About the AWS

The AWS Settlement and Housing Company Ltd. (Ansiedlungs- und Wohnungsbaugesellschaft mbH Soltau) was founded in 1993 as a hundred-percent daughter company of the city of Soltau. Its task is to solve economic problems concerning the city efficiently and unbuerocraticaly. The director of the AWS is Mr. Olaf Hornbostel , who is also head of department for construction, living and infrastructure at the city of Soltau.  

Ansiedlungs- und Wohnungsbaugesellschaft mbH Soltau
Poststraße 12,
29614 Soltau
+49 (0) 5191 82300
+49 (0) 5191 82301
E-Mail: info@aws-soltau.de
Ust.-No. DE1549488809
Trade register no. HRB Lueneburg 101369

The assignments of the AWS include 


  • Development and formation of building plots
  • Construction and provision of housing, office and service space
  • Commercialisation of developed and undeveloped plots
  • The upkeep and maintenance of buildings (with exceptions of energy service provider), roads, paths
  • Road-works
  • Services for alternative measures according to the code of law § 1 section 3
  • Commercial advancement
  • Implementation of the town centre project  
  • Property management for third parties