Łódź for investors
SUPPORT FROM THE OFFICE OF INVESTOR SERVICE AND FOREIGN COOPERATION
ECONOMIC AWARDS FOR ŁÓDŹ
Thanks to supportive activities, investors can count on high-quality public services. Łódź is a business-friendly location, which is evident in the number of awards granted to the city.
Prime Property Prize in the category “Investor-Friendly City” 2018, 2017, 2014
Investment Awards in the category “City” granted by EuropaProperty.com 2017
Award: Eurobuild Investor’s Friendly City 2017, 2016, 2014
ABSL Report: distinction for significant services for the development of the modern business services sector in Poland, 2017, 1st place in the category: "Cooperation with local authorities" and "Modern business services sector" 2016 and 2017
Prologis ranking: "100 Most Desirable Logistics Locations in Europe in 2017" for the best locations in Europe – Central Poland – Łódź: the most desirable location outside Western Europe 2017
Polish Association of Development Companies, Ranking of Polish Cities: first place in 2016 and 2014, second in 2017 and 2015
Award: Eurobuild “The Real Estate Personality of the Year 2016” for Mayor Hanna Zdanowska 2016
fDi STRATEGY AWARD in fDi Polish Cities of the Future 2016/2015
Forbes' Diamond 2012
Pro Progressio award, City Outsourcing Stars 2013
IBM grant, Smarter Cities Challenge 2013
EXEMPTION FROM CORPORATE INCOME TAX (CIT) WITHIN THE FRAMEWORK OF THE ŁÓDŹ SPECIAL ECONOMIC ZONE:
A wide range of benefits is offered by the Łódź Special Economic Zone. By conducting business activities in the ŁSEZ, investors are provided with public support in the form of exemption from corporate or personal income tax; they may also be exempt from property tax. The level of support depends on the size of the enterprise and may amount to as much as 55% in the case of small companies.
- PROPERTY TAX EXEMPTION GRANTED BY THE COMMUNE
- SUPPORT PROGRAMME FOR PRIORITY INVESTMENTS FOR THE POLISH ECONOMY IN THE YEARS 2011-2020
- RECRUITMENT SUPPORT TOOLS – DISTRICT EMPLOYMENT OFFICE
OTHER INVESTMENT INCENTIVES
- INVESTOR MENTOR DEDICATED TO A GIVEN INVESTMENT PROCESS
- SUPPORT IN PROCEDURAL MATTERS, SO-CALLED "QUICK PATH"
- BUILDING THE INVESTOR’S IMAGE ON THE LABOUR MARKET