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Investment Memorandum Verdi sub-plan 2 available for inspection

From 15 October up to and including 25 November 2020, the draft Investment Memorandum for the second sub-plan for Verdi is available for public inspection. Verdi is the area between De Nieuwe Meer, the Boeierspad, the Amstelveenseweg, and the Olympic Stadium.

Slipping at Tripolis Park

In the blink of an eye, there are suddenly two tremendous 45-metre concrete towers between Tripolis Park and the A10 motorway. ‘Because we built the towers with slip forming, we were able to complete them in just 18 days’, says Henry de Koning.

Vote for the best 14 district plans

In the ‘District Budget 2020’ municipal project, 14 plans for Buitenveldert and Zuidas have made it to the final. From 1 October up to and including 21 October 2020, you can vote by distributing € 100,000 over the plans that appeal most to you.

Planning procedure for new wooden building and plot adjacent to A10

The City of Amsterdam is preparing a draft zoning plan to allow the construction of office buildings on Domenico Scarlattilaan, between the EMA Building and Van der Valk Hotel Zuidas, and on the corner of Domenico Scarlattilaan and Antonio Vivaldistraat.

INNSiDE Hotel in 2Amsterdam opens 10 December

On 10 December 2020, the INNSiDE Hotel is opening a new four-star hotel in one of the two towers of 2Amsterdam. It will be the Spanish hotel chain Meliá's first hotel in the Netherlands. General manager Sjoerd Sybesma took us for a guided tour.

Zuidas acquires an 86-metre high wooden tower

Zuidas acquires another eyecatcher. Under the authority of listed commercial property investor NSI, Dam & Partners Architecten designed an 86-metre high office building, one of the highest wooden office buildings in the world.

Zuidasdok builds work island between the tracks

We are in the process of preparing the construction of two roof sections for the additional entrance to Amsterdam Zuid station. The work will be done between two metro tracks. So how do you build two huge pieces of concrete with only minimal space in which to work? According to Emiel Vergouw, that’s not the only challenge.

Conservatorium comes to Beatrixpark

The Conservatorium van Amsterdam music academy is set to open an annex in Beatrixpark in Zuidas, in the Kapel & Convict (Chapel & Convict) buildings. The City of Amsterdam and Amsterdam School of the Arts have signed a contract to this effect.

Contours of Maurice Ravellaan start to become visible

We are about to lay the cables and pipelines for the Ravel residential district, on which construction is set to start at the end of 2022. This work will visibly reveal the contours of the new road Maurice Ravellaan. Preparations start on 14 September.

Two roof sections for new station passageway in 2021

Work on the additional passenger tunnel for Amsterdam Zuid station, the Brittenpassage, is slowly continuing. In April and August 2021, we will be inserting the second and third roof sections into position. Work outdoors to prepare for this is already starting on 14 September 2020.

Always wanted to try out an e-bike (free of charge)?

We are in search of 50 e-bike test riders willing to share their experiences over a two-week period. This ‘e-bike try-out’ is the brainchild of social enterprise BYCS and Green Business Club Zuidas. Since 5 September, it has also been possible for you to take part. Sign up quickly, because once they’re gone, they’re gone.

Cabaret amidst the cacti

It must have been quite a surprise to the small, obscure flies that call the Botanic Garden Zuidas home. On 4 September 2020, they witnessed how it was being transformed into an open-air theatre for the first performances of the Huiskamerfestival (‘Living Room Festival’).
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