Engel & Völkers St. Augustine Debuts New Shop at Grand Opening Gala

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Luxury brokerage introduces Engel & Völkers shop concept to enhance local real estate experience in St. Augustine

Engel & Völkers St. Augustine Debuts New Shop at Grand Opening Gala

Engel & Völkers St. Augustine Debuts New Shop at Grand Opening Gala

On the exterior, Engel & Völkers St. Augustine resembles a castle, but its interior exhibits the same modern design shared by our unique network of high-end real estate shops around the world. Our shop reflects our belief that properties should be showcased in the finest way possible.

Engel & Völkers Florida, the master franchisor for the Engel & Völkers brand in the state of Florida, celebrated the official opening of one of its newest franchises with a grand opening gala event on Thursday, October 21, 2021. The boutique real estate shop, Engel & Völkers St. Augustine is located at 6401 A1A South. More than 150 guests attended the grand opening for the official ribbon cutting ceremony and reception, including shop advisors, staff, friends, customers, business owners, event partners, and executives from Engel & Völkers Florida.

“On the exterior, Engel & Völkers St. Augustine resembles a castle, but its interior exhibits the same modern design shared by our unique network of high-end real estate shops around the world,” said Jennifer Bryndal, License Partner of Engel & Völkers St. Augustine. “Our shop reflects our belief that Engel & Völkers properties should be showcased in the finest way possible and that our clients and community should enjoy the entire real estate process, which includes visiting us at ‘The Castle.’ Our team also reflects these ideals, and our location is just another benefit that sets us apart. We are officially on the world map and will continue to best serve the needs of our community through our local market expertise and our enhanced global exposure.”

Engel & Völkers St. Augustine represents a partnership between the international real estate firm and local market expert, Bryndal. She acquired the franchise rights in late 2019, and leads the brokerage as its License Partner and Broker, while simultaneously conducting her own transactions as a Private Office Advisor, an exclusive network of professionals within Engel & Völkers. Merging 15 years of real estate experience with world-class marketing systems and technology and a connected international network, the Engel & Völkers St. Augustine shop provides white-glove client services in all of Northeast Florida.

“Since partnering with Jenn on bringing Engel & Völkers to St. Augustine, everything has always felt right with her and the community,” said Peter Giese, Chief Growth Officer at Engel & Völkers Florida. “It was a perfectly planned evening to formally and personally introduce the brand to the neighborhood and it was wonderful to have the event supported by the local community with such great enthusiasm.”

Event highlights included catering by Michael's St. Augustine and Sunset Grille; craft cocktails, including a brand-specific Hamburg Mule, by the Ice Plant; live portraits by renowned local fine artist, Jenna Alexander; $1,500 worth of raffle items by Blue Water Jewelers and The Surf Station; cupcakes by Sweet City Cupcakes; festive balloons by Celebrations; flowers by Feather + Bloom, and live music by Michael Mangaroo and Denis Vasenin. All event photography and videography was shot by Brew Media. Jacksonville Jaguars Defensive Lineman and Engel & Völkers St. Augustine's client, Dawuane Smoot had planned to attend the event but, instead, heroically, and unexpectedly, stayed home to deliver his newborn daughter, Ahlani Moon Smoot.


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Linzee Werkmeister, Junior Vice President, Marketing & Franchise Support
Email: Linzee.Werkmeister(at)evrealestate.com
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About Engel & Völkers:
Engel & Völkers is a global luxury real estate brand. Founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1977, Engel & Völkers draws on its rich European history to deliver a fresh approach to luxury real estate in the Americas with a focus on creating a personalized client experience at every stage of the home buying or selling process for today’s savvy homeowner. Engel & Völkers currently operates approximately 240 shop locations with 5,000 real estate advisors in the Americas, contributing to the brand’s global network of over 14,000 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries, offering both private and institutional clients a professionally tailored range of luxury services, including real estate and yachting. Committed to exceptional service, Engel & Völkers supports its advisors with an array of premium quality business services; marketing programs and platforms; as well as access to its global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated. For more information, visit http://www.evrealestate.com.

About Engel & Völkers Florida:
Engel & Völkers Florida is the Master License Partner of the global luxury real estate brand Engel & Völkers in the state of Florida. Recognized for uniquely recruiting, training and equipping some of the top professionals in the real estate industry, Engel & Völkers Florida’s exclusive franchise model positions its license partners at the top of the premium market to gain market share and support their bottom line. The company represents franchise locations in: 30A Beaches, Amelia Island, Belleair, Boca Raton, Bonita Springs-Estero, Cape Coral, Clermont, Delray Beach, Destin, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers Downtown, Gainesville, Hollywood Beach, Islamorada, Jacksonville, Jacksonville Beach, Jupiter, Madeira Beach, Marco Island, Melbourne Beachside, Melbourne Central, Melbourne Downtown, Miami Coconut Grove, Neptune Beach, Ocala, Olde Naples, Orlando, Orlando Downtown, Orlando-Winter Park, Palm Beach, Palm Coast, Pompano Beach, Ponte Vedra Beach, Sarasota, South Tampa, St. Augustine, St. Pete, St. Pete Beach, Stuart, Tampa Water Street, Venice Downtown, Vero Beach, Wellington, and Windermere.

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