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Our dedicated corporate communications teams based in New York City and Hamburg, work to increase visibility of the Engel & Völkers brand locally, nationally and internationally. Editorial placements in the most trusted news publications, online outlets and industry sources including the New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The Financial Times brings both awareness and credibility to our shops, advisors and the properties we represent.

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Ames Group Chicago brings global luxury real estate brand to the “Windy City”

Engel & Völkers continues its North American expansion with the opening of its first shop location in Chicago, led by esteemed area broker Jennifer Ames. Joining Engel & Völkers with nearly 25 years of experience, Ames and her team have been recognized by the Chicago Association of REALTORS® as one of Chicago’s Top 10 residential agents since 1997, and by The Wall Street Journal as one of the top 50 agents in the country. Ames and her husband Paul Lazarre will serve as license partners overseeing the newly established Engel & Völkers Chicago brokerage.

“As the third largest city in the United States and a gateway to the West, Chicago is an extremely significant market

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Original research from global real estate brand finds that Millennial HENRYs are creating their own definition of luxury and increasingly turning to online influencers when considering a purchase

Engel & Völkers today released the results of an original study, “Meet HENRY: Influencing The Next Generation of Wealth”. HENRY, an acronym that stands for High Earners Not Rich Yet, represents a niche demographic subset of Millennials and the youngest members of Gen X who have an annual household income of more than $100,000 and the greatest earning potential. For this study, Engel & Völkers surveyed more than 1,000 Millennial HENRYs (born between 1982 and 1999) about their definitions of luxury, the key factors that influence their purchasing decisions, and

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Cheryl DeGoicoechea was born and raised in Salt Pond, Long Island where she has been selling real estate for the past 10 years.  Cheryl says not much has changed over that time but that is exactly why her clients like the island.

Long Island is located in the southeastern Bahamas approximately 165 miles from Nassau and 345 miles from the United States.  It is a sparsely populated island of about 3500 with a dramatic landscape of rolling hills, white powder beaches and colorful island settlements.

“Most people who invest on Long Island buy for what it is not and not for what it is,” says Cheryl.  "There are no casinos, crowds, malls or crime. Most people who end up buying a home initially come on vacation seeking privacy and tranquility and end up

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New report from luxury global real estate brand identifies key drivers that motivate an agent to make a brokerage change as well as what brokers can do to make sure they’re attracting and retaining the right talent

Engel & Völkers today released the results of an original study, “Insight Report: The State of Real Estate Recruiting”. As recruiting remains a top challenge across the real estate industry, Engel & Völkers surveyed more than 500 residential real estate agents to determine their level of satisfaction with their careers and current brokerages as well as motivations for making a move.

Key findings of the report include:

  • 96% of agents surveyed are satisfied with their current job, 94% predict that they are likely to be with their same
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Global real estate brand continues Canadian expansion with its first Whistler brokerage

Engel & Völkers has announced its expansion into Whistler with a new real estate shop opening, growing the company’s global network and luxury service in Canada. The newly established Engel & Völkers Whistler is led by esteemed license partners Maggi Thornhill and Max Thornhill, who have run their own independent brand, Thornhill Real Estate Group, since 2007. Maggi Thornhill holds the decade long title as Whistler’s #1 agent having made over $1.7 Billion in sales volume since becoming REALTOR® certified in 1989, serving as the top agent for 10+ years.

The new shop will provide leading real estate services to home buyers and sellers all over Whistler, Squamish

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Top real estate professional Edward Allison to lead the global real estate brand’s 10th location in Texas

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its newest real estate shop Engel & Völkers Bryan College Station, the brand’s 10th location in Texas. The brokerage will be led by license partner Edward Allison and will service home buyers and sellers in Bryan, College Station and the surrounding five counties that make up the Brazos Valley. Specializing in residential and farm/ranch real estate, Allison and his team were among the top producers at RE/MAX before making the decision to launch Engel & Völkers Bryan College Station.

“Texas is growing faster than any other state in terms of new residents,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel &

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Engel & Völkers selected to host 17th annual Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, bringing together the world’s top brokers

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate has selected luxury real estate brokerage Engel & Völkers Los Cabos to host the 2019 Luxury Real Estate Spring Retreat, the brand’s first conference to be held in the Los Cabos market. More than 500 top industry professionals and leaders from around the world will meet in Los Cabos to network, foster business and engage with content. With a 25-year history of presenting conferences in key market locations including Beverly Hills, Miami, Maui, Seattle, Toronto and London, the Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate network now adds Los Cabos to its growing list of symposium destinations.

“After working

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Newest location marks the global real estate brand’s second shop opening in Texas this month, ninth overall

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its newest real estate shop, Engel & Völkers Katy. Formerly Imagine Realty International, the brokerage will continue to be led by license partner and managing broker Vickey Wachtel and Norman Wachtel, who will also serve as a license partner. Located just 30 miles outside of Houston, Engel & Völkers Katy will service home buyers and sellers in the Katy, Fulshear, West Houston and Memorial areas.

“As housing inventory in the Houston market moves quickly, we are seeing excess demand in areas such as Katy and surrounding suburbs,” said Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas. “Katy

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Global real estate brand announces new location in the Lone Star state servicing Walker and Montgomery Counties

Engel & Völkers today announced the opening of its newest real estate shop in a suburb of Houston, Texas. Mari Realty will now do business as Engel & Völkers Huntsville – Lake Conroe under the leadership of license partner Mari Montgomery, who has been named a top producer in Walker County over the past six years. She has closed nearly 680 transactions and $100 million in volume over the course of her decade-long career in the real estate industry. Mari and her esteemed team will service home buyers and sellers in the markets of Huntsville, Conroe, Montgomery, Trinity, Onalaska, Point Blank, Dodge, Oakhurst, Coldspring, New Waverly, Willis

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Global real estate brand continues growth momentum with second Canadian market launch in the past month

Engel & Völkers is celebrating the launch of its newest real estate shop in Barrie, Ontario, marking the occasion with a grand opening event held on June 28.

Led by license partner Jeremy Brooks, Engel & Völkers now provides leading real estate service to home buyers and sellers in Barrie and the townships of Simcoe County including Essa-Angus, Springwater, Oro-Medonte, Innisfil, Cookstown, Thornton and Orillia.

The grand opening was held at the brokerage’s new shop, centrally located directly across from City Hall on 63 Collier Street, and was attended by 80 guests including clients, business partners, friends and special guests Jeff Lehman,

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