About us

Vision & mission

As housing market leader of expatriate housing in Rotterdam we build a strong brand with durable and high-quality portfolio of properties. Our aim is to give both landlords and expatriates a total piece of mind duing the rental process. The combination of a highly trained team and the right application of innovative technology should provide the perfect customer experience. Our rental agents are knowledgeable, energetic and highly committed. We know the inventory inside out and work with the best landlords an other agencies in the city.

Our commitment to introduce you all available houses and apartments in Rotterdam is enormous. This is why you are sure to find the apartment or house that is right for you, so based on your specific needs. We will make sure that the entire process is an enjoyable one.

Riva is a genuine Rotterdam company. We got mad love for our city and we want to show our international clientele why Rotterdam is becoming more popular everyday. On our blog you'll find guides to explore Rotterdam, tips about Dutch rules and everyday life of the locals.

 

Our agents

  • RONALD MAAT

    RONALD MAAT

    Specialist investing sale and purchase

    With his years of experience and enthusiasm for the business, Ronald is a real Rotterdam realtor. Born in Dordrecht, but knows Rotterdam like no other. Fanatic boxer and very proud of his two daughters. A real water lover who enjoys spending his free time sailing in Zeeland or looking up the adrenaline with wakeboarding.

    Fave hotspot: The view from “The Rotterdam”

     

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: ronald@rivamakelaars.nl

  • PRISCILLA SMIT

    PRISCILLA SMIT

    Operational Manager

    Priscilla is an operational manager with a background in marketing and psychology. Has gained experience at corporate companies, but now she feels great at an ambitious Rotterdam real estate agency. Spends as much time as possible with her family and friends. Traveling is her passion! There is always something new to discover.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Rolph's Deli

     

    Phone number: 010-2361795
    Email address: priscilla@rivarentals.com

  • NINA VAN OOSTERBOSCH

    NINA VAN OOSTERBOSCH

    Rental Agent

    Originally from Zeeland but already eight years a big fan of Rotterdam.
    Has a passion for traveling and living in big cities like New York, Cape Town and Bangkok.
    On the weekends she can be found in nature during the day and in the casino or pub with her friends at night.

    Fave Hotspot in Rotterdam: de Nieuwe Binnenweg

     

     

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: nina@rivarentals.com

  • SHIRLEY VAN DER BIEZEN

    SHIRLEY VAN DER BIEZEN

    Rental Agent

    Born in Hoogvliet, raised in Hellevoetsluis, but already a resident in Rotterdam for 3 years. In addition to her job at Riva, she is busy with her KRMT education.
    She loves drinking wine with family/friends, tomato juice and sausages. If you are lucky you will find her behind the turntables in the weekends.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Thoms

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: shirley@rivarentals.com

  • DERYA BUENO

    DERYA BUENO

    Rental agent

    Started as an intern at Riva, but can call herself a rental agent now. Her cheerfulness is contagious and she can be recognized by her diligent attitude. In the weekend you can run in to her at a festival, but during the week she prefers to go to the gym in the evening. 

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Spirit

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: derya@rivarentals.com

  • LUUS VAN HEININGEN

    LUUS VAN HEININGEN

    Rental agent intern

    Currently in her 3rd year of the Real Estate education and she is enjoying it. She came to strengthen the team with her fresh perspective and to broaden her knowledge. In her free time she plays hockey and likes to have a drink with friends. Not a resident of Rotterdam yet, but who knows that will happen soon.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: de Meent

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: luus@rivarentals.com

  • SIMONE KRAAN

    SIMONE KRAAN

    Commercial Office Employee

    Rotterdam, (on the edge) '90s kid, Marketing / Communication background, interest in (local and national) politics. Zodiac sign: pub tiger, prefers to drink wine with friends, wherever. Born and raised in Rotterdam, zip code 3062 and never planning to leave there.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: HMB Restaurant

     

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: simone@rivarentals.com

  • VIOLET BODE

    VIOLET BODE

    Commercial Office Employee

    Youngest of the team, but can easily take a beating. Always knows how to keep it cool in busy times. Loves sociability, wine and is known for her striking smile. Maybe one day you’ll be lucky to hear it..

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: de Meent

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: violet@rivarentals.com

  • NINA RADIC

    NINA RADIC

    Commercial office employee

    Worked with expats in the business travel world and now helps expats on the real estate side. Is a real regulator. In her free time she is often found at a festival or nice party.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Witte de Withstraat

     

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: nina.radic@rivarentals.com

  • FRIEDA DE ZWART

    FRIEDA DE ZWART

    Bookkeeper

    Raised in 's Gravendeel, but after 17 years in Rotterdam she has become a real Rotterdam citizen. Has a weakness for the city centre of Rotterdam and preferably stays in the zip code 3011.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: de Meent

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: frieda@rivarentals.com

  • SAMUËL JANSEN

    SAMUËL JANSEN

    Intern Content Marketing

    Born and raised in Zeeland, but a proud resident of Rotterdam for already 4 years. Studying communication at Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences and may now work his magic as an intern at Riva. Loves a chat and often visits zoos, cities and nature in his spare time! With or without a camera.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Baek

    Phone number: 010 - 2361795
    Email address: samuel@rivarentals.com

Our history

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2018

Realization 200m2 extra office space for the Riva team at the Oostzeedijk Beneden.

2017

Creation of Riva Makelaars B.V. with focus on investments and sales.

2016

Riva Rentals is leader of the Rotterdam market with the largest share decorated/furnished apartments above €1.000,- per month in Rotterdam.

2015

Renovation of our new office and storage space at the Oostzeedijk Beneden, City Center.

2015

In this year we do on average of 1 mediation per day.

2014

Founding of Riva Rentals B.V, Riva Corporate B.V. and the start of our Property Management Service.

2013

New exclusive collaborations with corporate clients like Shell, Glencore, Unilever, BP, International Schools and several big investors.

2012

Focus on Rotterdam with the start up fase of the Riva Group.

2009

The label Maasvlakte Rentals was founded. With the housing of more than 1000 employees in Maasvlakte/ Botlek and Europoort area.

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What our customers say about us

Team Riva,
Thank you for all of your assistance through the entire home search.
I appreciate all of your knowledge and expertise.
Enjoy the weekend,
Courtney

Courtney, ExxonMobil

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