Foruminvest, Hart van Zuid, the Municipality of Rotterdam and Rotterdam Ahoy recently underwrote an agreement for the realization of a Hotel project of 250 rooms, to be developed on the land of Ahoy. The Hotel is expected to inaugurate in 2022.
Such Hotel development will become integral part of the broader area under development promoted by Hart van Zuid. Foruminvest, through this development project, will be responding to the growing demand for hotel rooms in the Rotterdam region, as well as supporting the rapidly expanding Ahoy neighborhood, together with the new Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Center and the Music and Theater Hall RTM Stage.
Aerjen Koeneman, Managing Director of Foruminvest: “ We are proud to contribute to the area requalification with our hotel development expertise. We are developing a hotel with 250 rooms, capable of catering both the business as well as the leisure market”
Jolanda Jansen, Director of Rotterdam Ahoy: “ We are very pleased that, after a long preparation process, we have now definitely formalized our collaboration with this agreement. The realization of this hotel will render this area a new hotspot in the city.”
Dick Laheij, Hart van Zuid: “ The hotel development is a crucial step for the growth of the area, that provides reinforcement to the quality of life in this important district of Zuid. We are very pleased with the good collaboration among all the partners.”
Onno Dwars, Director of Ballast Nedam Development: “We have got the green light to take the next step in this special and large scale area development of Rotterdam-Zuid. We are very pleased with this evolution. The hotel will add value to the quality of life and the diversity of Hart van Zuid. A spot that will change from a place to be to a place to love.”
Jos Melchers, Director Area Development Municipality of Rotterdam: “ Hart van Zuid is growing into a full urban district. For the 200.000 inhabitants as well as the visitors it will attract worldwide. Together with the realization of Zwemcentrum Rotterdam, the Cultural Center Kunstenpand , Rotterdam Ahoy Convention Centre and a cinema, citizens and visitors will have plenty of entertainment at hand. The development of the hotel is a great addition to sustain and incentivize a longer stay in this urban district”