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Process support for setting up companies

Relocating to business location Upper Austria

Are you planning a new building, an extension or a renovation? Then please get in touch with us!

Regardless of whether you want to establish a new company or expand an existing business to Upper Austria, there are a multitude of permits and official procedures that need to be organised. We have been successfully advising companies for years on how to establish contact with the authorities efficiently and sustainably.

Investment projects require capital spending. We are familiar with suitable financing and funding instruments and can help you obtain what is best for your business.

Support in official procedures and obtaining permits

In order to accelerate and simplify approval procedures, we provide you with an experienced procedures coach who will guide you through the necessary processes. We prepare a project check, plan together with you the official activities needed for each project phase and jointly review the prepared documents.


Our procedure coaches provide you with the following services free of charge:
•    Support through inter-agency coordination of approval procedures, e.g.

  • according to regional planning with regard to land use permits,
  • construction and industrial law in terms of building permits and plant operation licences,
  • water law permits,
  • forestry law,
  • nature conservation permits, etc.

•    initiating contact between district administration, local municipality and other authorities
•    organising and participating in meetings with authorities
•    consolidating project documents required for planning permission based on the company's data
•    close cooperation with the company's project manager, who is responsible for the internal coordination of the project
•    consulting planning specialists, e.g. for noise protection analysis or emissions calculations
•    participating in official negotiations and public participation procedures
•    providing professional support and mediation in the event of objections against your project (e.g. in conflicts with local residents)
•    accompanying experts, e.g. during external negotiations and on-site inspections

We are your single point of contact for all regulatory issues and can help you coordinate your contact with the various authorities.

Financial support for relocating

A new plant can cost you a lot of capital and time. Because you are planning to invest in the growth of Upper Austria, we want to invest in you by making things easier for you and providing you with the best possible support. As an investor service, we have made it our job to support future-oriented plans and projects in Upper Austria.


Financing and investment advice and services:

  • Advice on financial support at regional, national and European level
  • Detailed advice on possible project financing
  • Active support during meetings with banks
  • Finding finance partners
  • Coordination of partners for funding and finance
  • Information on forms of financing: crowdfunding, private equity, mezzanine capital etc.

Resident relations management

New company buildings and expansion projects not only mean change for companies and communities, they also have an impact on residents near the site. To create a solid foundation for a smooth, efficient and successful project as well as a neighbourly future, professional resident relations management is required. Resident relations management focusses on a company's relationship with the people living nearby. Authentic fact-based communication is just as important as informing the right people at the right time.

 

We are in touch with a range of experts in the fields of communications, media relations and mediation. Regardless of the size of your company and the current project phase, we will support you in finding partners for your local communications. Our range of services in this area includes training in media handling and media appearance as well as advice on communications strategies. We also know specialists experienced in remedying challenging situations, who adopt a neutral position as mediator and initiate processes for conflict resolution.

As a company owner you have a clear idea of your project and the positive effects it will have on your company and the entire region. Share them with your stakeholders. Get your people together and encourage them to join you on the journey. Maybe you will find companions who will become part of your success story. You can rely on our experience and expertise in during this process.

Sharing successes and learning from each other - the core purposes of our experience sharing meetings. Companies, communities and consultants actively share their knowledge and experience and together create space for a trusting and sustainable relationship. Problems evolve from the participants' everyday business. Experience sharing events as a form of resident relations management provides you with the framework for discussing issues relating to the professional handling of neighbourhood complaints. Get to know the instruments and measures you need to promote mutual cooperation.

 

Foto: Tanja Spennlingwimmer

Tanja Spennlingwimmer

Head of Investor and Location Management
Mobile: +43 664 8481289
Phone: +43 732 79810-5055