20 Primark stores COVID 19 proof
7 teams of 2 people from AKOR recently set out in the Netherlands to make 20 Primark corona-proof stores. Our people installed Plexiglas screens and adapted the areas around the cash registers to ensure enough distance. As a result, the stores will soon be able to safely receive...Read more
Orange pastry on King's Day!
Sometimes the preparation for the start of a job is so big that it has to be done the day before, even if it is King's Day!Read more
Heart for the care workers!
Let's keep looking out for each other! The care workers in Rijssen of CarintReggeland, ZorgAccent, Zorggroep Sirjon, Baalderborg Groep, Stichting Philadelphia Zorg and the general practitioners received a beautiful hanging plant as a gift for their efforts in these Corona...Read more
Showroom Dépôt Zuid
In Amsterdam, together with Draisma, we are building the Dépôt Zuid project: spacious lofts and townhouses in the Museum Quarter. For those who are interested we made a beautiful showroom: welcome!Read more
Opening Puik Bieren in Apeldoorn!
A nice project! Last Friday was the opening of Puik Bieren in Apeldoorn. The team of AKOR was invited and present! Colleague Jan Slagman (in the middle of the picture) was thanked for the pleasant cooperation, but of course that goes for the whole team!Read more
Leon finishes internship with an 8!
Leon Verkerk finished his internship for MBO level 4 last week with a nice 8 points as a final grade. At MSD Haarlem he made himself very useful as an assistant project leader and he was able to complete 5 exams. Also on behalf of internship supervisor Peter Bottelier we wish...Read more
Rolf AKOR-Darts-King again!
Dart-King Rolf Wolterink (on the right) prolonged his title at the AKOR darts tournament 2020! Ron Kling (on the left) was a good runner up: congratulations gentlemen! It was another nice evening with a good attendance of 44 people.Read more
An A for Stijn!
This morning our graduate Stijn Beldman scored an A! He researched the consequences of the Quality Assurance Act for building by AKOR. Johan Ligtenberg was his supervisor in this process. Stijn completed the first part of his graduation period of HBO Bouwtechnische Bedrijfskunde...Read more
Pouring floor MSD Haarlem
The floor of our Coldstore project for MSD in Haarlem: 22 people, 12 hours of concrete pouring and 11 hours of finishing, 2,100 m2 with flatness class 1, 80 freights and 90,000 kilos of rebar!Read more
Start of construction of Stroink Shopping Centre in Enschede
Yesterday at 11.00 am was the official start of the renovation and expansion of the Stroink Shopping Centre in Enschede. The building billboard was unveiled and for AKOR Edwin Postma was present.Read more
Johnny is the new AKOR Poker King!
Friday night it was Poker Time again at AKOR! Sharp play with good bluffs resulted in a new AKOR Poker King: congratulations to Johnny ter Harmsel! With on number 2 and 3: Stijn Beldman and Ramon Prins. Thank you all for the fun & our Activities Committee for the...Read more
Progress MSD Haarlem
With our project MSD Haarlem the momentum is good! The excavation for the sunken floor is in full swing. Successively, the outstanding piles are being cut at height. After that, the sand bed will be levelled and we will start with the insulation next week.Read more
Together for KIKA!
Together for KIKA, Children Cancer Free! From the Coldstore project of MSD in Haarlem, AKOR B.V., VOORTMAN STAALBOUW B.V., Jones Engineering Group and John Sisk & Son Ltd have made a joint Christmas donation of € 10.000,00 for Stichting Kinderen Kankervrij...Read more
Gert-Jan provides information to pupils
Because we at AKOR think it is important for young people to become acquainted with the various professions in construction, our calculator Gert-Jan Voortman yesterday received the annual delegation of students from CSG Reggesteyn again. He gave them a presentation about...Read more
Soon finishing work Up Mountain
The first very exclusive apartments of our project Up Mountain in Amstelveen are beginning to take shape! The building itself is already ready, including all the balconies. The facades are now equipped with aluminum frames and triple glazing. At the moment, the balconies on the...Read more
1st LEGO store in Utrecht!
A first: the first LEGO store in Utrecht (Hoog Catharijne) was opened today! The people at AKOR have made everything casco, floors, walls, the steel construction and the shop front.Read more
Student visit on sustainability
These students of Windesheim Zwolle, including the daughter of our contractor Jan Beverdam, Tessa, were visiting our project of 72 houses on the Schoolstraat iin Almelo today. They are doing research into the sustainability of homes. We are curious about the results of their...Read more
AKOR at Leidens ontzet
Every year on the 3rd of October Leiden celebrates 'Leidens ontzet': the liberation from the Spanish siege, the end of the 80-year war. This time the people of AKOR who are working there on the construction project on the Stille Rijn could also enjoy the parade!Read more
The sun is shining at AKOR!
It's a magnificent birds eye view of the sustainable AKOR in Rijssen: on the left the office building, and on the right the workshop with now 780 solar pannels on it, these pannels enable us to be self-sufficient in terms of electricity! (Our thanks to Voskamp Groep en...Read more
42 AKOR jubilees!
On the 19th of July at our Summer Holiday Party no less than 42 jubilees were honoured for their years of dedication to AKOR. They received beautiful flowers and a dinner voucher. We are very happy with these people who have helped to build our company! (And okay, it might not...Read more
The AKOR Group!
What a beautiful group: the people of AKOR! See here our new group photo of all AKOR employees. Henk van der Stouw, the 'house photographer' who also photographs our projects, made it on the AKOR Day the 21st of June.Read more
With this scorching sun you have to be careful with the people on the construction site! That's why the people at AKOR were given sunscreen with a factor of 30 in order to be able to rub themselves well. Also on a handy carabiner, you can click on your belt in no time!Read more
Opening Primark Brussel Rue Neuve!
The Primark store on Rue Neuve has doubled in square metres. We built two elevator shafts and two new escalators in the existing store, while it has always been open to customers. Thanks to the guys from the AKOR building team!Read more
Graduated with an 8!
Our graduates Stefan Jansen and Arnoud Loohuis graduated with an 8! Today they gave the final presentation of their graduation assignment for HBO-Bouwkunde (Windesheim Zwolle). Richard Achterkamp was the supervisor of their research, in which they mapped out the AKOR procurement...Read more
AKOR at the Rijsserbergloop ánd Triathlon!
AKOR and Vastbouw together built the footbridge for the Assist Verzuim Rijsserbergloop. On 14 June, many AKOR employees participated in the 5 and 10 km races. And the next day we also had 3 teams that participated in the Pouw Triathlon. And one team won the first...Read more
510 visitors on Construction Day!
Surprised by the high turnout: 510 people came to take a look in the kitchen at the AKOR building site in Apeldoorn on Construction Day! Thank you for your cooperation with Bouwend Nederland and the municipality of Apeldoorn.Read more
Team Baan on the Alpe D'Huzes!
They did it! The children of our deceased employee Henk Baan and current employee Elly Baan: Daniëlle, Annerieke and Rutger) have conquered the Alpe D'HuZes on June 6! A fantastic achievement with which they have now raised almost Euro 30,000 for further research into...Read more
Pictures of Marten, Osman and Jan!
For the AKOR Reference Book that we are developing, Marten Baan and Osman Yaz were photographed by our photographer Henk van der Stouw. Later he also went to Jan Beverdam at the building site in Almelo. As a person, they represent the various phases that are dealt with:...Read more
Primark Utrecht opened!
On Wednesday 8 May 2019 the new Primark store in Utrecht was festively opened! It attracted a lot of people. The people of AKOR are proud of the work they have done here!Read more
Spinning for Team Baan
On May 1st 2 x 25 AKOR-colleagues participated in 2 spinning lessons with the aim to sponsor Team Baan (the children of our deceased employee Henk Baan) for their Alpe d'HuZes-tour: the proceeds were no less than Euro 1.800! Fantastic that the people of AKOR do this for...Read more
Flowers for the ladies!
Not only give flowers to the secretaries on Secretary's day, but to all the ladies from AKOR as well! They were very pleased with this good idea from the management. (Unfortunately half of the ladies in Rijssen are absent from the picture).Read more
Opening of Primark Brussels
The new Primark in Brussels (Chaussée d'Ixelles) will open on Monday 15 April! The people at AKOR, Vastbouw and many subcontractors have worked hard to get everything ready on time. Such an opening party is the crowning glory of it all.Read more
13 new Mercedes vans for AKOR!
Happy drivers, because no less than 13 new Mercedes buses were delivered for AKOR and Van den Berg! Very good, because at this garage, Mercedes Baan in Rijssen, we are also working on a construction project.Read more
Graduation project full spead ahead
Stefan Jansen and Arnoud Loohuis have been working at AKOR B.V. since the end of January for their graduation project for Building Engineering (Windesheim Zwolle). Richard Achterkamp is the supervisor of their research that maps out and optimises the purchasing...Read more
Inspiration session renovation office AKOR
This morning Louis Banning of Architectenadviseurs INTEX gave an inspiration session for the people of AKOR to exchange ideas for the renovation of the office in Rijssen. We were inspired with images, were explained about 'zoning' and our wishes were noted. On to the...Read more
Rolf new AKOR Dart Champion!
Rolf Wolterink is the new AKOR Dart Champion 2019 ! After a long, exciting evening with sometimes blood-curdling matches he turned out to be the best. Good 2nd was Bart van Losser. New this year was the ladies pool in which the women of AKOR threw their arrows.Read more
New narrow casting tv circuit at AKOR
Recently we have a new narrow casting TV circuit at AKOR B.V. with two TV's: one in the hall and one in the canteen. Here you can see a selection of our projects, vacancies, news and videos. So you don't have to be bored if you have to wait there! Hans van der Stouw and...Read more
48 homes sustainable in Almelo!
In Almelo, the people of AKOR have delivered their third sustainability project to housing corporation Beter Wonen. This involves 48 homes, all of which have had their facade frames and cladding replaced. The cavity, first floor floor and roof were also insulated, central...Read more
The AKOR team in the Raab Karcher MTB tour
Last Saturday we participated with a couple of men of AKOR in the Raab Karcher MTB tour, set out by the TourClub Rijssen. The weather was grey and drizzly, but that didn't stop these fanatical cyclists from participating. With two distances, 30 km and 50 km, we...Read more
Elderly people enjoyed themselves in skybox Heracles!
"Very nice, very decent" was the reaction of one of the elderly people who saw football club Heracles Almelo win 4-1 in the skybox! The elderly were there at the invitation of AKOR together with Gils Bouw, Voskamp Bouw, Bikkel Groep, Visymo Universal Search Group,...Read more
Carousel of Professions at AKOR
This morning Gert-Jan Voortman received 27 pupils from havo/vwo 3 of CSG Reggesteyn. They listened to a presentation about AKOR and learned which professions are possible within a construction company. We think it's important to inform young people about the...Read more
Article on Keyserstroom in magazine Stedenbouw
In magazine Stedenbouw there is a nice article about the redevelopment of the Keyserstroom Shopping Centre in Meppel. In the former V&D building of 10,000 m2, in addition to new shops, there will now also be a terrace and a cinema! The client of this project is Kroonenberg...Read more
Networking on National Work Visiting Day
We think it's important to talk to people who are looking for work and to inspire them. That is why we participated in the National Work Visiting Day. Ingrid Keestra held network discussions with Renate Mensink and Miranda Molendijk. Renate received all kinds of answers...Read more
Article in magazine 'Bouwen in het oosten'
A special project in Zwolle: together with Vastbouw the people of AKOR are building apartments on the spot where the Sint-Michaëlskerk stood and the tower is integrated in the new plan! Click here to read the article (in Dutch).Read more
Archaeology at AKOR project Leiden
In Leiden, beer used to be made from water from the Rhine. Because the AKOR team broke down 7 old buildings in the centre, archaeologists can now examine the remains of the old city brewery Click here and look from 12 minutes on at the item about this...Read more
AKOR at Pultrum Mountain Bike Tour
Last Saturday morning the AKOR cyclists participated again in the Pultrum MTB-Tour Rijssen. These tough 14 men cycled 30 or 50 km! Jan Schulenburg told us that there was an routingh arrow missing, therefore extra effort had to be made and that's why the beer &...Read more
Albert Heijn with the A8 motorway as a roof?
How do you enlarge a supermarket with the A8 motorway as the roof? Watch the video (in Dutch) made by Albert Heijn Vos, in which our foreman Henry Scheppink also speaks. The redevelopment of the Albert Heijn in Koog aan de Zaan is progressing well: a new car park has...Read more
The dream of the AKOR team
25 September is World Dream Day. The AKOR team would like to realize your dream building for you. They dream of contributing to an environment where people enjoy buildings! Because behind every building is a story. A story of people. People who live, work and shop...Read more
Energy label houses from G to B!
The people of AKOR contribute to sustainability in the Netherlands. In this project in Almelo we have already made the first 16 houses sustainable from label G to B. The houses were insulated and the residents got a new kitchen, bathroom, toilet, window frames and electricity....Read more
The AKOR team has returned from their holidays and start working for you fit and ready again, with lots of pleasure and dedication!Read more
AKOR is building the largest Hudson's Bay in Europe!
The new Stiho Magazine, with our Jan ten Hove on the front page, discusses the construction by AKOR of the Hudson's Bay in Amstelveen. John van Spanje and Jan ten Hove were interviewed about this. They told about how much involvement and sometimes blood, sweat and tears it...Read more
Lisa-Daimy Werter on magazine BPF
Our BIM coordinator Lisa-Daimy Werter was interviewed by the BouwPensioenFonds about her pension scheme and she now is on the cover of the magazine as well!Read more
Opening Bloemenkiosk Hilversum
This afternoon was the festive opening of the Bloemenkiosk in Hilversum. The kiosk was fully prepared in 3D using BIM (Building Information Modeling). The client was very satisfied with this beautiful result!Read more
2nd prize Rijssen Business Football!
After a sizzling final, the AKOR team won 2nd prize last Friday at the Rijssen Business Football 2018!Read more
AKOR Day 2018
A wonderful AKOR-day with almost 200 people today! We drove in buggy’s and beetles, learned how to skid, climbed out of a tilting simulator, needed our brains in the escape room, had lunch, drinks and BBQ. Everything in a very relaxed atmosphere and together with our...Read more
AKOR at Rijsserberg run 2018
Team AKOR has again shown itself as a good, sporting team at the Rijsserbergloop 2018! This is the 5 km team: Jan Nijkamp, Martin van Gent, Erik Dangremond and Jarno Voortman. The team with Frank Baan, Daan Oude Vrielink, Richard Fransen and Harmen Vosgezang ran also very...Read more
Another new AKOR van!
It was a good day today for our Christian Baan: a brand new AKOR van was delivered for him. A Crafter from Volkswagen of 5,5 m. length with the layout the way Christian wishes. And what about that cable there? That's a transformer, in...Read more
Opening largest Primark in Belgium!
On the 30th of April the new Primark ‘flagship store’ in Antwerp was opened! With more than 5,900 m2 shopping surface, 80 fitting rooms, 67 cash registers, 5 escalators and 8 elevators this is the largest Primark...Read more
AKOR presents itself at King's Day
At King's Day in Rijssen an Oldtimer event took place, where our Gert-Jan Voortman did a lot of work to help! AKOR sponsored it and presented itself with the our new slogan: 'The AKOR team makes it happen!', here on a crush barrier, with Lisa Postma in front of it....Read more
The AKOR team is moving loads!
Last Monday eleven people of AKOR took the course 'Moving loads'. Everyone passed the test cum laude. Two people scored 9 out of 10 points and nine employees even 10 out of 10! Congratulations to all, we are proud of you! The picture shows what was...Read more
Flowers for the AKOR secretaries
Because of Secretary's Day the Board of Directors surprised our ladies who perform secretary tasks. Arja, Anita and Petra were happy with this sign of appreciation!Read more
New website AKOR online!
Today the new website is online and was presented to all people of AKOR! The advantages of this website are: responsive, quick & focus on pictures more personal: the People of AKOR and their connection with the projects and news...Read more
Expansion Board of Directors AKOR
As from today Martin van Gent is our Deputy Commercial Director. He has a lot of experience in connecting people and will strengthen our company with his personal motto: 'Don't be afraid to fall, be afraid not to try'.Read more
PRIMARK opens store in Metz!
Today PRIMARK opened its store in Metz! The AKOR team has worked hard for more than 6 months in order to satisfy the high building requirements from PRIMARK. AKOR worked with more than 40 subcontractors in disciplines like electrical, flooring, stairs, cash registers, signing,...Read more
Primark Metz approved!
Green light! Following the Commision de Sécurité’s thorough inspection of the Primark Metz construction, both the documents and the store have received approval! There’s nothing standing in the way of the grand opening of this French Primark location...Read more
Enthusiasm surrounding Het Warenhuis in Almelo
An enthusiastic article about Het Warenhuis was featured in this morning’s edition of the dutch newspaper Tubantia. We developed this apartment complex in the centre of Almelo together with Beter Wonen housing corporation. Click here for more information on...Read more
Team building in style
On 13 January, this athletic group enjoyed their first cycling tour in the new AKOR uniforms. Reportedly, the shirts and cycling shorts were comfortable and really sped things up :-) (Thanks go to Raab Karcher for the invitation to the Bloemendal Fietsplus-ATB-tour).Read more
New AKOR vans!
No less than three brand new vans have been added to the AKOR fleet! Each van features lettering in the signature red and anthracite AKOR colours - sure to stand out on the way to the job site. We took the feedback of our teams into careful consideration when equipping these...Read more