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Visit the MRA booth at Provada 2019

Published on 21-05-2019

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area will again be present from 4 to 6 June on the Provada, the largest real estate exchange in the Netherlands, in the RAI Amsterdam. We would like to talk to you about the projects and developments in all our MRA municipalities.

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Deutsche Bahn will invest millions in faster connection Amsterdam-Berlin

Published on 24-09-2018

The German railway is going to invest hundreds of millions in a faster train connection with the Netherlands. This  investment will reduce the travel time between the Dutch capital and the German capital with no less than half an hour. Time will be saved by stopping at less train stations and in Germany by not changing from...

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The start of creating Strandeiland (Beach island)

Published on 06-09-2018

Last week the land making of Strandeiland has officially started: this will become the 5th island at the IJburg neighbourhood, where almost 9 million cubic meter sand will be sprayed. In the end the surface of the island will consist of 150 hectares, where no less than 8000 newly-built houses can be established. In 2022 the building of the first...

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Hyde Park is moving towards realisation

Published on 16-08-2018

Recently the agreement on the mainlines of the Hyde Park project has been signed between the municipality of Haarlemmermeer and Hyde Park b.v. Deputy mayors Marjolein Steffens-van de Water and Adam Elzakalai and project developers Snippe Projecten B.V. and IC Netherlands B.V. are excited about the next phase in the process.   On the 19th of...

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Sustainable residential project in Lelystad, developed by VolkerWessels

Published on 12-07-2018

The municipality of Lelystad has signed a purchase agreement with real estate developer VolkerWessels to build 28 ‘MorgenWonen’ (LiveTomorrow) houses in the Warande quartier. This unique building method makes it possible to assemble the dwellings in just one day! The results are: less CO2 emission, less traffic pressure, a greener use...

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Businesspark Waarderpolder is best prepared for the new economy

Published on 06-07-2018

Best business area in the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area (AMA) Businesses on Waarderpolder Haarlem Business Park are best capable of the AMA to complement the trends like circular economy, smart industry, robotisation and open innovation, and to adapt more to these developments in the future. This was announced on the 28th of June during the...

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Economic Studies AMA 2018: economy grows, unemployment decreases

Published on 25-06-2018

The economy of the Amsterdam Metropolitan Area will grow 3,7% in 2018, according to estimations. In 2019 the growth will be 3,2%. So the economic growth of the metropolitan area is 0,5% higher than the growth in the rest of the Netherlands. Unemployment will shrink from 4,9% of the working population in 2017 to 4% in 2018, and even 3,6% in 2019,...

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New concrete mixing plant in Zaanstad as the key to a circulair city

Published on 15-06-2018

On the business area Achtersluispolder in Zaandam, near Amsterdam, de Rutte Group is building a new concrete mixing plant. This third location of the road building-, transport- and recycle company from Amsterdam, needs to become the example of sustainability, the key to the circular city.  The aiming for 100 percent sustainability is the...

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US biopharmaceutical company Gilead plans Hoofddorp production unit

Published on 12-06-2018

California-based biopharmaceuticals group Gilead plans to build a production unit in Hoofddorp near Schiphol Airport. The facility will produce cell therapies used against cancer and will serve all of Europe from 2022, it will employ at least 300 people. Gilead was established 30 years ago and last year the company booked revenues of more than $...

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Amsterdam highlights its housing supply to internationals at PROVADA

Published on 01-06-2018

The Amsterdam Metropolitan Area and city housing body Amsterdam Woont are joining forces to present the region’s latest housing developments to an international audience.  The new, English-language version of highlights all the new-build opportunities open to international residents within the metropolitan...

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Building sector wants to build 1 million new homes

Published on 18-05-2018

The building sector aims to build no less than 1 million new houses until 2030. The plan is to invest 200 billion euro’s during the coming 10 to 15 years. In order to achieve this, the builders want to join forces with the government.  Neprom, the branch organisation of project developers, presented the investment strategy of fourteen...

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A World First in the Port of Amsterdam

Published on 11-05-2018

In the port of Amsterdam the construction has started of a new facility that will convert non-recyclable plastic into fuel for the transport sector, which will cut down CO₂ emission by 57,000 tonnes per year. It is the first project of Bin2Barrel, a Dutch company focusing on the development of Plastic-to projects. This is how synthetic materials...

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