An industrial, technology and knowledge campus will be built on the site of the former Opel plant in Bochum-Laer to be known as MARK 51°7. With its flexible structure, the ensemble designed by HPP Architects will provide modern working environments with a total gross floor area of over 24,000 m² for a wide variety of office concepts and formats. The office spaces will be integrated into an attractive open space design with semi-public courtyards and accessible roof areas. VIACTIV Krankenkasse was recently announced as the first tenant and will occupy a large part of two of the three buildings occupying an area of around 13,700 m².
The planning application is expected to be submitted in the spring of 2020, the rental space is expected to be handed over in 2022.