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July 2015

Found 7 blog entries for July 2015.


International luxury real estate firm arrives in Ontario’s premier destination

European-based international real estate firm, Engel & Völkers, today announced the opening of its newest shop in Collingwood, Ontario, to provide a global network of distinguished real estate services to the popular and growing community. Longtime Collingwood real estate provider, Max Hahne, is the owner of the new Engel & Völkers Collingwood brokerage. Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America, welcomed Hahne to the Engel & Völkers’ brand, saying, “As we introduce ourselves and our renowned capabilities to Collingwood, we believe a partnership is critical with someone who will best represent our name and shares our philosophy for

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International luxury real estate firm furthers Atlanta presence with third location in Southeast city

Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today the opening of its first Brookhaven shop, bringing the firm’s distinguished global services to real estate buyers and sellers of the area. The Brookhaven shop will further solidify the firm’s presence in the ever-growing Atlanta marketplace. Scott Askew, owner of the new shop, also owns Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta, which has seen significant success since his 41-year-old firm partnered with the Engel & Völkers brand in April 2014. Laurie Nickless, a Brookhaven resident and real estate veteran who has worked with Scott for over 17 years, will run the

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Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today that five of the firm’s United States real estate advisors have been named members of “The Thousand Top Real Estate Professionals,” by REAL Trends, and the The Wall Street Journal, a prestigious national awards ranking sponsored annually by the two respected publications.

The real estate advisors include Paul Benson, Engel & Völkers Park City; Carol Sollak Engel & Völkers Wellington; Shirley Gary, Engel & Völkers Buckhead Atlanta; Roxann Taylor, Engel & Völkers Dallas Southlake; and Lourdes Alatriste, Engel & Völkers Miami. Each one is also a Private Office advisor, an exclusive international network of Engel & Völkers’ top real estate professionals.

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The eastern part of downtown Aspen is home to the Spring Building, one of the most eco-friendly buildings in the city’s commercial core.  Once a dismal and meager office space slated for demolition, developer Michael Rudin salvaged the property in the spring of 2010.  Rudin, only 27 at the time, took on the Spring Building Aspen as his first project separate from his family’s business in real estate development and leasing in New York City.  In addition to the reconstruction of the two commercial and retail spaces, Rudin envisioned crafting a 2,000-square-foot penthouse on a third level so he, too, could bask in the luxury Aspen offers.  After completion of the C-1 zoned properties, tenants eagerly lined up to rent out the chic office space offered on

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Lake Tahoe, NV (July 16, 2015) – The Engel & Völkers shop in Lake Tahoe, Nevada, led by the market’s top real estate professional Jean Merkelbach, announced their sponsorship in this year’s American Century Championship celebrity golf tournament in Lake Tahoe, July 14-19.

Competing in the tournament are more than 80 sports and entertainment celebrities, including TNT NBA analyst Charles Barkley, NFL MVP and Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, actor and musician Justin Timberlake, actor and comedian Kevin Nealon, and a host of current pro athletes and retired Hall of Famers. A few of the players include past and current clients of Merkelbach who has sponsored the 9th hole of the event for the past 15 years.

“It continues to be an

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Engel & Völkers Jupiter has sold one of the most sought after properties on Jupiter Island today for $38 million. Sold to Liberty Media Chairman, John Malone, the sale marks a new record high for a home both in Jupiter and Jupiter Island. Located on the southernmost barrier island off the east coast of Florida, the 9.4-acre estate spans an exceptional 506 feet of the ocean and 513 feet of the Intracoastal Waterway–making it no surprise that it was the most sought after properties on the island.

According to Ken Meierling, License Partner and Broker of Engel & Völkers Jupiter, the property was marketed on its exclusivity, privacy, and tranquility, something Jupiter Island is famous for. 

The main house sits at over 40 feet above sea

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Pitkin County real estate sales were the highest since the 2007 heyday, racking in a whopping $929.24M for the first half of 2015.  But don’t get too excited about this upward trend unless you live in the Aspen Core, West End or Red Mountain….the A+ locations where unique properties are setting records for price per square foot.  This trend is also in part to the “Superrich” according to a New York Times article.  The Superrich of the world have formed a migration pattern of global events and places, and Aspen is on the map!  Superrich want to be private, but at the same time they want a community of like-minded people, and Aspen offers just that.  Not to mention it’s a great place to park money in a hard asset like real estate.  Additionally, speculation

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