Invest in Vilnius

Discover why Vilnius is such a great and innovative place to live and invest in and how real estate assets can make the difference.

Facts about Vilnius

Vilnius, the Capital of Lithuania with a UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town
One of the greenest and cleanest European cities: air, water, green spaces
Lithuanians are second in the EU when it comes to language skills
Vilnius is a top contributor of Lithuania’s economy  – 40% GDP is created in Vilnius – GDP growth in Vilnius 6% yearly
Business Insider: Vilnius is rated among the top 10 in the world for work-life balance
Most Dynamically Developing City in the region (CEE Business Service Awards, 2019)
Fastest growing city in the region 550,000 citizens – Population growth 2.7% increase (avg)
Vilnius #happiest capital in the EU! 98% of residents are happy with life in Vilnius
#4 in Europe for ease of doing business (Doing Business 2019, World Bank)
An open data city offering free use of data related to traffic, public transport, finance, public procurement, real estate, and much more.
Vilnius ranks 7th among mid-sized Global Cities of the Future (Financial Times, 2018)
Vilnius is the largest Financial centre of the Baltic States – 112 Fintech companies operate globally from Vilnius
A money magnet – Vilnius attracts more than 70% (EUR 224 million) of all foreign direct investment coming to Lithuania (EUR 315 million)
Largest PropTech sandbox in Europe with more than 1 million square metres of property open for testing and piloting at no cost
Average yields for prime retail and office assets in 2018 in the 6 to 6.5 range
The balanced growth in investment is mainly fuelled by the office and retail segments with a more than 90% share in Vilnius.
Annual growth of retail turnover is at 6.5% with an outstanding 22% performance in e-commerce.
The majority of investment capital comes from the USA, Nordic countries, the Baltic Region itself, and Germany. This has had positive implications for the market’s transparency and liquidity.
The vacancy rate remains at an extremely low level of below 4% in the context of the European office market.
1/2 of the Baltic region’s total investment transaction volume during 2018 was made in Lithuania