Category: Business


Utrecht makes the best Ice Cream

Ice cream! Don’t you just love it. Am I alone in waiting for sunny days ahead when I can enjoy sampling the marvels of my local gelato store? In Italy we saw a celebration...


Utrecht Beer drinkers sit back and enjoy!

Great news if you are a drinker of beer who doesn’t want to leave the comfort of your own home! Utrecht-based MiniBrew have just raises €2.6M funding as the Dutch startup develops the first...


Speedy internet comes to Utrecht

There is some big tech news as VodafoneZiggo laid out its plans to deploy Docsis 3.1 from 2020, starting in your very own city of Utrecht VodafoneZiggo will start rolling out its new fixed...


Utrecht 1 Amsterdam 0

In a remarkable display of one-upmanship, Utrechts Hoog Catharijne has turned the shopping tables on Amsterdam by picking up shoppers from Pieter Cornelis Hooftstraat and bringing them here. As Utrecht shopping centre is open...


Utrecht, a global leader, so what?

All you Utrechters will be pleased to know that The Netherlands now ranks in second place on the Global Innovation Index This I feel is a reflection of what we see in the city...


Sun shines on Utrecht Start Up

Utrecht-based startup Solease secures €2M crowdfunding: As energy will be one of the most expensive resources in the coming years, the demand for solar panels is growing. However, installation of solar panels are expansive,... - News - Business - Utrecht toy shop to close 0

Utrecht toy shop to close

Sad, but true, it seems like Utrechters are falling out of love with toys. Or at least with toy shopping as a recent report has stated that the future is looking bleak for toy...


Millions spent in Property Sales

Business is booming in Utrecht with two massive sales of property in the city. Bouwinvest have paid over 150 Million Euros on a Central Park Office scheme. The property is next to Central Station...


Utrecht Works 2018

Utrecht Works 2018 will take place at The Het Huis Utrecht on Friday, October 12 ​​This is for all young people looking for work, internships or a BBL place Utrecht Works helps to combat...


Boom in Utrecht Office Space Rentals

It has been forecast that the rental of office space in Utrecht will reach a new record this year. In Utrecht, the highest number of square meters has been let since 2005. CBRE, real... - News - Society - Parking pressure at Smaragdplein 0

Parking pressure at Smaragdplein

In an attempt to improve business in the area, the municipality has had to take action. Shop keepers had complained that new paid parking arrangements in adjacent areas had forced drivers to park long...


Sea, Snow and Skateboards come to Utrecht

Well not quite, but Utrecht can welcome a sports store with a difference, one that caters primarily for winter sports enthusiasts, as well as surfers and skaters. This is yet another exciting business venture... - News - Business - Apollo Hotel wants to renovate and expand 0

Apollo Hotel wants to renovate and expand

The Apollo Hotel, located at the corner of Vredenburg and Lange Viestraat, has plans to refurbish and expand. The announcement was confirmed by Utrecht Alderman Klaas Verschuure. The building, which was called Hotel Smits...