Configure Google Analytics Bigquery export to EU region

A year ago when I tried to set up BigQuery export on one of our Google Analytics premium views I found out that I couldn’t chose region for the export and that it defaults to US. Since my employer is an European comapny I prefer to store the data in EU. Google wasn’t aware of the problem themselves and filed a feature request to the Cloud Platform engineering team. However, I couldn’t wait for that and managed to come up with a solution myself, it was surprisingly easy: »