ICEX headquarters, Madrid
Spanish foreign trade institute ICEX España Exportación e Inversiones has been at its new premises at number 278 Paseo de la Castellana, Madrid since April. Relocating its headquarters to the northern end of the capital’s central boulevard has allowed the organisation to bring its former five sites in Madrid under one roof, helping to raise organisational efficiency and giving it a more unified feel. The move was driven by the desire to combine all the Secretariat of State for Trade’s business internationalisation institutions and companies on a single site. The objective? To give companies a single point of contact when seeking Government support for foreign trade. What is more, the building is also home to state-owned firms Expansión Exterior and Cofides, making it a genuine one-stop shop for local companies looking to expand abroad.