Grasbrook: Space for about 3,000 homes and 16,000 jobs


Grasbrook: Hamburg to get a new city district

Hamburg’s Mayor, Olaf Scholz, the Senator for Urban Development, Dr Dorothee Stapelfeld, the CEO of HafenCity Hamburg GmbH, Prof. Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, and the outgoing Chief Planning Officer, Prof. Jörn Walter unveiled the plans for a new city district at HafenCity University. The projected development will be opposite eastern HafenCity, forming a bridge to the Elbe islands to the south and better integrating Veddel district more

One district, ten neighborhoods

Ten sometimes very differing quarters make up HafenCity; each has its own individual profile - and brings new qualities to Hamburg’s city center. Here are some of them:

Elbtower: Culmination of HafenCity and entrée to city center

On March 8, the Mayor of Hamburg, Olaf Scholz, the Chief Executive of HafenCity Hamburg GmbH, Prof. Jürgen Bruns-Berentelg, and Hamburg’s Chief Planning Officer, Prof. Jörn Walter, publicly laid out the conditions for this outstanding construction project in Hamburg’s Town Hall. A high-rise that makes a strong statement is envisaged next to the Elbe bridges, forming both a powerful culmination of HafenCity’s development in the east and an entrée to Hamburg’s inner city more

HafenCity at MIPIM 2017: powerfully innovative urban development

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is presenting the full breadth of innovative urban development at MIPIM, the international real estate fair in Cannes. From March 14–17, 2017, Europe’s biggest inner-city urban development project is a main partner on the Hamburg pavilion – Stand R8.B20 in the Festival Palais more

HafenCity 2017: Urban development with high-power innovation

Good urban development is characterized by progressive creative drive as well as multiple synchronized strands of development. That is especially true of HafenCity: In its western neighborhoods, Europe’s biggest inner-city urban development project is already a lively, culturally diverse home to 2,800 residents, a place of work for about 12,000 employees of more than 730 companies, and a center of learning for 5,000 students more


HafenCity Hamburg: State of development

HafenCity is being developed from west to east and from north to south – 64 projects are completed and another 69 under construction or in the planning stage; deals through sale of land or exclusive options have been closed on around 1.7 million sqm GFA. In the meantime, HafenCity has established its popularity as a place to live and work. Nowadays more than 1,800 residential units are completed approx. 12,000 people work in HafenCity as a whole, employed by more than 730 companies more

HafenCity InfoCenter Kesselhaus

A presentation of everything currently happening between the Elbe bridges and Kehrwiederspitze promontory is on view in the InfoCenter in Kesselhaus at Sandtorkai 30 more

On historic ground

Quay walls, harbor basins, historic buildings - the past will always be omnipresent, even in futuristic HafenCity. The port has left an indelible imprint on the structure of the district. A review more