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Aufnahme vom Schriftzug "Bremen" in der Überseestadt. - Quelle: WFB / Sharon Tönsing

Development milestones

The Überseestadt has set sail

With an expanse of just under 300 hectares, one of Europe’s largest ever urban development schemes is being carried out in Bremen’s former docklands. The Überseestadt has since developed into an interesting, vibrant and innovative quarter.

In the following section, we’ve put together some “development milestones” for you.

Water-based local recreation area

The (former) "Weiche Kante" - now renamed "Waller Sand" - is one of the few places where residents of Bremen's West Quarter can see the Weser at close range. In future, a landscaped sand embankment will provide flood protection and a new space for leisure and recreation along the turning basin.

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Success Stories

Leisure and Tourism
22 February 2024
Sportgarten concept in the Überseestadt is a complete success

The Sportgarten (Sports garden) Überseestadt stands for exercise, sport and intercultural encounters. Hanns-Ulrich Barde, who co-founded the Sportgarten Bremen association, can still remember the beginnings on the wasteland at Winterhafen. In this interview, he talks about the development and the latest milestone: a lighting system.

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New harbour district
26 January 2024
Experience pleasure on the Überseeinsel

After the Brüning Group in summer 2023, the first floor of the former rice hall on the Kellogg site is now coming to life. Högen Eck, Zio Manu di Napoli and Bremer Braumanufaktur are joining forces to create a new dining experience.

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New harbour district
23 November 2023
Europaquartier: transport links completed

Construction work at the Konsul-Smidt-Straße/Überseetor junction has been completed. This means that the Europaquartier (formerly Schuppen 3) has been connected to the Überseetor area in terms of transport since mid-May 2023. In this interview, Hanno Fritsch, Project Manager for Building Construction/Development at WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH, explains the key facts about this construction projecte.

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