Economy in Giessen
Welcome to the City of Giessens website. By providing this information we hope to facilitate your decision to choose Giessen as an economic location. The city is an ideal location for businesses. It is right in the middle of the central Hessian region and has thus been a junction and destination for migrating people and trade for several centuries.
Giessen has good traffic connections to all Germanys significant urban conglomerations, especially the Rhine-Main area and the Rhine-Ruhr area. The proximity to the banking and trade centre of Frankfurt with its international airport plays an important role in marketing and acquisition of products.
In relation to the Rhine-Main area Giessen can offer good economic power, coupled with the advantages of an adequate stock of business premises, low costs and high quality of life. In addition, Giessen is the most important location for retail business in the area and many important offices and authorities have their headquarters here.