park with green space and water
Living & Working

STEP into a prime location

STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park offers easy access to all major means of public transport as well as links to industry and research.

Exceptional service infrastructure

STEP offers an outstanding range of services, with a day care centre, bistro, bank and other amenities located directly on campus. The park’s tech-focused tenant base means innovators will feel right at home. The campus also houses a service and conference centre with 6,939.23 m2 of rental space. The University of Stuttgart is just a stone’s throw away.


© STEP View of Stuttgart

Stuttgart is the capital of the state of Baden-Württemberg and the centre of the metropolitan region. Boasting some of the highest income levels in Germany and Europe, the Stuttgart region is an economic powerhouse that offers a wealth of advantages for your company.

  • Numerous government institutions: Stuttgart is home to the state government and state parliament of Baden-Württemberg as well as many state agencies.
  • Competence centre for global mobility: Headquarters of Daimler and Porsche as well as important automotive suppliers such as Bosch.
  • Germany’s third-largest financial centre: Headquarters of LBBW and 100 banking institutions. An important IT hub with the German headquarters of IBM and HP.
  • Outstanding infrastructure: Stuttgart Airport — serving approx. 10 million passengers per year / Stuttgart central station — an important rail hub which will be further expanded through the Stuttgart 21 development project / A8 and A81 motorways / Port of Stuttgart — one of the largest inland ports in Germany.
  • A major centre for business and R&D: 7 public universities (including the University of Stuttgart and the University of Hohenheim), 11 private universities and numerous research institutions (such as the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft).

The area at a glance

At STEP, key decision-makers are just a stone’s throw away, with easy access and ideal connectivity. Discover the area and the opportunities on offer.


STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH
Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart


STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH
Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart


STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH
Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart


STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH
Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart


Located in Vaihingen in the southwest of the state capital Stuttgart, STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park boasts a prime location and optimal transport links. 

The Österfeld commuter rail station is located right next door to the STEP campus and is served by multiple rail lines: S1 (Plochingen – Stuttgart City – Herrenberg), S2 (Schorndorf – Stuttgart City – Airport) and S3 (Backnang – Stuttgart City – Airport).

  • SSB bus station in close proximity

  • The nearby B14 motorway takes you straight into the city

  • Direct access to the A831 motorway, 3 km to the Stuttgart interchange (Autobahnkreuz Stuttgart) 
  • A81 motorway Singen – Heilbronn 
  • A8 motorway Karlsruhe – Munich

Quick access to the airport and Messe Stuttgart via the A831/A8 motorways or the north-south bypass.

Multi-storey park & ride car park with 514 spaces near the Österfeld commuter rail station. 


You’ll find the following amenities right on your doorstep:


Day care centre

Dry cleaner

Fitness studio




Event space

Conference space

Park & Ride

Travel agency

Parking spaces

A total of 602 parking spaces, including 88 underground spaces, are available on the campus. The public parking spaces are part of a park & ride scheme.

Environment, Nature & Leisure

building in park with green space

STEP offers a central location within the Stuttgart region, a high-powered environment and a wide array of leisure activities.
From the Swabian Jura mountains to Stuttgart’s Wilhelma zoo and botanical garden, the area is home to a variety of exciting destinations.  The STEP campus offers an attractive working environment thanks to inspired landscaping with extensive green space and a plaza in the centre of the park.

Service & Contact

Are you interested in using STEP to achieve your goals? Do you have any questions or need more information about a specific offering? We would be happy to advise you


Harald Blum
STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH

Phone: +49-711 686894-0
Fax: +49-711 686894-110

Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart

Iris Gerke
Assistentin der Geschäftsleitung

Phone: 0711 / 686894-101
Fax: 0711 / 686894-110

Wankelstraße 12
70563 Stuttgart


STEP Stuttgarter Engineering Park GmbH
Wankelstraße 12

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