Harvest & Milten acquires De Smederij
16 July 2014


The sustainably renovated nationally-listed building De Smederij in Amsterdam-Noord has been acquired by Harvest & Millten. The property has a total floor space of 4,200 m2 and is located at the NDSM site in Amsterdam. De Smederij, located in a former shipyard, is fully let out long term to Stichting Greenpeace Nederland, Pernod Ricard Nederland, Brooklyn Hotel and Emolife.


The redevelopment of the listed former forge into offices and catering and hospitality establishments is being carried out by seller Mediawharf Monumenten, a development consortium of Biesterbos, Fortress and Het Fort Onroerend Goed. The property will be Breeam certified (with the label ‘good’). Triodos Bank provided the project financing for the investment. The sale price was not disclosed. The buyer was advised by legal and tax adviser Rechtstaete. The seller was advised by legal adviser Lexence and tax adviser PWC.
This is the fifth result of the cooperation between Harvest & Millten. This joint venture is focused on redevelopments and investments in Amsterdam. De Smederij is part of the well-known multifunctional NDSM site. This site also houses companies like Viacom (previously MTV), Red Bull, Fronteer Strategy, Lemz, Hema, the adjoining Brooklyn hotel, IDTV, Discovery Channel, Hiswa and VNU Vacature Media.

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