Abbrucharbeiten beim Zollhausareal

2012

October:
Building site put up for sale among Zurich cooperatives

December:
Submission of the application “Das Zollhaus” of Kalkbreite Cooperative

2013

January:
Presentation of the application to the jury

February:
Offer by SBB / City of Zurich to the Kalkbreite Cooperative to purchase the “Zollstrasse West” site

June 25, 2013:
First public information event

July 9, 2013:
Start of the development phase with working groups on various topics: The innovative construction and utilization concept is developed together with the future users. The first phase runs from July 2013 to spring 2014.
Six working groups develop visions on the topics of “housing”, “community”, “commerce”, “culture”, “outdoor space and neighborhood” and “sustainability”. On this basis, the cooperative develops the parameters for an architectural competition.

November 23rd, 2013:
Second public information event

2014

January 6, 2014:
Signing of the purchase contract

January 8, 2014:
Approval of the design plan by the municipal council of the city of Zurich

September 15, 2014:
Approval of the design plan by the canton; put into effect by the City Council of the City of Zurich

October:
Start of Architectural Competition

2015

February:
End of Architectural Competition

June:
Pre-project; working groups start to concretize concepts on various topics

2016

June:
Pre-project; working groups finish the concrete elaboration of concepts on various topics

October 6, 2016:
Third public information event

October:
Input of planning application

2017

January to August:
Construction project; working groups concretize concepts on various topics

April:
Obtaining the building permit

May:
Land transfer to the cooperative

July:
Start of the rental process for the two self-constructed halls. Rental collectives able to submit their concept application until December 01, 2017 (information on hall accommodation)

August:
Approval of the building loan by the Extraordinary General Meeting of Shareholders

November – December:
Dismantling and pollutant remediation work

December 2017:
Start of the tenders for the building trades

2018

May:
Groundbreaking ceremony and start of construction

May to September:
Excavation work, rehabilitation measures, begin of shell constructions

September:
Commercial letting completed

November 6, 2018:
The construction union calls for a strike

December:
The new hall apartments concept is presented: instead of two XXL-halls several S-, M- and L- halls are planned

2019

February 28, 2019:
Letting start of the hall apartments

March 19/20, 2019:
Letting process for apartments is opened (Applications will only be accepted from persons who have become members by the General Assembly 2018 of June 20, 2018)

2020

People will move in and businesses will open (from fourth quarter).