Middelburg: authorities and service companies

Industrial estates

Arnestein 1

Type of industrial estate: mixed

Location: adjacent to the N57, near the A58

Available land: 15,000 m2

Environmental category: 4.0 at the most


Type of industrial estate:  high-quality

Location: situated on a high-profile location, on the access road to the city, near the turn for the A58

Available land: more than 20,000 m2

Environmental category: 3.2 at the most


Type of industrial estate: mixed, still under development

Location: situated on a high-profile location on the access road to the city, near the turn for the N57

Available land: 37,000 m2

Environmental category:


Type of industrial estate: designated for social purposes

Location: situated on a high-profile location on the municipal boundary of Middelburg and Vlissingen

Available land: 17,000 m2

Environmental category: /



Office locations

Station area

The station area stretches alongside the Canal through Walcheren. The city hall and the water authority Scheldestromen have treir offices here. The area is situated near the railway station and is within walking distance of the historic city center. 


Office park Veldzigt is situated near the major entry route to the city center, the Schroeweg road. There are six representative office buildings at this point, only two more lots are planned to come for sale the coming years. About 4,5000 m² is available to be develloped into office space.  

Middelburg: facts and figures

Middelburg is the capital of Zeeland. The municipality consists of the monumental city of Middelburg, three villages and five hamlets. 

Population: 47,642 persons 

Area: 53.04 km2 (4.5 km2 of which is water)

Population density: 984 inhabitants per km2

Workforce: 22,100 persons

Average per capita income: €29,700

Industrial estates: 5

Number of Companies: 4,429 


Largest sectors:

1. Business and private service industry

2. Retail and trades

3. Healthcare


Middelburg lies adjacent to the A58 motorway and the provincial road N57 in the direction of Noord-Beveland and Schouwen-Duiveland. The city is intersected by the Kanaal door Walcheren (Channel through Walcheren) which provides a good connection between the Veerse Meer on the one and the Westerschelde on the other side.

Business Activity

Middelburg is the seat of regional and local authorities. Furthermore, it is the operational base of service companies and a place where many companies have their main office. Middelburg has the third-largest variety in shops in the Netherlands. In addition, there are hotels, cafés and restaurants, attractions and events. Furthermore, it is the home base of Zeeland’s sole university: University College Roosevelt. 


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Source: OndernemerspleinCBSgemeente Middelburg

Last update: 20-10-2016