70 % of
Ukrainian grain exportMain logistic hub
of Southern UkraineCompetitive
168 000 m2 of
commercial real estateApproved zoning260 Ha
of industrial sites
Welcome to Mykolaiv
Mykolaiv has a population of 489.000. Its area covers 260 square kilometers located just 50 km from Black Sea. 137 km of waterfronts are situated within the city boundaries along the Southern Buh river, a navigable waterway. Mykolaiv is linked to other major Ukrainian metro areas by three European transport corridors and is served by Kherson International Airport. It is a major railway centre connected to other Ukrainian regions and Europe.
Mykolaiv has rich industrial heritage that centred around shipbuilding for over a century. This heritage defines current intellectual, technological and human capitals of the city. Mykolaiv can boast of large relatively untapped skilled labour pool, well-equipped industrial zones and facilities, with multiple sites available for investment purposes. Mykolaiv has successfully attracted large-scale investments and thus avails of necessary investment support know-how.
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Why Mykolaiv is such a great place to invest
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What companies say about their chosen location
More than 15 years ago DAMEN has first entered into own shipbuilding production in Ukraine and still is discovering potential of Mykolaiv. Having experience in construction of over 20 complete vessels and development of more than 100 engineering projects we enjoyed high technical competence and willingness to adopt new design and production solutions. Together with MDEM Damen Group has expanded the team up to 150 dedicated professionals and successfully cooperates in the field of Engineering, Research & Development, Marketing & Communications and IT. We are proud and happy investors in Ukraine and will take on new opportunities in development intellectual digital services!
The company I have joined is working on challenging projects for American, Canadian, European and Asian clients. Mykolaiv is an excellent location for GeeksForLess as: there are great many technical universities educating IT professionals, the city economy is still developing allowing the company easier access to talent in comparison to other Ukrainian cities, there is excellent technical infrastructure, with reliable Internet connections and power supply.
French Group Besnier (today – PJSC Lactalis-Ukraine) built up its business in Mykolaiv on the base of dairy production facility back in 1996. Proper transport junction, good access to raw milk resources, extensive science and technology infrastructure – this is what we need for harmonious development of our enterprise. Year-on-year growth and strengthening position of Lactalis Group on national and international markets is a sharp evidence of an advantageous investment climate in this region.
PepsiCo is closely associated with Mykolaiv region for 10 years, since TM Sandora — a leader of Ukrainian juice market — has joined theCompany. Our production facilities are located in close proximity to the city of Mykolaiv — a sustainable source of qualified, highly-educated workers. It is of vital importance for our Company, as a major international trade operator, to have immediate access to ports, which, in turn, contributes towards TEU shipping, together with effective work of customs office. Openness of local authorities towards dialogue with investors improves investment climate in the city and the region as a whole.
I do second the idea of Mykolaiv being one of the top areas for industrial companies in Ukraine. Good technical education, advanced transport infrastructure, and industrial heritage all talk in favour of Mykolaiv. It just needs some input of innovation to re-invent its industrial base for new age.