Opfikon has a population of over 15,000 and provides around 18,000 jobs. The city is located in the booming Glattal region between the airport and the city of Zurich. With the emerging Glattpark
district, the amount of living and work space will increase by around one half. Companies of every size (UBS, GM [Europe] SA, Merck Sharp Dome etc.) consider Opfikon an ideal location for development.
Opfikon lies at the heart of a prosperous economic region and can boast an excellent transportation system
is easily accessible by all means of transportation. The international Zurich airport
nearby offers direct flights to all corners of the world. Situated in the centre of an international transportation
web, regional, national and international business in Opfikon is flourishing. More than 700 connections
a day will take you to downtown Zurich. Hop on board and be sipping an espresso 14 minutes later, right on the Lake of Zurich.
The bordering business metropolis Zurich
with its universities of applied sciences and other universities
guarantees a diverse and qualified workforce. There are even English-speaking educational institutions
in immediate vicinity.
Whether near the local recreation area Hardwald
, in the conveniently accessible Glattbrugg district or in the new development zone Glattpark, here you will find what you are looking for to accommodate your individual housing needs
Opfikon has something to offer for everyone. Investors, entrepreneurs, employers and employees alike find the city to be a dynamic and inspiring place to live and work. With its exceptional cost/benefit tradeoff, Opfikon offers businesses ideal conditions for success and growth. Opfikon is thriving and bustling and thanks to the many influences, innovation has become a tradition.
Your contact: Paul Remund, Stadtpräsident
, Bauer Hansruedi, Verwaltungsdirektor