About Madrid Nuevo Norte

Madrid’s big 21st-century project

A new city model

Browse the project

Immerse yourself in Madrid Nuevo Norte with this interactive experience where you can tour the project and identify the main points of interest.

What is Madrid Nuevo Norte?

The most important urban transformation project that Spain’s capital will undergo and one of the largest urban regeneration projects in all of Europe, designed to improve the quality of life of its citizens, creating a more efficient, sustainable and prosperous Madrid.

A 100%-sustainable city, where we will get around on foot, by bicycle, or public transport and where housing, shops, offices, and green areas create the ideal environment for living, working, and enjoying free time.

Madrid Nuevo Norte in Figures

Madrid Nuevo Norte is an urban project that is unique in terms of its magnitude and that will transform a strip of land 5.6 km long and regenerate more than 2.3 million m²

m² of green areas
housing units
hectares of railway tracks covered

Social and economic impact

Madrid Nuevo Norte will have a significant positive impact on the regional and national economy

Jobs created from the project


Madrid Nuevo Norte will have a positive impact on the country's GDP and will promote recovery

Impact on GDP

EUR 15.2 B

The execution of the project will have a positive balance for all of the Public Administrations

Public revenue




On 2 July, the Madrid Regional Government and DCN sign the agreement to begin preliminary development of the new metro line that will service Madrid Nuevo Norte.

On 27 January, the Madrid City Council approved the creation of a single execution unit for the Malmea-San Roque-Tres Olivos project area, a step that will speed up the urban management and make it easier to execute the urban development.


On 4 November, the Malmea-San Roque-Tres Olivos Management Committee was created. This committee is made up of the land owners prior to the creation of the Owners Association for this project area.

Madrid Nuevo Norte received pre-certification for Gold-level LEED Communities Plan and Design and BREEAM ES Urban Design 2020, the two most prestigious sustainability seals worldwide, making it the first European urban development project to receive both seals.

On 20 July, the Framework Agreement to execute Madrid Nuevo Norte’s major infrastructures was signed by the Madrid Regional Government, Madrid City Council, ADIF Railway Infrastructure Manager and Distrito Castellana Norte.