From industrial site to upbeat neighborhood

A playground for site developers is how the former 16-hectare Attisholz industrial site on the edge of the city of Solothurn in the Greater Zurich Area could be described. The Halter AG real estate company bought the premises in 2016 and wants to develop it as an urban neighborhood with apartments, workplaces, services and gastronomy […]

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A strongly interlinked med tech network

The canton of Solothurn is Switzerland’s med tech hotspot: Major companies develop and manufacture at the south foot of the Jura Mountains. “We maintain very close business relations with small and medium-sized enterprises here in the canton,” says Thomas Schädler, Vice President of Manufacturing at DePuy Synthes. Küschall AG produces more than 10,000 wheelchairs annually […]

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Solar Modules Replace Turbochargers

A country needs visionaries – and so does the canton of Solothurn as a business location. The municipality of Deitingen, located near the city of Solothurn, is celebrating the arrival of three visionary entrepreneurs: Markus Gisler, Terence Hänni and Daniel Sägesser. They are the founders and directors of Megasol Energie AG, the largest solar module […]

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A Battle Fought and Won for the Aerial Cableway – and for Tourism in the Region

Imagine: a highly exclusive club and Solothurn’s landmark mountain right in the middle. The watson online portal recently announced the 13 best lookout points in the country under the title “Where Switzerland is even more beautiful than it already is”. In addition to classics such as Muottas Muragl in Engadine and the panorama trail on […]

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