Industrial areas and business opportunities in South-East Estonia


Rõuge industrial area is located in the village of Rõuge which is situated in the heart of Võru County. The district is located about 15 km south of Võru and is the crossing point of all six of the county’s asphalt coated highways.

The total size of Rõuge industrial area is 4 ha and the companies operating in the wood, metal or food industry, or in the field of agriculture are especially welcomed. Qualified workforce can be incorporated from Võru and Võru Parish.

There are two large companies nearby – Trendwood OÜ, which manufactures lumber and Võru Sako OP, which is a bakery. One of Rõuge’s strengths is its municipality, where the plans are big and actions are wise. For example, an enterprise hotel which offers suitable premises for businesses that need operational space, will be opened.

There are 6 plots planned on Rõuge industrial area and the total area is approximately 27,244 m². Plot sizes vary from 3,000 m² up to 6,000 m² and qualify well for businesses with small capacities.

Other companies in the area
Number of companies: 180
Areas of operation: agriculture, forestry, fishery, construction and production of briquette.

Rõuge’s advantages

  • Boiler house and a planned heat pipeline
  • New wastewater treatment plant and reconstructed piping
  • Municipality favouring business activities.

Head of Rõuge Parish 2014, Tiit Toots:
“Rõuge is situated in the most beautiful place in Estonia. We have created opportunities for starting small and medium size companies. Trehvämi Rõugõn!” (See you in Rõuge – in the Võru dialect)”