Doing business in the municipality of Hardenberg

Down to earth, commonsensical, and therefore exceptional!

The nature-rich municipality of Hardenberg literally offers you room to do business. The region, conveniently straddling the border between Twente, Drenthe and Germany, combines dynamism and international ambitions with attention to each other and a small scale.

In the municipality of Hardenberg, many matters are very normal and evident, which is what makes the municipality exceptional.

Business parks: multifaceted and comprehensive

An important condition for a healthy business climate is the availability of room for doing business. The municipality of Hardenberg offers that room in the literal sense, with an adequate number of high-quality new business parks containing all kinds of types and sizes of plots.

From light commercial activities to heavy industry
The business parks of Broeklanden in Hardenberg, Rollepaal in Dedemsvaart, and Katingerveld in Balkbrug are suitable for light commercial activities as well as heavy industry.

This enables you to develop your business premises as much as possible in all freedom and in accordance with your own insights and preferences. Moreover, the parks permit a host of different building types. In the centrally located Haardijk business park in Hardenberg, there are plots that are suitable for light commercial activities.

Small-scale sites with commuter plots
The Steenmaat business park in Gramsbergen and the Moeshoek business park in Slagharen are of a somewhat smaller scale, while also offering commuter plots.

The Business Team is alert to your needs

Are you looking for a suitable site to launch your new business or would you like to expand your existing operations? Would you like to know whether you qualify for a subsidy or do you have other questions for the municipality of Hardenberg? The Business Team is the first contact point for entrepreneurs and will as much as possible provide support.

With its active and solution-oriented attitude, the Business Team expressly brainstorms with you about opportunities and possibilities. Would you like to contact the Business Team? Call 0031 523 289 111 or send an e-mail to

Hardenberg: easily accessible without traffic jams

The business parks in the municipality of Hardenberg are very accessible by means of a high-quality road network. For example, the N377 constitutes an important east-west connection between the A28 and the German hinterland. The N48 and the N34 ensure an adequate connection with the A28 and A37 motorways, the corridors to the Randstad conurbation and Germany.

Moreover, in the years to come, considerable investments will be made in the safety and further upgrading of the roads in the region.

Would you like to find out more about business parks in Hardenberg? For a complete list, visit

Work ethic

The Hardenberg mentality is down to earth. This mentality constitutes the foundation for the excellent work ethic of the relatively young workforce of Hardenberg, described by the business community as committed, hard-working, loyal, and level-headed. This yields exceptional performances.

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