FM Platform: Greening Zuidas

On 23 September, Hello Zuidas organized a ‘green walk’ through Zuidas as part of the effort to offer alternative ways for people to get together and learn from each other during the pandemic. Themed ‘...

Hello Zuidas #Interview

In mid-October the Supervisory Board of Hello Zuidas had a changing of the guard, with Pauline Bottema-Sanders coming in as the new chair. We talked with her about her new role and the future of Zuida...

Zuidas Architecture: Hourglass Building

Zuidas is renowned for its pioneering architecture. As it matures into an international quarter of Amsterdam, buildings are shooting up left and right in Zuidas. Amidst all these modern skyscrapers, i...

Striking a better balance

At the end of September, more than 20 major organizations in the Amsterdam metro region signed an employer declaration in which they committed themselves to spreading out working hours and transport u...

Legal News #Interview

Sandra Spek was appointed General Manager of Baker McKenzie’s Dutch office from July 2020. She is also a member of its board. Her previous positions include CFO at Mosadex, Careyn, Centraal Beheer and...

Sustainability news: a greener Zuidas

It’s no secret anymore that green spaces are vital to the quality of urban living. Plants help purify the air, soak up rainwater, keep the city cool and offer homes for birds and insects. And that’s t...

Finance News #Interview

From the outset of the coronavirus outbreak, banks have been ready to help clients through these uncertain times. The Dutch Banking Association, or NVB, was set up to promote the interests of the bank...

Property #Update

It may sound unlikely, but on the plot between the EMA office and Van der Valk hotel, just south of the A10 motorway, there is room for an office building with a gross floor area of 30,000 square metr...

Mobility Special: The Future of mobility

Good access is something we’ve been working on for some time in Zuidas, since well before the pandemic. Green Business Club Zuidas, which is at the forefront of these efforts, has recently noticed tha...

Living special: What is it like to live in Zuidas?

Residential options in Zuidas are more varied than ever: from public- sector rentals, student housing, mid and upper range owner-occupied as wel as rental apartments, all the way to luxury penthouses....

'Premier Suites brings business and leisure together'

This past June, Premier Suites opened in the imposing Hourglass Building in Zuidas. Catering to the large demand for lodging from both business and leisure travellers, the chain already had locations...

Legal News #Update

Like organizations everywhere, law firms in Zuidas have faced some hurdles in recent months. How do they look back on this period? What sorts of measures did they have to take and what’s their view on...

Zuidas Architecture: Tower Ten

Zuidas is renowned for its pioneering architecture. As it matures into an international quarter of Amsterdam, buildings are shooting up right and left in Zuidas. Amidst all these modern skyscrapers, i...