Urban development in Kista is accelerating – Explore the future living, green walkways, shopping, services, offices, schools and communications that are planned in Kista.
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Grönlandsparken is a given hub downtown Kista. An urban garden in the middle of the district. Now, it’s being updated to become an inviting green oasis with areas for people to socialize and meet.
Heklahuset is located in a strategic spot in the middle of an area where new office buildings with restaurants, shops and services will be built. In the next few years, Heklahuset will be filled with new tenants from the neighbourhood, creative activations, and pop-up activities.
Kista Bus station
On a normal weekday, 8,500 people get on and off a bus at Kista bus station, but the ambition is to increase the capacity and attractiveness. A design program is in progress, and so far, a lighting installation in collaboration with local young people has been created, and cleaning, lighting, and security has been improved.
In the heart of Kista: Kista Galleria
Kista Galleria is an important part of the urban development in the district with its central location. Now, it’s being updated to become a modern and inspiring mall.
The former IBM office becomes Kista Parkstad
IBM’s former office at Hanstavägen in northwest Kista is being transformed into a new creative block. About 1,500 condos, rental apartments and student apartments are planned here, together with preschools, cultural and business premises, squares, small shops, walkways, and parks.
Kvarteret Borgarfjord is a neighbourhood with a mix of public land and property owners just off Torshamnsgatan. Here, you’ll find a:place, an office space designed as a second home with a cosy vibe, a gym, and a yoga studio. Now, it’s being further updated.
The courtyard in Kvarteret Keflavik is full of unrealized potential. Here, among others, KTH, RISE, Intel and schools operate. It’s been named Kista’s most exciting square and has been compared to an Italian piazza in terms of potential. Creative plans for outdoor cafes, boules courts and a strengthened square character are under discussion.
Huge former office block transformed into the cityscape Volt
The existing property, Reykjavik 1, is planned to take on a new shape when offices are converted into 130 new homes and a primary school. Towards Borgarfjordsgatan, a new building with an additional 35 homes, a nursing home with 90 apartments and premises for a centre and retail on the ground floor are also planned.
Skolstråket is a walkway stretching from Kista metro station’s northern exit all the way up to Grönlandsgången. Every day, it brings hundreds of children and young people to their schools and many students to Stockholm University and KTH. Now, Skolstråket will get a real facelift reflecting the exciting cluster of schools it leads to. When completed, Skolstråket will have uniform design and furniture, and be a safe, green, and peaceful path with fine plantings and activations that contribute to a sense of belonging to Kista.
Oddegatan - two new blocks
Say hello to two new residential neighbourhoods with buildings of five to seven floors. Approximately 240 condos are planned here, with an underground garage expanding beneath. In the western part of the southern quarter, a preschool is being built.
Helenelundstunneln is located by the commuter train station in Helenelund. Now, it’s being updated with a new passage for the Tvärbanan (tramway) to become a safe and inviting space for buses, pedestrians, and cyclists.
Jan Stenbecks Torg
Jan Stenbecks torg is a busy square outside Kista Galleria where thousands of people stream through every day on their way to study and work. Now, it will undergo a major change as Tvärbanan (tramway) will be built in the middle of the square. At the same time, Kista Galleria is being updated...
Kista äng will be a new residential area in northern Kista with about 1,600 new homes. Several squares, parks, playgrounds, outdoor gyms and green paths are planned in the neighbourhood. When completed, this will be a lively and safe urban environment with generous sidewalks allowing outdoor cafes.
The former GSM fortress transforms into Kista Square Garden
Extreme make over. Right now, the existing block with office buildings in central Kista is planned to be converted into about 530-730 homes, hotel operations, long-term housing, premises for open preschool and preschool. The existing buildings will be built on with two to three floors and in the courtyard a back yard house is planned.
Kistagången is the main street of Kista, stretching from Helenelund commuter train station through Kista Galleria and into the residential area. Now, it’s being updated to become a lively city street with new companies, residents, and meeting spots on the ground floors.
100 new homes at Grönlandsstråket
Today an undeveloped area and parking, tomorrow 100 condos right next to Grönlandsstråket. Now, that possibility is currently being investigated as building homes here would help to create a more vibrant and attractive Kista around the clock.