Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh Stadt

MILESTONES/ BUILDING DEVELOPMENT

    • 1960
      DECEMBER 1960

      The Federal Republic of Germany acquires a 3,500 square meter site in the center of Saigon, which is to be used for diplomatic purposes.

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    • 2008
      FEBRUARY 2008
      FEBRUARY 2008

      The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, visits Hanoi with a German business delegation whose members include Prof. Meinhard von Gerkan and Horst Geicke, and he addresses for the first time the possibility of establishing a Deutsches Haus (German House) in Ho Chi Minh City.

       

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    • 2010
      MAY 2010
      MAY 2010

      Ms. Cornelia Pieper, Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, and Mr. Conrad Cappell, the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City, inspect the vacated property at 33 Le Duan Boulevard.

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    • 2011
      JUNE 2011

      Visit of the Foreign Minister of the Federal Republic of Germany H.E. Dr. Guido Westerwelle. During his visit he initiated the process of drawing up the Hanoi Declaration on the strategic partnership between Germany and Vietnam.

      The Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs, Dr. Guido Westerwelle, initiates a draft of the “Hanoi Declaration,” which provides for a strategic partnership between Vietnam and Germany.

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    • 2011
      OCTOBER 2011
      OCTOBER 2011

      During her state visit to Vietnam, the Chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Angela Merkel, and the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyễn Tấn Dũng, sign the “Hanoi Declaration,” which puts on record that the Deutsches Haus building project in Ho Chi Minh City is a central component of the strategic partnership between the two countries, for which the symbolic price of one Vietnamese đồng is agreed upon for use of the land for 99 years. “Of course the Deutsches Haus, on which we have now reached agreement, is a very important point, because it will allow German businesses to collectively present themselves in a very concentrated manner in Ho Chi Minh City and will express that we want to contribute to the success of Vietnam.” Dr. Angela Merkel at the press conference about her first state visit to Vietnam.

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    • 2012
      APRIL 2012

      The German Federal Government, represented by the Federal Foreign Office, publicly announces an EU-wide invitation to tender for the planning, construction, and operation of the “Deutsches Haus HCMC” building complex in accordance with the developer and investor model.

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    • 2013
      MARCH 2013
      MARCH 2013

      Signing of the second intergovernmental agreement on the Deutsches Haus in Ho Chi Minh City between the Federal Republic of Germany and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, by the Vietnamese Ambassador to Germany, Ms. Nguyễn Thị Hoàng Anh, and the Minister of State at the Federal Foreign Office, Ms. Cornelia Pieper, in Berlin. In the presence of the Chairman of the National Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Nguyễn Sinh Hùng, and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, Dr. Guido Westerwelle.

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    • 2013
      JUNE 2013

      The architectural design by gmp, with a financing proposal from Deutsches Haus Vietnam Invest Limited (Hong Kong) as the client, is awarded the contract by the German Federal Government.

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    • 2013
      JULY 2013

      The tender from the Federal Foreign Office of Germany for design, construction and operation of the building was awarded to the "Investor" Deutsches Haus Vietnam Invest Ltd. (Hongkong).

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    • 2014
      JUNE 2014
      JUNE 2014

      Handover of the investment certificate for the development and implementation of the investment project Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, by the Chairman of the People’s Committee of Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Lê Hoàng Quân, to the Chairman of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh Stadt Ltd., Mr. Horst Geicke.

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    • 2014
      OCTOBER 2014

      Construction Permit by the Department of Construction of Ho Chi Minh City for Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City.

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    • 2014
      NOVEMBER 2014
      NOVEMBER 2014

      Set up of construction site and start of construction work.

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    • 2014
      NOVEMBER 2014

      Groundbreaking ceremony and commencement of construction work with public announcement by the Federal Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy of the Federal Republic of Germany, Mr. Sigmar Gabriel, and the German Ambassador to Vietnam, Ms. Jutta Frasch, on the occasion of the 14th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business in Ho Chi Minh City.

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    • 2015
      APRIL 2015
      APRIL 2015

      Final phase of piling, building the diaphragm walls and the secant pile wall

      Bauer Vietnam constructed an 800 mm thick and 45 m deep diaphragm wall on a total length of 118 m; a secant pile wall with a diameter of 880 mm and a depth of up to 33 m on a total length of 123 m, simultaneously constructed adjacent to the existing Kumho office-building and the Intercontinental Asiana Hotel.

      The work also included the construction of eight bored piles with diameters of 1,500 mm and 39 grouted piles with diameters of 2,000 mm – all between 60 and 80 meters long – including kingposts for a semi-top-down basement construction.

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    • 2015
      APRIL 2015

      Deutsches Haus receives a distinction by the Energy Export Initiative of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Energy (BMWi).

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    • 2015
      AUGUST 2015

      Deutsches Haus wins at the “Vietnam Property Awards” as both “Best Office Development” and “Best Green Development.”

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    • 2015
      OCTOBER 2015
      OCTOBER 2015

      Cornerstone ceremony with the Minister of Trade and Industry of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Mr. Vũ Huy Hoàng, Mr. Nguyễn Vũ Tú, the investors Mr. Horst Geicke, Mr. Bernd Dietel, and Mr. Horst Pudwill, and the German Consul General in Ho Chi Minh City, Dr. Hans-Dieter Stell.

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    • 2015
      SINCE MAY UNTIL NOVEMBER 2015
      SINCE MAY UNTIL NOVEMBER 2015

      Following the successful completion of the foundation in March 2015 by Bauer Vietnam Ltd., Hoa Binh Corporation as our appointed basement contractor has commenced the basement construction development by semi top-down method with king post-system, which has been installed prior to the basement construction during the works for the foundation.

      The excavation for the level-1 basement has started in April 2015 and ended November 2015. More than 60,000 cubic meters of soil has been excavated and environmentally compliant disposed. More than 10,400 cubic meters of concrete, 1,370 tons of rebar, 130 tons of king posts have been used as materials. During the construction of the basement of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, 1 tower crane, 6 excavators, 2 bulldozers and other specialized equipments have been used.

      By end of November 2015, the 22 meter deep, 4-level basement has been completed within 6 months to create 13,764 square meters for parking with the flexible capacity for approx. 179 cars and 1171 motorbikes. During the construction-time with 338,000 man-hours no accident has been reported.

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    • 2015
      SINCE NOVEMBER 2015
      SINCE NOVEMBER 2015

      Hoa Binh as main contractor, REE M+E as MEP contractor and Yuanda as façade contractor have been engaged. The contractors finished casting of level 26 slab, column and liftcore from level 1 to level 26. Currently, the installation of formwork and rebar for the column and lift core from level 26 to level 27 and for the level 27 slab are ongoing.

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    • 2016
      SINCE NOVEMBER 2016
      SINCE NOVEMBER 2016

      Hoa Binh as main contractor, REE M+E as MEP contractor and Yuanda as façade contractor have been engaged. Currently, Main contractor is doing the installation of the structure of photovoltaic panel on roof, finishing works in lift core and basements, installation of ceiling frame on Level 18 and installation of raise floor on Level 3. MEP contractor is installing pipe & cooling tower, installing cable tray/ trunking, air duct, chiller cooled water pipe, fire-fighting pipe & wiring on Level 21-22, and installing air grille, sprinkler head, lighting fixture & smoke detector on Level 16-17. Façade contractor is installing facade panel on Level 20-21.

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    • 2016
      NOVEMBER 2016
      NOVEMBER 2016

      On 01st of November 2016, Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City celebrated the official topping out ceremony.

      The event took place at the construction site of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City at 33 Le Duan Street in Ho Chi Minh City.  More than 400 guests from the German, Vietnamese and International business community in Vietnam, representatives from the Vietnamese and German governments and members of the Diplomatic Corps attended the event.

      The ceremony was witnessed by the Federal Foreign Minister of Germany, Dr. Frank-Walter Steinmeier, the Vice-Minister of Construction of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Ms. Phan Thi My Linh, the Vice-Chairman of the Ho Chi Minh City’s People Committee, Mr. Le Van Khoa, the Ambassador of Germany from the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany in Vietnam, Mr. Christian Berger, and the Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Andreas Siegel as well as the investors of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, Mr. Horst Geicke, Mr. Bernd Dietel and Mr. Horst Pudwill.

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    • 2016
      END OF QUARTER 4 - 2016
      END OF QUARTER 4 - 2016

      Hoa Binh as main contractor, REE M&E as MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) contractor, and Yuanda as façade contractor have been engaged for the lighthouse project Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City, a symbol of the strategic partnership between Vietnam and Germany.

      At the end of the fourth quarter of 2016, our main contractor Hoa Binh has already completed the casting of roof slabs and the installation of ceiling frames on Level 3-5, 8-12, 14-18.

      The installation of lighting fixtures, smoke detectors, sprinkler heads (above the ceiling) and air grilles on Level 3-5, 8-12, 14 & 15 have been finished by our MEP contractor REE, and our façade contractor Yuanda has completed the installation of façade panels on Level 2-19 as well.

      Currently, our entire team is working at full speed on the development of the building and on September 1, 2017 Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City will open its doors!

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    • 2017
      QUARTER 1 - 2017
      QUARTER 1 - 2017

      In the first quarter of 2017 our main contractor Hoa Binh has already removed the passenger & material hoist. Up to level 19 the installation of ceiling frames of mineral acoustic ceiling panels has been finished.

      The installation of the main pipes of the fire fighting system in the fire pump room in basement 1 has been completed by our contractor for the firefighting package Duc Phuong Trading Corporation.

      Thyssenkrupp who is engaged as contractor for the lift package has installed 1fire/ serviced lift and 1 high-speed office lift with destination control for the low zone from level 1 to level 12 which are both already in operation.

      Our MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) contractor REE M&E has completed the installation of lightings, smoke detectors, sprinkler heads and return/supply air grilles above the mineral acoustic ceiling panels on level 11 and 14-16.

      Currently, Hoa Binh is  doing the landscaping around the building, the finishing works on level 7, 14, 21-25 for the technical rooms and the installation of the raised floors on level 3-5, 8-10 & 12.

      Besides, REE M&E is installing the water tank and the main cooled water pipes for the cooling tower on level 26, and the façade contractor Yuanda is installing the façade panels on level 26 and at the opening of the hoist area.

       

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    • 2017
      QUARTER 2 - 2017
      QUARTER 2 - 2017

      With the end of the second quarter of 2017 our main contractor Hoa Binh has already finished the installation of ceiling frames for the mineral acoustic ceiling panels on all office levels and the installation of corridors on level 3, 9, 10 & 14. Hoa Binh is currently doing the landscaping around the building, finishing works for the whole building, installation of raised floors on level 25 and installation of mineral ceiling tiles on level 22-25.

      Our contractor Duc Phuong Trading Corporation for the firefighting package is doing the testing & commissioning of the fire-fighting systems for the whole building prior to the final inspection of the Fire Fighting Police Department by mid of July 2017 at the latest.

      ThyssenKrupp who is engaged as contractor for the lift package has already installed the high-speed office lifts with destination control for the high-zones from level 14 to level 24. Currently, they are doing the testing & commissioning of the lifts, which will be in full operation for the tenants at the beginning of July 2017.

      Our MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) contractor REE M&E has completed the installation of lightings, smoke detectors, sprinkler heads and return/supply air grilles above the mineral acoustic ceiling panels for all levels.

      Currently, our façade contractor Yuanda is doing the installation of the canopy for the main entrance & doors at level 1, and the installation of the sun shading louver of the double-skin façade on level 18.

      With the upcoming opening of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City on September 1, 2017 our entire team is working at full speed on the final stages of the development of the building!

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    • 2017
      QUARTER 3 - 2017

      On the 1st of September 2017 Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City has finally opened its doors! Our entire team has worked at full speed on the final stages of the development of the building so that with the “soft opening” of the building on the 1st of September 2017 all public areas have been completed, the media wall and reception counter in the lobby have been installed, and the basement for parking went into operation, so that the first office tenants can move in!

      The landscaping around the building, the finishing works for the lift lobbies, the installation of corridors, the installation of raised floors, and the installation of the premium mineral-fiber ceiling tiles on all 26 levels have been finished by our main contractor Hoa Binh.

      Our contractor Duc Phuong Trading Corporation for the fire-fighting package has finished with the testing and commissioning of the fire-fighting systems and optimized the system for the whole building.

      In addition, ThyssenKrupp who is engaged as contractor for the lift package has installed the speed gates with key access control, the high-speed office lifts with destination control for the low-zones from level 1 to level 12, and the high-zones from level 14 to level 26, which are already in full operation, and have also finished the fit-out for the lift cars.

      The installation of lightings and air grilles above the premium mineral-fiber ceiling panels for all levels has been completed by our MEP (Mechanical, Electrical & Plumbing) contractor REE M&E.

      Furthermore, Yuanda who is our façade contractor has installed the canopy for the main entrance and doors at level 1, and finished the installation of the sun shading louver of the double-skin façade on all 26 levels and the configuration of the louver blind controls.

      Highlight for the upcoming months of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City will be the opening of the in-house multifuntional conference-, event- & exhibition area on level 2 and fitness center on level 3, ensuring that “wellness” needs are met for tenants, and the business center on level 11 in November 2017.

      Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City is also expecting to held an opening party for its exquisite, spectacular new dining venue in a sophisticated and inviting atmosphere, featuring a restaurant with sky bars on the largest terrace of Ho Chi Minh City with a fantastic view over the city’s skyline on level 20 & 21 of the building by the end of this year.

      The “Grand Opening” of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City is anticipated to be in the 1st quarter of 2018 and until then the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany will also relocate to Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City on level 6 with a separate entrance and a secure lobby on the ground floor. 

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    • 2017
      SEPTEMBER 2017
      SEPTEMBER 2017

      The first tenants move into Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City and the soft opening is celebrated with the Secretary of Ho Chi Minh City’s Party Committee, Dr. Nguyễn Thiện Nhân.

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    • 2017
      QUARTER 4 - 2017

      Deutsches Haus is the first building in Vietnam to be awarded LEED Platinum, the highest possible green certification.

      LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is a green building certification program that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. It is issued by the nonprofit U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).

       

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    • 2017
      NOVEMBER 2017
      NOVEMBER 2017

      The “MIPIM Asia Award 2017” goes to Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City as “Best Office & Business Development in Asia.”

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    • 2018
      MAY 2018
      MAY 2018

      Ceremonial handover of keys from Mr. Horst Geicke to the Head of the German Consulate General in Ho Chi Minh City, Consul General Mr. Andreas Siegel, marking the handover of the building and the 6th floor offices of the Consulate General of the Federal Republic of Germany.

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    • 2018
      SEPTEMBER 2018

      Deutsches Haus is the first building in Vietnam to receive DGNB Gold certification.

      The certification system is used to assess sustainable buildings and is applied internationally by the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB). Quality is assessed comprehensively over the entire life cycle of the building for being a "green" building.

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    • 2018
      DECEMBER 2018
      DECEMBER 2018

      The Deutsches Haus is awarded the “Ashui Award 2018” by the Vietnam Urban Planning and Development Association as “Building of the Year.”

       

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    • 2019
      MARCH 2019
      MARCH 2019

      On 26th March 2019, the Inauguration of Deutsches Haus Ho Chi Minh City and 25th Anniversary of the Delegation of German Industry and Commerce in Vietnam was celebrated.

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CONTACT US

Leasing Inquiries

Hotline: +84 908 249 763

deutsches.haus@colliers.com

Building Management Office

Direct line: +84 28 3828 8686

Hotline: +84 966 126 676

tenantservices@deutscheshausvietnam.com

Landlord Office

Hotline: +84 28 3821 9309

contact@deutscheshausvietnam.com

www.deutscheshausvietnam.com

LOCATION

33 Le Duan Blvd.

Ben Nghe Ward, District 1

Ho Chi Minh City

Vietnam