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#08 - 10 Reasons to Invest in Brainport Eindhoven

Read about what makes the Brainport Eindhoven Region so attractive to investors across the world – from Canada to Taiwan to Australia. Click through to read about our unique investment climate. Below you can read about reason #08 'A popular location to live and settle'. For a complete overview of the top 10 reasons: please visit the landing page.

A popular location to live and settle

The Brainport region makes internationals feel at home by offering a holistic quality of life experience. It offers the best of a buzzing city life as well as opportunities to step away from the hustle and bustle and explore nature- usually a short bike ride away.

International Hot Spot

With 40,000 internationals, 160 nationalities, and over 1,300 foreign companies in the Brainport Eindhoven Region, our daily lives are getting more and more international. You will find public signs and services are usually bilingual and most shops and restaurants provide their services in English. Dedicated organizations such as the Expat Spouses Initiative, C.L.O. (Centro Latinoamericano de Orientación) and The Hub Eindhoven are specially focussed on making international knowledge workers feel at home in Eindhoven.

Well known events put Brainport on the map

A lot of events in Eindhoven focus on technology, design and knowledge. Events of national importance such as the Dutch Technology Week and the Dutch Design week, along with the light festival GLOW as well as the tech-design crossover event – the STRP Festival all attract large amounts of visitors from all over the country and the globe. The annual Dutch Design Week is one of the biggest festivals attracting over 250.000 visitors and is considered to be one of the world’s leading Design Weeks (at par with Milan, London, Tokyo and New York).

A green urban living experience

The ‘Garden City’ concept focused on green infrastructure and shared public spaces ensures a first class urban living experience. Throughout the entire Brainport region, safe and well maintained cycling routes allow you to enjoy nature and explore the area. A highlight that can’t be missed is the Hovenring, a futuristic bicycle roundabout of impressive proportions. Then there is the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde bicycle path that glows in the dark like ‘Starry Night’, often dubbed the most innovative and artistic bicycle path in the world. Discover these and other gems while making your way through the region’s green surroundings.

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