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General information and locational advantages

The Lichtenberg district has a long-standing tradition as a location for industry. It enjoys excellent infrastructure and transportation connections. Together with its neighboring district Marzahn-Hellersdorf, Lichtenberg today boasts Berlin’s largest cohensive commercial area ("Berlin Eastside").
Roughly 30 percent of its space is devoted to recreation, agriculture, forests, and water.

Attractive surroundings:

  • Rummelsburger Bucht (Bay off the Spree river)
  • Sportforum: Berlin’s Olympic training center is the largest and most impressive across Germany
  • Schloß Friedrichsfelde (palace)
  • Museum Lichtenberg im Stadthaus
  • Theater in der Parkaue – Germany’s largest children’s and youth theather
  • German-Russian Museum in Karlshorst
  • Normannenstraße research and memorial site
  • Hohenschönhausen memorial
  • Mies-van-der-Rohe house in Alt-Hohenschönhausen
  • Karlshorst harness racing track
  • Friedrichsfelde Zoo, with an area of 160 ha, is one of the world’s largest zoos
  • Wide range of housing in diverse locations
  • Daycare centers and schools for every need
  • Parks and gardens
  • Tierheim Berlin animal shelter

Location’s advantages

This district, located at the eastern outskirts of the inner city, offers favourable conditions for investors and potential, and in particular:

  1. Excellent infrastructure as well as proximity to rail and highway networks
  2. More than 400 hectares of developed commercial space
  3. Historically developed industrial and commercial locations
  4. Wide range of sectors from commerce to skilled crafts and services
  5. Qualified and skilled specialists
  6. Four institutions of higher education, including the HTW Berlin – University of Applied
  7. Two large hospitals
  8. Attractive shopping centers
  9. Large complexes  of new, connected buildings
  10. Diverse selection of culture and educational courses

Commercial districts in Lichtenberg

Herzbergstraße | Siegfriedstraße | Josef-Orlopp-Straße

  • Largest composite commercial district in eastern Berlin
  • Some businesses already established in the area.
  • Area: 152.3 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - connections to tram and city bus
  • Development possibilities:
    - wholesale
    - manufacturing
    - skilled trade
    - Just-in-time services


Marzahner Straße | Plauener Straße

  • The Hohenschönhausen "econopark" of the GSG Berlin is located nearby with 13 multi-story buildings and 75,000 m² of commercial space.
  • Area: 109.3 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - industrial railway link
    - connections to tram and city bus
  • Development possibilities:
    - manufacturing
    - construction trade
    - skilled trade
    - small commercial businesses
    - service providers


Gärtnerstraße | Ferdinand-Schultze-Straße

  • Notable improvement of location by construction of new roads
  • Area: 28 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - industrial railway link
    - connection to tram and city bus
  • Development possibilities:
    - processing industry
    - small-scale industrial use
    - skilled trade
    - service providers


Darßer Straße

  • Located on district’s western edge, an extension of the Berliner Allee industrial park.
  • The lots are the property of the city-state of Berlin and completely developed.
  • Area: 3.7 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - bus connection
    - access to A10 highway
  • Development possibilities:
    - manufacturing
    - small commercial businesses
    - skilled trade
    - just-in-time services
    - construction business
    - research and development
    - wholesale


Pablo-Picasso-Straße

  • Located in the district’s north
  • Diverse development possibilities for small and medium-sized businesses
  • The lots are exclusively the property of the city-state of Berlin
  • Area: 15 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - access to the A 10 highway
    - S-Bahn (suburban railway) link
    - bus link
  • Development possibilities:
    - manufacturing trade
    - small-scale industrial use
    - just-in-time services
    - construction trade


Blockdammweg | Köpenicker Chaussee

  • Suitable for businesses doing environmental work, for suppliers and disposal firms, and small commercial businesses
  • Klingenberg Business Park with additional development opportunities
  • Area: 73 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - industrial railway link
    - waterway link
    - tram link
  • Development possibilities:
    - suppliers and disposal companies in environmental protection sector
    - manufacturing trade
    - service providers


Indira-Gandhi-Straße

  • Headquarters of the Schultheiss brewery and Berlin’s municipal city bus depot (BVG)
  • Area: 19.6 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - tram link


Buchberger Straße | Coppistraße

  • Sectionalized industrial park in Frankfurter Allee Süd area
  • Mainly hosts businesses involved in communications technology
  • Area: 13.8 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - S-Bahn (suburban railway) and underground links
  • Development possibilities:
    - Media and communications engineering
    - service providers
    - small commercial businesses


Hohenschönhauser Straße

  • Home of the shared service center and the logistics center for Coca-Cola GmbH
  • Area: 13.2 ha
  • Accessibility:
    - roads network
    - A 10 highway
    - S-Bahn (suburban railway) link
    - bus link


Service, trade, and industrial parks

  • The "econopark" business park at GSG Berlin, Plauener Straße 163-165
  • Commercial center Hohenschönhausen, Plauener Straße 163-165
  • Commercial site, Josef-Orlopp-Str. 92-106
  • Wolfert office and commerce lot, Josef-Orlopp-Str. 89
  • Wolff und Müller Industrial Park, Josef-Orlopp-Str. 37-41
  • Fa. Wöltinger commerce lot, Herzbergstr. 33-34
  • Industry and commerce center, Hauptstr. 13
  • Siegfriedshöfe, Siegfriedstr. 201-204
  • Lichtenberger Höfe, Josef-Orlopp-Str. 32-54
  • The JOS 037 business park at Josef Orlopp Str. 37

Business development in Lichtenberg

The Lichtenberg district economic development office provides the following services:

  • First-stop for companies in the district
  • Consulting for start-ups and entrepreneurs
  • Information about commercial real estate; contact with individual renters
  • Consultations and support with the process of opening commercial business projects
  • Consultations on funding and financing
  • Information and material about economic topics
  • Contacts to lobby groups, marketing associations, the Hohenschönhausen-Lichtenberg e.V. business district and other business networks
  • Information and contacts for companies on vocational training
  • Information material
  • Seminars, training, informational events, informal business meeting groups
  • Project support
  • Settlement and relocation management

Your contact at the local authority in Lichtenberg

Marion Nüske
Head of Economic Development
+49 30 90296-4338
Fax: +49 30 90296-4319
wifoe@lichtenberg.berlin.de
Office Economic Development


Your contact at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Tomasz Pawlowski
Projektmanager Lichtenberg
+49 30 46302-471
Tomasz.Pawlowski@berlin-partner.de

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