The economic, urban and social transformation of Barcelona is progressing at such a rate that, by 2030, the Catalan capital is set to be a competitive, sustainable and equitable city with a diversified economy that generates high-quality employment and adapts to new challenges, such as the ecological and digital transition.
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Assessment of the aid for economic reactivation 2021
Summary of the main indicators and results of the Economic Recovery Plan
Barcelona International Welcome Desk
Support service for international talent
Fancy training or finding work in the ICT sector?
14/06/2023 - 14:43 h Work gets under way to revamp the Municipal Sailing Centre at the Olympic Port
The work is part of the project to transform the Olympic Port.
14/04/2023 - 12:00 h Culture and leisure More thrills at Tibidabo as the rollercoaster takes virtual reality on board
The rollercoaster is the second ride at Tibidabo to feature immersive technology.
12/04/2023 - 12:00 h Winners in the challenges to design mobile and low-cost recharging points
The public competition chose the projects from EV Safe Charge and TeknoCEA.
27/03/2023 - 12:14 h Commerce and markets New paving at the Mercat de la Boqueria
The 3,600 square metres of paving has been renewed in ten weeks.
Reactivating the economy
Financial aid, employment and business advice, training, regulations and so on. Select your profile and explore all the tools and resources that we have been implementing to speed up and consolidate economic recovery.
LET’S ENJOY THE CITY
NEIGHBOURHOOD COMMERCE MAKES THE CITY
When the shutters are raised, the city’s streets fill with life
Barcelona has a local commercial fabric that listens to you and takes care of you. The baker who serves you every day, the shopkeeper you bought your favourite T-shirt from, the hardware shop assistant who sorts everything out for you and so on. More than 61,000 shops and 43 markets are keen to see you.
Restaurants are now back on the menu
The city’s bars and restaurants await you
That waiter who knows how you like your coffee, the head waiter who always finds you the best table, the cook who prepares your favourite dish, the ice-cream man who cools you down during the summers... Barcelona has a large range of quality food offers. It’s now time to enjoy them again.
Social and solidarity economy, now more than ever!
Discover the social and solidarity economy’s services, products and activities that there are in Barcelona!
Did you know that another way of building the economy and society is not only possible but already present in our everyday life?
Barcelona has a whole host of production, service, activity, consumption and funding initiatives in operation which have been making proposals that are more democratic, solidary and friendly to people and the territories and enabling us to reverse the climate emergency. And you too, as a city resident, can join in all these initiatives!
We are what we eat: choose local food!
Discover local food alternatives in Barcelona.
Our city offers a wide range of alternatives for conscious consumption, which enable city residents to fill their baskets with fresh, ecological, seasonal and local food, thereby reducing the distance between producers and consumers.
Rediscovering our city
Go for a walk and enjoy parts of the city that you didn’t know
It's time to reconnect with the city, time to discover all the interesting places near our homes. Here you will find a few proposals to make the most out of Barcelona.
Barcelona supports its cultural sector and fabric
Barcelona City Council strengthens grass-roots culture, keeps or expands existing programmes and offers financial aid for physically adapting cultural venues to the post-COVID-19 scenario and creating innovative projects.
We are re-launching international economic promotion
Barcelona’s got power!
Barcelona is a city open to the world, with a combination of features that make it so unique and attractive as a city, not just for its ideas but also for the way it is and does things.