Ystad - A dynamic region with excellent living and working conditions
With its different, business-friendly climate and fantastic coastal location, Ystad is a natural environment for companies and families.
Trade and communication are the most important industries in Ystad, and offer a huge and varied range. The manufacturing industry and tourism are also important sectors that are continuously expanding, and the film industry in Wallander’s home town is just finding its feet.
Ystad municipality is home to just over 28 400 inhabitants, with around 17 000 of them living in the town. Ystad is a unique and well-preserved mediaeval town dating back to the 13th century. It boasts Sweden’s oldest preserved monastery and a unique cultural offering, with a theatre and cinema in their original condition, from the end of the 19th century and the beginning of the 20th century respectively.
The ocean is a constant presence here. In many places you are just a short walk from the water. And actually nothing is too far away. Ystad offers a lively social scene with its wide range of shops, restaurants and entertainment. But if you are still missing the big city, it’s a mere stone’s throw away.
Moving to Ystad, means choosing the future, and a unique combination of active small-town closeness and the big city. It not only provides good quality of life, but also education and development opportunities that enable people to grow.
Ystad is a municipality that, in addition to possibilities for picturesque nature experiences, living history and quality of life, also offers a flourishing business sector, well-developed transport and communication links and strong growth in a dynamic region.
Sea and land are two prerequisites for Ystad’s unique situation. This seaport is well-visited and has good infrastructure, and in the rural areas you will find Sweden’s perhaps most fertile soil. A small-scale and varied business sector helps to safeguard work and well-being in a changeable economy. Ideas become reality here.
In addition, it offers freedom of movement, with direct trains to Malmö/Kastrup/Copenhagen, and a port that serves as an international transport and communication hub.