Kistner area

Kistnergelände, 27576 Bremerhaven,
Project description
  • Urban Neighborhood - New living along the water
  • Transformation of a historical industrial area
  • NEW & OLD: Preservation of listed buildings
  • Revival of the urban district with neighbourhood stores and affordable housing
Key Data
  • Total Size: circa 5,6 ha

First phase of construction

  • with 1,200 m² sales area / retail (already realised)
  • Hostel with listed structures (press hall and chimney) – in planing
  • four tenements with water view for all Appartements (in planung, realisation from 2022)
  • Waterside promenades (realisation by the end of 2021)

Second phase of construction (from 2024/2025)

  • Residential district with apartment buildings
  • Child Day Care
  • close-tohome recreational spaces
  • located on the “Geeste” walking way
Transport links
Bus Stop: 20 m
Highway A27: 3,5 km
Central Station: 3,7 km
Elementary and secondary schools: 300 m
Day Care Center: existing
Pedestrian Zone: 900 m
Tourism resort Havenwelten: 1000 m
Hospital: 500 m
Park: 450 m
Town Hall (Stadthalle): 100 m
Ice stadium (Eisarena): 100 m
Skate park: 100 m
Local grocer: 50 m
Recreation area: 500 m
Planning framework
  • The fallow factory sites of the former Geeste-Metallbauwerft and Kalksandsteinfabrik Kistner were acquired by the city.
  • In 2016, a town planning competition took place. In September 2016, the jury awarded the first prize to the architectural and urban planning office Spengler & Wiescholek in cooperation with Bruun & Möllers Garten- und Landschaftsbau.
  • The demolition work (demolition of all old buildings except for listed parts such as chimney and press hall) was carried out until autumn 2018.
  • During 2018/19, the complete chimney renovation took place, followed by the completion of the quay renovation in 2020.
  • Promenade and open space design will take place following the investor development by the end of 2021.
  • The residential development conducted by STÄWOG and GEWOBA begun in 2020.
  • The first construction phase is scheduled for completion at the end of 2021 (public infrastructure).
  • From 2024/2025, the second construction phase can be realised, after the temporary school has been dismantled.

Your contact persons

Ute Bartels

BIS Bremerhavener Gesellschaft für Investitionsförderung und Stadtentwicklung mbH