Hannover - A top logistics location

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Hannover’s strategic task as Germany’s hinterland hub is emphasized by its relatively large share of owner-occupiers from industry and commerce. Wholesalers and the automotive industry are the most common sectors there.

Most logistics companies have located around Hannover’s city center, near the airport and the container terminal. Also the freight village Hannover-Lehrte is situated there.

Availability of sites

Properties in Hannover consist of a maximum of 50,000 sqm and are therefore not suited for industries demanding a lot of space like e-commerce companies or the automotive industry. The best location opportunities currently exist in Laatzen, south-east of the city of Hannover, as well as in Lehrte.

Please refer to our database if you are looking for logistics property in this region.

New developments trend

Greater Hannover is characterized by a constantly high rate of new developments with an annual average of more than 100,000 sqm. In 2015, development activities were at 95,600 sqm.

Labor market

In Hannover the employment rate in the logistics sector is above average. The likewise above-average purchasing power narrows the employer attractiveness of the logistics industry and increases the likelihood of workers turning towards more lucrative industries. Regarding the cost of labor Hannover is on average.

Economic structures

The logistics property of the different kinds of tenants, like the automotive industry, wholesale, retail and logistics service providers, concentrates in the region’s Western fringe.


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Economic facts & figures

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Key industrial parks

Langenhagen / Airport Buisiness Park

Isernhagen Gewerbegebiet Erdbeerfeld

Wedemark Gewerbegebiet Bissendorf-Erweiterung

Laatzen An der Welle / Gleidingen


  • Access to the North Sea ports
  • Very balanced combination of all relevant location factors
  • Availability of all modes of transport 



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