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Berlin-Kreuzberg : construction project post office: Investor withdraws

let's start at the Hallesches Ufer. The dispute over the redevelopment of the former Postscheckamts, as well as the new buildings around the huge tower is finally settled. Jürgen Kurtz, Board member of the CG group, told the daily mirror: "We had to bring all the interests together, and I am glad that this important project is now more". The CG-a group of Investors Christian Gröner sold the Site to the company Art-Invest with main seat in Cologne.

Degewo builds homes

The dispute between the district and the Investor, the post office had escalated in the past year. On the tower company's founder, Christoph Gröner had a Transparent annexes, according to which "red-Red-Green" the construction of apartments and commercial "surfaces". Baustadtrat Florian Schmidt (Green) had rejected the plans, especially because of the expensive and many small apartments in the commercial tower should arise, and high Rents, or sales prices would have accelerated the "gentrification" of Kreuzberg.

the compromise is now retiring, as reported in the CG-group completely from the project. In the tower, has no apartments. This should rather be as in the past as an office building. Trades are also on the land right next to the tower, on the busy Hallesches Ufer. The same is true for a part of the surfaces on the left to the feet of the high-rise building. Total are to be built on an area of nearly 64000 square meters of offices and shops.

a Total of 383 apartments are planned in the rear of the property, on more than 36000 square meters. Most of them are rented and as reported by the state-owned Degewo built, and managed. 63 apartments offered by the private "Art Invest" for sale.

agreement signed at the beginning of December

about four years Ago, the CG group had acquired the Site and the plans worked. With the agreement, the company rises completely out of the construction project. Kutz showed himself still to be satisfied, "because it is now finally more in Berlin such an important project".

The agreement had already emerged at the beginning of December, after the Secretary of state for Housing Sebastian Scheel (Left) Gröner and Schmidt to talks in the Senate had been invited by the administration for city development. Shortly before Christmas, the had been thereby worked out a compromise in the district Parliament of Friedrichshain-Kreuzberg, prescribed for discussion and was met with there approval.

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