14Waterfront development (re)development of an urban waterfront area with the aim of connecting and integrating the water and the city
15categories of waterfront development Commercial WaterfrontCultural, Educational and Environmental waterfrontHistorical WaterfrontRecreational WaterfrontResidential WaterfrontWorking and Transportation Waterfront
22Venlo Maasboulevard eye to eye with the Maas attract more visitors and investmentimprove the cities imagecreate attractive public spaces
23Venlo Maasboulevard eye to eye with the Maas shopping center ( m²)underground parking garage (550 parking lots)17-storey residential block with 155 flatsexpansion of the Maasport theatrehotel with 100 roomspublic park (9000 m²)Marinapedestrian bridge over the old dockbars and restaurants
24Venlo Maasboulevard SWOT analysis strength: close to the historical city centre, German hinterland with many potential customers and visitorsweakness: bad image of the city related to drugs tourism, less attractive urban environmentopportunity: chance for upgrading the whole city centre, combine different functions like living, shopping, leisure and workingthreat: competion with the cities in the Rhine-Ruhr-area, will the investment really attract more people?
25waterfront development getting back to the water...?!