By: Jane Goorden
Amsterdam is often mentioned as a viable alternative for British companies in the event of a no-deal Brexit. What are the advantages of relocating to Amsterdam? What makes Amsterdam a great choice for companies post-Brexit? And how do you stay well-connected if you relocate to the Dutch capital?
Amsterdam is developing at lightning speed
Amsterdam has always been an important European trading centre. The Dutch capital is growing every day and since the new millennium the Zuidas business district has seen major growth. Zuidas is known as the Financial Mile of the Netherlands. Skyscrapers are being constructed all around the Amsterdam Zuid train station, a mere 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport. Major international companies looking for European office space settle here.
Schiphol Airport is 15 minutes away from the Dutch capital. It is one of the most important hubs in Europe, with connecting flights to almost every major city in the world. As an added bonus, the Amsterdam financial centre of Zuidas is only 7 minutes away by train. Your office is also easily accessible by car. The city’s small scale combined with its excellent accessibility by car and public transport are some of Amsterdam’s major advantages.
The Netherlands has one of the strongest economies in Europe. The country’s economic climate is focused on trade, making Amsterdam an ideal alternative for any British company seeking to relocate due to Brexit. Amsterdam has myriad useful facilities for the business community. Both the City of Amsterdam and the government are focusing on investments to further boost the economic climate and appeal, allowing companies to focus their full attention on their business activities.
Plenty of room for growth
There is plenty of room for growth on the south side of Amsterdam. At the moment the major Zuidasdok project is in full swing. Plans include major changes to the motorway to the south and moving train tracks underground, creating more room for office buildings. Zuidas is also expanding to the west, creating room for offices even closer to the airport; an appealing option for international companies that expect to welcome international guests on a regular basis.
Relocating to the Netherlands?
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