Aloft Utrecht by Marriott International is a development by Being Development in collaboration with Lakenvelder Investment Group.

Being Development is an ambitious company developing real estate based on an end user perspective, while respecting the natural environment. Our goal is to create sustainable values in real estate, to elevate the quality of life and to create a social inclusive and sustainable society. Being Development is the first Dutch real estate company with a B Corporation™ certification.

Recently completed projects; Handel Amsterdam and The Pavilion, two office buildings at the Zuidas. Projects currently in development include, amongst others; nhow Amsterdam RAI, an iconic hotel in the Netherlands, Baan Tower in Rotterdam, the slimmest residential tower in Europe, Yotel Amsterdam, a sustainable hotel in Amsterdam and The Joan, a workplace for (creative) companies in Amsterdam.


OZ is an international architecture practice with more than 25 years’ experience in the management of complex projects and in the pursuit of intelligent design solutions. Their aim is to add durable value to both users and to specific sites. OZ aims to create durable, and more importantly, sustainable, site specific architecture made for those who use it.

OZ achieves this by working closely with clients as they analyze a project’s feasibility, future usage, as well as social and environmental impact. This leads to a unique architecture that adds long lasting value to users, interested stakeholders, and to the surrounding community.


DLA Piper is a global law firm with lawyers located in more than 40 countries throughout the Americas, Europe, The Middle East, Africa and Asia Pacific, positioning DLA Piper to help clients with their legal needs around the world.


Colliers International Group Inc. is an industry-leading global real estate services company with more than 15,000 skilled professionals operating in 68 countries. What sets Colliers apart is not what we do, but how we do it. It's culture encourages people to think differently, share great ideas and create solutions that help clients accelerate their success.


Being Development is the first real estate developer in the Netherlands to be certified as a B Corp (Certified B Corporation®). Being Development is committed to minimizing the potential impact on the environment. In her operations, she aims to protect the environment, respect the local community, cause no harm to people, and help the world move towards a lower-carbon future. This is the reason why it sets itself high standards.

Being Development wants to act as a role model for the industry with regard to responsibility for the environment and social responsibility. She continuously takes environmental, social and environmental impact into account in her decision-making. Being Development considers this important for the success of the company, but also for society in general. Being Development encourages partners, customers and the public to support its environmental standards and social involvement.