Updated: Nov 9, 2020
You want to expand your business into the Netherlands, but you are not sure how well your product is going to do in the Dutch market. As a result, you want to establish yourself in the Dutch market without having to spend a lot of money on renting office space. What should you do? The simple answer is to rent a Dutch coworking space.
The Netherlands has one of the most resilient economies in the world, with industries like tech, transport, finance, and tourism playing big parts in helping the economy grow. The result of this economic boom is an increase in consumer disposable income, meaning that more people have more money to spend on more things. What’s more, the Dutch government has created a very favorable business environment through various schemes and incentives, making the Dutch market the perfect place to start a business and for foreign businesses to expand into the Netherlands.
While the Dutch are very open-minded people and willing to try new things, it doesn’t automatically mean that your product will succeed. Sometimes you have to test the market to see whether the product will work and if your sales strategy is the right one. But renting an office space can be very expensive, and considering the popularity of the Netherlands among foreign businesses, hard to come by. The best way to establish yourself in the Dutch market is to rent a Dutch coworking space.
Isn’t a coworking space the same as an office?
Well, yes and no. When you rent a Dutch coworking space, you get all the benefits of a ‘regular’ office like meeting rooms, printing and copying facilities, high-speed internet, and a reception desk, but you get so much more. Where a ‘regular’ office has many desks, and offices shared by employees of the same company, the desks and offices at a coworking space are shared among many professionals from companies of all types and various industries. This makes a coworking space a great place to network and share ideas. You’ll often find that people from unrelated industries have different perspectives on solving problems, and this can result in solutions that you might never have thought of before.
Compared to a ‘regular’ office it’s also much more affordable to rent a Dutch coworking space. Most offices require that set spaces be leased for a set period of time, usually for a year or longer. With coworking spaces, you can rent any number of desks or offices for as long as you want. Whether you need a hot desk for a day or two offices for a couple of months, a coworking space allows you to do that! This is why so many startups and small businesses rent a Dutch coworking space because it gives them space to grow at their own pace without the potentially huge overheads of renting ‘traditional’ office space. It is also why so many foreign businesses rent a Dutch coworking space while they test their product in the Dutch market or entrepreneurs who are starting a business in the Netherlands.
Not just for startups!
Many startups and smaller companies choose to rent a Dutch coworking space due to the flexibility and affordability it provides. But coworking spaces are not just for startups and small businesses, more and more larger, more established businesses are using coworking spaces for their employees, especially when they are branching out into new markets and don’t want to invest in a dedicated office just yet. So no matter how big or small your business is, coworking spaces can benefit any business.
How do I rent a Dutch coworking space for my business?
One of the big advantages of a coworking space is how easy it is to set up. House of Companies works with some of the best business centers in the Netherlands and we can get you up and running and at a desk in no time. All it takes is a quick phone call. Our expert agents will assess your needs and source the perfect coworking space solution that best suits your business in the area of your choice. They will guide you through all the options so that you can rest assured that you have made the right decision.
From hot desks to virtual offices
Not only can House of Companies help you to find the perfect space solution where your business can grow, if you’re looking for a local business address or phone number, we can also assist you in setting up a virtual office. A virtual office gives you a local business address where you can receive mail and parcels and a local phone number that local and international clients can use to call you. It is a very popular way for businesses to establish themselves in local markets.
Whether you’re looking to rent a Dutch coworking space or set up a virtual office in the Netherlands, House of Companies can give you expert advice and guidance and find the solutions that are best for your business.