- Economic Development
- Business location - economic factors
- Global Players
- Business Start-ups
- Gewerbeflächen in Bühl
- Grundstücks- und Immobilienbörse
- Organisationen & Links
- Bühl Innovation and Technology Centre
- Bühler WirtschaftsRunde
Business location - economic factors
Compelling location benefits
Bühl - the location for a successful future
Bühl is a key business location where global companies such as Bosch and LuK (automotive component suppliers), UHU (adhesives) and GlaxoSmithKline (Consumer Healthcare) are located, alongside many medium-sized firms, workshops and service providers.
Bühl Economic Development Department
We make sure you feel at home in Bühl
The Bühl Economic Development Department is a “one-stop shop” providing services for businesses and investors. We would be pleased to be your first contact for any questions and problems you may have, piloting you through the administrative work.
Excellent transport infrastructure
Directly positioned on the A5 Karlsruhe-Basel motorway, B3 and B500 (Black Forest Road). Karlsruhe / Baden-Baden Airport (10 km) and Strasbourg Airport (45 km) are both within easy reach. For transport by water, the Rhine port of Greffern is only 12 km away and the freight can be easily moved from Bühl by German Railways at an industrial siding.
Central geographical location in Europe
Ideal road, rail, sea and air connections make all types of transport connections possible. European centres such as Paris, Milan, Zurich and Berlin can be reached in less than a day.
Constantly increasing commercial and industrial areas
Since1960, Bühl and its surrounding districts have been constantly opening up new commercial and industrial areas. Over the last 50 years, around 250 companies have set up here. With 30 hectares of commercial and industrial space currently available in commercial areas that have already been developed, together with ample open spaces that are ready for development, Bühl can also offer space for further commercial settlement in the future. At present, the City of Bühl is preparing to open up the Oberbruch commercial site for development, directly on the A5 Karlsruhe - Basel motorway. From 2010 there will be a further 7.5 ha of commercial land available.
Constant low tax rates
The trade tax assessment rate has remained unchanged in Bühl since 1980 at 320 points. This means that compared to the rest of Baden-Württemberg, Bühl is right at the top of the most economic cities and towns.
No bureaucratic administration
Quick decisions and quick approvals favour establishing businesses and companies in Bühl. The Bühl Economic Development Department is at your side to answer all business questions.
BITZ - the Bühl Innovation and Technology Centre
BITZ is a centre for innovative start-ups and new entrepreneurs. A network of former managers is available to these companies, to assist them in the setup and early stages, providing professional knowledge and experience. Not only that, BITZ offers financial benefits such as favourable stepped rents, central services and advanced training events.
Contacts between the city and companies, associations and regular meetings between businesses in Bühl and other contacts in the region make for a well-functioning network and provide the opportunity for dialogue.
High quality of life and recreational opportunities together with exciting cultural events
Bühl is the perfect combination of a successful, clean commercial and industrial location with a unique landscape and sports and leisure activities that meet every need.
"The unique location from the Rhine valley via the foothills to the Black Forest at over 1,000 m altitude, a mild climate and many hours of sunshine a year are unrivalled."
Sport + Leisure
"Bühl has something for everyone who wants to be active after work, at the weekend or on holiday - skiing in the Black Forest, swimming in the indoor swimming pool or one of the many lakes, cycling in the Rhine valley, walking through the vineyards or playing sport in the clubs."
Sporting Highlights: International High Jump Meeting, Swimming Meeting and National Riding and Driving Tournament
Culture: The "Bürgerhaus NEUER MARKT" Community Centre provides the perfect setting for shows and concerts, conventions and meetings. The music school, the library and the city museum complete the city's cultural attractions. The Baden-Alsace Days of Culture are put on together with our French neighbours. But looking after our traditions is very important. Carnival processions, the plum parade, the Christmas market and wine festivals are just some of them."
"The newly built, low traffic downtown pedestrian zone, together with an attractive range of retail outlets, makes Bühl into a shopping magnet for the region. The city has over 2,000 parking spaces and offers free car parking on Saturday. "
Sights and Gastronomy
With over 1,000 beds in hotels, guest houses and apartments. Bühl not only offers a comprehensive range of accommodation but also a warm and friendly service. The world famous Bühlerhöhe Castle Hotel is high above the city. For campers there is the campsite and bathing lake in Bühl-Oberbruch with about 450 spaces. Snowy ski lifts and well groomed cross-country trails invite you take your winter vacation here. Bühl is known as the "gastronomic Mecca of Baden". Regional specialties and international cuisine combine with the flavours of the region.
Attractions: The castle ruins at Alt-Windeck with its mighty keep and views far across the country to the Vosges, the Gertelbach waterfalls in the Bühl valley, the baroque church of St. Mary in Kappel Windeck, the parish church of St. Peter and Paul, the Peace Cross, Jakobuspilger on the Ortenau Wine Trail, the Bühl City Museum and the Heritage Museum in Weitenung, wine cellar tours and tastings, the forest trail to the castle ruins at Alt-Windeck, fruit and wine trails, day trips to Baden-Baden, Strasbourg, Heidelberg and Freiburg, to the Mummelsee, the Rust Europa Park or the Vogtsbauernhöfen in the Kinzig Valley.
Education, family and care services / health
For people who live here, the infrastructure leaves nothing to be desired. You can find all types of school in Bühl - six primary schools, a day school, a secondary school, a grammar school, a special education centre, vocational schools and a Red Cross Training Centre. Kindergartens with modern care services that ensure compatibility between work and family for parents, a child and family centre and youth centres complete the city's comprehensive facilities. The Municipal School of Music and Performing Arts and the library as well as the Bühl Education Portal, a concept for lifelong learning, illustrate the efforts of the city to meet the needs of social change and increasing demands on education. In short, we have the ideal living environment for families and work. Your health is our priority! One of the most modern rehab clinics, the Max Grundig Clinic, is a byword for medical know-how and first-class treatment. The Bühl district hospital operates in conjunction with the Mittelbaden Hospital to look after medical care in the region.