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Setting up a business in the port

Your point of contact for advice on property and development

Are you considering setting up business in the port of Rotterdam with port-related activities or services? There is a wide range of possibilities in terms of office space, business premises, warehouses and other industrial property. In addition, various areas have been designated for development. The Port of Rotterdam Authority is the manager, developer and operator of the port and industrial area and can provide tailor-made advice. The Port Authority is your direct point of contact for:

  • Information about the entire range of possibilities for establishing businesses in the port
  • Assistance in finding suitable office space, business premises and other property in the port
  • Expert guidance during the process of setting up
  • Advice on preconditions such as permits and facilities

Waalhaven: Spot on for port business

Are you looking for quality business premises in the centre of Rotterdam’s vibrant port? The Waalhaven is the ideal location for companies offering logistic, industrial, maritime and business services, and those working in light industry and the maritime sector.

Dordrecht Inland Seaport gets you closer

Dordrecht Inland Seaport is the most inland seaport in the Netherlands and is quite unique as regards its location and accessibility. The port area is situated at the intersection between the areas close to the coast and the hinterland and, thanks to a depth of 10 metres, the port is accessible to ocean-going vessels.

Find suitable office space fast with the Port Navigator

Search and find business premises and office space based on criteria such as area surface, parking facilities and location.

Explore the possibilities

Participating estate agents

The Port Authority draws up a complete list of available office space, business premises and other property with the help of various estate agencies. This cooperation ensures that the appropriate property is found for every customer.

Maasvlakte Plaza

A truck park equipped with all the latest facilities for both driver and vehicle. And right in the heart of Maasvlakte 2. That is Maasvlakte Plaza.

The Port of Rotterdam Authority is developing a large-scale truck park. Maasvlakte Plaza will double the number of secure parking spaces in the port of Rotterdam. From May 2017, Maasvlakte Plaza will have 359 parking spaces.

Unique opportunity for entrepreneurs
Maasvlakte Plaza is a unique opportunity for entrepreneurs: the multifunctional building that forms part of Maasvlakte Plaza will house catering facilities and offices. There are also six plots available for truck-related businesses.


For further questions about setting up a business in the port, please contact:


Ria Hoogendoorn

Real Estate Manager

Gwendy Vink

Real Estate Manager

Robert Boonk

Real Estate Manager

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