In Short

In the coming years, the marshalling yard in Berlin-Schöneweide will be developed into a trading estate of superior quality in a joint project by the State of Berlin and Deutsche Bahn AG, Germany's leading rail carrier. The area is located in the immediate vicinity of Adlershof – a prospering science, business and technology hub – and will deliver plots of every size.

 

  • The development land extends over around 40 hectares. Existing structures and infrastructure, such as the listed railway depot, streets and squares as well as public parklands account for 12 hectares thereof.
  • The project will be co-financed by federal and state funds within the framework of the “communal project for improving the regional economic structure” (GRW).
  • Investment volume for clearing the brownfield compound and installing the necessary infrastructure: c. 33 million euros. Out of this total, DB Immobilien, the Deutsche Bahn arm in charge of German railway tracks, signalling and stations, will shoulder 17 million euros while the State of Berlin will invest 16 million euros, with 14 million euros thereof representing GSW subsidies.
  • Plots are available in sizes of up to 98,000 sqm.
  • Start of plot sales: 2018.
  • Optimal road network access via the A113 motorway and the B96a federal route.
  • Served by three stops of the rapid transit system. Inbound (downtown) and outbound (Schönefeld Airport) rapid transit trains frequent the site in 5 to 10 minute intervals.
  • From the station “Schöneweide“ the RB24 regional line will take you to the eastern up-and-coming towns in the Berlin metro region, such as Bernau and Eberswalde, and directly and without transfers to the Spreewald Biosphere Reserve. And, at some point in the future, to Berlin-Brandenburg Airport (BER).
  • Options include a dedicated railway siding connecting to the DB rail freight network.
  • The plots, already zoned for planning, are available to manufacturing businesses.
  • Fresh impulses in the areas of science, business and media have clearly turned Adlershof into a rapidly evolving business environment.
  • The mix of commercial space, offices, restaurants, and small-scale retail businesses on the grounds as well as the integration into a vibrant, urban environment ensure a rich diversity and a high quality of stay.

An Innovation and Production Hub

The developments of the past 20 years have caused Berlin-Adlershof to prosper and gather considerable economic momentum. For some years now, signs have been pointing toward growth in every way. Among the various areas that are potentially available for expansions of the fast-growing science and technology park, the Schöneweide shunting yard, most of it now a brownfield area, represents probably the finest location for developments over the next few years. On a total area of 40 hectares, plots of various sizes and use profiles will be made available mainly to manufacturing and light industrial companies but also to service providers, retailers, and restaurant operators.

Berlin Adlershof-Johannisthal offers large commercial enterprises all the advantages of an integrated inner-city location. The trading estate boasts direct access to major arteries of Berlin and even to the railway network of Deutsche Bahn. The proximity to the Adlershof campus promises fascinating opportunities for collaboration with the high-tech industry, and with the local higher education facilities. Anyone working here in the future will benefit from the convenient accessibility of the estate via motorway, rapid transit system, tram, and regional railway system.

Development of the brownfield at the former Schöneweide shunting yard was kicked off by the revision of the land use plan. Now that Berlin’s House of Representatives has approved the local development plan, the project area at Adlershof-Johannisthal is ready to be groomed for its new role as an innovation and production site. A three-kilometre segment of railway trunk line was moved north to open up the area that faces Johannisthal. With the condemned buildings already demolished, the next step will be to take out the track beds and put in access roads until 2019. Species and biotope conservation measures are moving ahead in close coordination with Berlin-based wildlife conservation groups to relocate protected animal and plant species to resettlement areas within the Berlin city limits and in the surrounding countryside but also to the planned green area on the property. As you can see, there is still plenty to do. Yet with the State of Berlin having started the site’s development already, the first plots will be sold and build-up shortly.

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It's all in the Mix

While being predominantly zoned as a trading estate, Adlershof-Johannisthal places a premium on a well-balanced mix of use types. On the one hand, mixing use types helps to bridge the gap to existing urban infrastructure in Adlershof while, on the other hand, investing the location with the autonomy that its day-to-day operation requires. But DB Immobilien, the real estate arm of Deutsche Bahn, also considers the approach instrumental for the implementation of its sustainability strategy DB2020.

On the urban-planning level, blending types of use makes its easier to reconcile social, environmental and economic considerations than a purely commercial mono-structure would. The retail venues and restaurants to be grouped around the rapid transit station will ensure that amenities and convenience shopping are within walking distance, satisfying no-nonsense lunchtime needs while also offering venues for fancy business lunches. Integration into a wider-area network of foot paths and bicycle trails provides easy access to the surrounding district locations. The plans also include an adequate share of office accommodation for the administrative and planning needs of expanding businesses. A greenway traversing the estate lends itself to sports and recreation right outside the workplace at Adlershof-Johannisthal. A bridge across the railway tracks and the Adlergestell artery that is to be built between 2020 and 2022 will fully integrate the new trading estate into the urban landscape – halfway between the recreational area of Köllnische Heide on one side and the Johannisthal landscape park on the other side. Together with these fully developed green surroundings, the greenway planned on the site itself will lend itself to sports and recreation right outside the workplace for anyone who works at Adlershof-Johannisthal.

Located in the immediate vicinity, the Adlershof satellite campus of Humboldt University offers scientific innovation and plenty of student hangouts. The town centre of Schöneweide provides a variety of shopping opportunities with its classic high-street retail line-up. Also located very close by is Dörpfeldstrasse, a small bustling high street with owner-occupied stores, a market square, a church, and a number of restaurants.

Superior Access
to Berlin's Airport Corridor

Adlershof-Johannisthal represents a great starting position any way you look at it. There are virtually no stop lights between the trading estate and the nearby motorway slip roads “Stubenrauchstrasse” and “Adlershof,” putting the city's other boroughs and the wider region within easy reach via the southern orbital motorway. The B96a federal route, which runs the right along the estate boundary, serves as one of the city's main arteries, and provides swift access to the town centre and the north-eastern part of Pankow. Three rapid transit stations are within walking distance of the trading estate: “Berlin-Schöneweide” at the northern end, “Johannisthal” (its future name, currently still known as “Betriebsbahnhof Schöneweide”) in the centre, and “Adlershof” at the south end. Inbound (downtown) and outbound (Schönefeld Airport) rapid transit trains frequent these stations in 5 to 10 minute intervals. Adlershof-Johannisthal actually straddles Berlin’s airport corridor. In addition the station “Schöneweide“ is a regional railway station. The RB24 regional line will take you to the eastern up-and-coming towns in the Berlin metro region, such as Bernau and Eberswalde, and directly and without transfers to the Spreewald Biosphere Reserve.

In addition to all of these factors, the new innovation and production hub offers another fascinating option for manufacturing businesses: Upon request, Deutsche Bahn will install a dedicated railway siding from its rail freight network.

  • Virtually no stop lights en route to the A113 motorway
  • Drive time to downtown Berlin: 20 minutes
  • Drive time to Berlin's central railway station: 30 minutes
  • Drive time to the BER International Airport: 12 minutes
  • Direct access to the rapid transit station “Betriebsbahnhof Schöneweide” (possibly to be renamed “Johannisthal”), and the rapid transit station “Adlershof” within walking distance
  • Direct access to the major arteries Adlergestell (northbound) and Gross-Berliner Damm (southbound)
  • Dedicated railway siding from the DB rail freight network, if needed
  • Adlershof science and technology park in the immediate vicinity
  • Local recreational areas Köllnische Heide (north) and Johannisthal landscape park (south) very close by
  • Distance to the historic town centre of Berlin-Köpenick: just 4 km

Grand Past,
Bright Future

The history of the Schöneweide shunting yard starts in 1868, the year when a railway station names “Neuer Krug” connected the rural community of Johannisthal to the Berlin-Görlitz railway line. In the second half of the nineteenth century, industrial plants in Oberschönweide and Niederschönweide had evolved so rapidly that the railway tracks were used by trams and heavy freight trains in addition to regular trains. By 1906, the right-of-way had been expanded into six parallel tracks. A number of industrial businesses in the greater metro area already had dedicated railway sidings by that time.

The AEG plant located in Oberschönweide originally built a wooden foot bridge across the River Spree (in the same place where Stubenrauchbrücke now bridges the river) in order to get access to the long-distance train service available on the opposite bank. During the first half of the 20th century, the Schöneweide shunting yard developed into one of Berlin's main transshipment centres. Roughly one third of the city's incoming or outgoing goods was handled here. Things radically changed in the post-war era, not just because the city was divided but also because of a paradigmatic shift in the transportation of goods, with marshalling yards everywhere gradually losing in significance. The yards became a brownfield area in 1998. However, the depot built in 1904 with its roundhouse, turntable and water tower has withstood the test of time and undergone a renaissance: Back in use now, it has lived to see another day.

The Dampflokfreunde Berlin society for the conservation of steam engines and historic rolling stock is committed to the preservation of the depot – showing great zeal and gumption – and organises historic train trips from here (www.berlin-macht-dampf.com). It is this partnership that has created the landmark for the Adlershof-Johannisthal development project – the roundhouse! It symbolises the nexus between past and future in Adlershof-Johannisthal.

Focus on Future and
Environmental Awareness

It does not take nature long to reclaim brownfield areas, however large they may be. Dry meadows and pioneer shrubs growing here quickly become the perfect habitat for all kinds of species, especially song birds and small animals. In recent years, sand lizards, tawny pipits, woodlarks and northern wheatear have made the open spaces of the former Schöneweide shunting yard their home. This was revealed by extensive environmental land surveys conducted in 2008 and 2013. In order to live up to its responsibility for biodiversity conservation, and to the Deutsche Bahn's sustainability codex “DB2020”, DB Immobilien has now decided to go ahead with an ambitious resettlement program. In several locations in Berlin and Brandenburg, resident plants and wildlife will be given a new home.

To this end, a number of sites owned by Deutsche Bahn, public land, and private properties inside and outside the Berlin city limits were studied. The initial plan called for resettlement to the former shunting yard Wuhlheide (Biesenhorster Sand). The plan had to be shelved, however, because the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment has earmarked the area as land reserve for future railway site expansions. It turned out that the only suitable alternative site is the former railway rail-fastening plant Jochmontageplatz Fredersdorf (County of Märkisch Oderland). Work to create the habitats on the basis of a permit issued by the Regional Nature Conservation Agency of Berlin got under way in 2014, and the relocation of the sand lizards started in July of that year. With the population being much larger than originally assumed, on the one hand, and the capacity of the substitute habitat in Fredersdorf exhausted in a matter of days, on the other hand, the resettlement process had to be halted shortly after it had started.

It is currently planned to implement the species and biotope conservation measures at several sites. Taking a suggestion by the NABU Nature and Biodiversity Conservation Union into account, a phased concept was developed for the sand lizards. Part of the reptiles will probably remain in the planned green areas and in the adjacent railway rights-of-way. In addition, pasture land at the Herzberge landscape park (in Berlin-Lichtenberg) will be upgraded into a lizard habitat. The first animals were resettled here in 2016. The extensive use of the land as pasture for grazing sheep will take its status as lizard habitat into account lest the reptiles be put in harm's way by the animal husbandry.

To give breeding birds a new home, a section of the wildlife reserve Glauer Tal in the Nuthe-Nieplitz nature park (County of Teltow-Fläming) is being prepared as breeding ground since the end of 2016. The sandy soil at these sites is particularly low in nutrients, creating favourable conditions for resettling the animals here. The area's extensive use as pasture land for wild animals will be permanent. This will ensure a low-growth and patchy vegetation.

Mitigation measures will be undertaken for the biotope in addition to extensive biodiversity measures. To make up for the loss of nearly 5 hectares of dry meadow, a substitute site will probably be made available at the Johannisthal waterworks operated by Berlin's water company (Berliner Wasserwerke). A minor role in the mitigation process will be played by the already upgraded sand lizard habitat in Herzberge.

Workbench for
the Science Hub

The Adlershof technology park is Germany's most successful high-tech location. Like no other redevelopment area, it symbolises the successful structural change of Berlin in the wake of its economic recovery, mapping the keen demand for space currently generated by regional, national and international companies. The urban development master plan considers Adlershof-Johannisthal an extension of the local property spectrum to include a production-focused business location. Its purpose is to serve as a workbench for trades and industry players associable with the research and development activities in Adlershof. Adlershof-Johannisthal is poised to become the place where ideas turn into products. As a site for innovation and production inside a city dedicated to science, commerce and media, mid-market companies and global network locations benefit equally from productive economic and scientific synergy effects that present themselves on and around the Adlershof campus. Even now, Adlershof is home to five technology centres and two business incubators. Around 8,500 students are enrolled at the Natural Science Institute of Humboldt University with its six sub-institutes and its great demand for internship and student traineeship opportunities. In addition, ten other non-academic institutes and facilities operate here. Even in the current development stage, the applied-science sectors in business and the media have already created 15,500 jobs – and the number is expected to keep growing in the near future.

There are any number of reasons for setting up a production plant, a workshop or a lab in Adlershof-Johannisthal: For instance, moving out of the city centre where land-intensive types of use find little growth potential.

Or setting up a manufacturing business that is supposed to develop markets beyond the region in the central Europe, but that requires skilled labour and excellent transport connectivity at the same time. Or redeveloping the concept of a start-up that requires an urban mix of office space, manufacturing facilities, gastronomy, small-scale retail and housing plus optimal connections to downtown Berlin. Adlershof-Johannisthal represents the perfect place for just such enterprises.

The High Potential
of Adlershof-Johannisthal

In 2013, bulwiengesa, a consultancy firm specialising in real estate markets, compiled two potential analyses on local competition and the future long-term demand for land in Adlershof-Johannisthal on behalf of DB Immobilien, the real estate arm of Deutsche Bahn. For the sake of comparison, bulwiengesa included a total of eight relevant business and industry locations in Berlin in its potential analyses. Here are the two key findings of either survey:

  • Currently Adlershof-Johannisthal is superbly positioned to benefit from the competition of locations.
  • The three most important target groups will more or less spread in the following distribution across the net internal area of 24 hectares: > 20% large business, > 40% small business and >30 % research, technology and offices.

The experts' recommendation was to start by bringing in big-ticket businesses that require plots of 15,000 sqm or more. At the Adlershof science hub, plots of this size have already become a rare commodity. In its role as first mover, big-ticket industrials will play a definitive role in shaping the future reputation of the site. They arguably serve as synergy pioneer for Berlin's future airport corridor. In the eyes of the bulwiengesa experts, the fact that the zoning of Adlershof-Johannisthal permits manufacturing industry players to set up and operate production plants here is in itself a key deciding factor for this target group.

According to the market model, however, smaller companies that require plot sizes between around 3,000 and 6,000 sqm will make up the bulk of the companies moving to Adlershof-Johannisthal. These are expected to be mid-market companies from the Berlin metro region and elsewhere in Germany. According to bulwiengesa, it may take up to eight years after the marketing launch before all the plots in this market segment are occupied. The increasing land shortage in the prospering science hub of Adlershof will prompt its definitive target group of research and technology companies to expand into Adlershof-Johannisthal as long as plots remain available there. Especially for companies with a strong commitment to human resource development, the proximity of the trading estate to the urban core Adlershof-Johannisthal, meaning to the district location next to the rapid-transit station, plays a key role, according to the surveys, which conclude: As an excellent site for innovation and production, Adlershof-Johannisthal will do splendidly during the eight-year marketing period in regard to both demand and to the competition of locations. Among the general target groups for Adlershof-Johannisthal – meaning the classic commerce, office and technology sectors – certain industries can be identified that would benefit more than others from relocating to Adlershof-Johannisthal due to the specific characteristics of the project location.

In the classic industrial sector, these include the following industries:

  • Mechanical and plant engineering
  • Tooling and mould-making
  • Materials
  • Precision engineering
  • Automotive and traffic engineering
  • Drive technology

For companies looking primarily for office accommodation, Adlershof-Johannisthal offers diverse opportunities even if these strongly depend on the specific technology cycle if a given tenant lead is focused on Adlershof. The use-type structures already in place in Adlershof favour companies of the following types:

  • Research and development entities
  • EDP, hardware and software companies
  • Administrative units of commercial and technology companies

Characteristic of the high-tech sector in a narrow sense are companies with a high innovation potential. According to the potential analyses, the stimulus from Adlershof together with the possible synergies between city and airport will create conditions particularly favourable for enterprises in the following industries:

  • Environmental research and technology
  • Solar and wind power technology
  • Sensor technology
  • Microwave technology
  • Laser technology
  • Medical technology
  • Biotechnology
  • Manufacturing technology
  • Microelectronics
  • Refrigeration air conditioning technology

Companies active in these industries require both commercial floor area and technology suites (labs and offices). Among the key distinctions of the site is the proximity of science and research facilities in Adlershof, prominently represented by institutes of Humboldt University (e.g. for information science, physics, chemistry) or private research institutes (e.g. the Leibniz Institute and the Helmholtz Centre).

Building Area Facts & Figures,
Time Table, Outlook

GE 1
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 24.800 sqm, incl. 4.400 sqm third party property
Plot depth: flexible
Occupation: manufacturing industry, high-end industry, office
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 1.6
Building height: 18 m max.
GE 2
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 17.600 sqm
Plot depth: c. 120 m
Occupation: high-end industry, office, small-scale retail, gastronomy
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 2.4
Building heights: 12-18 m
Special characteristic: Design of high urban-planning standard required
GE 3
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 23.600 sqm, incl. 5.800 sqm third party property
Plot depth: flexible
Occupation: high-end industry, office, small-scale retail, gastronomy
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 2.0
Building heights: 12-18 m
GE 4
Plot size: flexible division, gesamt ca. 10.500 m²
Property depth: c. 120 m
Occupation: manufacturing industry
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 6.0
Building heights: 12-18 m
Special feature: Design of high urban-planning standard required
GE 5
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 7.700 sqm, incl. 2.700 sqm third party property
Plot depth: flexible
Occupation: high-end industry, office, small-scale retail, gastronomy
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 2.0
Building heights: 12-18 m
GE 6 + GE 8
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 98.100 sqm
Property depth: c. 120 m
Occupation: manufacturing industry
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 6.0
Building heights: GE 6: 18 m max. / GE 8: 12 m max.
Special characteristic: railway siding optional
GE 7
Plot size: flexible division, total ca. 53.000 sqm, incl. 39.000 sqm third party property
Plot depth: flexible
Occupation: manufacturing industry
Type and extent of development:
PCR (plot coverage ratio): 0.6
FAR (floor-area ratio): 6.0
Building height: 18 m max.
  • 1998: Schöneweide shunting yard closed down
  • 2007-2008: Urban-planning master plan developed in collaboration with the State of Berlin and the Borough Council Office of Treptow-Köpenick
  • 2008-2012: Environmental landscape surveys
  • 2012: Urban development agreement signed with the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment and the Borough of Treptow-Köpenick
  • 2013: Municipal approval of the land use plan
  • 2014: Planning approval procedure for moving the railway tracks
  • 2012-2016: Local development planning process
  • 2015: Trunk line railway segment moved from the southern to the northern edge of the compound.
  • 2016: Extensive biodiversity measures launched.
  • 2016-2019: Clearing the area, building access roads, extending the road network of Adlershof to include the compound
  • Starting in 2018: Plot sales
  • 2019: Opening the rapid transit station “Betriebsbahnhof Schöneweide” up toward the Johannisthal side Rapid transit station to be renamed “Johannisthal”, if possible
  • 2020-2022: Building the foot and bicycle bridge to the compound across the Adlergestell arterial road

Project Testimonials

Adlershof-Johannisthal offers you Unique locational factors, an attractive work environment, and great development options. And the Adlershof Technology Park next door makes it an extra-smart neighbourhood. Parameters that spell superior performance for your company.

For DB Immobilien, Adlershof-Johannisthal represents one of the flagship development schemes for the next few years. An area of this magnitude (about 40 hectares) right in the German capital, inside the corridor between airport and inner city, connected to all major arteries and even to the rail freight network, in immediate proximity to the technology innovation hub of Adlershof – these are locational factors that will satisfy any requirement. Adlershof-Johannisthal is suited for virtually any type of business – classic manufacturing firms, administrative entities, and services providers. Floor plates will be available in any size.

And here is another key factor: Unlike other trading estates, you can offer your employees a truly attractive work environment. For one thing, you have direct access to the rapid transit station Betriebsbahnhof Schöneweide. The Johannisthal landscape park and the local recreation area of Köllnische Heide are right next door. Alternatively, there is the vibrant urban bustle on the campus of the Adlershof Technology Park in the neighbourhood. You will find restaurants and convenience shopping venues right on the grounds. Moreover, the adjacent development area with its “campus living” concept is evolving into a residential location of unique character.

True to the spirit of sustainable urban development, Adlershof-Johannisthal will be designed as a trading estate that harmoniously balances economic, social and environmental aspects. We live up to our environmental responsibility by implementing an extensive relocation plan for animals and plants that have made the brownfield of the former marshalling yard their home. Finally, we are particularly pleased about the continued use of the roundhouse as it bridges the historic legacy of the location with its present renaissance. We consider this symbolic of a bright future, and look forward to have you with us on our way there.

In Adlershof, all signs keep pointing toward a continuation of the robust development. It will definitely continue to grow as a business, science and media location. This translates into a highly concrete opportunity to revitalise the industrial brownfield sites next door. In this context, the economic momentum around Adlershof will multiply the options open to companies that are about to relocate here.

The brownfield of the former Schöneweide shunting yard is a particularly fascinating area. Extending over roughly 40 hectares, it used to be a major hub for Berlin's goods logistics before it declined and was decommissioned in the 1990s. The shunting yard presents an opportunity to align the adjacent urban development measures, and to connect it all to the planned and largely completed road and rail networks. To this end, DB Immobilien, the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment, and the Borough of Treptow-Köpenick signed an urban-planning master contract in August 2012. The agreement is supposed to govern the joint development of the site. The idea is to develop sites available for diversified commercial premises in the shunting yard area, and thus to create potential options for expanding the high-tech location of Adlershof.

In particular, the “Betriebsbahnhof Schöneweide” rapid transit station is to be opened up toward the development area, which will in turn create a connection to the street Gross-Berliner Damm. Putting in a foot path and bicycle trail will directly link the Johannisthal landscape park with the parklands of Köllnische Heide for the first time, and establish an integrative nexus between Adlershof, Schöneweide and Johannisthal. I consider the emergent urban-planning and functional linkage a great boon for the Borough of Treptow-Köpenick. Berlin-Adlershof will remain a location of lasting appeal – for investors from the private business sector, creative minds in the media business, researchers, scientists, and students. Adlershof-Johannisthal will supplement the science and media city with manufacturing industry, administrative entities and service providers – in an innovative and pioneering variant of that life/work combination that Berlin is famous for. By going ahead with the scheme, Deutsche Bahn AG plays a definitive role in turning this sustainability model into a lived reality.

Adlershof-Johannisthal: With this joint venture, Deutsche Bahn AG and the State of Berlin have joined forces to develop a large railway brownfield into an attractive and diversified trading estate. The project will create significant potential for expanding the technology hub of Adlershof. Several thousand jobs could be created here in the coming years.

Berlin-Adlershof has been shaped by a wide variety of influences: While being home to the high-tech sector, to the media, to sciences and business players, it also offers attractive residential areas. As it is, there are 23,000 people working, studying and researching in the City of Science, Business and Media – an autonomous “city within the city” that serves as magnet and connecting point for talent near and far. These are optimal prerequisites for companies wishing to relocate here and looking for well-located sites complemented by residential areas in an attractive urban environment nearby. In March 2014, Deutsche Bahn and the State of Berlin agreed on the specifics of their collaboration to bring the former railway compound between the arteries Adlergestell and Gross-Berliner Damm back to life, and thereby kicked off the realisation for Adlershof-Johannisthal project.

The plots to be zoned here will be made available to companies newly formed or moving to Berlin, as well as to local companies currently domiciled in the inner city and in need of more floor area. Local companies moving out here will clear space downtown that could become available for housing development in particular. A major share of the investments to be made by the State of Berlin toward the public infrastructure development and site clearance will be funded by the GRW subsidies earmarked for the improvement of the regional economic structure, meaning federal and state funds made available by the Senate Department for Economy, Technology and Research. These publicly funded measures are intended to stimulate private investments and attract businesses with the medium-term perspective of job growth. The location of Adlershof-Johannisthal is a more than suitable basis for the purpose.

Since this is an area of city-wide significance, the Senate Department for Urban Development and the Environment has assumed responsibility for the local development planning. The planning law is expected to be in place by fall of 2015, once all the requirements for repealing the railway zoning of the site have been met. This will clear the way for the State of Berlin and its project partner Adlershof Projekt GmbH, a state-owned fiduciary real estate developer, to start developing the public road network and green areas, including the foot and bicycle bridge across the Adlergestell dual carriageway, by mid-2016. Both the business community and the residents of Berlin stand to benefit from this forward-looking development project.

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