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Closest friends gathered on his estate for the sporting and social event

Hamburg/Majorca - Christian Völkers, the CEO and Founder of Engel & Völkers AG, hosted a private polo tournament on Majorca from 29 to 31 July 2016. The event was held on the property entrepreneur’s estate in Port d’es Canonge on Majorca’s southwest coast. The international guest list included Cristina Macaya, Simoneta Gómez-Acebo (cousin of King Felipe VI.), Juan Carvajal with his wife Adela, architect and designer Antonio Obrador Vidal, Pablo Carrington, Marieta Salas Zaforteza, the painter Natasha Zupan, Marta Gayá, Cecilia Sandberg, Fabien Pictetand Don Cristóbal Méndez de Vigo. Also in attendance were the German singer Vicky Leandros, Philippe and Diana Harari, and Rupert

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International buyers dominate the market in Italy’s City of Bridges

Hamburg/Venice (04 April 2016) - In the past year, the residential market in Venice has seen stable development with valuations already at a very high level. “Prices have risen continuously over the last 20 years and have remained relatively constant – even after the financial crisis,” said Giacomo Argenio, Office Manager Engel & Völkers in Venice. This stable to upward price trend is owed to the high level of international demand. 

Enormous interest from foreign investors

International buyers account for around 70 percent of residential property sales in Venice. 25 percent of these foreign investors are British citizens, constituting the largest group, followed by the French (20

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  • The designer’s own interior furnishings are included in 3.9 million euro asking price

Hamburg/ Kreuzlingen. The internationally renowned fashion designer Philipp Plein has moved his company headquarters to Lugano and is therefore leaving his Swiss home in Amriswil. He had the art nouveau mansion lavishly refurbished in 2010. The property is now on the market fully furnished for the equivalent of approx. 3.9 million euros through Engel & Völkers Kreuzlingen in Switzerland.

Interior with a personal note

Spanning some 1,000 square metres in total, the interior of the property comprises a living area with ten rooms and an office wing with eight rooms. The German designer used the property as both his private residence and business premises. The

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• Engel & Völkers investigates the highest priced locations across Germany

• 18 locations have top prices exceeding 10,000 euros per square metre

Hamburg. Prime property in Germany’s major cities and most desirable second home markets is reaching new price highs. Hobookenweg in Kampen on the island of Sylt remains the most expensive street to live on. A thatched house with panoramic North Sea views sold here for around 73,300 euros per square metre during the period under review (2014/2015). These are the results of the ranking of Germany’s most exclusive residential locations, just released by Engel & Völkers. “Each address featured in the ranking is a unique micro-location. On Sylt, for example, building plots are very rare, so top properties are

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• E&V looking to recruit around 240 real estate agents in the “Eternal City”

• Prices per square metre can reach up to 20,000 euros in prime locations

Hamburg/ Rome. Engel & Völkers has opened a Market Center (MC) in the heart of Rome, close to world-famous landmarks including the Colosseum, the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain. The MC concept is aimed at brokering high-end residential property across the whole metropolitan area of Rome. There are already 97 real estate agents working at the MC in Rome. 

“We are looking to recruit another 240 real estate agents by the end of this year,” revealed Marco Rognini, Managing Director of the Market Center in Rome. The MC Rome is located at a prime address on the Corso Vittorio Emanuele, with

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• CEO Christian Völkers celebrates with employees and guests on his “Son Coll” estate

Hamburg/ Majorca. Christian Völkers played host to the annual Engel & Völkers Polo Cup on Majorca on 31 July and 1 August. More than 500 employees from the global Engel & Völkers network and international guests attended the event at his “Son Coll” estate. The guest list included high-profile names from the worlds of showbusiness, culture, business and sport – like the actor Heino Ferch and his wife Marie-Jeanette, Carl Erbprinz zu Oettingen-Wallerstein with his wife Anna and her daughter Yoanna, Hieronymus Graf Wolff Metternich with his wife Marynic, Oliver von Boch with his wife Dina, Cristina Macaya, Simoneta Gómez-Acebo (cousin of King Felipe VI.), and Diandra

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• Group commission revenues rise by 25.1 percent in first quarter of 2015

• Expansion: E&V is recruiting 2,000 new sales advisors worldwide

Hamburg. The Engel & Völkers Group remains on its course of expansion and today announces record financial results once again for the first quarter of 2015. The Group reports a 25.1 percent rise in commission revenues over the same period in the previous year to 76.7 million euros (Q1 2014: 61.3 million euros). This substantial growth can be attributed to the good economic climate on real estate markets and the strong presence of the brand – especially in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, as well as in key metropolises and holiday regions in the Mediterranean and the USA.

“We are extremely satisfied with the

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• Buyer interest from Western and Eastern Europe, the Arab world and China

• Historic Altfresenburg manor house is now up for sale

Hamburg. As real estate remains in high demand as a stable asset class, investors are now increasingly turning their attention to castles, farm and manor houses as well as country estates. Properties in a good to very good condition, preferably on a large plot of land, are proving especially popular. Other desirable amenities include private hunting and water rights, as well as forestry and agricultural land. Around 80 percent of buyers of such estates are still German nationals. Christoph von Schenck, Head of the business segment Castles & Manor Houses at Engel & Völkers, is witnessing a clear trend however: “The number

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• Central office for the brokerage of residential property

• Engel & Völkers is seeking to recruit more than 100 sales advisors in Madrid

Hamburg/ Madrid. Engel & Völkers has opened a Market Center (MC) in the centre of Madrid. The MC is located on the Calle de Génova in the Chamberí district of the city, and spans some 1,300 square metres in size. The aim of this concept is the brokerage of high-end residential property throughout the entire municipal area of Madrid. “With the new MC we want to significantly extend our market position in the Spanish capital and emerge as one of the leading property service providers there,” said Paloma Pérez Bravo, Managing Director of the Engel & Völkers Market Center in Madrid. “For this strong growth we are

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• The sale price is in the double-digit millions

• The Windsors, Queen Beatrix and Louis Ferdinand of Prussia were all guests

Hamburg. Properties in prime locations in Cannes, Cap d’Antibes, SaintJean-Cap-Ferrat, Villefranche, Beaulieu and Cap d’Ail are in extremely high demand, yet rarely come onto the market. Some of them, such as the “Castel Mare” estate, have been owned by the same family for generations. Steeped in history, the residence has been owned by the aristocratic family descended from Prince Heinrich XXXIII Reuss of Köstritz since the early 1950s. Now the property is being offered for sale through Engel & Völkers with a price tag in the doubledigit millions range.

The Windsors, Queen Beatrix of Holland and His Royal Highness Prince

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