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September 2015

Found 9 blog entries for September 2015.

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International premium real estate firm extends Southern presence with its first location in vibrant area

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today the opening of its first shop in Richmond, VA bringing the firm’s comprehensive global services to real estate buyers and sellers of the region. The opening comes with the union between the storied international brokerage and Select Properties of Virginia, a leading luxury real estate firm serving Richmond and the surrounding area. Douglas C. Dorsey, who brings over three decades of experience working in the market, is the owner of the new shop in Richmond. The new shop will bring 27 agents to Engel & Völkers Richmond, further solidifying the

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The statistics are in for Aspen/Snowmass real estate year-to-date through August 31, 2015.   The summer was off to a slow start but thus far we have seen 25 closings over $9M with an additional 13 homes over $9M currently pending.  The luxury market is strong if you have the right property in the right location.  As expected, the downtown Core, West End and Red Mountain continue to command higher prices and buyers can find more value going east or west of town.  Single family homes in Aspen have seen a jump of 25% in average sale price while condos/townhomes average sale price is down 6.4% year over year.  With Aspen’s pricing pushing some buyers towards more value in Snowmass, SMV average single family

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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

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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,

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New York Fall Invitational at Randall’s Island Park

Volunteers from Engel & Völkers North America and Engel & Völkers New York City participated in the Fall Invitational softball skills event organized by Special Olympics New York on Randall’s Island Park, New York City. “We are proud to support Special Olympics and helping to raise awareness and funds,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO Engel & Völkers North America. “We, as an organization benefit as well when we are able to join the local Programs and work with them in events like this to meet and support the athletes directly.” The athletes participated in the Fall Invitational competing in softball skills events including fielding, hitting, throwing and running. Engel & Völkers

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Leading global luxury real estate shop takes part in charitable polo event taking place at the National Mall polo field

Engel & Völkers Tysons and Lansdowne, the area's leading international premium real estate firm, today announced its sponsorship of the Cultural Polo & Green Cup 2015 held on September 17th through the 19th at the Capital Polo Club & The National Mall, Washington D.C. Six international polo teams that include top polo professionals to compete in this charitable event. Proceeds from the event will benefit: Charity Support Trust, EPIC (Equestrian Partners in Conservation), the Mexican Cultural Institute and The National Trust for Our Wounded. As part of the Engel & Völkers Tysons and Lansdowne’s sponsorship

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A few months ago Portfolio Aspen Properties joined a great group of tennis enthusiasts in the Roaring Fork Valley who formed Advantage Indoor Tennis (Ad In, a 501c3) to fund raise approximately $1.1M to construct a permanent indoor structure over 4 courts at Crown Mountain Public Park (El Jebel).  Once Ad In raises the funds, they will turn them over to Crown Mountain Park District, who will construct the building, maintain and run the public facility.  Ad In already raised over $500,000 but they need help to get to the finish line so Portfolio stepped up to get them there by hosting a Wimbledon themed fundraiser on June 30, 2015 at the St. Regis Hotel in Aspen.  The Portfolio Aspen Properties Tennis Fundraiser was a great success and everyone enjoyed

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The Sky Hotel redevelopment in Aspen has finally ignited following several years of planning.  The new hotel is slated to be the “sexiest ski lodge in North America.”  In early 2015 the Aspen City Council unanimously approved the remodeling of the Sky Hotel, calling for the demolition of the old structure and the erection of shoter, yet more efficient hotel and vacation property. Referred to as a year-round playground, guests can ski-in to access the lifts and enjoy comfortable suites. Offering luxurious amenities from an outdoor pool, to a restaurant and an onsite fitness center, the Sky Hotel is a popular stay amongst tourists.

Owner of the building since 2001, Northridge Capital, is a commercial asset firm out of Washington, D.C.  Together with 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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