Press

At the Gate to the Alster
Porsche Times, 4/2016

“Tradition and modernity in Hamburg. Porsche Centre Hamburg moves to a new home.“

Ground-breaking ceremony for Porsche-Centre Alster-Gate
Immobilien Zeitung, 15 Dezember 2016

“Maas & Raffay will develop the Porsche Centre Hamburg in Hohenfelde near the Outer Alster Lake, until spring 2018. A high-rise will be built later.“

Porsche Builds its Largest Showroom in Hamburg
Hamburger Abendblatt, 6 Dezember 2016

“In Hohenfelde, construction is beginning on a top-notch automobile showroom.“

Criticism Exacerbates Risks
Eppendorfer Wochenblatt, June 29, 2016

The planned refugee housing at Osterfeldstrasse will not be built.

Express Housing Construction Stopped for Now
Hamburger Abendblatt, June 23, 2016

City and investor cannot agree on refugee settlement in Eppendorf.

No Refugees for Eppendorf
Die Welt, June 23, 2016

Following lengthy negotiations, the Hamburg-Nord district has cancelled the planned construction of refugee housing for 2,400 people at Osterfeldstrasse.

Refugee Housing in Eppendorf Cancellation Immanent
Die Welt, June 22, 2016

Why negotiations ultimately failed.

“New City Trees” Project at Weidenbaumsweg
Bergedorfer Zeitung, April 8, 2016

A dozen stately trees are to be planted along Weidenbaumsweg near Nettelnburg, as soon as construction of this section of the new residential quarter Weidensteg is completed. This proposition by Hamburg’s Chief Planning Director, Prof. Jörn Walter, was presented by Bergedorf’s Building Commissioner, Uwe Czaplenski, before the City Planning Committee this week.

“We anticipate a need for three additional daycare centers”
Die Welt, February 28, 2016

Critics fear a ghettoization effect if 2,400 refugees move into the wealthy district of Hamburg-Eppendorf. The head of the local district office, Harald Rösler, emphasizes that the numbers are non-negotiable..

“As an Investor, one also has a responsibility”
Die Welt, February 27, 2016

2,400 refugees are to move into the wealthy neighborhood of Hamburg Eppendorf. Investor Hans-Werner Maas would rather build housing on the property than a gas station or car wash – despite the threats.

Reproduction of an old industrial complex to add value to new residential development
Bergedorfer Zeitung, January 16, 2016

It is finally underway: the large-scale development project “Weidensteg” with its planned construction of 450 apartments between Weidenbaumsweg road, Schleusengraben canal, and Kampbille river.

Designs approved: Alster Gate gets go-ahead
Hamburger Abendblatt, 14.01.2015

Investors Maas & Raffay acquired the site from the city and will now invest around 65 million euros in the construction of the Porsche Centre and office tower.

Designs for Alster Gate on Lübecker Strasse
Die Welt, 14.01.2015

The winners of the urban and architecture workshop procedure for the Alster Gate development on Lübecker Strasse have been announced: the jury awarded two first prizes, to gmp Architekten von Gerkan, Marg und Partner from Hamburg, and to KSP Jürgen Engel Architekten GmbH from Braunschweig. Five practices participated and presented their designs for an office tower comprising around 19,000 square metres of rentable space near the Alster.

Porsche accelerates with investments of 30 million euros
Die Welt, 06.02.2014

Staff at the current Porsche Centre in Eiffestrasse will move to a new building of around 9,600 square metres (gross floor area), which is to be built by the project developers Maas & Raffay.

Porsche strengthens its position in Hamburg
Autohaus, 05.02.2014

The Hanseatic city is a traditional Porsche stronghold. The sports car manufacturers will secure their success with two new branches in prime locations, which will replace the current car dealerships.

New company high-rise planned in Hamburg
Hamburger Abendblatt, 13.04.2012

Wandsbek cinema complex goes to Irish fund
Die Welt, 17.08.2007

The building with Germany’s longest structural glass facade (165 metres) was constructed in three phases between 1998 and 2004, on a 23,000-square metre site, providing around 30,000 square metres (gross floor area).

“This sale proves that top-quality architecture coupled with a solid marketing concept will pay off.” – Hans-W. Maas

A tiger about to pounce
Euro am Sonntag, 05.08.2001

“Athletes must be fighters, capable of gauging their resources.” – Hans-W. Maas

“I am socialised for problems.” – Hans-W. Maas