Competitiveness / Business and Industry

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

Spotlight issue

7th February 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

The multimodal complex of Brno Airport is complete. The last three tenants have joined a group of world-famous brands.

The multimodal complex next to Brno Airport, developed by Panattoni, is now fully leased. Tenants such as Coca Cola, DHL, or ‘Zásilkovna’ have been joined by major companies such as Erba Lachema, member of the Erba Group, Noviko, and Reda. In addition to its excellent strategic location near Brno-Tuřany Airport and the D1 motorway, it also offers excellent technological facilities for modern and sustainable business. The entire complex boasts a high rating of ‘Excellent’ according to the latest BREEAM New Construction standards, making it one of the greenest parks in the Czech Republic, and the greenest park in Brno.
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20th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

CTP expands inner city logistics footprint with additional €125m Czech investment in CTPark Brno Líšeň

CTP, Continental Europe’s leading listed developer and owner of logistics real estate by gross lettable area (GLA), has added 69,000 m2 of buildings and development land to its CTPark Brno Líšeň in the Czech Republic through a sale-and-leaseback transaction with Zetor Tractors, the Czech agricultural machinery producer. The acquisition marks a major step in the overall €125 million transformation of the former Zetor brownfield industrial site into a modern new park for light manufacturing, retail, research, and inner city logistics which CTP embarked on in 2019. The transaction sees CTP consolidating its ownership in the Líšeň district, increasing the total land size to 29 hectares. Upon completion, CTPark Brno Líšeň will provide some 150,000 m2 of lettable area with over 2,500 jobs.  
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14th January 2022 / Competitiveness / Business and Industry

An End of 2021 Fireside Chat with Václav Muchna, Y Soft CEO

Join Y Soft’s Václav Muchna, CEO, for an end-of-year fireside chat with Duncan Hendy, Content Marketing Director, as Václav reveals some of the transformations that companies such as Y Soft have been going through in 2021’s year of the pandemic in order to lay the foundations for a stronger 2022. Topics range from enabling the hybrid workforce to why discovering the balance between happy customers and happy employees is crucial to delivering value.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic