About us

Vision & mission

As housing market leader of expatriate housing in Rotterdam we build a strong brand with a durable and high-quality portfolio of properties. Our aim is to give both landlords and expatriates a total piece of mind during 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 and other agencies in the city.

Our commitment to introducing you to 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

  • PRISCILLA SMIT

    PRISCILLA SMIT

    General manager

    Priscilla has 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

  • VIOLET BODE

    VIOLET BODE

    Operational manager

    Despite her young age, one of the most experienced forces on the team. 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

  • RUBEN KOOIJMAN

    RUBEN KOOIJMAN

    Rental Agent

    Once went on a sled dog trip in Lapland. So all those journeys in the city as a rental agent are no problem. From his house on the Noordereiland, he has the perfect view of the housing situation in Rotterdam.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Noordereiland

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

  • JESSIE DECHERING

    JESSIE DECHERING

    Rental Agent

    Originally from Almelo in the east of Holland. But she soon spread her wings to see the world as a flight attendant. This artlover is therefore internationally orientated and truly knows about service.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: De Meent

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

  • JEFFREY SOENARTO

    JEFFREY SOENARTO

    Rental Agent

    Very experienced because of various real estate functions throughout South Holland. This football enthusiast dribbles through the city and likes to give our partners the assist to get their goal.

     

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Kralingse Bos

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

  • MARK VERKUIJL

    MARK VERKUIJL

    Property Management

     

    Has that typical Rotterdam mentality and vast knowledge. So he makes sure everything is handled quickly, for owners and tenants. 

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: Kralingen

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

  • HANNAH VAN KIPPERSLUIS

    HANNAH VAN KIPPERSLUIS

    Commercial office assistant

    Due to her English Literature and Culture study at Leiden University, she is the perfect asset to our international office. Always makes sure all questions are answered.

    Fave hotspot in Rotterdam: De Meent

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

  • TESS DE HERTOGH

    TESS DE HERTOGH

    Marketeer

    Heeft de wereld rondgereisd maar is nu helemaal op haar plek bij ons op kantoor, waar ze al haar enthousiasme en ervaring online inzet.

     

    Favo hotspot in Rotterdam: Witte de Withstraat

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

Our history

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2021

Introducing My Riva. Our clients can log in to their personal portal anytime, anywhere. The secure digital environment offers a complete overview and requests can be entered easily.

2020

Leading real estate developers approach Riva. We are now responsible for renting out and managing their apartments in various residential complexes.

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

''Mijn eerste ervaring als verhuurder met Riva Rentals Rotterdam was meteen succesvol. Het was erg fijn om te zien dat men zo hard aan de slag ging en dat het hele team heel klantvriendelijk is. En de huurder was snel gevonden!''

Patrick, Private owner

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