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HafenCity Hamburg: Start for first major building in Elbbrücken Quarter

The groundwork is laid for the first building construction project in HafenCity’s easternmost district. Two of Germany’s biggest employers’ liability insurance associations, BGW and VBG, are planning a shared prevention center on a pivotal plot sited next to the Elbe Promenade, the subway stop under construction and the planned rapid transit station 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:

Lohsepark, HafenCity’s green people’s park, opens to the public

Hamburg’s Mayor, Olaf Scholz, joined neighbors, HafenCity figures and many guests from other city districts July 9 to open the new Lohsepark. Covering 4.4 hectares, its generous sweeps of grass and trees stretch from Ericusgraben in the north to Baakenhafen in the south, making it a new, lively meeting place for everyone living in Hamburg or visiting the city. Lohsepark is a place of remembrance, too. The Lohsepark area was once the site of Hanover Railroad Station from where at least 7,692 Jews, Sinti and Roma were deported between 1940 and 1945. more

Mipim 2016: HafenCity Hamburg displays full spectrum of forward-looking urban development

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH will be presenting the full spectrum of successful, urban, sustainable and innovative city development at the MIPIM international real estate fair in Cannes. From March 15–18, 2016, Europe’s biggest inner-city urban development project will be a main partner in the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg’s pavilion on Stand R8.B20 in the Festival Palais more

HafenCity in 2016: major building projects, green spaces and long-term strategic challenges

HafenCity will continue to develop with great momentum 2016 and 2017: from the Elbphilharmonie, whose opening is approaching, Strandkai and various projects in the center, to the eastern extremity of Baakenhafen, HafenCity will be characterized by building work. more

Overview

HafenCity Hamburg: State of development

HafenCity is being developed from west to east and from north to south – 57 projects are completed and another 53 under construction or in the planning stage; deals through sale of land or exclusive options have been closed on around 1.29 million sqm GFA. In the meantime, HafenCity has established its popularity as a place to live and work. Nowadays more than 1,700 residential units are completed approx. 11,000 people work in HafenCity as a whole, employed by more than 500 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