We answer all your questions

Companies already based in Basel will find unbureaucratic support. The Economic Development Unit of the Canton of Basel-Stadt is the point of contact for companies in the Canton of Basel-Stadt.

The Hammering Man at Aeschenplatz.
The Hammering Man at Aeschenplatz.

Contact point for companies

The contact point is the central information point for all companies based in Basel-Stadt. We assist you with your questions and concerns regarding the public administration and help you to find the right contact partner.

Contact us and inform us about your needs.

A to Z for companies

Are you looking for the right contact point within the public administration of the Canton of Basel-Stadt? We have created a concise directory with the most important topics and contacts for companies in Basel-Stadt.

Real estate procurement

As a company, how do you find the appropriate property for your rental office, your laboratory or next building extension in the Canton of Basel-Stadt? The Economic Development Unit assumes the role of a facilitator between companies, the real estate business and the public administration. For larger projects, we offer advisory support in order to provide all participants with the best possible decision making basis. Please contact the cantonal Economic Development Unit directly.

Companies that would like to newly establish themselves in Basel are supported professionally by BaselArea.swiss


The specialists from BaselArea.swiss advise companies like during every stage of their expansion projects, comprehensively and expertly:

  • Evaluation: Taxes? Job market? Competitors? Permits? Industry environment? We compile all the relevant information and data about the Basel region and Switzerland for you, customized to your individual project requirements.
  • Site selection: any open questions? We facilitate contacts to the right experts to answer your questions. We’ll connect you to our government authorities, industry and legal experts, and provide professional support during your real estate search.
  • Site visit: would you like to get to know the Basel region first-hand? We’ll diligently plan your site visit and put together a customized itinerary, with maximum efficiency and fully matched to your requirements.
  • Business development: do you want to accelerate your business growth? We support you in establishing relations to local partners and organizations - accelerating your access to the Basel region’s highly diverse business and innovation ecosystem.

BaselArea.swiss therefore offers comprehensive support from a single source to companies in the Basel region (cantons Basel-Stadt, Basel-Landschaft and Jura) – from the initial market evaluation through company trips to concrete procurement of business partners. Besides the necessary expertise, our advisors have excellent local contacts, which have been established over many years of exchanges both on the political and on the business level. BaselArea.swiss also cultivates a large network of companies and experts with experience of China who keep abreast of all the latest developments.