Economic recovery after corona
Economic recovery after Covid
Economic recovery after Covid

• Maastricht's economic recovery after Covid is top priority
• Increase the appeal of the city centre on weekdays
• Making Maastricht city centre attractive again for its own citizens
• The accessibility of the city must be guaranteed by all means: public transport, bicycle, and motor vehicle
• Permanent expansion of terraces where possible. Flexibility in the design of terraces allowing for more diversity
• Tackling vacancy, among other things, by actively stimulating pop-up initiatives and identifying opportunities. Explore options for short-term contracts with lower rents
• Customized parking policy: rate differentiation between weekend and weekdays, P&R, P&W, but also accessible parking facilities in the centre. Rates for parking, if possible, freeze for four years
• Extra attention for local and/or regional specialized entrepreneurs
• Preservation and promotion of shopping centres in the neighbourhoods
• Prioritize (retail/catering/culture) interpretation of the V&D/Hudson Bay building
• Strengthen experience economy

• Maastricht's economic recovery after Covid is top priority
• Increase the appeal of the city centre on weekdays
• Making Maastricht city centre attractive again for its own citizens
• The accessibility of the city must be guaranteed by all means: public transport, bicycle, and motor vehicle
• Permanent expansion of terraces where possible. Flexibility in the design of terraces allowing for more diversity
• Tackling vacancy, among other things, by actively stimulating pop-up initiatives and identifying opportunities. Explore options for short-term contracts with lower rents
• Customized parking policy: rate differentiation between weekend and weekdays, P&R, P&W, but also accessible parking facilities in the centre. Rates for parking, if possible, freeze for four years
• Extra attention for local and/or regional specialized entrepreneurs
• Preservation and promotion of shopping centres in the neighbourhoods
• Prioritize (retail/catering/culture) interpretation of the V&D/Hudson Bay building
• Strengthen experience economy

Preserving and expanding employment
Preserving and expanding employment
Preserving and expanding employment

• Attention to employment such as retail, catering, business services, events, culture, and care
• Binding and captivating newcomers and students who want to continue living here after the conclusion of their studies
• Positive business climate for large and small businesses
• Betting on acquisition of new companies
• Bringing in more congresses, symposia, concerts, and other activities in the MECC in collaboration with the Maastricht Convention Bureau
• Room for new retail and catering concepts, including mixed forms in which the interests of all entrepreneurs are considered
• Space for existing and new events on all squares, new locations, and suburbs
• Intensifying cooperation between the province and the municipality with the aim of conservation
• Expansion of Maastricht Aachen Airport as a driver of the regional economy
• Investing in, among other things, the Beatrixhaven for the preservation of large business and manufacturing industry.
• Directing role of the municipality and customization in case of staff shortages
• Attention for the Euregion and EU regional cooperation
• Good facilitation of frontier workers and employers of frontier workers

• Attention to employment such as retail, catering, business services, events, culture, and care
• Binding and captivating newcomers and students who want to continue living here after the conclusion of their studies
• Positive business climate for large and small businesses
• Betting on acquisition of new companies
• Bringing in more congresses, symposia, concerts, and other activities in the MECC in collaboration with the Maastricht Convention Bureau
• Room for new retail and catering concepts, including mixed forms in which the interests of all entrepreneurs are considered
• Space for existing and new events on all squares, new locations, and suburbs
• Intensifying cooperation between the province and the municipality with the aim of conservation
• Expansion of Maastricht Aachen Airport as a driver of the regional economy
• Investing in, among other things, the Beatrixhaven for the preservation of large business and manufacturing industry.
• Directing role of the municipality and customization in case of staff shortages
• Attention for the Euregion and EU regional cooperation
• Good facilitation of frontier workers and employers of frontier workers

Bustling city and suburbs; liveable & healthy
Bustling city and suburbs; liveable & healthy
Bustling city and suburbs; liveable & healthy

• Spread out visitors during busy days during the Christmas period and during major events on all days of the week, and where possible across different locations in the city
• Giving living accommodation above shops for students a new impulse
• City Centre 'service centre' with lockers and toilets to facilitate longer stays
• Invest in mutual understanding between entrepreneurs and inner-city residents. The interests between residents and entrepreneurs often differ less than is assumed. Both are needed for a liveable city centre
• Stimulate healthy living through intensifying and creating collaborations between municipality and care organisations.
• A greater role for social district teams, who maintain short lines of communication with care providers
• Strict control of contracts within youth care and WMO
• Guaranteeing safety for our citizens and for the city

• Spread out visitors during busy days during the Christmas period and during major events on all days of the week, and where possible across different locations in the city
• Giving living accommodation above shops for students a new impulse
• City Centre 'service centre' with lockers and toilets to facilitate longer stays
• Invest in mutual understanding between entrepreneurs and inner-city residents. The interests between residents and entrepreneurs often differ less than is assumed. Both are needed for a liveable city centre
• Stimulate healthy living through intensifying and creating collaborations between municipality and care organisations.
• A greater role for social district teams, who maintain short lines of communication with care providers
• Strict control of contracts within youth care and WMO
• Guaranteeing safety for our citizens and for the city

A decisive and cooperative municipality
A decisive and cooperative municipality
A decisive and cooperative municipality

• Basic attitude should be 'yes if', and not 'no, unless' so that new business plans have a serious chance in our city
• Tackling regulatory pressure; simplify procedures where possible
• Abolish 60 days standard for the Vrijthof
• Entrepreneurs as discussion partners at the table when formulating new policy.
• Entrepreneurs can demonstrate how plans work in practice, what is needed and why
the municipality should pay attention
• Involve citizens more in decision-making, for example by means of walk-in consultation hours
• Clean and green public space as a precondition for a hospitable city. There must be an end to garbage bags lying around. PMD bags must be picked up at home

• Basic attitude should be 'yes if', and not 'no, unless' so that new business plans have a serious chance in our city
• Tackling regulatory pressure; simplify procedures where possible
• Abolish 60 days standard for the Vrijthof
• Entrepreneurs as discussion partners at the table when formulating new policy.
• Entrepreneurs can demonstrate how plans work in practice, what is needed and why
the municipality should pay attention
• Involve citizens more in decision-making, for example by means of walk-in consultation hours
• Clean and green public space as a precondition for a hospitable city. There must be an end to garbage bags lying around. PMD bags must be picked up at home

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