Allschwil - formerly a farming village in the Sundgau and now a suburban community - is an attractive place to work and live. With over 19,000 inhabitants Allschwil is the most populous borough of canton Basel-Country. Multinationals and large companies as well as numerous small and medium-sized companies are located in Allschwil. Actelion, which is one of the fastest growing biopharmaceutical companies in the world, established the new Business Center in 2010. It offers 350 offices for its employees.
The EuroAirport Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg connects Allschwil to numerous important international destinations on a daily basis and is reachable in just 15 minutes. Allschwil's proximity to the Zurich Airport also ensures easy availability of long-distance flights. (reachable in one hour by car or 75 minutes by train)
As an important junction of the Swiss, German and French expressway network, Allschwil can easily be reached by road.
The extensive transport network ensures that other cities such as Zurich or Berne can be reached within one hour. At the same time, destinations just over the border can also be easily reached by using public transport.
It does not take long for new residents in Allschwil and Basel region to settle in. The region offers an excellent quality of life for everybody who works here and also for their families. Among the advantages are good housing, short commuting distances, excellent schools, a range of top quality cultural activities and untouched countryside in which to relax just a stone's throw away.