The city Ghent

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The city of Ghent

Location and accessibility

Ghent has an excellent location in Belgium, namely in the middle of the triangle between Brussels, Antwerp and Bruges. In short, the ideal location to establish your business. The city is in fact located on a major highways hub between these cities. This allows you to easily and quickly drive to and from your customers and / or business relations. From Ghent you can also drive easily to the Netherlands, France and Germany.

In addition to a good connection on the motorway network of Belgium, the city also enjoys an excellent connection to the train and public transport network. This makes it easy to travel between different cities in the country!

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Are you looking for an office for rent in Ghent and surrounding area? That is understandable because Ghent is one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium and has a beautiful range of attractive offices. Startup or multinational? We will find a suitable office space for every type of organization. Do you not immediately see an interesting office? Let us inquire for you in our extensive network within the real estate business in Belgium.

Why rent office space in Ghent?

Interesting rental prices

Despite the fact that Ghent is one of the most popular office cities in Belgium, the rents are very acceptable. The top rental prices have been stable for five years in a row and there seems to be no change in the immediate future. The top rental price per m2 per year is between 150, - and 155, - euro. The average rental price is also particularly stable. These rental prices have risen slightly in recent years, to around 115, - to 120, - euro per m2 per year.

Ghent supports entrepreneurs

One of the reasons why Ghent is so popular with entrepreneurs and businesses is that the municipality is doing a great job of creating a favorable business climate. Because of this, there are many initiatives that make renting office space in the city very attractive.

Advantages for starters

Do you want to start a business in Ghent? Then you can register the company for free at the “Kruispuntbank van ondernemingen (KBO)” (Crossroads Bank for Enterprises). A registration costs 85,50 euros, but that amount will be returned to the company by the city. In addition, the municipality also provides the start-up contract, since setting up a company can actually cost a lot. That is why you, as a (re) starter, will receive up to 5,000 euro as return for investments in training and professional advice. This works so well that after three years, about 95% of companies are still active.

Popular areas & office buildings in Ghent

  • Ghelamco Arena (Artevelde park)
  • Sint-Pieters station
  • De Loop
  • De Oude Dokken
  • Kortrijksesteenweg
  • Technology park Zwijnaarde
  • Harbor of Ghent
  • Merelbeke
Types of offices

Different kinds of office space in Ghent

The range of available offices in Ghent is as you would expect from a real metropolis: very diverse. Whether you are looking for a whole building for a large company / multinational or a flexible workplace in the center of Ghent: we are happy to help you find the most suitable office space. You can choose from a variety of offices in Ghent. For example, there are conventional (office buildings or floors) offices, office space in a business center / multi-company building or work places in co-working spaces.

There is also a strong variation in the delivery level and the services offered in these offices and workplaces. Where the choice in smaller cities is generally more limited, landlords in Ghent offer the most extensive options.

Information about Ghent

Why rent office space in Ghent?

Ghent is not only a very attractive city to behold. There is also a favorable business climate in which both startups and reputable companies flourish. It is not without reason that Ghent has been the third largest city in the office space market for years. The inner city of Ghent is by far the most popular with regard to this. To ensure the presence and availability of offices in the city center, a co-creation process was started with various stakeholders.

Delivery levels

  • Shell: a very bare office where a lot still needs to be done
  • Fully (high-end) completed: Can be occupied immediately after furnishing
  • Plug & Play (furnished): Fully furnished and ready to be used right away

Service levels

  • Conventional: no service offered, you manage everything yourself
  • Multi company building: a limited amount of services and spaces are shared
  • Business center or office concept and co-working space: full service concepts with two choices, fully serviced and all-inclusive or pay “as you go” for the services that you use.

Services

Do you opt for an office space with many services? In most cases you can expect the following:

  • Lunch
  • Meeting room(s)
  • Reception desk
  • Phone and e-mail service
  • Internet
  • Postal service
  • Copy and print
  • Sports facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Day care
  • Shoemaker
  • Et cetera