International premium real estate firm grows Northeastern presence with first location in vibrant New Jersey waterfront city
HOBOKEN, New Jersey (October 1, 2015) – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today the opening of its first shop in Hoboken, New Jersey, 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 Empire Realty Group, a leading boutique real estate firm serving Hoboken and the surrounding communities.
Jane Estes and Nicholas Costantino, who together bring 29 years of experience in the marketplace, are owners of Engel & Völkers Hoboken. The new shop will bring 41 agents to Engel & Völkers Hoboken, further solidifying the firm’s presence in the dynamic New Jersey marketplace.
“With an ever-growing appeal that has continued to draw in a diverse range of buyers and sellers, Hoboken presented itself as a key market to expand Engel & Völkers’ New Jersey footprint,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “As the area begins to experience heightened interest from both local and global buyers, Nicholas and Jane’s on-the-ground expertise and emphasis on boutique-style service perfectly aligns with Engel & Völkers’ representation and exclusivity to best serve Hoboken’s booming real estate marketplace.”
Engel & Völkers Hoboken, with a main office centrally located on Washington Street, will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in Hoboken and the surrounding communities. Hoboken is experiencing growing interest from international and local buyers who are attracted to the area’s quick access to the City, numerous transportation options, family-oriented offerings, abundance of waterfront parks and walkways with stunning views of New York City, evolving food scene and diverse cultural offerings. In addition, buyers are drawn to the key large businesses in Hoboken as well as nearby Jersey City and Weehawken including Goldman Sachs, Stevens Institute of Technology and UBS Warburg.
“Hoboken is truly an incredible place to live, as its riverfront location affords unbeatable views of Manhattan,” said Nicholas Costantino, Engel & Völkers Hoboken. “As Hoboken’s real estate market continues to experience heightened demand, Engel & Völkers’ top-tier tools, services and connected global network will allow us to best meet the comprehensive needs of the area’s buyers and sellers of top-tier properties.”
With the opening of shops in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA – South Bay, Minneapolis and Concord and, in Canada, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver Island, Toronto and York, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand throughout the United States 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 36 countries across four 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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For further information please contact:
Engel & Völkers North America
212-234-3100 ext. 9809