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The Agency for Geoinformation and Surveying (LGV) is operating as municipal enterprise under the supervision of the Ministry of Urban Development and Housing of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg. If it is about properties, the LGV is usually the first contact. As a modern, high-performance and innovative agency, the LGV has got a wide variety to offer. Please have a look at the following.

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Who we are

Geospatial basic data

The LGV is central contact point for the access of analogue and digital geospatial basic data, their usage in Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) as well as to provide 3D city model data, which are available Hamburg-wide.

Register of real estates

In the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg the LGV is responsible for keeping the official register of real estates. The register includes a true to scale mapping of real estates and buildings, as well as a description of the legal and real proportions. The LGV provides information, extracts and certificates regarding real estates.


The LGV undertakes cadastral surveys as well as structurally engineered built surveys (construction surveys).

Maps and aerial photos

Cartographic products, available on different data storage media, as well as aerial photos are provided by the LGV. In addition to the official maps, the LGV also creates thematic maps on behalf of third parties.

Satellite navigation

With the German National Survey Satellite Positioning Service SAPOS, the LGV offers state-of-the-art support for all satellite-aided positioning and navigation applications.

Appraisal committee

The appraisal committee for real estate values performs appraisals on behalf of the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, provides information about standard land values and estimated values as well as publishes official real estate market reports on the basis of a purchase price database. The committee's office is part of the LGV.

Media design

Our team Media Design creates leaflets, flyers, brochures, web pages and other products not only for the LGV but also for third parties.

Geospatial data applications

To provide geographical information for a wide user group, the LGV develops state-of-the-art geospatial data applications based on standardised web services and interactive web portal technology for Intranet and Internet. For instance, geospatial data applications are built for the matter of crowd sourcing and participation, to be integrated in administrative procedures as well as to inform on a regular basis for example via mobile apps.


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