The interest of the real estate industry should also be directed to other first-class commercial spaces and outstanding projects in Offenbach. “We want to arouse the desire to get actively involved in Offenbach,” says Jürgen Amberger, head of Offenbach‘s economic development agency. “We have the areas of the future”, emphasizes Mayor Schwenke. The city scores points in particular with the exciting development potential on the freight station area as a future “Quarter 4.0” with low-emission, city-friendly production and the former Allessa site as an ‘innovation campus’. Mayor Schwenke has also made it his business to question the processes in the administration. A new building permit round, which meets regularly, was introduced in January, consisting of the political leaders, the municipal building authorities, the environmental department and business development agencies. She ensures that particularly important construction projects are brought forward quickly through permanent communication, coordination processes via short official channels and close support for the client.