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

Homeport to bridge harbour and technology

Homecoming Homeport to mark third anniversary with prototype and technology festival
Frau vor Whiteboard

Hamburg tops Talent City Index

Hamburg second most popular German city for skilled workers

Hamburg's electrolyser for hydrogen production taking shape

Former Moorburg coal-fired power plant to become "Hamburg Green Hydrogen Hub"

AI improving security in Port of Hamburg

Hamburg's waterway police use AI to detect undeclared dangerous goods in containers

Hamburger Hochbahn announces EUR 1 billion investment

Record passenger numbers - local transport to become more sustainable

"Food is next big thing"

Malnutrition can be deadly, but correct diet could save the planet - Food Innovation Camp focuses on future of food

Flotte Hamburg orders two all-electric workboats

E-vessels to advance zero-emission concept for sustainable shipping

Hydrogen and car pooling key to future of mobility

Autonomously driving "guide dogs" also imaginable as more and more ideas emerge

Camm Solutions to end microplastics

Hamburg-based start-up presents alternative to wasteful to-go cups full of microplastics

40 million euros for cutting-edge research at the University of Hamburg and UKE

German Research Foundation funds three major interdisciplinary projects in the fields of neuroscience, infectious diseases and climate research

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 Real Estate Congress

Hamburg, Germany, 25 June 2024

At this networking event, IMMOCOM welcomes numerous players and experts from the regional real estate industry to discuss the real estate industry in the Hanseatic city.



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


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 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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