Office building more often converted to house

Research shows that more and more office buildings are converted to houses. Since the crisis, a lot of office building have become vacant. At the time, 17,5 percent of all office buildings are vacant. The most important reason is flexible working, which makes fixed workstations less necessary. Another reason is the number of bankruptcies. Due to strict construction regulations, it was not attractive for investors to converte office buildings. Due to a easing of the regulations in 2012, a lot of projects have started. Mainly in the Randstad a lot of office buildings are converted to houses. However, not every office building is suited for living. 

Posted at: 15-04-2015

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