21

Feb

Global Tower Frankfurt – Construction Work almost completed

The Global Tower in the middle of Frankfurt's financial district is nearing completion after around 3.5 years of intensive renovation work. Since summer 2018, the former Commerzbank high-rise building at Neue Mainzer Straße 32 - 36 has been completely gutted, modernized and thus made suitable for the demands of today's office world. After the European

City East

City East (in German: City Ost) is a mixed-use development area around Frankfurt's East Station (Ostbahnhof), which is, like the Financial District, not formally precisely defined. City East is located in the Ostend (lit. "East End") district at the intersection of an established residential development in the western part and a predominantly commercial part on

29

Sep

Eurotower Receives Leed Certificate for Sustainability

The Eurotower in Frankfurt's Financial District has received LEED gold certification for existing properties. LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a green building certification for real estate. Both the building performance, e.g. energy consumption, water consumption, as well as the building operation with purchasing and disposal strategies as well as technical operation. Alexandra

20

Jun

Architectural Competition Decided for Construction Site North in the Harbor Park Quarter

The B&L Group (B&L Gruppe in German) from Hamburg is planning a 17-storey office building as part of its Harbor Park Quarter development (HPQ; in German: Hafenpark Quartier) on the Hanauer Landstrasse street, which will mark the beginning of the district. On a floor space of approximately 10,500 square meters (113,000 square feet), more than

Eurotheum

Eurotheum is a 110-meter high-rise and was designed by the Offenbach-based architecture firm Novotny Mähner Assoziierte. The high-rise is on Junghofstrasse and was completed in 1999. Eurotheum was built at the same time as the neighboring MAIN TOWER. Both skyscrapers share an underground car park. Eurotheum is a mixed-use tower: it houses both office space,

Eurotower

The Eurotower is a skyscraper in the Financial District by architect Richard Heil. The Euro Tower is located at the corner of Kaiserstrasse, Neue Mainzer Strasse and Willy-Brandt-Platz. The characteristic Euro sculpture in front of the Eurotower indicates the importance of the building as the headquarters of the European Central Bank from 1998 to 2014.

Japan Center

Below the street level, Japan Center has four basement levels, above all an underground car park. Japan Center itself consists of a transparent base zone. The first floor was designed as a meeting space for events and offers a total of four conference rooms that can accommodate up to 360 people. On the second floor

2022 High-Rise Master Plan

The City of Frankfurt is using the 2022 High-Rise Master Plan to express its political opinion on how and where new skyscrapers are to be built in the future. Using this instrument investors and clients can better orient themselves. The planning department is currently working on updating the 2000 High-Rise Master Plan, which was last

23

May

Mike Josef wants to restrict high-rise buildings

The Frankfurt planning representative, Mike Josef (SPD) intends to allow new high-rise developments in Frankfurt only in clearly defined areas. As is apparent from various press publications in the last few days, "speculation" is to be counteracted. The new high-rise plan, which is to be presented next year, is intended to cement appropriate development requirements.

Skytower (ECB)

The headquarters of the European Central Bank (ECB) is located in Frankfurt's City East and consists of two elements: the former wholesale market hall (Großmarkthalle) from 1928 and a 185-meter-high double tower with a shared facade. The ECB skyscraper was built in the architectural style of deconstructivism: From a distance you have the feeling that