In what parts of the country are the most new building projects and how much new constructions are added? With the Development Monitor you can trace the new developments in the Netherlands yourself, and for instance see how many outstanding building permits lie within a 5 kilometer radius of a Natura2000 area. This app, developed by Geodienst and the Real Estate Centre of the University of Groningen (UG), offers an overview of the development projects in the Netherlands. The Development Monitor has been nominated for the SODA 2019 award of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The housing prices are still rising: since 2015 the prices have gone up with more than 30%. The demand for rental and owner-occupied properties only increases, but the supply lags behinds. This has caused a sharp increase of rental prices and selling prices, which makes houses unaffordable for may households. The discussion on nitrogen doesn't make it any easier. So what can we expect for the upcoming years? Is the biggest rise in prices behind us, or do we have to brace ourselves for another increase? This is a questions that engages municipalities, developers, builders and households alike. They all want to know if there is room for new developments. The Development Monitor helps to find answers.
Source article and picture on the right: rug.nl