Neighbourhood Management Schönefeld [Leipzig]

The City of Leipzig’s Office of Urban Renewal and Residential Construction Subsidies (ASW) has initiated the neighbourhood management “Stadtteilmanagement Schönefeld” as part of the Urban Redevelopment East programme. Actions focusing on integrated urban development are:

  • Participation, public relations and network management, urban space and consultancy for house owners.
  • Neighbourhood management focused on inclusive community building (since 2017) – Support for equal participation in social life

On the basis of the “integrated district development concept Leipzig-Schönefeld” (STEK Schönefeld) which was passed by the city council in 2016, the bundling of public and private commitment as well as investment activities aims on a sustainable urban planning development at economic and social level.

Main topics:

  • house owner consultancy with focus on deteriorating buildings; Support in the development and implementation of individual strategies for the use or revitalization of their real estate
  • Assistance in the revitalization of empty shops in refurbished and partially refurbished buildings along Gorkistraße
  • Accompanying the implementation of urban development projects
  • Moderation, communication and organization of networks in the district Schönefeld
  • Consulting services as well as communication and network management between local actors, sustainable implementation of participation structures
  • Advising and accompanying individuals, initiatives and institutions who (want to) implement European Union-funded projects based on the Integrated Action Concept for Schönefeld.

Commissioned by: City of Leipzig, Office of Urban Renewal and Residential Construction Subsidies (ASW)
Cooperation partner: conAction * Politik- und Organisationsberatung Johanna Hofmann (since 2017)
Period: Ongoing implementation since 2015


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Available funds:
Since Schönefeld forms a focus area of ​​urban renewal in Leipzig, funding from the Urban Redevelopment East programme can be used there. The aim of this fund is to support smaller projects in the urban redevelopment area that can be implemented in short-term, without bureaucratic hurdles and which contribute to the revitalization of the area.

Further information about the Fund can be found at: