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Construction of the new LKA building will commence in 2026.

What is the status of the plan to establish a State Office of Criminal Investigation in Saxony-Anhalt, located near Magdeburg's edges?

Saxony-Anhalt Interior Minister Tamara Zieschang (CDU), Finance Minister Michael Richter (CDU, M)...
Saxony-Anhalt Interior Minister Tamara Zieschang (CDU), Finance Minister Michael Richter (CDU, M) and the Managing Director of the newly founded Immobilien- und Projektmanagementgesellschaft Sachsen-Anhalt mbH, Thomas Poege, stand in Barleben in front of the site on which the new building for the Saxony-Anhalt State Criminal Police Office (LKA) is to be constructed.

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Construction of the Barleben State Criminal Office (LKA) is set to kick off in 2026, with a tentative timeline for the second quarter of that year. As of now, there's no official start date, but it's slated to wrap up in 2028.

Spread over a 7-hectare plot north of Magdeburg, the new LKA building will offer 20,000 square meters of office space and another 3,500 square meters for labs. Approximately 700 employees are expected to fit comfortably in the structure.

The move comes in the wake of discovering harmful fibers in the ceilings of the previous LKA building, which is situated in Magdeburg and Schönebeck (Salzlandkreis). Initially, plans included renovating the existing infrastructure, but ultimately, a new facility emerged as the preferred plan.

As of now, preliminary planning for the project is underway, according to a Finance Ministry spokesperson. This step is tentatively set to be completed in 2025's first half. Earlier construction-related tasks have already been executed, such as geological surveys, measurement projects, and archaeological investigations. The budget remains elusive, but it's speculated that the project could demand several hundred million euros.

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  1. The BMF (Federal Ministry of the Interior, Building and Community) has given its approval for the new LKA building in Saxony-Anhalt.
  2. The Police in Börde County are closely monitoring the construction progress of the new LKA building.
  3. The authorities in Magdeburg have allocated significant finances for the construction of the new LKA building.
  4. The new LKA building in Barleben will serve as a crucial facility for the investigative authorities in Saxony-Anhalt.
  5. The previous LKA building in Magdeburg and Schönebeck needed extensive renovations due to the presence of harmful fibers in its ceiling, leading to the construction of a new building.
  6. The County Construction Authorities in Saxony-Anhalt will oversee the construction of the new LKA building, ensuring adherence to all building codes and regulations.