Amstelveen enjoys a prime location at the centre of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area. According to the annual survey ‘Atlas for Municipalities’ in 2019, Amstelveen is again one of the top 3 most attractive residential municipalities in the Netherlands. Culturally Amstelveen has a lot to offer with numurous museums and also the city has plenty of shops and entertainment.
Amstelveen is also one of the Amsterdam Area’s most prestigious office and business locations, thanks to its proximity to Amsterdam’s city centre, Schiphol and the Zuidas.
Amstelveen is home to a thriving international community, thanks to its family-friendly housing, high standard of international education and abundance of international clubs, organisations and cultural events. The Japanese and Indian communities have traditionally made their home here, and there are many Americans and Brits too.
Why invest in Amstelveen?
Comfort City Amstelveen is one of several medium-sized municipalities in the Netherlands. Amstelveen’s strategic location in relation to Amsterdam and Schiphol airport forms an important part of its identity. The combination of attractive housing and a pleasant living environment has been the primary factor encouraging (international) businesses, creative and financial services to settle in Amstelveen. Housing in Amstelveen is of a very high quality.
Green City Amstelveen offers the best of two worlds: Near the vibrant city of Amsterdam, but at the same time quiet and green. Located between the Amsterdam Forest and the river Amstel with its beautiful polder landscape. Amstelveen is a city among the trees, where you will also find several monumental parks. Together with the good accessibility and optimal facilities, this makes Amstelveen one of the most desirable residential areas of the MRA region.
Shop till you drop The city center of Amstelveen certainly contributes to the attraction of our city. The ‘Stadshart’ is easily accessible and offers a variety of shops, including the department stores Bijenkorf and Hudson’s Bay. In 2018, weekly magazine Elsevier placed the city center of Amstelveen in fourth place in the Netherlands. The bustling Friday market with around 250 stalls, the museums and cultural institutions also contribute to this.
Prime assets in Amstelveen
De Loeten is a business park development in the south of the municipality of Amstelveen, within 5 minutes’ drive of the FloraHolland auction site via the N201 exit. There are various plots available, of different sizes. The site is suitable for a range of business activities, but particularly for auction-related and/or logistical businesses in light of its proximity to Schiphol and FloraHolland.
Kronenburg / Uilenstede
Kronenburg and Uilenstede comprise of a business park and student campus respectively, located on the edge of the expanding financial centre of Amsterdam. The area is reachable by car arriving from the A10 and A9, by train from a nearby multimodal station, on cycling distance from the inner city of Amsterdam and connected by a fast city spanning tramline. The business park contains several large offices with sufficient parking spaces adjoined by one of Europe’s biggest student housing complexes accompanied by modern green leisure spaces and several sport and cultural amenities. A range of different high tech, financial services, start up and aviation companies reside in Kronenburg. Currently a group of property owners, investors and the municipality of Amstelveen are committed to a shared vision in order to improve and transform the area into an integrated mixed use business and living campus. To tackle the structural student housing problem in the metropolitan region, decrease the current vacant office space(20-30% of 150.000 m2) in Kronenburg and create a thriving and future proof economic cluster.