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Europe’s Leading Premium Real Estate Firm Opens First Toronto Office, Sept.22
Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, proudly announces the opening of its first shop in Toronto, bringing the firm’s comprehensive global services to real estate buyers and sellers in the GTA region. Established real estate business owner, Ron Amendola, is the owner of the new Engel & Völkers Toronto Uptown. The brokerage will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in neighborhoods including Bedford Park, Ledbury Park, Hoggs Hollow, Lawrence Park, Forest Hill, Lytton Park, Davisville and Rosedale. On September 22, Amendola and his Toronto Uptown team hosted an open house at the newly designed office (1804 Avenue Road) and grand opening event at Trump Tower (325 Bay Street) to celebrate. The office space was renovated and designed in the style of Engel & Völkers shops around the world. Anthony Hitt, the CEO of Engel & Völkers North America, joined Amendola to officially announce this historic Toronto real estate event to clients, agents, brokers, and special guests. Engel & Völkers North America is a proud supporter and sponsor of Special Olympics with representatives onsite to join in the celebration. “Engel & Völkers has been growing steadily in new Canadian markets,” said Hitt. “The grand opening of Engel & Völkers Toronto Uptown celebrates a valuable addition to our network of shops in the region. Ron is a perfect fit for Engel & Völkers because of his market leadership and strong reputation as a provider of high-quality real estate services. Engel & Völkers offers a renowned level of exclusivity and international platform which will benefit and serve the comprehensive needs of Toronto’s real estate buyers and sellers.” The shop will bring a new level of real estate experience to Toronto buyers and sellers and further solidify the firm’s presence in the North American marketplace. Engel & Völkers Toronto Uptown will bring 20 real estate advisors to the brand with premium, international expertise in Toronto’s most desirable neighborhoods. Engel & Völkers has an international network, world-class technology and marketing tools that provides global exposure and enhanced services for its clients. “The Engel & Völkers name exemplifies luxury and amazing client service,” said Amendola. “It is an impeccable brand with represented by real estate’s most passionate professionals which is evident in every one of our shops around the world.” “An estimated 80,000 to 100,000 of affluent new Canadians come to Toronto each year and positively contribute to our economy,” said Amendola. “International buyers come to Canada from many countries including the United States, Iran, China, Singapore, Russia, India, Abu Dhabi, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands.” With the opening of shops in York, Collingwood, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, and Vancouver Island, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. U.S. cities include Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA, South Bay, Minneapolis and Charlotte. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand with planned openings in several new markets.
About Engel & Völkers
Since its beginning in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany, Engel & Völkers has become one of the world’s leading companies specializing in the sale and lease of premium 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 luxury 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. Engel & Völkers is an active supporter of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act. Each brokerage is independently owned and operated.
For further information please contact:
Jessica McAfee BudmanPR 416-515-7667 firstname.lastname@example.org
Charles Kim Engel & Völkers North America 212-234-3100 ext. 9809 email@example.com
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