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

Human beings biggest threat to IT security

Heightened IT security can help outwit cunning cybercriminals
Zusammenarbeit junger Talente in einem Hamburger Workspace

Forward-looking Süderelbe region gaining momentum

Open workshops, maker spaces and co-working - experimenting south of Elbe

Joint directors of Hamburg Airport outline plans

Hamburg News visited Lilienthal House at Hamburg Airport and spoke to Christian Kunsch and Berit Schmitz about technical innovations and more comfort
Büro mit PCs

Hamburg's local government relying increasingly on bots

More and more tasks now done by Robotic Process Automation

Cross Innovation Hub announces workshops in autumn

Hamburg Kreativ Gesellschaft's next courses for public and private companies
E-Bus der Hamburger Hochbahn

Build of new e-bus depot starts in Hamburg

Hamburger Hochbahn's EUR 42.3 million electromobility site to be operational in 2026

Hamburg-based start-ups battling plastic

Biological plastic alternatives, circular economy and avoiding microplastics - founders coming up with all kinds of clever ideas
Tanzstadt Hamburg: Mann macht eleganten Ballett-Sprung

Hamburg to host Dance Triennial 2026

German government and city provide over EUR 1.5 million for new dance festival

EUR 250 million for hydrogen projects in Hamburg

German government and city investing in "Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub" and HH-WIN hydrogen network - funding decisions handed over
Passagieraufkommen am Hamburg Airport

Hamburg Airport gearing up for busy summer season

More staff hired and new technology to cope with higher passenger numbers

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


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.



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.


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


Hamburg property fair

Hamburg, Germany, 9 – 10 November 2024

Since 2015, HIM has established itself as an annual highlight for all players and interested parties in the regional residential real estate industry. Almost all relevant providers such as property developers, project developers, estate agents, solid house manufacturers, banks and financial service providers present their offers and services.



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?


Real Estate Forum Hamburg 2025

Hamburg, Germany, 20 February 2025

At the 11th Real Estate Forum Hamburg you will meet the most important city representatives of the Hamburg real estate world and network with leading thought leaders, experts and market insiders to discover new perspectives for the Hamburg real estate market.



MIPIM 2025

Cannes, France, 11 – 14 March 2025

Since 1990, this 4-day event with at least 20,000 participants from 80 countries and 19,300 m² of exhibition space has been the leading international real estate trade fair where influential players from all areas of the international real estate industry meet.


Real Estate Arena 2025

Hanover, Germany, 14 – 15 May 2025

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.


Reasons for doing business in Hamburg

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