Hamburg Business: Your partner for all business matters

The portal is the main online resource for all business stakeholders, startups and investors. Hamburg Business is the right place for you if you would like to find out more about Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region as an innovative business location or are looking for quick, hands-on help and support from professional contacts.

Whether you are looking for commercial space, startup-related information or funding opportunities - we create transparency and connect you with the right partner for your request.

Your portal for doing business in Hamburg 


Future Hamburg

You've come to the right place if you're looking to explore the exciting innovation landscape of Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region or need a helping hand when entering one of the region's innovative ecosystems. 


Commercial real estate

Hamburg Invest's Real Estate Services team supports companies wishing to relocate, expand or transform their business in Hamburg - helping them to build their future success.


One-stop agency for investment

We are the central point of contact for all companies wishing to invest, expand, restructure, relocate or set up business in the Hamburg economic region.


News from the Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Hamburg News is an indispensable resource for anyone wishing to know what is and will be important in Hamburg's business community. The Hamburg News editorial team reports on exciting trends and relevant events, supplying you with insights, industry reports and stories.

Why is Hamburg the right location?

Business news from Hamburg and the Hamburg Metropolitan Region

Architect's bright idea for bridging central Hamburg with HafenCity

Waterways key link between districts - architect reveals idea on a stroll with Hamburg News
VR-Anwendungszentrum im TIP Nordheide

DigitalOrbIT now moving into TIP Nordheide

Harburg's technology and innovation park gets VR centre for digital training and further education
Digitalisiere Stadtansicht

Hamburg tops Bitkom's digital ranking

Hamburg ahead of Berlin and Bavaria in "Bitkom State Index 2024"
Innovationskraft in der Hafencity

EUR 12 million for R&D projects in Hamburg

City of Hamburg and ERDF's "Profi Transfer Plus" funding scheme boosts clout of regional companies
Finanzaufstellung auf Laptop

Over 100 fintechs in Hamburg up from 30 in 2017

Hamburg becoming key financial hub, Finance Monitor says
Fernwärme aus Abfällen

Hamburg advancing energy transition with district heating from waste

Waste recycling plant in Hamburg-Billbrook goes into operation - milestone for sustainability
Pitch Female Start Aperitivo

Female Start Aperitivo enters next round

Nationwide pitch to raise visibility of female founders, increase capital and improve networking - Hamburg to host finals on June 6

Dynamic developments in Hamburg's media landscape

SERIES (8): Hamburg's industries: Interface between content and technology gaining importance

Many millennials struggling with work-life balance, Xing survey finds

Xing publishes "Millennials Report 2024" - one in seven respondents bemoans excessive workload
Außenalster und Alsterwiese in Hamburg

Hamburg Copenhagen Startup Forum to present latest green-tech ideas

Stakeholders in German-Danish start-up scenes to meet in Copenhagen in September

Hamburg's topics of the future

Cities play a crucial role in tackling some of the biggest challenges of our time. Hamburg is one of the most liveable cities in Europe and a magnet for companies, investors, startups and talent, making it the perfect place to put ideas into practice. Below you can find Hamburg's focal topics.

Press Service 

Additional resources on Hamburg as a business location

Upcoming dates and events


Handelsblatt Annual Conference - Real Estate 2024

Berlin, Germany, 14 – 15 November 2024

The topic of the event is the profound change in the real estate industry. What opportunities and business models are relevant for 2024?


Expo Real 2024

Munich, Germany, 7 – 9 October 2024

Every year since 1998, EXPO REAL has played host to the entire real estate industry for three days in October. As the largest trade fair for real estate and investment in Europe, EXPO REAL in Munich offers ideal conditions for efficient networking


Handelsblatt Annual Conference - Future Workplace & Office 2024

Dusseldorf & Digital, Germany, 24 – 25 September 2024

This format covers many current topics relating to future office environments and the workplace.


Hamburg Founders' Day

Hamburg, Germany, 13 September 2024

hei. is the first port of call for start-ups in all sectors in Hamburg. The Hamburg Founders' Day offers information, tips and inspiration on all aspects of business start-ups and self-employment.



Hotel Real Estate Congress

Hamburg, Germany, 17 – 18 June 2024

The Hotel Real Estate Congress is the annual industry event for top decision-makers from the hotel, real estate, investment, science and industry sectors.



13. German Logistics Property Congress

Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 12 – 13 June 2024

At the 13th Annual German Logistics Congress in Frankfurt, leading experts from the industry will present solutions in all relevant areas and showcase ecologically significant projects.



Real Estate Arena 2024

Hanover, Deutschland, 5 – 6 June 2024

The Real Estate Arena is a real estate fair for networking and exchange that focuses on the real estate markets in B and C locations, bringing together politics, economic development, real estate and the digital economy.



Industry Dialogue Hamburg

Hamburg, Germany, 27 April 2024

As part of the Long Night of Museums, a festival will be held in the courtyard of the Museum der Arbeit.Visitors are given the opportunity to find out about Hamburg's industry and to get active themselves. The focus is on a festive atmosphere with music, food and drink and various opportunities to join in.


Reasons for doing business in Hamburg

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