Jobs growth drives office demand

Increasing business activity and jobs growth in The Netherlands has led to an increase of 17% more office take-up than the year before. More than 1.3 million sq m was leased, the highest volume since 2007. Amsterdam stands out as business location and again witnessed the highest take-up with more than 26% of the total volume. Rotterdam and The Hague showed the strongest increases in take-up, of 65 and 62% y-o-y respectively.

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