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  • Zuidas is a metropolitan area covering approximately 270 hectares.
  • Multifunctional area: offices, homes and amenities
  • Amenities such as: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, VU University Medical Center, RAI, Zuid railway station, about 40 cafes/restaurants, 6 hotels, 13 educational institutions, 7 kindergartens etc.

Location in Amsterdam

  • Between the neighbourhoods of Zuid and Buitenveldert
  • Just 10 minutes from the city centre at Museumplein and only 5 minutes from the Nieuwe Meer
  • The Amsterdamse Bos and Amstelland are virtually in its back yard


  • 15 minutes to Amsterdam's canal district
  • Zuid railway station in the heart of Zuidas
  • 6 minutes by train to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  • 23 minutes by train to Utrecht Central station
  • A range of bus, tram and metro connections serving the city and region (Noord/Zuidlijn (North/South line), ring route)
  • Adjacent to the A10 ring road. Two slip roads to the A10 provide easy access by car
  • Bicycle parking facilities


  • In early 2016, more than 270,000 m2 of property was under construction: approx. 100,000 m2 of amenities, approx. 55,000 m2 of office space, and approx. 120,000 m2 of residential properties (approx. 1,015 homes)
  • During 2016, construction is expected to commence on 120,000 m2 of property: approx. 35,000 m2 of amenities, approx. 50,000 m2 of office space, and approx. 35,000 m2 of residential properties (approx. 320 homes)
  • Quantity ultimately delivered: 3,400,000 m2.
    • Office space: 300,000 m2 yet to be constructed (yielding a total of 1,200,000 m2)
    • Homes: 600,000 m2 yet to be constructed (yielding a total of 800,000 m2)
    • Amenities: yet to be constructed: 400,000 m2 (yielding a total of 1,400,000 m2)

International site for office space and expertise


  • Approximately 700 companies
  • Approximately 31,000 jobs
  • Vacancy rate of approx. 7.2% (February 2016)
  • Sector companies: 25% banks and financial institutions, 19% legal services, 15% other business services
  • Companies' countries of origin: 45% from the Netherlands, 18% from the US, 9% from the UK
  • Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam: 25,000 students, nearly 3,000 academic staff
  • 48 Bachelor's programmes and 89 Master's programmes
  • The following buildings were completed in 2015:
    • Mahler 1000 (approx. 8,000 m2 office space)
    • Amtrium at the RAI (approx. 7,000 m2)
    • Ravel Residence (approx. 28,000 m2 (800 units) student housing)
    • De Culinaire Vakschool (approx. 6,500 m2 teaching space)
    • Motel One (over 11,000 m2 hotel)
  • 6 office buildings under construction in 2016
    • Telesto
    • Pavillion
    • Beethoven 500
    • Beethoven 600
    • Stibbe
    • North tower of Atrium
    • AKZO

In total, these amount to approx. 55,000 m2 GFA.

A lively residential district

  • Zuidas is one of Amsterdam's largest residential property development sites. In the next few years, hundreds of homes will be constructed, including homes for sale, mid-price homes for rent, and collective self-build projects.

Zuidas offers homes

  • A wide range of homes, everything from the small and compact to spacious homes with all the comforts of modern living
  • Brand new housing
  • Bright, spacious homes with great views
  • Sustainable housing
  • Flexible floor plans
  • Good outdoor spaces
  • Shops and restaurants nearby
  • Excellent accessibility from Amsterdam and the whole region
  • A dynamic and cosmopolitan environment

Zuidas offers amenities

  • Zuidas is gradually getting more and more amenities
  • Several children's day-care centres and (international) schools
  • Gyms, dentist, various shops such as HEMA, Julia's, Rituals, Sissy Boy, Cool Blue, supermarkets, drugstores, a bicycle shop, bakery etc. The shopping centre at Gelderlandplein is also within walking distance
  • There is plenty of parking for cars and bicycles
  • Good restaurants and cafes. Zuidas is now home to over 40 catering outlets, including Bolenius, Starbucks, Hello Sushi, Oliver's and Vandaag. There are also plenty of restaurants, cafés and shops in Beethovenstraat and Scheldestraat.
  • 6 hotels (Qbic Hotel Amsterdam WTC, Holiday Inn, Motel One, Crown Plaza, Novotel, Citizen M. Under construction: Van der Valk, nHow Amsterdam Rai


  • Approximately 2,000 residents
  • 'Ultimately' approx. 7,000 homes
  • Standard ceiling height is 3.3 metres
  • Average household size: 2.1 individuals (compared to 1.7 in Zuid, and 2.0 in Amsterdam)
  • 27% single person households (compared to 33% in Zuid, and 46% in Amsterdam)
  • 50% two-person households, 25% including children
  • A rich variety of homes. Expensive, mid-price homes up to €970 (for rent) and up to €249,000 (for sale), and social housing units.
  • Completed:

Approximately 1,500 homes, distributed among 8 residential complexes: (Eurocenter, Luminuz, New Amsterdam Symphony, Django, Miles and OPZUID, including 800 student housing units (Ravel Residence)

  • Under construction:

Approximately 1,000 homes, distributed among 9 residential complexes:

  • The Fred (approx. 177 homes for sale or rent)
  • Mahler 900, 127 homes for sale or rent (ranging from 80 m2 to 280 m2)
  • Summertime (197 mid-priced homes for rent (€665 - €900),
  • Intermezzo (residential tower with approx. 175 homes for sale or rent)
  • Ella (approx. 60 social housing units)
  • Square (approx. 111 homes for rent)
  • Rivers (75 homes for rent, ranging from 60 m2 to 100 m2)
  • Amstelwijck (18 homes for sale)
  • RIV (68 homes for sale or rent)

Three hundred and ninety of these 1000 units are mid-priced homes, up to €970 (for rent) and up to €249,000 (for sale). These are located in the Square, Intermezzo and Summertime residential complexes.

  • Start of construction: 320 housing units are scheduled for completion in 2016.
    • Gershwin Townhouses (6 townhouses with gardens), Gershwin Brothers and Xavier

Amenities under construction in 2016:

  • O2
  • Imaging Center
  • New university building for Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam/VU University Medical Center
  • The temporary law court
  • Multi-storey car park at the RAI
  • Parking facility at the Atrium
  • Underground bicycle parking facility beneath Mahlerplein
  • The Pavilion (ABN AMRO)

In total, approx. 100,000 m2.

Linked by green spaces and water features

  • Between Amstel and Schinkel/Nieuwe Meer
  • Near Sportas, the Amsterdamse Bos, the Amstel Park
  • Construction of De Boelegracht, co-creation project involving Beatrix Park (extra green spaces and water features)
  • Objective: climate adaptive city (including water storage in green areas)

Opting for bicycle transport and public transport

  • Tram and metro:
    • provide direct connections to the following railway stations: Amsterdam Central, Sloterdijk, Amstel, Lelylaan, RAI, Bijlmer Arena and Holendrecht.
    • 4 metro stations: Amstelveenseweg, Zuid, RAI, Europaplein (future stop on the North/South line)
    • Tram lines: 5, 51 (Amsterdam Central Station, Amstelveen)
    • Metro lines: ring route 50 (Sloterdijk, Amsterdam Zuidoost)
  • Train
    • Zuidas has two railway stations: Amsterdam Zuid and Amsterdam RAI
    • 6 minutes by train from Zuidas to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
    • Zuid railway station: The fastest growing rail hub in the Netherlands:

















  • Buses:
    • 15 (Sloterdijk station, Amstel station), 65 (KNSM Island)
    • Regional buses: 176 (Haarlem station), 199 (Schiphol), 241 (Amstelveen), 242 (Wilnis), 149 (regular line from Uithoorn) and, finally, line 310 (Nieuw-Vennep via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport).


Parking standards for cars at offices

  • 1 parking place per 250 m2 (distance < 800 m from station)
  • 1 parking place per 125 m2 (distance < 800 m from station)


Parking standards for cars at homes

  • 1.25 parking places per 100 m2

Parking standards for cars at amenities:

  • 1 parking place per 100 m2
  • Current number of parking places: approx. 11,000. Due to the construction of homes, this number will rise to approx. 20,000 places.

Bicycle parking standards for offices

  • At least 2 parking places per 100 m2
  • Soon there will be approx. 15,000 public bicycle parking spaces

March 2016. No rights may be derived from this summary.




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