The office market in Amsterdam offers a good availability of workspace options from a number of providers.
For modern buildings and good access to Schiphol Airport, Zuidas is recommended; for atmosphere and culture, the historic city centre is ideal.
Prices for serviced office space in Amsterdam range from €200 – 400 per person, per month, but will vary according to location and requirements. Costs are inclusive of amenities, which can cover internet, meeting rooms, IT and administrative support, lounges and kitchens, car parking, video-conferencing and AV equipment, among others.
While serviced offices appear to be the most popular option in the city, there are also a variety of co-working spaces available. Instant offer a great variety of flexible office styles and sizes, and are able to accommodate most enquiries, from one person through to 100 or more depending on the specifics. Office providers can be flexible with the layout of the workspace, and are happy to discuss partitioning to fit a particular requirement.
Why choose Amsterdam?
Amsterdam is considered by many to be the heart of the Benelux region, the union consisting of Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. Amsterdam is also a cultural capital and a hub of innovation with a high standard of living, and beautiful scenery. It's one of the best places in the world to do international business, ideally situated for trade across the continent. Coupled with a strong economy, stable political climate and the presence of multinational corporations, Amsterdam is an excellent location in which to live and work.
Five things you probably didn’t know about Amsterdam:
- There are approximately 881,000 bicycles in Amsterdam; bike storage can be an important consideration when looking for new office space here
- Amsterdam is of course the capital but the government and parliament are located in The Hague, about an hour outside of the city
- 86% of Amsterdam residents are bilingual speaking Dutch and English fluently
- According to the EIU Safe Cities Index 2015, Amsterdam is the fifth safest city in the world, only behind Tokyo, Singapore, Osaka and Stockholm
- The Amsterdam Stock Exchange is considered to be the oldest stock exchange in the world and was established in 1602