Sjöbo municipality, with 18,100 inhabitants, welcomes entrepreneurs. Our ambition: entrepreneurs should have ample opportunities to develop their businesses. The goal is to achieve a viable business world within trade and industry in the community, continue to invest in agricultural and farming industries and collaborate within research and education.
The municipality has a rich commercial base with more than 2,300 small and medium-sized businesses. Agricultural, construction and trading companies dominate in Sjöbo. The fact that so many have chosen to start a business here is proof that Sjöbo Municipality is a dynamic place. Entrepreneurs simply thrive here!
Many of the companies in Sjöbo’s municipality are within the green sector such as farms producing milk, meat and other foods. However, there are also many equestrian breeding operations. Sjöbo is one of Sweden's strongest horse municipalities with approximately 2,200 horses. Naturally hilly, with lovely bridleways and a mild climate it is ideal for both horses and riders. Horses are an important part of life for many and the municipality is investing considerably in making life easier for entrepreneurs and horse riders.
Sjöbo municipality has created excellent possibilities for the establishment of industrial companies with its new industrial areas: Åsum Industrial Park and Sjöbo West.
Sjöbo has a positive future in development due to its proximity to the continent, providing opportunities for both trade and reciprocation. By car you can reach Sturup Airport in 35 minutes and Copenhagen airport within one hour. The Öresund link enables integration with Denmark and the Copenhagen area.
The colleges and universities: Lund University, Malmö University, Kristianstad University College and the University of Copenhagen are all nearby. This means that it is easy to recruit qualified personnel and to collaborate within education and research - this is something that Sjöbo municipality is happy to do.