Barcelona is the capital of Spanish Catalonia with a population of 1,6 million citizens, which makes it also the largest city in the region and the second most populous in Spain. Its urban area is widespread to adjacent municipalities of the Province of Barcelona with a total population of 4,8 million people, which makes this metropolitan area the sixth most populous in the EU after such giants as Paris and London. It is also one of the biggest metropolises at the the Mediterranean Sea. Barcelona takes its beginnings from the Middle Ages, that is why it has a vast cultural heritage. Nowadays the city is an essential cultural center and a significant tourist destination. It is known around the world thanks to architectural talents of Lluis Domenech I Montaner and Antoni Gaudi, whose works are contained in UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Union for the Mediterranean decided to locate its headquarter in Barcelona. The city is also the place for the vast amount of sports events and tournaments.
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Barcelona is on the list of the world's best cultural, tourist, trade fair and economic centers, its achievements in science, commerce, arts, education, fashion, entertainment, and media provide honorific status as one of the world's major global cities. Barcelona is a very influential economic, cultural and financial center in southwestern Europe, and has 24th global rank. According to the research in 2008, it ranks fourth by GDP in the EU and the 35th in the whole world with €177 billion. It has a little bit less GDP in 2012 ($170 billion), but it became the leader of employment rating is Spain at that moment.
In 2009 the city brand of Barcelona was chosen as the third most successful one in the world. Precisely in the same year, Barcelona got the 4th rank in the list of the best cities for business, the fastest developing European city with the percentage of 17 of growth of the improvement per year, that high tempos were continuing for the next three years. In 2011 Barcelona became the leader among smart cities in Europe. The city is an essential transport hub with an international airport called Barcelona–El Prat Airport which caters to over 40 million of passengers a year, vital seaport and the most engaged European passenger port called the Port of Barcelona, high-speed rail line with links to all Europe, and an extensive motorway network.
All these parameters make Barcelona one of the best places to run a business. Renting offices in Barcelona is prestigious, profitable, and comfortable, due to excellent transport connection in and outside of the city. Dozens of attractive rental properties can be found on MatchOffice website, and many in the city center. Here you can see a vast amount of offers for workspaces in business centers, meeting rooms, coworking spaces, offices to suit any taste and budget. In case of any questions, you can contact our representative via the website with assurance to get all the needed answers.