Premium international real estate firm honors brokerage shop with Community Service Award at exclusive North America Awards ceremony
DALLAS, TX (March 15, 2016) – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, today announced that Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta is a recipient of the Engel & Völkers Community Service Award. The award is presented to the Engel & Völkers shop that has created a positive impact within the community through leadership and/or participation in philanthropic organizations, volunteerism, membership with local business organizations and overall goodwill. Scott Askew is the owner of Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Brookhaven Atlanta.
“Scott, is a successful owner who is driven by a passion to give back to the community that Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta and Engel & Völkers Brookhaven Atlanta serves,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “This is the second, consecutive, year we have recognized Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta with our Community Service Award for their unrivaled passion and commitment to the organizations who work tirelessly to make the world a better place to live.”
The award was announced during an exclusive ceremony at Engel & Völkers’ annual Exchange event, this year hosted at the Four Seasons Resort and Club in Dallas at Colinas. Engel & Völkers Exchange is the global firm’s largest North America event and where Engel & Völkers owners, brokers and advisors gather to network, share best practices and hear from top industry leaders and special guests.
Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta is a premier real estate service provider for Intown Atlanta and its surrounding areas. The elite team at Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta showcased its success in creating a positive impact in the community through their leadership and involvement with Special Olympics Georgia, Northside Hospital, Habitat For Humanity, Morningside Elementary, Inman Middle School, One Warm Coat, Autism Speaks, Lead Atlanta, Literacy Action, P.A.L.S., Atlanta Humane Society, Prissy Tomboy Athletics, Senior Connections, Smart Lunch/Smart Kid Through Sweet Grace, Winship Cancer Center, Atlanta Board of REALTORS®, Virginia Highland Tour of Homes, and many other organizations.
“We are honored and proud of receiving the Engel & Völkers Community Service Award and I accept it on behalf of our hard working, caring, Advisors who put the needs of their clients and the communities we serve before their own desires”, said Askew. “To be able to have the support of the Engel & Völkers network to raise awareness of these important causes demonstrates the brand’s commitment to the communities in which they serve, everywhere.”
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 7,000 real estate advisors in more than 700 brokerages spanning 37 countries across five 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:
Michelle James • Listing & Media Manager
Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta
W. Scott Askew • Broker
Engel & Völkers Intown Atlanta
1411 North Highland Avenue
Atlanta, GA 30306