Engel & Völkers Pioneering the Way to Cuban / US Relationships

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The Engel & Völkers Florida Keys team races to Havana, Cuba this week.

Bon voyage to Engel & Völkers Florida Keys team! Today four of their advisors have embarked on the 2015 Havana Thunder Challenge boat race. This event takes place all week long, November 17th through 21st, 2015.

The 2015 Havana Thunder Challenge is a boat race in favor of a friendship between the people of US and Cuba. The flotilla of motor boats is racing from Key West to Havana, Cuba. Accompanying Broker/Owner, team leader, and boat owner Bob Cardenas are three other Engel & Völkers Florida Keys advisors; Mike Messina who is also Engel & Völkers Florida Keys Regional Manager, Max Cardenas, and Kevin Keeley.

The event includes a boat parade past the Historic Malecon, past the new US Embassy, a boat show, and many other events in Havana. This is the first US sanctioned boating event being held in Cuba since the opening of the US Embassy in Havana. Based on a preliminary event that was held in May, it is expected that this event will have more than 2 billion media mentions globally (The preliminary event had nearly 1.2 billion media mentions.)

The Engel & Völkers Florida Keys team boat is flying the logos and Engel & Völkers flags, promoting Engel & Völkers worldwide throughout this historic event.

Bob Cardenas is the Chairman of the Global Networking Forum Committee for Florida Realtors, past District Vice President of Florida Realtors, past President of the Key West Association of Realtors. He is also the Broker and Owner of Engel & Völkers Florida Keys, Engel & Völkers Orlando/Winter Park, and the exclusive real estate broker for the developers of Sunset Key Island, a one-of-a-kind luxury residential development.

Cardenas opened his shop in March 2011.

Engel & Völkers Florida Keys
420 Fleming Street
Key West, FL 33040
Phone: 1(305) 294-1117

Bob Cardenas is not only taking advantage of his geographical location for his own franchise, he is also leading the Engel & Völkers brand name to the Cuban market. In Engel & Völkers style, his networking and innovation to pioneer a new market is both beneficial to the United States and all international Engel & Völkers advisors.

About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property, yachts and private aviation. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 7,000 real estate advisors in more than 650 brokerages spanning 39 countries across six continents, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. It established its North America corporate headquarters in 2007 and opened its first brokerage in the same year. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and tools; multiple platforms for mobile, social and web; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.

For further information please contact:

Ali Strauss
Engel & Völkers Florida

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