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Clients, guests and VIPs attend grand opening event to celebrate introduction of Europe’s leading international premium real estate firm to the market
Engel & Völkers, originating in Europe as a premium service real estate brand, announced today the opening of its shop in King City, bringing the firm’s comprehensive global services to real estate buyers and sellers in the region. Jorg Hermanns is the owner of the new Engel & Völkers York, and Julie Thompson is the managing broker. The grand opening event was held at the former historic St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Eversley stone church at 13456 Dufferin Street, built in 1848, which has been converted to the Engel & Völkers York shop. Over 200 guests attended including clients, VIPs, the Honourable Mayor Steve Pellegrini, the CEO of Engel & Völkers North America, members of the Engel & Völkers North America executive team and representatives of Special Olympics, cause-marketing partner of Engel & Völkers North America. “We partnered with Jorg to represent Engel & Völkers because of his commitment to providing the very best real estate service in the market and his goal of bringing even more international attention to the King City market,” said Hitt. “We are proud to have Jorg, Julie and their team as part of the Engel & Völkers family,” “We have many buyers that are arriving from abroad from the Americas, Europe, Russia and Asia which makes this the ideal time to be with Engel & Völkers,” said Hermanns. “Along with this unparalleled international exposure, we also provide world-class marketing tools and technologies that will enable our advisors to offer the highest quality services for their clients.” Engel & Völkers York represents areas in Aurora, Newmarket, King Township and Caledon. The shop’s advisors focus on properties ranging from single detached homes and condominiums to equestrian properties and rural estates. The shop is a platinum sponsor of the Southlake Regional Health Center’s Black Tie Ball and the Country Day School Auction, and has recently announced a newly formed partnership with the King Township Food Bank. With the opening of shops in Toronto, Collingwood, Montreal, Victoria, Nanaimo and Calgary; and in the U.S. in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA – South Bay, Minneapolis and Charlotte, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand in Canada with planned openings in several new markets. About Engel & Völkers Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing premium real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of residential and commercial property, yachts and private aviation. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 6,000 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 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. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.
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