Gewobag and WBM join forces for affordable and sustainable apartments in Berlin

WATERKANT Berlin is a joint project of Gewobag and WBM. For the new neighbourhood in Spandau, the two large Berlin housing associations have discovered their Nordic side. And they are showing the capital a new facet of Berlin life – with a maritime flair.

The participants

Logo of the Gewobag

The entire diversity of Berlin – that is what Gewobag stands for, that is what it champions. With affordable apartments, creative offerings and social commitment, it contributes to a city worth living in. Around 62,000 apartments make Gewobag one of the largest housing associations in Berlin and throughout Germany. In the medium term, the company will expand its portfolio by around 15,000 apartments, of which more than 10,000 are new apartments, including the rental apartments of WATERKANT Berlin in Spandau on the Oberhavel.                                                                                                               

Logo of the WBM

WBM is the largest municipal real estate service provider, particularly in the central districts of Mitte and Friedrichshain. In total, WBM manages around 30,000 apartments and around 280,000 m² of commercial space. The focus is always on the sustainable management and development of existing and new residential areas. By 2026, WBM will have built a further 10,000 new apartments for Berlin. For WATERKANT Berlin, WBM is applying its experience of sustainable construction in the first construction phase with 364 apartments on the riverside promenade south of the Spandauer Seebrücke.