News Marl’s mayor invites to a citizens’dialogue

7. June 2022 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

On 21 June, the city of Marl will provide information about current developments in the planned industrial and commercial area. The administration wants to talk to citizens.

Marl’s mayor Werner Arndt invites interested citizens to another citizens’ dialogue on the planned industrial and commercial area on 21 June. It starts at 7 pm in the Pauluskirche. Registrations are now possible.

City plans five themed islands

The city of Marl and the project company would like to inform the public about the current state of affairs at The event is scheduled to last about two hours. Mayor Werner Arndt will welcome the citizens at the beginning. “We want to continue to provide open, modern and transparent information about developments at,” says Werner Arndt. After a brief introduction to the overall project, the dialogue with the citizens will begin directly. The city is planning five theme islands that can be visited: traffic, environment, planning, construction phase and marketing. “There we would like to get into conversation with the citizens and residents, take suggestions and respond to questions,” says Werner Arndt. The talks will later be summarised and discussed in a plenary session.

Registrations for the citizens’ dialogue on Tuesday, 21 June 2022, at 7 p.m. in the Pauluskirche (Römerstraße 61, 45772 Marl) are now possible by calling (+49 2365) 99-6700 or by emailing On the evening of the event, participants are asked to observe the recommended hygiene and infection protection regulations of the state of North Rhine-Westphalia and to stay at home if they show typical signs of illness. Participants are asked to voluntarily wear mouth and nose protection. 1,000 jobs for Marl and the region

The city of Marl and RAG Montan Immobilien GmbH, the developer of mining sites, want to attract innovative companies to the site of the former Auguste Victoria 3/7 mine. Up to 1,000 additional jobs and apprenticeships are to be created there over the next few years, opening up new prospects for the future, especially for future generations.

Presenting at the Expo Real

13. October 2021 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

The Expo Real trade fair in Munich is the international trade fair for real estate and investments. More than 2,000 exhibitors from over 30 countries will present themselves this year and show products, services and services around the entire value chain of the international real estate industry.
Expo Real has opened its doors in Munich. The district of Recklinghausen and the towns belonging to the district are presenting themselves at the Metropole Ruhr stand. The picture shows County Commissioner Bodo Klimpel (l.) and Marl’s Head of Economic Development Dr. Manfred Gehrke. Photo: City of Marl
  • Marl presents itself at the real estate fair as a prime location
  • Exchange with international parties from business and urban planning

After last year’s break due to Covid, the city is once again making national and international contacts this week at Europe’s largest real estate fair, Expo Real. In Munich, Marl presents itself and as a prime location.

Potential investors visit

8. September 2021 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

Investoren, Entwickler und Planer besichtigten bei ihrer Tour durch den Kreis Recklinghausen mehr als 140 Hektar ehemalige Zechengelände, die zu modernen Gewerbestandorten entwickelt werden. Auf dem Foto ist die Gruppe in Marl bei zu sehen. Hier gab es Informationen aus erster Hand von Wirtschaftsförderer Dr. Manfred Gehrke (2.v.l.). Foto: Stadt Marl / A. Chrost
Investors, developers and planners visited more than 140 hectares of former mining sites that are being developed into modern commercial locations during their tour of the administrative district of Recklinghausen. The photo shows the group in Marl at Here they receive first-hand information from the Head of business development for the city of Marl, Dr Manfred Gehrke (2nd from left). Foto: City of Marl / A. Chrost is a unique opportunity: for committed companies, the economy and the people in the region. The planned location for industry and commerce has plenty of potential. Interested investors were once again able to see this for themselves during the “Investor Tour Ruhr”.

„A high quality business and industrial site“

18. July 2018 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

„It is in the interest of the NRW government to develop the site further“, Prof Dr Andreas Pinkwart, North Rhine-Westphalian Minister for Economic Affairs, declared after visiting the former coal mining pit Auguste Victoria 3/7 in Marl. Within the coming years, the business and industrial project „“ will be developed here with supra-regional circulation.


14. November 2017 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

„AV 3/7“ – which stands for Auguste Victoria 3/7 – becomes The development of the new Victoria is progressing big forward steps. The structural plan has already finalised, as well as an innovative concept to restore the area, where the Northern sector of the former coal mining site will be developed into an industrial and business location at record speed. The site is attracting a lot of interest amongst potential investors: „We get a lot of inquiries at the moment“, says Marl’s Lord Mayor, Werner Arndt. „Which is why we are keeping to our ambitious schedule and are beginning the development in the Northern part of the site.“


10. November 2017 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

Great interest: More than 50 citizens participated in the walking expedition across the site in May 2107. Photo: RDN/Markus Mucha

On May 17, 2017 approximately 60 visitors explored the site of the former coal mine called Auguste Victoria 3/7, under expert guidance. The excursion led the participants not only in the  steps of the past but also showed them a path to the future: Dr Manfred Gehrke, city council Marl, and Volker Duddek, RAG Montan Immobilien, gave the guests a look at the plans for the former coal mine site, where the industrial and business location called is planned to be developed.


7. November 2017 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

The project is also innovative on a different level: To get two parts of the site in the North quickly and cost-effectively to the same level, the site developers plan to shift masses of earth.


2. November 2017 | Rubriken: Uncategorized

The Ruhr Valley urgently needs space for industry and businesses in order to create more jobs. But in this densely populated area, large industrial sites are scarce or only useable after an immense effort.