Stockholm Royal Seaport is planned and built to be densely populated, and to consist of mixed use buildings. This, combined with carefully designed public amenities which provide opportunities for people to meet and spend time with family and friends – 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
A survey conducted in 2016 shows that 91% of the residents are very satisfied with the availability of public parks and outdoor areas. The corresponding percentage for the city of Stockholm, as a whole, is 42%, according to a resident survey from the same year. The surveys also showed that 9 out of 10 residents of the Stockholm Royal Seaport are satisfied with safety, compared to an average of 7 out of 10 for Stockholm in general.
The percentage of public open spaces with social values in the Stockholm Royal Seaport is 26% for the first phases; in later planned phases, it will be 13%. The public open spaces with social values for Hammarby Sjöstad is 18.5%. Public open space with social values is often considered to be an indicator of how attractive the urban environment is.
In the completed phases the percentage of residential housing is high. As the district continues its expansion to Ropsten, Gasverket and Södra Värtan, the percentage of commercial space will increase, and end up at an approximate 30%, current percentage commercial developments is 12%.
The plot ratio of the Stockholm Royal Seaport, 2.3, this is high when compared to the rest of Stockholm; for example, the plot ratio of Hammarby Sjöstad is 1.7, while that of Hagastaden is 7.2
|Etapp||Norra 2||Brofästet||Gasverket Västra||Gasklocka 4||Värtaterminalen||Södra Värtan||Västra||Norra 1||Totalt / average|
|Norra 2||Brofästet||Gasverket västra||Gasklocka 4||Värtaterminalen||Södra Värtan||Västra||Norra 1||Totalt / average|
|Plot ratio||2,2||2,3||0,8||1,9||Not relevant||2,9||2,3||2,3||2,1|
|Public open spaces with social values m² per lgh||22,4||12,2||Not relevant||39||Not relevant||5,3||13,6||30||20|
|Share of commercial space, percent||11,4||5,9||93||2||100||41||7,7||3,2||25|
|Commercial space, m²||8 200||3 050||26 000||1 250||16 000||125 000||10 300||2 600||Ca 200 000|
|Types of tenure (rental and condominiums, percent||58 : 42||45 : 55||Not relevant||0 : 100||Not relevant||7 : 93||66 : 34||31 : 69||35 : 65|
|Number of apartments||598||595||0||320||0||1 900||1 257||670||5 540|
6,000 people have moved into the 2,700 residential housing units completed to date. The ratio of rental and tenant-owned apartments is even. 55% of developments are rental apartments, including 10% set aside for student apartments, and 45% are tenant-owned apartments.
Rents for newly built apartments are higher in attractive areas, the rents in the Stockholm Royal Seaport are in line with new built apartments in the inner city. The sizes of the apartments vary, with the majority being two, three, or four rooms, see chart below.
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Storängstorget is an important open public space with social values. The image shows a spring and flea market that was held 2018.