Elbtower: the developer and architect have been chosen

The Hamburg Elbtower will be a powerful culmination to HafenCity development and at the same time a curtain-raiser for the entrée to inner-city Hamburg and the future urban development zones of Billebogen and Grasbrook. Just under a year since plans were first announced for a high-rise at the Elbe bridges in HafenCity, the developer and architect have been chosen 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:

Reinventing the city on the banks of the Elbe and the Bille

In urban spatial terms and in its development on the ground, HafenCity has reached Elbbrücken. It now needs to be integrated with the areas to the north and south. Here urban formulations are possible that envisage a major entrée, a place with a high density of use and expressive urban character more

Urban, sustainable and social: a city for the
21st century

HafenCity Hamburg GmbH is presenting the full breadth of innovative urban development at Expo Real in Munich. From October 4–6, 2017, Europe’s biggest inner‐city urban development project is the main partner on the Hamburg pavilion at booth B2.430 more

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


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