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Highlighted area: Zaanstad Midden

Published on 28-05-2019

Zaanstad Midden description Kogerveldwijk The quarter 'Kogerveldwijk' is growing. In the time coming around 2.000 till 2.500 extra houses will be built. This means new inhabitants with new wishes. But there is also an opportunity to elaborate the wishes of the current inhabitants. To facilitate the growth of the quarter in the most optimal way,...

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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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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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Shortage on office developments hinders MRA’s growth

Published on 11-05-2018

Intro Colliers International warns Amsterdam that due to the office space shortage, more and more companies are moving towards the Metropolitan Region Amsterdam. There is a chance that the capital will experience negative consequences on being unable to offer the wanted office spaces.  Due to the high amount of transformation in recent...

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Redevelopment of office real estate in Amstelveen

Published on 04-05-2018

Provast, a Dutch real estate investor, bought the office building (lot: 25,000 sq²) located at the Startbaan 16 in Amstelveen. Their purpose is to redevelop the current office function towards housing. Martijn Dirks, partner at Provast, states “The Metropolitan Region Amsterdam has quite a large housing challenge in the years to come....

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Xior Student Housing buys 247 student dwellings in Amsterdam

Published on 02-05-2018

The Belgian investor Xior Student Housing bought three student housing blocks in Amsterdam. The transaction represents an investment value of 47 million euro and has an initial yield of around 5.6%.  The three blocks house a total of 247 units, ranging from 23 sq² to 52 sq². Christian Teunissen, Xior’s CEO states: “This...

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