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EXPO REAL 2016 Munich

Stef Blok, Minister for Housing and the Central Government Sector, has visited the Munich EXPO REAL 2016, the International Trade Fair for Property and Investment. During the three-day EXPO, over 1,700 exhibitors present their wares in the real estate and investment business to over 39,000 participants from 77 countries. The Netherlands were well represented and in the top ten of countries among exhibitors and visitors.

Bron: Misteli Communicatie

The Minister explained why he visited the EXPO REAL: “This is my fourth year at EXPO REAL, because German investors are the biggest investors in the Dutch housing market. This market is very attractive for investors, we are experiencing ongoing high demand for rental apartments in the free market sector. We are very happy to have long-standing relations with Ger-man investors and we are looking forward to getting to know more of them – and for that EXPO REAL is the best place.”

Bron: Misteli Communicatie

In the Holland Metropole stand, the major Dutch cities Amsterdam, Rotterdam, The Hague and Utrecht, together with private real estate companies and other cities in the region, highlighted investment opportunities across different real estate segments. The stand was opened by Minister Blok.

In the stand of Holland Property Plaza, a large network of national real estate companies, the favourable business and investment climate in the Netherlands is promoted.

Minister Blok welcomes participants of the annual Tilburg Network Picnic, a network event for relations of the municipality of Tilburg. 

Minister Blok, participated in the workshop ‘New concepts in affordable housing’, organised by Holland Metropole in collaboration with Property EU. During the workshop, the Minister talked in-depth about the demand for affordable housing in the non-regulated rental segment and continued by explaining new measures to support the expansion of this segment of the Dutch housing market. 

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