SPINELLI . Quarter

Developing the city while creating living space and a home from a vision.

The future is here

SPINELLI is creating a lively and versatile urban quarter with a strong identity on 80 hectares of current conversion area.

The urban flair in the middle of greenery and the versatile recreational activities "on the promenade" or in the associated park exert a special charm. A wide range of housing, shopping facilities, educational institutions and sports clubs offer a wide variety of activities in the immediate vicinity. Direct access to the city centre and the surrounding districts make it a place that offers a sustainable and connected life for future residents. As a neighbourhood, residential area and park landscape, it meets the requirements of the future while being harmoniously integrated into the existing Käfertal and Feudenheim districts, thus supplementing, enriching and developing them as a living space.

Construction log

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20. February 2019

The SPINELLI conversion has begun

The dismantling of the former SPINELLI Barracks in Mannheim began in February 2019 - the first visible sign on the way to the conversion of the SPINELLI site

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29. April 2020

Sales contract signed for SPINELLI

The city of Mannheim, the MWSP and the GBG - Mannheimer Wohnbaugesellschaft jointly open the next chapter of the conversion: In April the city and the two municipal companies signed the purchase contract for the federally owned part of the site of the former Spinelli Barracks with the Federal Agency for Real Estate ( BImA) signed.

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10. March 2020

BUGA 23 receives 20.2 million euros in funding

The Federal Garden Show 2023 and the opening up of SPINELLI as part of the Grünzug Nordost are important future projects for the city of Mannheim. The state of Baden-Württemberg has provided a special funding fund of EUR 20.2 million for this.

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17. February 2020

First local residents' tour of SPINELLI

While conversion is already well underway on the other three areas, the clock on SPINELLI, now the fourth area, has not yet started. Time is pressing: the first construction phase of SPINELLI is part of the National Garden Show 2023.

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24. January 2020

Refugees leave SPINELLI

The state of Baden-Württemberg closes the initial reception facility set up in October 2015 at the end of March 2020.

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17. January 2020

New construction of the primary school on the SPINELLI site

Two architectural offices from Mannheim and Nuremberg both receive first prize in the RPW planning competition for the new primary school on the Spinelli site.

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10. January 2020

New Year's reception of the City of Mannheim

The New Year's reception of the City of Mannheim unveiled much that is new in many ways. This was also true for MWSP, which used the well-attended event to present its new brand image for the urban development SPINELLI.

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07. January 2020

Dismantling of structures in SPINELLI North-East area

In January 2020, the preparatory measures for the dismantling of structures in the SPINELLI North East area will begin.

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The present

SPINELLI is located 4.5 km northeast of downtown Mannheim. The area is well connected and directly accessible via the Viernheim motorway junction on the A6 and A659 motorways, the B 38 trunk road and the district road Am Aubuckel. The area directly adjoins the Käfertal and Feudenheim districts. Several bus lines and the tram line 7 already provide public transport on site.