General information and locational advantages

A location for the future

  • Attractive location on the Spree river with high density of commercial space
  • Unique mixture of startups and traditional companies
  • Pronounced, yet diverse creative scene
  • Site of companies like MTV, Universal Music, BASF and Coca-Cola
  • Mercedes-Benz Arena – Europe’s most modern multi-purpose venue along the East Side Gallery
  • Geographically the smallest district with a high level of population growth
  • Youngest district: two thirds of the residents younger than 45
  • Culturally diverse district with internationally renowned museums and theaters
  • District with characteristic neighborhood structures and the typical “Berlin mixture”
  • Melting pot for people from more than 120 countries

Business development in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

The district economic development has the following targets:

  • First contact and coordinating office for local companies in the district and those interested in moving to Berlin
  • Consulting and assistance for entrepreneurs and SMEs
  • Initiation and assistance with projects for improving the economic location
  • Part of a network of players in business and involved in projects – especially on a local level
  • Support of city-friendly tourism
  • Retention of skilled professionals
  • Promotion for the cooperation of business and school
  • Commercial premises security

Your contact at the local authority in Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg

Marina Nowak
Head of Economic Development
+49 30 90298-2273
Fax: +49 30 90298-718505

Your contact at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology

Jens Lauterbach
Project Manager Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg
 +49 30 46302-339