Just across the border, in Zeeland Flanders, activity around the canal zone has exploded. "Trucks and cement lorries drive back and forth while building a new lock. Warehouses are springing up like mushrooms. For now, developments will not stop. The province is investing heavily in the area." headlines Dutch business magazine De Ondernemer in their latest article on economic growth in Terneuzen. So investing in real estate in the Netherlands is an interesting option.

"Zeeland Flanders is no longer a shrinkage region: building new homes fast is the advice"

New roads, tunnels, the construction of a new, larger lock for shipping traffic, ... the expansion of the Zeeuws-Vlaanderen canal zone is in full swing and already has some 5,000 companies providing a lot of employment. Many of the workers are European migrant workers who need to be accommodated in the region.

As the supply of available housing is limited, Zeeuws-Vlaanderen, with the Expat Center Zeeland, was forced to set up a real initiative to help local companies and their migrant workers find suitable housing.

"Pressure in Flemish cities is also increasing the demand for housing in Terneuzen."

Belgians are also increasingly looking across the border and moving to the region around Terneuzen. They are often Belgians trying to escape the overcrowded crowded Flemish cities such as Antwerp and Ghent reports local Zeelansde broadcaster.

"Research shows that 1,000 to 1,500 new homes are needed in the next 10 years to meet all the demand. So building is the motto for the next ten years. (Omroep Zeeland, 2020)"

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