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Europe’s largest inner-city urban development area as a blueprint for the new European city on the waterfront 

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HafenCity Hamburg GmbH at MIPIM 2022 

04. March 2022

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH at MIPIM 2022 

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is presenting the whole range of innovation urban development at the international real estate trade fair MIPIM in Cannes. Hamburg’s four major urban development initiatives – HafenCity, Grasbrook, Billebogen and Science City Hamburg Bahrenfeld – are main partners on Hamburg’s joint venture stand R8.B20 in the Festival Palais. The popular Hamburg.HafenCity.Reception with the Minister, Dr Dorothee Stapelfeldt, will be on the Wednesday in fair week.

Entries now open: HafenCity Run 2022

01. March 2022

Entries now open: HafenCity Run 2022

It may not be a marathon, but it is still a very special running experience: The HafenCity Run is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. A sports event well known beyond the Hamburg city boundaries, its appeal is a route that takes runners right through HafenCity, by well-known sights and past building sites, and through new, hitherto unknown areas. Instead of chasing performance and the best time, team spirit, fun and discovering HafenCity are at the forefront here. Entries for the popular charitable sports event, which takes place on Saturday, June 18, 2022, are now open.

Strandkai Quarter: tomorrow’s university is being created here

20. January 2022

Strandkai Quarter: tomorrow’s university is being created here

With a high density of child daycare, schools and universities, HafenCity has long since become one of Hamburg’s central education locations. This broad infrastructure is now expanding to include a sustainable social marketplace for people, content and ideas that in future will be enlivened by the students and faculty of MSH Medical School Hamburg. The building under construction on Chicagokai combines high climate aspirations with an ideal environment for future learning.

denk.mal Hanover Railroad Station documentation center to be built by Ericusbrücke   

17. January 2022

denk.mal Hanover Railroad Station documentation center to be built by Ericusbrücke   

The denk.mal Hanover Railroad Station documentation center will have its own location at Lohsepark in central HafenCity. It is to be built as a northward continuation of the memorial, the urban “seam”, that traces the path of the historical rail tracks from where at least 7,692 Jews, Sinti and Roma from Hamburg were deported between 1940 and 1945. Originally the documentation center was to have been on the ground floor of a building at the corner of Am Lohsepark and Steinschanze. But there was criticism after it emerged that the developer had leased the remaining office space ...

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Overview

About HafenCity

Europe’s largest inner-city urban development area as a blueprint for the new European city on the waterfront.

Urban development

Sustainability

HafenCity is setting leading-edge standards for the future through sustainable urban development.

On-site HafenCity

Guided tours

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH has the right tour for everyone. If you want to get an initial overview or if you want to deepen your existing knowledge about HafenCity, whether on foot or by bike, the guided tours are free of charge.

Quarters

Living and working in HafenCity

Ten sometimes very differing quarters make up HafenCity; each has its own individual profile – and brings new qualities to Hamburg’s city center.

Management

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH

Management of a development such as this, where a whole new city district is to be realized, has to be integrated to be successful. Most responsibilities connected with development of the district are therefore coordinated by HafenCity Hamburg GmbH.

Overview

Facts & figures

The most important facts and figures about what is currently Europe’s biggest inner-city development project.

Urban development

Social development

Life in the inner city: HafenCity is already an urban place, home to about 5,000 people. Despite their very different backgrounds and lifestyles, neighborly networking is already working.

Quarters

Elbbrücken

Elbbrücken will serve as the second main urban center of HafenCity, after Überseequartier. Spectacular high-rise buildings, water on three sides, and a large, central square characterize a haven for both large enterprises and small, growing companies. 

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HafenCity Hamburg GmbH provides up-to-date, multimedia-based information on the development of this new city district. 

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