State Federal Republic of Germany
Regional (NUTS III) hierarchical level Land Sachsen-Anhalt
District level (LAU1) Salzlandkreis
Municipality (LAU2) City / Stadt Bernburg
Connection to traffic network freeway A 14 (5 km), trainstation
airport Leipzig ca. 75 km / Berlin ca. 210 km /Hannover 190 km

Main factors of successful redevelopment process

  • General localization - located in Bernburg
  • Specific localization – located in town between residential and industrial area, Transport links – rail access and proximity to freeway A 14 (5 km)
  • Other factors - good infrastructure

Brief description of site and current use

Former owner of site got insolvent, shareholder sold property to GESA (on 12.01.2006). Site got completely demolished, including foundation: 41.000 t rubble, 600 t wood, 700 t  asbestos, 100 t asphalt felt, 10 t rubber (tires) got disposed. Unpolluted mineral materials were used to prepare surface of site. Works took 10 months (08/2007 – 05/2008) and total costs achieved the amount 518.591,01 € (VAT excl.). 2.087 m² got sold to neighbor (private natural person) rounding his property for commercial purposes. 2.519 m² sold to current owner for trade/industrial/stacking use (Fig 2 und 4). Remaining parcels are ready for sale for commercial (trade or industrial) purposes.

Original use – basic description

Original use Iron casting (Eisengießerei)
Area 24.565 m²
Type of site Industrial site

Current state – basic description

Current use commercial use – especially for trade or industrial activities
% of built-up area ca. 30 %
State of Environment Inner area
New use from 2008
Total costs ca. 520.000 €
Owner of site GESA; Alslebener Hoch- und Tiefbau Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH; private natural person

Contact to stakeholders

Owner of site

GESA Gesellschaft zur Entwicklung und Sanierung von Altstandorten mbH

Alslebener Hoch- und Tiefbau Verwaltungsgesellschaft mbH

Private natural person
Local public administration Stadt Bernburg, Stadtverwaltung
Schlossgartenstraße 16
06406 Bernburg
Investors participating at redevelopment None
NGOs No NGOs involved

Source of information

GESA internal register of regenerated brownfields