Since 2007, the HafenCity Hamburg GmbH awards the eco-label HafenCity, the first building certificate for sustainable building in Germany. Since 2010, the certification is a mandatory specification for the pre-sale development planning phase of properties in the Hamburg harbour and is applicable for diverse utilisation profiles such as residential, commercial, assembly areas, etc. In doing so, at least three of the five categories must fulfil the highest specification of the procedure. Thus, despite the general obligation, the developers can still set their own accents. The valuation takes place for the following categories
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Purchase agreements of the properties are bound to achieving the Platinum standards since 2017.