hauts-de-France is the place to be. Setting up in here opens doors and a host of business development opportunities. Here are some reasons to take a closer look.

Why invest in Hauts-de-France?

If you’re looking to expand on local, national or international markets, Hauts-de-France is the place to be. Setting up in here opens doors and a host of business development opportunities. Here are some reasons to take a closer look.

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Reason #1. Win new markets

You’ve reached a turning point in your business: you’ve built a strong presence in your current markets, and it’s time to grow your client base further.

But you need to plan carefully. And distance can be a deal-breaker: how will you serve these new prospects from afar? Moving closer can give you the edge you need. Why not boost your growth by making them local?

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Reason #2. Find the people you need

For businesses setting up a subsidiary in a new region, recruitment is a key concern. In Hauts-de-France, you’ll find the skillsets you need thanks to our large pools of available workers. And you can also tap into graduates of the region’s many courses and institutions, offering training in a wide range of specialties.

Looking for someone to manage your new operation? Nord France Invest can help find him or her—as well as the workers you need for technical specialties.

If your business project has potential for large-scale job creation, our regional teams are on hand to help line up the candidates you need.

Reason #3. Optimize your logistics

Our strategic location and exceptional transport infrastructures make Hauts-de-France an ideal logistics hub for all of Europe, and a natural conduit for goods in transit.

Our location north of Paris means easy circulation of staff and goods, both incoming shipments and onward distribution.

And because you can choose from road, rail, air, sea and inland waterway transport, you can fine-tune shipping costs while maintaining full control of your logistics operations.

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Reason #4. Find the right site

Finding the right site is a critical part of your selection process, whether you need land or a building.

Hauts-de-France offers a wide range of opportunities—just click to browse our selection of sites and facilities that meet your criteria.

Or send us your specifications, and we’ll run a customized search for you. Our services are confidential and free for international businesses.

Reason #5. Save on set-up costs

When you’re scouting a new location for your business, operating costs are a key consideration in calculating profitability, and cost price components vary widely.

We can walk you through the financial assistance and incentives, both public and private, available to your business in Hauts-de-France.

We’ve even developed two exclusive cost-comparison toolsone for real estate, the other for salariesto help you get a grip on budgets.

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Reason #6. Meet our international business community

Hauts-de-France has already welcomed many foreign businesses—companies that together make us a genuinely international region. Today 1 in 10 staff in the region works for a non-French employer. Learn more about the different businesses that weighed our strategic advantages and opted to set up here to grow their operations in France and across Europe.

Reason #7. Tap into the strengths of a region that cares

When today’s business leaders look for a new site, attractive operating costs are only part of the picture. They want a region that shares their values and vision, from concern for the planet to social responsibility and care for the community. A great region needs a great vision for the future, and in Hauts-de-France we’ve got one. Our roadmap is called Rev3.