Lublin - an important administrative, economic, academic, and cultural centre which belongs to ten largest cities in Poland. It is inhabited by approximately 340 thousand citizens and this makes it the largest city in eastern Poland. Lublin is also the biggest academic centre in eastern Poland and it ranks seventh in the entire country. With regards to citizens to graduates ratio, Lublin is the leader. Currently 61 thousand people study here.
Due to its location in close proximity to the eastern border of the EU, Lublin is also an important cooperation centre for West and East European countries. There are a lot of education, research, and business environment institutions supporting cultural, scientific, and economic exchange among Poland, Ukraine, and Belarus. For instance, there is an Eastern Competence Centre established by representatives of the Municipal Government of the City of Lublin, local government of Lublin Region, and international organisation being a part of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).
Furthermore, 12 kilometers from the centre there is Lublin airport offering regular flights to eight destinations: Antwerp, London Luton, Oslo Sandefjord Torp, Dublin, Eindhoven, Glasgow, Tel Aviv, Kiev and Warsaw (daily flights operated by PLL LOT airlines). S17 express road to Warsaw will be completed in Q2 2020 and construction works on the S19 express road to Rzeszów connecting Lublin to A4 highway are expected to be finished in 2021.
There are almost 208,000 sqm of modern office space available in Lublin at the moment. Additionally, further expansion by 40,000 sqm is in progress. This means that in Q1 2021 the total office supply in Lublin will reach 250,000 sqm. Lublin is also one of the few cities in Poland where modern office space is offered in Special Economic Zone (Technic Park office complex).
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