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Expo Real 2014: HafenCity continues setting new benchmarks for major urban development projects

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is present at Expo Real in Munich once again this year. HafenCity is also the City of Hamburg’s principal stand partner from October 6 to 10, 2014. This year the spotlight is on eastern HafenCity and the continuing development in the western areas. more

HafenCity's quarters
in the eastern section

The Masterplan for the eastern HafenCity has been reworked in 2010. Get informed about this part of HafenCity.

Olaf Scholz, first mayor of the City of Hamburg, paid tribute to HCU’s special role

Symbolic handover of keys: HafenCity University’s academic inauguration

On 2 June 2014, Hamburg’s first mayor Olaf Scholz, together with Science and Research Senator Dr. Dorothee Stapelfeldt, Dr. Walter Pelka, president of HafenCity University (HCU), Professor Ricky Burdett of the London School of Economics and Political Science and Professor Gernot Grabher HCU, officially launched studies at HafenCity University. more

HafenCity Hamburg at the MIPIM 2014

HafenCity Hamburg will be exhibiting again this year at MIPIM in Cannes, one of the world’s most important commercial and residential real estate fairs. From 11 to 14 March 2014 HafenCity Hamburg GmbH will be the main representative of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg on the joint stand for the whole of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region. Its presentation will include sustainable growth, with nine projects getting under way in 2014 alone on some 180,000 sqm gross floor area (GFA), accounting for an investment volume of around EUR 650 million. At the same time HafenCity’s development trends are becoming clearer and clearer – it is growing more diverse, younger and more creative. more

HafenCity Hamburg in 2014: still growing fast and getting younger, more diverse and more creative

In 2014, HafenCity Hamburg will be the scene of a lot of new building sites, as construction gets under way on some 180,000 sqm gross floor area (GFA) accounting for an investment volume of around EUR 650 million. Plus HafenCity’s character as a young and creative district will develop further as HafenCity University (HCU) opens, new creative users move into Oberhafen quarter and more and more families arrive. more

Overview

State of development

HafenCity is being developed from west to east and from north to south – 56 projects are completed and another 49 under construction or in the planning stage; deals through sale of land or exclusive options have been closed on around 1 million sqm GFA (status: January 2014). In the meantime, HafenCity has become established as a popular place to live and work. The new district’s urbanity is already very noticeable in the western neighborhoods. 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