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ZÜBLIN awarded contract for construction of new Holsten Brewery in Hamburg

Press release   •   Sep 29, 2017 09:11 CEST

From left: S. Hennings (Carlsberg), A. Holtkamp (Ed. Züblin AG), M. Restorff (Carlsberg), M. Krabbe (Ed. Züblin AG, L. Gladysz (Carlsberg), Image credits: Ed. Züblin AG, Stuttgart
  • Production to move from Hamburg-Altona to Hamburg-Harburg
  • ZÜBLIN Business Unit Structural Engineering North in charge of turnkey completion
  • Construction to start in October 2017

Ed. Züblin AG of Stuttgart has been chosen as general contractor by Carlsberg Supply Company Deutschland GmbH to build its new Holsten Brewery in Hamburg. As the German market leader in building construction and civil engineering announced today, the corresponding contracts have already been signed. Construction will start already at the beginning of October, with completion scheduled for the spring of 2019.

With the new construction, Holsten Brewery will move its production facilities from Hamburg-Altona to the Heykenaukamp commercial and industrial centre in Hamburg-Harburg. There, on an approx. 66,000 m² plot of land, a complex is being built with a gross floor area of around 28,100 m² for the brewery and production facilities, offices and social areas as well as the filling and packaging facilities. The ZÜBLIN contract also includes the construction of about 28,700 m² of traffic surfaces, walkways and parking.

Stuttgart-based Ed. Züblin AG has about 14,000 employees and, with an annual output of over € 3 billion, is one of Germany’s leading construction companies. Since it was founded in 1898, ZÜBLIN has been successfully realising challenging construction projects in Germany and abroad and is the number one in the German building construction and civil engineering segment. The company’s range of services comprises all construction-related tasks – from civil engineering, bridge building and tunnelling to complex turnkey construction to construction logistics, structural timber engineering and public-private partnerships. ZÜBLIN attaches great importance to partnership-based cooperation, and our ZÜBLIN teamconcept has proved its value as a successful partnering model for about 20 years now. Current construction projects of the company, a subsidiary of globally operating STRABAG SE, include the new Axel Springer building in Berlin, Messehalle 12 in Frankfurt and the Albabstieg Tunnel along the new Wendlingen–Ulm railway line. More information is available at

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