Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Miami

Are you a company from the US considering a new investment in Europe? Do you want to know why successful companies such as Microsoft, PepsiCo or Amazon are investing in Barcelona-Catalonia?
From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Miami, you get tailor-made information and full support for a smooth, fast and successful set-up of operations in Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) from start to finish. We also offer personalized assistance to Catalan companies wishing to open in the US and find new global business opportunities.

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Meet the director.

Marcos González

The Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Miami is managed by Mr. Marcos González. He holds a degree in law from the University of Barcelona and is an expert in business internationalization in the United States. He has lived in Miami since 2001 and has extensive knowledge of the region’s socio-economic dynamics. Four more consultants complete the team in Miami. The office is located in Biscayne Bay, in the Coral Gables area.

Services for American companies.

Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe) is an ideal region for US companies to locate when they expand into Europe because of the breadth of tech, sciences, engineering, and creative talent. Furthermore, the superb quality of life makes it easy to attract top professionals to live and work in Catalonia.

From Catalonia Trade & Investment’s office in Miami, our FDI managers will assist you personally in all the steps needed for a successful landing in Barcelona-Catalonia (Southern Europe). With us, you will get:

  • Qualified support, insight, and advice to American companies interested in investing in Southern Europe.
  • Full, practical, up-to-date information on the legal, tax, and labor context.
  • Information on costs for opening a business in Catalonia (Southern Europe) and average wages.
  • Connections to the Catalan industrial and economic and ecosystem.
  • In-depth information on financing and location possibilities.
  • Help with the proper steps to get started in Catalonia.
  • Ongoing support throughout all the phases of the investment project in Southern Europe.
  • Promotion of strategic business alliances between American and Catalan companies.
  • Identification and location of Catalan technology partners for joint R&D and innovation projects.
  • Help source suppliers, manufacturing partners, technology providers, or any other local company to fulfill a specific need.

The US, a top destination for Catalan companies

The US is a very attractive market for Catalan companies and around 700 are already settled there, among them Wallbox, Grifols, Mango, Almirall, Mango, Desigual, Europastry, Werfen, Fluidra, Ficosa, Submer, Roca or Puig.

“According to the Financial Times, Catalonia is the best region for FDI in Southern Europe”

American companies in Catalonia.

Over 1,100 American companies are already operating out of Catalonia (Southern Europe). Among them, Apple, Air Products, Cargill, Coty, Dow, General Electric, HP, IBM, Ingram, Lear Corporation, Mars, Pfizer, PPG, P&G, Gates, Sellbytel Group, or Tech Data. A good deal of them has been assessed by Catalonia Trade & Investment.

  • Intel

    The Barcelona Supercomputing Center and Intel announced their plans to jointly set up a pioneering RISC-V microchip design lab to develop a new generation of supercomputers that will break the zettascale barrier.

  • Microsoft

    Microsoft established its first R&D hub in Spain, located in Barcelona, around 200 workers specializing in Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Software Development and Data Science.

  • HP

    HP has over 500 R&D engineers working in Catalonia, creating over 150 patents per year. This office is its worldwide HQ and R&D center for 3D and Large Format printing.

  • Teladoc Health

    Virtual medical services company, Teladoc Health, has set up its international HQ in Barcelona employing around 500 workers.

  • PepsiCo

    PepsiCo, Inc. announced the establishment of the company's first digital hub in Europe located in Barcelona. This Hub will serve as a Center of Excellence for PepsiCo Global Digitalization priority programs, creating around 500 jobs together with its Dallas office.

  • Amazon

    The world’s e-commerce leader has been in Catalonia for many years, and it currently has one of Southern Europe’s most important engineering ML/AI hubs at El Born district in downtown Barcelona.

  • Alexion Group

    Alexion Group (AstraZeneca) has located a new center in Barcelona to accelerate the development of next-generation drugs in the field of rare diseases, a project that will involve the creation of up to 100 jobs specializing in R&D.

  • Activison-Blizzard

    Activision-Blizzard acquired the Catalan game studio Digital Legends for the development of the next mobile Call of Duty game as well as other high-quality mobile titles.

  • American Axle & Manufacturing (AAM)

    American Axle & Manufacturing, specializing in the design, engineering and manufacturing of automotive driveline systems and components, has a new 15,600 m2 production plant in Catalonia, with a workforce of over 300 people.

  • Take-Two Interactive

    Take-Two Interactive purchased the gaming studio Social Point for $250M. Founded in 2008 and headquartered in Barcelona, Social Point is a highly-successful free-to-play mobile game developer that focuses on delivering deeply-engaging entertainment experiences.

Location of the Catalonia Trade & Investment's office in Miami.

Our team in Miami’s expertise lies in doing business both in Catalonia and the US. Contact us and we will help you grow.

2655 Le Jeune Road, Suite 810 Coral Gables, Miami, FL 33134, United States

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