With a rising population fuelling demand for housing and a commercial sector in rude health, the real estate market in Cologne is a hive of activity. Natasha Turak explains how much of the required investment is coming from foreign investors.
With the UK's financial services firms weighing up their options following the Brexit referendum, could Cologne be set to benefit from an exodus of insurance companies from London? Natasha Turak takes a look
Long a centre for traditional businesses, Cologne is determined to make itself a leading destination for start-up and tech firms. The potential for collaboration between these old and new industries could be what gives the city an edge over its rivals, finds Natasha Turak
Cologne's biotech centre BioCampus is branching out from its original purpose. Director André van Hall tells Natasha Turak why an interdisciplinary approach is the way forward.
Long established as a centre for manufacturing, finance and media, cologne is looking to demonstrate how it can also be the perfect home for innovative digital companies, writes Natasha Turak, giving the city an economic diversity which should safeguard its future
Cologne has all the qualities to attract international investors, says mayor Henriette Reker, but as she tells fDi, the city needs to make itself more visible
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