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Engel & Völkers Launches International Website of the Property and Lifestyle Magazine "GG"

Tuesday, October 15th, 2013 at 10:29am Engel Völkers

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The international luxury real estate company's new online version of its popular lifestyle publication "GG" will be viewable in five languages and have integrated social media functions to make it easier to share content.

New York, NY (October 15, 2013) – For more than 25 years, the printed version of GG Magazine has reported on exclusive properties and a wide variety of topics related to architecture, design, art, travel, fascinating personalities and fashion. The property and lifestyle magazine of the Engel & Völkers Group is now available online, complete with its own website. "For a quarter of a century, GG has been reflecting our core values of exclusivity, competence and passion. That philosophy is now carried on through the GG website," explained Christian Völkers, CEO of Engel & Völkers AG and publisher of GG. The magazine's online portal offers readers a familiar blend of editorial content and features. Recurrent elements also include property details for the most attractive real estate in the world from the Engel & Völkers network. The printed version of GG is published in house on a quarterly basis with a total circulation of 150,000 copies in 37 countries. All articles from the printed version will be gradually published on the website in German, English, Spanish, French and Italian. Whenever a new issue appears, the contents of the previous issue will be available online. The website will also feature additional attractive content such as films. Integrated social media buttons and share functions will enable readers to share any articles quickly and easily in their social networks. A version in responsive web design for tablet PCs and i-Phones completes the GG online concept. "With the combined print and online presence of GG, we can significantly increase the coverage across our relevant target group. Furthermore, for the first time the international website offers our readers a chance to interact. We want to encourage our users to share GG content in their social networks and to discuss the topics with each other," continued Völkers. The cooperation partners of GG have been chosen to suit the style-conscious clientele. For example, the publisher has been able to collaborate with renowned watch manufacturer Patek Philippe on a current editorial integration in the online portal.

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 and yachts. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 4,600 real estate advisors in 500 residential brokerages and 43 commercial offices spanning 38 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.

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Charles Kim                                                                                                                                                                               212-234-3100                                                                                                                                           Charles.Kim@EVUSA.com

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