By & Havn

By & Havn (English: City & Port) or Udviklingsselskabet By & Havn I/S (en.: The corporation for development of City and Port I/S) is an organisation, tasked with the development of Ørestad and the port of Copenhagen[1] and the daily operations of the latter, which is done through a subsidiary, Copenhagen Malmö Port. By & Havn is owned by Copenhagen Municipality (55%) and the Danish government, through its ministry of transport (45%). Key areas of the organisation are Ørestad, Nordhavnen, Amerika Plads, Sluseholmen and Teglholmen. Currently the CEO is Jens Kramer Mikkelsen, while Carsten Koch serves as director of the board.[2]

By & Havn
IndustryReal estate
Founded1 October 2007
Key people
Jens Kramer Mikkelsen (CEO), Carsten Koch (Chairman)


The general partnership organisation, was established in October 2007, with the abolition of three organisations: Ørestadsselskabet I/S, Frederiksbergbaneselskabet I/S and Københavns Havn A/S. The headquarters was established in the old custom house at Nordre Toldbod. At the time of formation, the organisation was named Arealudviklingsselskabet I/S, but on May 14, 2008, it was changed to By & Havn.[1]


  1. "Om By & Havn" (in Danish). Archived from the original on 2011-11-06. Retrieved 2012-07-06.
  2. "By & Havns ledelse" (in Danish). Archived from the original on 2010-01-12. Retrieved 2012-07-06.

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