Danube – A top logistics location

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This logistics gateway is very import-export focused. Additionally, the Danube region has the role of the supplier for the local industry, making it an attractive location. The automotive industry is overrepresented in this area, using almost half of all the logistics property. Along freeways A3, A92 and A93 the Danube region is well connected: Between the towns of Deggendorf and Landshut the automotive industry has located. The industry cluster can be found in the freight village Regensburg.

Availability of sites

Although this is a very rural area the scarcity of logistics property can be seen even here. In the city of Regensburg a shortage of industrial sites make matters even worse. Towns like Deggendorf or Straubing benefit from partly new site reserves.

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New developments trend

The logistics area Danube saw only few new development projects in recent years. In 2014, 97,000 sqm were developed, increasing to 216,300 sqm in 2015 – with BMW locating here in the third quarter of the year and making for the biggest part of it.

Labor market

Employment in the logistics sector ranges slightly above the national average, creating a relative convenient labor market situation. The cost of labor is rcomparatively low. In contrast to the Greater Munich area the Danube region is very well positioned.

Economic structures

The focus of the Danbue region lies in the supply of the local industrial companies. Therefore logistics property of trade companies or logistics service providers is sparse.


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Economic facts & figures

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Key industrial parks

Freight village Regensburg
Gewerbe- und Industriegebiet Mitte
Burgweinting Ost


  • The Danube ports are gateways to Austria, Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
  • Potential for contract logistics service providers
  • Successful, focused location management by the Logistics Initiative Straubing-Sand


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