General information and locational advantages
Spandau is the westernmost district of Berlin and covers an area of 9,187 hectares. With about 251,500 inhabitants, the district is roughly comparable to large cities such as Chemnitz or Kiel.
Business in the district is mainly industrial, with global companies such as Siemens and BMW Motorrad based here. But the economic structure in Spandau is also characterised by many innovative small and medium-sized businesses and craft enterprises. Young, creative companies are also increasingly settling in the district.
Spandau is one of Berlin's most water- and forest-rich districts and offers a variety of living and recreational opportunities.
- Excellent location at the hub of various transport systems (long-distance railway station to the north and west of Germany; A100 + B5/A10 motorways; Havel and Spree federal waterways).
- Short and direct connection to Messe Berlin (S-Bahn)
- Good connections to Berlin city center and to the western Brandenburg area
- Establishing and maintaining companies has political priority
- Altstadt Spandau: the largest contiguous pedestrian zone in Berlin
- Spandau Citadel: Renaissance fortress and site of the famous open-air Citadel Music festival
- Many varied leisure opportunities
- Bicycle and water tourism
Economic development in Spandau
The economic development department sees itself as an interface between business and administration. The team advises and supports start-ups, established companies and commercially interested investors. From the development of a business idea to the establishment of a company, as well as in all official matters affecting your business, the economic development department is there for you.
Your contact at the local authority in Spandau
Deputy Head of Economic Development
+49 30 90279-2266
Your contact at Berlin Partner for Business and Technology
Project Manager Spandau
+49 30 46302-373