Event marks international premium real estate firm’s formal introduction to the Scottsdale market
SCOTTSDALE, AZ – Engel & Völkers North America, the North American operations for the European-based premium real estate brand, celebrated the official launch of its Scottsdale shop with a ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration at their new storefront, located at 4821 N. Scottsdale Road. The event was attended by over 125 notable guests and community members.
“The official opening of the Engel & Völkers Scottsdale shop comes at a time when Scottsdale’s ideal winter climate and notable retail, cultural and athletic offerings are attracting a growing number of international clientele to the city’s real estate market,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “With Sandra and Bob’s local marketplace expertise and impressive success, the shop will offer unmatched service to buyers drawn to the area.”
The event began with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by top Engel & Völkers representatives and local officials. Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a cocktail hour featuring speeches from special guests including Jim Lane, Mayor of Scottsdale; Nikki Groff, Chief Marketing and Business Officer of Wallick & Volk; Bob Nathan, Engel & Völkers Scottsdale Managing Broker; Jacob Stepan, Executive Vice President of Expansion for Engel & Völkers North America; and Sandra Wilken, owner of Engel & Völkers Scottsdale.
“In addition to the launch of Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, we are also celebrating our shop’s exceptional growth of 35% since Sandra Wilken Luxury Properties partnered with Engel & Völkers, with a team of 28 advisors and record-breaking sales year after year,” said Sandra Wilken, owner of Engel & Völkers Scottsdale. “The official opening of the shop comes at a time when the real estate market has demonstrated a much larger international presence in Scottsdale, especially as more clientele relocate to the area from across the globe.”
Engel & Völkers Scottsdale, with a main office located at 4821 N. Scottsdale Road in Scottsdale, will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in Scottsdale and surrounding areas including North Central Phoenix, Biltmore and Desert Mountain. Known for its exquisite climate and unmatched quality of life, Scottsdale is increasingly appealing to buyers from both the United States and global destinations who are attracted to its major league sports, top retail, numerous dining establishments and iconic financial district.
“With global buyers consistently drawn to both the city’s athletic scene as well as its wide array of cultural offerings, Engel & Völkers Scottsdale will provide the international reach and top-tier level of service to best serve our clients’ comprehensive real estate needs,” said Bob Nathan, managing broker of Engel & Völkers Scottsdale. “As the current boom of new development continues to put Scottsdale on the map, we look forward to being the leading resource for residents seeking to learn more about the real estate growth of the area.”
Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence and connectivity in the premium real estate market across North America with the opening of shops in Aspen, Vail, Park City, Atlanta, Hilton Head, Sun Valley, Minneapolis and Charlotte and, in Canada, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver Island, Toronto and York. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand throughout the United States with planned openings in several new markets.