The communes, inhabited by over 340,000 people, offer a variety of interesting investment sites for practically all types of business: from commerce and tourism, through housing to industrial developments. The other assets of the region include the tax exemptions offered to investors by local authorities plus the highly qualified human resources. Investors can also take advantage of the Centre for Logistics and Industry Investments Poznań in Swarzędz, which is fully adapted to provide comprehensive assistance in investments and is partially located in a special economic zone.

The companies which have chosen to invest in Poznań District include: Volkswagen Poznań, Wavin Metalplast, Elite Cafe Sp. z o.o. and Vox Industrie S.A., Solaris Bus & Coach and MAN (bus and coach manufacturers), Kraft Foods (a chocolate manufacturer), Imperial Tobacco (a cigarette manufacturer) and H&M (the Swedish clothing giant) as well as numerous logistic companies, for example Raben, and large hypermarket chains, for example: Auchan, Leroy Merlin and Tesco's.