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Comparison of locations

Use our Location Analysis to identify the most appropriate business location for your location expansion, relocation or start-up. You can use the various filter criteria to select the location factors relevant to your project.

More information about the location analysis

Location analysis is typically executed when setting up a business, in the context of location expansions or relocations. It is the attempt to identify the most appropriate business location for the planned project based on individual corporate requirements. Due to the high complexity and long-term impact, location decisions are not only one of the most important but also one of the most difficult business challenges. Therefore, a careful location analysis is of crucial importance.

The realisation of a location analysis is generally operated by the use of so-called scoring models. Traditional approaches of scoring models can be distinguished between profile method and utility analysis. The profile method starts with a listing of relevant location factors for the intended project. Then, profiles are created for each potential business locations assessing identified location factors in terms of their characteristics. The location with the highest total score results as the most appropriate one. In addition to the assessment, the utility analysis includes a weighting of location factors in terms of their importance for the company. Assessment and weighting then are summarised in so-called part-worth utilities. The business location with the highest part-worth utility is the most appropriate site.

These traditional approaches of location analysis involve a major drawback. The selection of potential business locations is mostly based on experience or selective analyses. A consideration of all potential business locations does not apply. Besides, provider of location analysis software programs create their analysis usually only for locations that are demanded by the client. The problem is that companies usually don’t know for which location they should buy an expensive location analysis. In fact, the difficulty and actual effort of a location analysis rely on the consolidation of data and the comparison of location factors across different business locations. At this point the location analysis of My Business Location comes into play. This location analysis provides the possibility to filter, sort and compare registered business locations according to your most relevant location factors, leading to the most appropriate business location for your individual project.

Business location State, district Population Comparison of locations
Bad Driburg
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Höxter
18 538
Bad Mergentheim
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Main-Tauber-Kreis
23 280
Wilhelmshaven
  • Lower Saxony
  • Urban municipality
79 181
Rahden
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Minden-Lübbecke
17 000
Pfungstadt
  • Hesse
  • District Darmstadt-Dieburg
25 000
Pößneck
  • Thuringia
  • District Saale-Orla-Kreis
12 500
Meckenheim
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Rhein-Sieg-Kreis
26 086
Greifswald
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Vorpommern-Greifswald
61 281
Lingen (Ems)
  • Lower Saxony
  • District Emsland
56 089
Rostock
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • Urban municipality
206 033
Oberursel (Taunus)
  • Hesse
  • District Hochtaunuskreis
45 000
Hattersheim am Main
  • Hesse
  • District Main-Taunus-Kreis
28 459
Hörselberg-Hainich
  • Thuringia
  • District Wartburgkreis
6 180
Ludwigslust
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Ludwigslust-Parchim
12 700
Bad Münstereifel
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Euskirchen
18 500
Rudolstadt
  • Thuringia
  • District Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
22 667
Friesenheim
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Ortenaukreis
13 000
Senden
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Coesfeld
20 500
Bernau bei Berlin
  • Brandenburg
  • District Barnim
40 000
Heiligenhafen
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • District Ostholstein
9 400
Waiblingen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Rems-Murr-Kreis
53 000
Weilheim i.OB
  • Bavaria
  • District Weilheim-Schongau
23 000
Prien a. Chiemsee
  • Bavaria
  • District Rosenheim
10 400
Westerkappeln
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Steinfurt
11 200
Pirmasens
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Urban municipality
40 416
Schwäbisch Hall
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwäbisch Hall
40 000
Colditz
  • Saxony
  • District Leipzig
8 752
Prenzlau
  • Brandenburg
  • District Uckermark
19 110
Höchstädt a. d. Donau
  • Bavaria
  • District Dillingen a.d. Donau
6 701
Trebsen
  • Saxony
  • District Leipzig
3 857
Barleben
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Börde
9 200
Nordhorn
  • Lower Saxony
  • District Grafschaft Bentheim
54 720
Bayreuth
  • Bavaria
  • Urban municipality
74 738
Heek
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Borken
8 731
Laufenburg (Baden)
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Waldshut
8 843
Ansbach
  • Bavaria
  • Urban municipality
40 010
Bad Krozingen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Breisgau-Hochschwarzwald
20 000
Bad Lippspringe
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Paderborn
16 685
Schleiden
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Euskirchen
13 361
Büdingen
  • Hesse
  • District Wetteraukreis
22 000
Oberrot
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwäbisch Hall
3 620
Dülmen
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Coesfeld
47 000
Cloppenburg
  • Lower Saxony
  • District Cloppenburg
34 313
Seligenstadt
  • Hesse
  • District Offenbach
22 918
Bamberg
  • Bavaria
  • Urban municipality
71 465
Altenstadt
  • Hesse
  • District Wetteraukreis
11 825
Reinheim
  • Hesse
  • District Darmstadt-Dieburg
16 277
Paderborn
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Paderborn
148 024
Treuen
  • Saxony
  • District Vogtlandkreis
8 037
Münchberg
  • Bavaria
  • District Hof
10 340
Saalfeld/Saale
  • Thuringia
  • District Saalfeld-Rudolstadt
25 041
Trier
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Urban municipality
110 170
Halberstadt
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Harz
40 000
Senftenberg
  • Brandenburg
  • District Oberspreewald-Lausitz
24 558
Muldestausee
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Anhalt-Bitterfeld
12 000
Marxzell
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Karlsruhe
5 231
Willingen (Upland)
  • Hesse
  • District Waldeck-Frankenberg
6 052
Stollberg
  • Saxony
  • District Erzgebirgskreis
11 380
Villingen-Schwenningen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis
84 460
Pfullendorf
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Sigmaringen
13 100
Leutenbach
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Rems-Murr-Kreis
11 427
Rheinmünster
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Rastatt
6 825
Bitburg
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • District Eifelkreis Bitburg-Prüm
14 149
Gronau (Westf.)
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Borken
46 128
Boxberg/ Oberlausitz
  • Saxony
  • District Görlitz
4 500
Meppen
  • Lower Saxony
  • District Emsland
36 000
Gunzenhausen
  • Bavaria
  • District Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen
16 390
Luckau
  • Brandenburg
  • District Dahme-Spreewald
9 590
Bad Orb
  • Hesse
  • District Main-Kinzig-Kreis
10 000
Schöneck
  • Hesse
  • District Main-Kinzig-Kreis
12 000
Parsberg
  • Bavaria
  • District Neumarkt i. d. OPf.
7 500
Wismar
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Nordwestmecklenburg
42 906
Sigmaringen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Sigmaringen
16 258
Niedereschach - Dauchingen - Deißlingen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis
15 450
Königs Wusterhausen
  • Brandenburg
  • District Dahme-Spreewald
37 485
Nettetal
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Viersen
42 000
Bubenreuth
  • Bavaria
  • District Erlangen-Höchstadt
4 600
Stadecken-Elsheim
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • District Mainz-Bingen
5 000
Lippetal
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Soest
12 069
Seeland
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Salzlandkreis
9 000
Öhringen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Hohenlohekreis
23 676
Straelen
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Kleve
16 459
Dahlem
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Euskirchen
4 253
Bad Säckingen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Waldshut
17 036
Sinn
  • Hesse
  • District Lahn-Dill-Kreis
6 440
Heppenheim
  • Hesse
  • District Bergstraße
25 200
Neubrandenburg
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Mecklenburgische Seenplatte
65 175
Brandis
  • Saxony
  • District Leipzig
9 450
Künzelsau
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Hohenlohekreis
15 186
Bad Kreuznach
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • District Bad Kreuznach
52 000
Neuendettelsau
  • Bavaria
  • District Ansbach
7 807
Bad Wörishofen
  • Bavaria
  • District Unterallgäu
15 729
Maulbronn
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Enzkreis
6 500
Schwedt/Oder
  • Brandenburg
  • District Uckermark
30 939
Schönebeck (Elbe)
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Salzlandkreis
33 000
Stühlingen
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Waldshut
5 300
Oldenburg in Holstein
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • District Ostholstein
10 000
Schönkirchen
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • District Plön
6 600
Kirchhundem
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Olpe
11 923
Waldenburg - Kupferzell - Künzelsau
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Hohenlohekreis
24 355
Hagenow
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Ludwigslust-Parchim
12 176
Crailsheim
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwäbisch Hall
34 000
Treuchtlingen
  • Bavaria
  • District Weißenburg-Gunzenhausen
13 141
Warburg
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Höxter
23 290
Rellingen
  • Schleswig-Holstein
  • District Pinneberg
14 665
Kröpelin
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Rostock
4 780
Waldenbuch
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Böblingen
8 696
Freiburg im Breisgau
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • Urban district Freiburg im Breisgau
222 000
Osterburg (Altmark)
  • Saxony-Anhalt
  • District Stendal
10 076
Bützow
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Rostock
7 848
Mengerskirchen
  • Hesse
  • District Limburg-Weilburg
6 064
Blumberg
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Schwarzwald-Baar-Kreis
10 000
Wertheim
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Main-Tauber-Kreis
22 777
Oelsnitz/Vogtl.
  • Saxony
  • District Vogtlandkreis
10 380
Erbach im Odenwald
  • Hesse
  • District Odenwaldkreis
13 760
Bergneustadt
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Oberbergischer Kreis
19 701
Parchim
  • Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania
  • District Ludwigslust-Parchim
18 074
Nettersheim
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Euskirchen
7 489
Bad Ems
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • District Rhein-Lahn-Kreis
9 348
Mainz
  • Rhineland-Palatinate
  • Urban municipality
212 000
Sontra - Herleshausen - Nentershausen
  • Hesse
  • District Werra-Meißner-Kreis
13 467
Marktoberdorf
  • Bavaria
  • District Ostallgäu
18 500
Markdorf
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Bodenseekreis
13 959
Murrhardt
  • Baden-Württemberg
  • District Rems-Murr-Kreis
14 200
Grünheide (Mark)
  • Brandenburg
  • District Oder-Spree
8 458
Wenden
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Olpe
19 873
Bad Oeynhausen
  • North Rhine-Westphalia
  • District Minden-Lübbecke
52 452