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January 2019

Found 9 blog entries for January 2019.

montreal real estate market 2019

Canada has just been named the best country in the world for quality of life* and 3rd for Education (Montreal # 1 in cities). Montreal is no stranger to this reality. Indeed the Island of Montreal (yes Montreal is an island we tend to forget) faces a perfect alignment of the stars live the most prolific real estate year in its history for a variety of reasons. Everything is green, and it may be the first time in its history. In 2018, in major Canadian cities, such as Montreal and Ottawa, there has been no price drop and this is not expected in 2019. Even if a slight decrease occurred, it would remain a record year.

# 1 Montréal is experiencing natural densification due to the scarcity of land because it is an island limited in the possibility of

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C HÔTELS TREMBLANT -  Versant Soleil   Un nouvel hôtel sera construit au pied du Versant Soleil. Le réseau C-Hôtels investira 45 millions dans le complexe de cinq étages qui abritera 92 unités de 1 à 3 chambres avec un service de gestion hôtelière, restaurant et spa. LIRE LE COMMUNIQUÉ DE PRESSE  A new hotel is about to be built at the foot of Versant Soleil. The C-Hôtels network is investing $45M into this 5-story complex, comprising   92 one-, two- and three-bedroom units, including hotel management, a restaurant and spa. READ THE PRESS RELEASE    
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E&V News

Engel & Völkers Holds Charitable Events Across the Country
Real Estate Magazine
Engel & Völkers offices across Canada took part in charitable endeavours just before Christmas.

Alexander McQueen’s Former Villa in Mallorca Sells for €2.45m
Mansion Global
The luxury villa owned by the late British fashion designer Alexander McQueen on the Spanish island of Mallorca has been sold to a German buyer for €2.45 million (US$2.78 million), according to Engel & Völkers, which brokered the sale.

Iconic Halston House Where Andy Warhol and Liza Minnelli Partied Finally Sells
Architectural Digest
A monumental piece of NYC history is officially off the market. Halston House, the iconic Upper East Side midcentury carriage house that hosted the likes of Andy

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Commercial real estate brokers Montreal

The Quebec commercial real estate agency McGILL Commercial (specialized division of McGILL real estate) is already blowing its 4 candles and for the occasion, it will take an international direction in collaboration with the world luxury giant ENGEL & VÖLKERS, the agency founded in Germany 40 years ago (1977). Engel & Völkers is the only international luxury real estate agency that is not of American origin, nor property of an investment fund; it is 100% privately owned. ENGEL & VÖLKERS Montréal / Québec is experiencing an unprecedented progression in Quebec under the direction of its owners PATRICE GROLEAU and DEBBY DOKTORCZYK, who have made a real revolution in the real estate brokerage industry in Montreal and Quebec City during the last decade. We

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E&V News

The List of the Most Powerful People in the Residential Real Estate Brokerage Industry in 2019
The overall 2019 SP200 ranks the most powerful leaders in the residential real estate brokerage industry as of December 31, 2018, with adjustments made only for the major leadership announcements made after that date and before this release on January 15, 2019. 

How Much S.F. Real Estate Do Wealthy Foreign Buyers Own?
SF Weekly
The old stereotype that San Francisco secretly harbors tons of empty apartments owned by wealthy out-of-towners hasn’t gotten a proper analysis in a few years.

Legendary Fashion Designer Halston’s House Finally Sells
New York Post
Halston House, the iconic Upper East Side midcentury carriage house that embodied the

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By the Engel & Völkers Team

“A gentleman's choice of timepiece says as much about him as does his Saville Row suit.” - Ian Fleming

More than just intimate and classic—this event was timeless. Engel & Völkers had the pleasure of attending "STYLED: Timeless Watches & How to Wear Them," a collaboration between luxury fashion and lifestyle brands MR PORTER, Phillips and The Rake. MR PORTER, award-winning online destination for men's style, and The Rake, leading men's lifestyle magazine and e-commerce platform, curated a selection of tailored looks showcased alongside vintage and modern timepieces in Phillips' New York gallery. This exhibition culminated in Phillips', in Association with Bacs & Russo, second watch auction in New York on December 5th,

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E&V News

Former Coldwell Banker Team Opens Chicago's First Engel & Völkers Office
A former Coldwell Banker team is bringing the international real estate brand Engel & Völkers to Chicago.

A New-Build Spec House in Los Angeles's Doheny Estates
Mansion Global
This new-build spec house in the prestigious Doheny Estates section of Los Angeles offers an open-air shark tank aquarium flanked by a living wall canopy.

Get Your Bids Ready: $35M Paradise Valley Mansion to Go up for Auction
AZ Central
One of Arizona’s priciest homes — an almost 31,000-square-foot Paradise Valley mansion listed for $35 million a few years ago — will go on the auction block at the end of January.

Final Phase of $205M Sparkle Towers Launched; Engel & Völkers Appointed

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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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Jeffrey Katzenberg’s Utah Ski Chalet Was State’s Highest-Priced Sale of 2018
Mansion Global 
The home, in a private club, was nicknamed The Family Trap by the movie mogul, selling for $11.6 million. 

The Hottest Canadian Real Estate Market in 2019 Will Be…
Real Estate Professional
Montreal has been riding a wave these last couple of years and it will continue through 2019.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner Sell Pacific Palisades Home They Shared for $32 Million
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck are parting ways with a big piece of their former family life.


Will Housing Issues Gain Traction in 2020 Election?
As Senator Elizabeth Warren and others jump in, advocates see a huge chance to elevate housing policy.


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