New York, NY (PRWEB) April 29, 2013
The North American headquarters for Engel & Völkers, the international real estate firm based in Hamburg, Germany, today announced that it has signed a lease to occupy space on the 11th floor of 430 Park Avenue in New York City, moving from its current location in 420 Lexington Avenue, where it has operated since 2008.
“Our move to this new location is a statement about the direction we are heading in North America,” said Anthony Hitt, Chief Operating Officer of Engel & Völkers U.S. “Engel & Völkers is international, high end and associated with the very best in real estate which is well represented by our new Park Avenue address. This location will not only provide us with more space to meet the needs of our expanding operations, it is also going to be a creative and collaborative environment which embodies the unique qualities of our brand.”
From its new headquarters, Engel & Völkers will continue to provide centralized operational support, including marketing and advertising programs, use of its proprietary technology platforms, access to a worldwide network, and specialized training opportunities to ensure the distinct level of high quality service that is the trademark of the brand.
The corporate office currently manages license agreements for Engel & Völkers brokerages throughout the U.S. and in Mexico. Since the beginning of 2013, the company has opened additional Engel & Völkers brokerages in Wellington, Florida; Scottsdale, Arizona; and Los Cabos, Mexico.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium residential and commercial property and yachts. Engel & Völkers opened its first brokerage in the U.S. in 2006 and currently operates a global network of over 4,200 real estate advisors in 490 residential brokerages and 39 commercial offices spanning 37 countries offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its agents with an array of high quality business services; marketing programs and tools; cutting edge mobile, social and web technologies; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals and data. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.