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HafenCity becomes #UNUEBERSEEBAR

HafenCity becomes #UNUEBERSEEBAR 1920 1080 Südliches Überseequartier
#UNUEBERSEEBAR (combination of the German words for unmissable and overseas) is currently the longest curated artwork in Northern Germany. Mentalgassi, an artist collective from Hamburg and Berlin, has portrayed 33 people from HafenCity in collaboration with Hamburg’s Affenfaust Gallery and in cooperation with Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier. read more

Neighbourhood Event: When desires come true

Neighbourhood Event: When desires come true 2560 2320 Südliches Überseequartier
The first Neighbourhood Event 2022 of Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier was a very special one in two senses: It could finally take place on-site again in the showroom at Sumatrakontor in HafenCity. And the results of a survey were presented, which Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier had initiated in the course of inviting residents to the now ninth neighbourhood meeting. read more

Premiere in Germany: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and Culturespaces sign a new partnership

Premiere in Germany: Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield and Culturespaces sign a new partnership 2508 1672 Südliches Überseequartier
Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW) brings Culturespaces on board as the key partner for the mixed-use quarter’s art, culture and edutainment segment. With Port des Lumières, Culturespaces will open a branch of its world-famous digital art center in Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier. The Hamburg location will cover an area of around 3,100 square meters. read more

Instead of paper cups and plastic bowls: Joint workshop with the initiatives Zero Waste e.V. and Plastikfreie Stadt on innovative reusable systems for catering out-of-store sales

Instead of paper cups and plastic bowls: Joint workshop with the initiatives Zero Waste e.V. and Plastikfreie Stadt on innovative reusable systems for catering out-of-store sales 2000 1250 Südliches Überseequartier
Concrete Tangible plans for more sustainability – with this goal on the agenda, a Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier team hosted a digital workshop on February 17, 2022. Together with sustainability experts from the Zero Waste e.V. and Plastikfreie Stadt initiatives, representatives of the Hamburg Ministry for Environment and Energy, and six suppliers of reusable systems, the aim was to find a long-term partner for the catering segment. read more

On and off the construction site: Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier takes shape

On and off the construction site: Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier takes shape 1046 554 Südliches Überseequartier
Until 2020, the construction site of the Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier grew more in depth than in height: Bored piles, jacking piers and anchors up to 30 meters underground were set and the floor slab was poured – as a foundation for the basement floors 3, 2 and 1. But in the past months of 2021, which is now coming to an end, did the buildings visibly rise up to the sky – in part, incl. the basement floors, seven floors and more than 100,000 square meters of floor slab and raft area have already been erected. At times, 800 people per day poured 59,000 cubic meters of concrete, laid 11,000 tons of steel reinforcement and installed 3,800 tons of composite beams and columns from steel. read more

The tallest Advent candles in Hamburg!

The tallest Advent candles in Hamburg! 2000 1201 Südliches Überseequartier
They are the tallest Advent candles in Hamburg – the crane candles on the construction site of Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier, one of the largest in Europe: 75 metres high rise the candles made of fairy lights. Every evening from 6.30pm to 8.30pm they shine above the rapidly growing buildings between the Elbe and Überseeallee, between Magdeburger Hafen and San-Francisco-Strasse. read more

DGNB Managing Director Johannes Kreißig: “I am fascinated by such quarters.”

DGNB Managing Director Johannes Kreißig: “I am fascinated by such quarters.” 1920 1080 Südliches Überseequartier
The German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) is driving the sustainable transformation of the entire construction and real estate industry. The vision behind it: Sustainable design, construction and operation of buildings and quarters should become the norm. Johannes Kreißig, Managing Director of DGNB, has played a significant role in this orientation. In an interview with Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW), he reveals why pre-certification is important, what excites him about Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier, and what he would “definitely like to see in the future”. read more

Pre-Christmas neighbourhood meeting with stollen, mulled wine and livestream

Pre-Christmas neighbourhood meeting with stollen, mulled wine and livestream 2560 1600 Südliches Überseequartier
As part of a Zoom video event, 24 HafenCity residents took part in what was once again a very enjoyable information and dialog event to find out the current status on the construction site of what is currently Europe’s largest inner-city building project. While enjoying the previously delivered Christmas stollen and mulled wine, there was also the opportunity to ask open questions. As always, participants were selected on a first-come-first-served basis, taking into account whether they had already been able to attend one of the previous events. read more

VILVIF Hamburg: Garbe Immobilien-Projekte, TERRAGON and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield implement senior community living project in Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier

VILVIF Hamburg: Garbe Immobilien-Projekte, TERRAGON and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield implement senior community living project in Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier 2000 1359 Südliches Überseequartier
In a joint venture, the Hamburg-based project developer Garbe Immobilien-Projekte and the Berlin- based senior living expert TERRAGON have acquired a residential building in Westfield Hamburg- Überseequartier. They are now developing a senior community living project in the heart of HafenCity together with overall district developer Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield (URW). A multifunctional residential building within a mixed-use quarter, and the whole concept convincingly combined with the multigenerational idea of the entire project. read more

Protecting lives and helping acutely – Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier is part of the cooperation between Sheltersuit and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield to support homeless people

Protecting lives and helping acutely – Westfield Hamburg-Überseequartier is part of the cooperation between Sheltersuit and Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield to support homeless people 1957 1500 Südliches Überseequartier
Since mid-November, an initial 100 protective suits have been distributed to homeless people in need throughout Germany, 20 of them in Hamburg alone. The sustainably produced Sheltersuit is a multifunctional, windproof, waterproof and warming garment that can be converted into a sleeping bag and can alleviate the acute hardships of homelessness, especially in the cold seasons. read more