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Überseestadt (New Harbour District)

Breathing new life into old docklands

Bremen's Überseestadt docklands are currently undergoing a transformation. A whole new district of the city is being created in an area covering 300 hectares – right next to Bremen's city centre and with lots of exclusive waterside locations. The historical docks and port industry are now complemented by modern architecture. Vast red-brick warehouses have been converted into office and retail complexes.

But the maritime economy is still a presence and provides a captivating contrast between the traditional and the modern. And Überseestadt is not just a place to work, people live there too: the first new buildings on the banks of the river Weser and lofts in converted warehouses have been successfully launched on the market.

Überseestadt Bremen 2019

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Key data:

  • Total land area (gross): 288 hectares
  • Areas of different sizes available
  • 84.6 hectares has already been marketed
  • Around 1.050 companies employing more than 16,000 people
  • Private investment of up to €2 billion is expected

advantages

  • One of the largest urban development projects in Europe
  • Attractive premises in direct water position
  • Flexible usage options
  • Maritime ambience
  • Grown structures
  • Mix of trades and industry
  • Culture, recreation and shopping

infrastructure

  • Service sector, trade and industry
  • Port Management / Logistics
  • Housing
  • Leisure and Gastronomy

traffic infrastructure

  • Direct connection to the city center by public transport
  • Transport connections via A 27, A 281 and B 6

Commercial land and premises

Überseestadt (New Harbour District) offers a range of vacant commercial land and premises owned by the local authority. Please contact us for more information.

You can also use our property search function to find out about the commercial premises on offer. And we can meet you in person, of course, to tell you about the properties that suit your needs and any alternatives you might want to consider.

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The Bremen property finder

Our Bremen property finder is a free service. We market all municipal commercial property and also have a portfolio of privately owned properties for sale or lease.

Überseestadt (New Harbour District)
6 December 2018
“The Überseestadt district will continue to flourish”

In this interview, Andreas Heyer, CEO of Bremeninvest, explains the nature of the Überseestadt property market, the area’s positioning within the sector, and his assessment of its future prospects.

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The Bremen property market is booming

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Überseestadt (New Harbour District)
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Schuppen 3 transforms into EuropaQuartier

Exciting times in Überseestadt, Bremen’s New Harbour District. Large parts of the old 400 metre long Schuppen 3 building are to be demolished to make way for a new quarter featuring a mix of apartments, offices, retail units and services. And there is a good reason why it will be called EuropaQuartier.

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Bremen has the right location to suit any company, from the logistics sector at the Cargo Distribution Center (GVZ) to research institutes at the Technology Park and international companies at Bremen Airport-Stadt. Or perhaps you are looking for more of a mix of sectors to stimulate creativity? We can show you the right business park to suit your needs.

Überseestadt (New Harbour District)
21 June 2018
“By 2040, the Überseeinsel peninsula will be the quarter where people want to live and work!”

On the south side of the Europahafen, it’s full steam ahead for a new urban development showpiece – the Überseeinsel peninsula. Formerly the business premises of Kellogg’s, this 15-hectare pocket of land now has investment backing from Europa Immobilien GmbH, represented by Dr Klaus Meier. In our interview, he talks about opportunities, challenges, and visions for the future for the Überseeinsel.

Automotive Industries
6 June 2018
Is this the office of the future?

How will we be working in the future? Daimler’s Innolab in Bremen’s Überseestadt district provides an answer to this question. And anyone can come and see it.

digitization
27 March 2018
ORTEC – in it for the long haul

In December 2014, ORTEC GmbH moved from Lower Saxony to Bremen. The software specialist hoped to strengthen its market position by moving to the city’s Überseestadt district. Around three and a half years later, we got in touch with the company again to ask whether the move has been a success.

digitization
27 March 2018
ORTEC – in it for the long haul

In December 2014, ORTEC GmbH moved from Lower Saxony to Bremen. The software specialist hoped to strengthen its market position by moving to the city’s Überseestadt district. Around three and a half years later, we got in touch with the company again to ask whether the move has been a success.