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Groot Handelsgebouw keeps you posted

Find out more about the Groot Handelsgebouw and our tenants. We would be happy to keep you informed about our developments and events. Our lessees talk with enthusiasm about their passion and entrepreneurship.

Pop-up performance Good Friday

16 April 2019

Pop-up performance Good Friday

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VINN: when dreams come true

10 April 2019

VINN: when dreams come true

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Operadagen Rotterdam Livingroom Concert XL

5 April 2019

Operadagen Rotterdam Livingroom Concert XL

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Festival Motel Mozaïque is back

26 March 2019

Festival Motel Mozaïque is back

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Groot Handelsgebouw keeps you posted

16 April 2019

Pop-up performance Good Friday

Good Friday will be extra special this year with a pop-up performance in the central hall.

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10 April 2019

VINN: when dreams come true

Vicent van Drunen was a tax consultant at DVR Accountants & Adviseurs when he decided that it was time to make the dream that he had put on hold come true.

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05 April 2019

Operadagen Rotterdam Livingroom Concert XL

As a warm-up for the festival 'Operadagen Rotterdam' we organize a living room concert XL.

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26 March 2019

Festival Motel Mozaïque is back

Festival Motel Mozaïque will be back in the Groot Handelsgebouw. Are you visiting a concert? This year you can stay overnight!

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22 March 2019

Workout with a discount

Do you work in the Groot Handelsgebouw? Get a discount on your gym subscription.

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11 March 2019

Operadagen Rotterdam: innovating and connecting

Opera does not directly come to mind when thinking about Rotterdam. Operadagen Rotterdam is here to change that.

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07 March 2019

The PokéBox opens in the Groot Handelsgebouw!

Is this your new favorite place for lunch?

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22 February 2019

RCD lunch concert: most crowded edition ever

Where you there? The Groot Handelsgebouw hosted the monthly RCD lunch concert. It was the most crowded edition ever!

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31 January 2019

RCD Lunchconcert February 19

A nice break from your workday!

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18 January 2019

A good start to 2019

Our New Year's reception turned into a great party.

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14 January 2019

Exhibition Kunsthal prolonged!

The exhibition 'I belong here. 65 years of the Groot Handelsgebouw' in Kunsthal Rotterdam will be prolonged.

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20 December 2018

Looking back at the 65th anniversary of the Groot Handelsgebouw

We celebrated our 65 th anniversary with the city of Rotterdam! Are you wondering what that looked like? Watch our video.

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12 December 2018

vanStijl: cooperative freedom

Erik Huizinga and Ralf Emmerich together comprise vanStijl, a full-service communications agency.

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07 December 2018

Enjoy our holiday lighting!

December 6th we had a spectacular finish to our 65th anniversary when deputy mayor Bert Wijbenga ignited our holiday lighting.

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28 November 2018

Come and see the ignition of our holiday lighting

Deputy-mayour Bert Wijbenga will ignite our holiday lighting Thursday December 6. We hope to see you there!

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23 November 2018

Day Care Het Steigertje: a world of its own in a multi-tenant business building

Het Steigertje is a day care that found a spot in the Groot Handelsgebouw over eighteen years ago and now seems to be part of its fabric.

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16 November 2018

Short movie: 24 hours Groot Handelsgebouw

Have you ever thought about spending 24 hours in the Groot Handelsgebouw? Pastrami Film Company made a short movie about this.

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30 October 2018

Dave Zwaan: a love of bicycles

Dave Zwaan actually knew from a young age what he wanted to do: run his parents' bike shops.

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17 October 2018

Opening exhibition Kunsthal

Saturday October 13 the exhibition 'I belong here. 65 years of the Groot Handelsgebouw' was opened.

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01 October 2018

Groot Handelsgebouw in the Kunsthal Rotterdam

Kunsthal Rotterdam celebrates 65 years of the Groot Handelsgebouw with an exhibition in their auditorium.

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24 September 2018

Closure: a startup in the funeral industry

Graciëlla van Hamersveld and Chantal van der Velde are the founders of Closure; a startup in the funeral industry.

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16 September 2018

Rotterdam Running Crew in the Groot Handelsgebouw

Hundreds of runners visited the Groot Handelsgebouw for the Rotterdam Running Crew event Wednesday September 12.

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29 August 2018

Larissa Verbeek: better collaboration through disruption

Larissa Verbeek has a flex desk in Kleinhandel. She supervises transition processes within companies and authorities such as Rijkswaterstaat.

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10 August 2018

Birgitta Padberg has been appointed as the Managing Director of the Groot Handelsgebouw

On 1 September 2018 Birgitta Padberg will start in her new function at the Groot Handelsgebouw. Get to know more about her work experience and ambitions.

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06 August 2018

Ton Jansen: the beauty of village, city and country

The Stichting Dorp, Stad en Land (Village, City and Country Institute) has had an office in the Groot Handelsgebouw for over 25 years.

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26 July 2018

Marius Meurs looks back on 12 years at the Groot Handelsgebouw

On July 27, 2018, Marius Meurs says farewell to the Groot Handelsgebouw. He looks back on being a director for 12 years.

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25 July 2018

Photo's farewell reception Marius Meurs

After 12 years our director Marius Meurs will leave the Groot Handelsgebouw. We hosted a farewell reception on his birthday.

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16 July 2018

Jaoualia Ouazizi: familiarising new Dutch residents with the labour market

Jaoualia Ouazizi is the branch manager at the Werkclub. They prepare new Dutch residents for the labour market.

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06 July 2018

#InstaMeetGHG: photographers captured

The second #InstaMeetGHG was once again a succes. We received over 70 applicants in just one day. Only a select few were invited to join.

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04 July 2018

Babette Labeij opens singing school in the Groot Handelsgebouw

In September 2018, singing coach Babette Labeij will open a second location of her singing school.

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26 June 2018

Very little sun, but a lot of fun at our SummerBBQ

Every year we host a SummerBBQ for our tenants. Thursday 21 June we enjoyed not only the food, but also amazing views from our roof terraces.

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20 June 2018

Andries Laane: the human aspect of architecture

Andries Laane just finished a game of foosball. He has been a Kleinhandel tenant from the start and feels completely at home here.

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07 June 2018

Groot Handelsgebouw celebrates 65th birthday with family brunch

3 June was the 65th birthday of Groot Handelsgebouw. We celebrated our birthday with friends, family and lots of cake.

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07 June 2018

Roland van der Heijden: keep on moving

Roland van der Heijden has been a lessee in the Groot Handelsgebouw for 23 years. Behind his front door on the 7th floor, you will not find an office,...

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01 May 2018

Bram Breukers: from start-up to international business

Over the course of three years, Bram Breukers grew his company from a start-up to an international business with its own unit in the new Kleinhandel section.

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30 March 2018

Woonbron head office moves to the Groot Handelsgebouw

Also located in the new head office will be the ‘Woonbron living room’; a central meeting place for all employees of the housing corporation.

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20 March 2018

Arjen van Riel: everything starts with an idea

Arjen van Riel is the owner of carenza* and co-founder of the well-known Gers! magazine.

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05 March 2018

Auke Ferwerda: entrepreneurship with a prototyping mind-set

Reasoning, fairness and collaboration are important elements of the fast growing company WEAREREASONABLEPEOPLE.

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22 January 2018

NKT: applying a global mind-set to put together a succesful team

Ulf Anderson (Manager) and Leo van der Pols (Business & sales development) both work for NKT; a world-wide supplier of power cables.

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