Exterior view BahnhofCity Wien West

Innovative concepts for special-purpose real estate

Besides shopping centers, ECE develops headquarters, office buildings, traffic properties, industry properties and logistics centers as well as other building types such as hotels.

Aquis Plaza Aachen, exterior view, photo by action press / Ulrik Eichentopf

Shopping centers

ECE has been developing, planning, building, leasing and managing shopping centers for more than five decades. Every ECE shopping center is unique with an individual architectural design, a sensitive integration into its urban environment as well as a tailored branch and tenant mix. more

ThyssenKrupp headquarter

Office buildings

For more than four decades, ECE has been developing and realizing office buildings, headquarters (e.g. for Philips in Hamburg or ThyssenKrupp in Essen) and office space in shopping centers. Moreover, ECE experts leaso out office space for various clients. more

Exterior view Steigenberger Hotel


ECE is further expanding in the business area of hotel properties.  The company develops and realizes hotels with various hotel operators at premium locations. In these projects the experts realize the individual concepts of the clients with impressing architecture and modern ambiance. more

Hermes Zentral-HUB Friedewald Hessen, exterior view, photo by ECE, Hermes Zentral HUB, Friedewald

Industry / logistics

Logistics centers for Siemens, Kühne + Nagel, Hermes or the Otto Group as well as the master planning for Airbus, Beiersdorf or Carlsberg Deutschland  – these are only some examples for ECE's expertise in the field of industrial properties.  The experts design efficient, functional buildings in cooperation with the future users of the property to ensure efficient work processes. more

Exterior view Hauptbahnhof Leipzig

Traffic properties

ECE has already revitalized five large-scale train stations in a partnership with Deutsche Bahn and Österreichische Bundesbahnen (ÖBB) and has converted them into modern traffic properties. more

Exterior view Alstercampus

Residential projects

ECE experts realize new residential quarters on already  developed inner-city locations. These sustainable construction concepts comprise highly attractive buildings and also the layout of new squares and footpaths. ECE considers the concepts of all parties involved in the project with regard to the future use with different residential building services – from rented apartments to owner-occupied apartments. more

Rathaus-Galerie Leverkusen, exterior view, photo by Daniel Torz

Multi-functional projects

Today, municipalities are often interested in a revitalization of their entire city centers. Therefore, larger retail projects are often developed with apartments, offices, or hotels at the same time.  more

Volksbank Arena Hamburg, exterior view

Other projects

The commitment of ECE as a specialist for large-scale projects goes far beyond the development of shopping centers, office buildings, transport projects, logistics centers, hotels, and residential quarters. The portfolio range of projects and buildings includes television studios, sports centers, schools and institutes of vocational education, cultural buildings, medical facilities, and historic buildings. more