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Frequently asked questions

FAQ

    Homes

    How many homes are being built?

    Around 1,350, divided into owner-occupied, social rented and non-subsidized rented apartments.

    What types of homes will there be in Bajeskwartier?

    Bajeskwartier will be a place for everyone: young and old, singles and families. The apartments in the district will be distributed across the various tower blocks and vary in size from approx. 20 m2 to as much as 300 m2. The apartments will have between one and five rooms and most of them will have their own outside space. A few maisonettes will also be available. You won’t find any single-family houses in Bajeskwartier.

    When will the first homes be put on the market?

    The first homes will be put on the market at the end of 2021. These will be in the Robin building (G). If you would like to be kept informed of the exact moment when sales start, please register your interest by filling in the form here.

    What is the price level?

    Apartments in a range of price categories will be available in Bajeskwartier: social rented, mid-price rented, non-subsidized rented and owner-occupied homes from EUR 300,000 to EUR 3,000,000.

    Do all the homes have their own outside space?

    Bajeskwartier will have restricted car access and have almost 70 gardens. All these gardens, including playgrounds and sports pitches, vegetable gardens and water gardens, are open to residents. A large number of apartments will also have their own outside space, and some a private garden. A number of buildings will also have shared outside spaces in the form of terraces and roof gardens.

    Will all the apartments have their own parking space?

    Shared mobility will be used in Bajeskwartier as much as possible: electric cars, motor scooters, bicycles, etc, which will be available for all of the district’s residents. For those who want a private parking space, these will be available to rent in the underground car park.

    How large are the owner-occupied apartments?

    Apartments in Bajeskwartier will come in a wide range of sizes, from approx. 45 m2 to 300 m2.

    Are the apartments freehold or leasehold?

    All apartments are being sold freehold, which is very unusual in Amsterdam. Occupiers buy the land in a single instalment and so won’t need to pay monthly or annual ground rent to the Municipality of Amsterdam.

    Will there be retirement apartments?

    There is a place for everyone in Bajeskwartier. A large number of apartments are suitable for older people. The Ruby has been designed to be wheelchair-friendly, not only in the apartments themselves but also in the general areas.

    Will there be student accommodation?

    Students will also make their home in Bajeskwartier. De Alliantie will be letting student flats and smaller apartments will also be available. National and international students are welcome too in the short-stay apartments of Hotel Jansen.

    Planning

    When will the first homes come up for sale?

    The first homes will come on the market at the end of 2021.

    Which building will be the first to come up for sale?

    The Robin will be the first to come up for sale.

    How can I register my interest?

    If you would like to be kept informed of the exact moment when sales start, please register your interest by filling in the form here.

    How can I get an apartment?

    How can I get an owner-occupied apartment in Bajeskwartier?

    You can register your interest by filling in the form on this website. We will keep you informed of progress, and you will of course be notified when apartments come on the market. The registration process will be explained further once you have registered, and naturally you can register your interest for a specific apartment.

    How can I get a social rented apartment in Bajeskwartier?

    Registration and allocation is arranged through Woningnet, which will give you further information as soon as it becomes available. De Alliantie is the housing association that owns the social rented apartments.

    How can I get a non-subsidized rented apartment in Bajeskwartier?

    You can register your interest by filling in the form on this website. We will keep you informed of progress, and you will of course be notified when apartments become available to let.

    Enterprises/Offices/Shops/Hospitality

    Can I, as an entrepreneur, buy or rent space in Bajeskwartier?

    Entrepreneurs are very welcome in Bajeskwartier. Alongside green office space, various buildings have space to let for restaurants, cafes and bars, cultural enterprises, workshops, studios and retail units. Entrepreneurs in particular who want to make an active contribution to life in Bajeskwartier and its amenities are very welcome. For more information, please contact www.vastgoedinbeweging.nl.

    Will there also be homes with workspace attached?

    For the time being there won’t be any homes with a specific workspace attached. But workplaces such as offices, studios, etc. will certainly be available in Bajeskwartier.

    Location

    Is Bajeskwartier in the Bijlmer?

    Bajeskwartier is not in the Bijlmer but in Overamstel. Within the city ring road, adjacent to the Amstelkwartier and close to Amstel Station.

    Is Bajeskwartier easy to reach?

    Bajeskwartier is extremely easy to reach with all forms of transport; for example, it’s just 10 minutes by bike to the Albert Cuyp market, and 10 minutes by metro from Spaklerweg station to Amsterdam Central Station. It takes just 5 minutes by car to reach the A10 ring road.