Business location

Business location

The district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is an up-and-coming business location with excellent infrastructure, a business-friendly climate and the highest quality of life. Its 19 municipalities are home to forward-looking, primarily medium-sized companies from a wide range of sectors.


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Location & infrastructure

The district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is centrally located on the Munich – Nuremberg growth axis, nestled in the green hills of the Hallertau, the largest contiguous hop-growing region in the world, and boasts excellent transport links. The major international airport in Munich and the inland port of Kelheim on the Main-Danube Canal are also easy to reach and are each only around 25 km away from the district boundary. The well-developed infrastructure also connects the economic region with important southern German centers such as Augsburg, Regensburg, Landshut and Nuremberg.

Habitat management

The district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is not only a business location but also a place to live. A rich cultural and leisure offering combined with attractive shopping facilities and a scenic countryside create a special quality of life in the district of Pfaffenhofen.

The “soft location factors”, i.e. the key aspects for quality of life in the district and the attractiveness for guests, are the focus of the KUS in the area of leisure, recreation and tourism.

Commercial space

The IHK-Standortportal Regional provides you with an initial overview of available commercial sites in the district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm.

Sector diversity speaks for stability

The district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm is a dynamic and future-oriented business location. This region is characterized by a high level of employment and an excellent investment climate.

The balanced mix of sectors is one of the greatest assets for the economic strength of the district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm.

Economic structure analysis

Together with the districts of Eichstätt and Neuburg-Schrobenhausen and the city of Ingolstadt, the district of Pfaffenhofen commissioned a comprehensive economic structure and cluster analysis for Region 10 in 2021.

The aim of the analysis was to identify the region’s opportunities and risks with regard to the further development of the business location. The focus was on the following questions:

  • How can we develop opportunities, realize them, turn them into strengths and safeguard against potential risks and avert them from the companies in our region?
  • How can our homeland develop in a sustainable and future-oriented way?
  • In short: How can the business location position itself even better in order to remain competitive in the future?


Economic and cluster analysis Region 10

The results, specifically analyzed for the district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm, can be downloaded here. The presentation includes the results of the structural data analysis, the company survey, the competence field analysis and the six most important fields of action.


Structural analysis of fields of action KUS

The KUS is already active with a wide range of project activities in the six fields of action. This summary provides an overview of the areas of securing skilled workers, commercial space brokerage, digitalization and regional networking.


Company register

Are you looking for a specific company or for companies based in the district? The search function of the Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm district business register will help you with your research.

Conference facilities & coworking

As a successful economic area, the district of Pfaffenhofen a.d.Ilm offers a wide range of conference and event facilities as well as coworking workplaces that meet a wide variety of requirements.

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