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SBB's real estate strategy for housebuilding.

SBB's real estate strategy for housebuilding.

By managing and developing properties around the railways in Switzerland‘s main economic hubs, SBB Real Estate is creating added value for the entire railway system, cities and the public.

Smart city – next stop: the future.

Smart city – next stop: the future.

According to current projections, Switzerland’s population will reach between nine and eleven million by 2045, with the majority living in large cities. This will pose new challenges for urban centres. Even today, cities are responsible for two thirds of the country’s total energy consumption and also produce about 80 percent of all greenhouse gas emissions. Intelligent solutions are needed here and one proposition is the "smart city" concept.

A complete refurbishment of the south wing of Zurich main station.

A complete refurbishment of the south wing of Zurich main station.

The Wanner building, with its high ceilings and colonnades, was constructed in 1871 from sandstone. It is an architectural jewel and a focal point between Zurich main station and Bahnhofstrasse. SBB began a complete refurbishment of the south wing in June 2018 to preserve the historical structure of the building.