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Engel & Völkers Opens New Real Estate Shop Serving Bonita Springs and Estero

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016 at 10:31am Office Shell Admin Naples-Bonita-Estero


Naples, FL. (February 2nd, 2016) – Engel & Völkers, one of the world’s leading service companies in luxury real estate, commercial, yacht and aviation brokering,  has announced the grand opening of Engel & Völkers

Bonita – Estero, located at 26381 South Tamiami Trail #108, across from Bonita Bay and Pelican Landing in Bonita Springs, Florida. 

On February 4th 2016, a ribbon cutting ceremony will be held at the new Bonita –Estero office. VIP Guests include: the Mayor of Bonita Springs, the Honorable Ben L. Nelson Jr., the Senior Vice President of Engel & Völkers North America, Peter Ianos, the Chief Operating Officer of Engel & Völkers North America, Jim Ramsay, and members of Engel & Völkers North America’s management and advisory team. VIP guests and customers will then proceed to a private White Party held at The Colony Golf & Country Club. Patrons will dine on select international fare representative of the 37 countries in which Engel & Völkers operates.  

Engel & Völkers Olde Naples, opened its first location in Southwest Florida in January 2010. The Olde Naples shop is located on prestigious 5th Avenue South in downtown Naples, Florida. In July 2015, the company acquired Florida Platinum Realty, which was renamed Engel & Völkers Bonita–Estero, which is now a part of Engel & Völkers Naples Bonita–Estero (EVNBE). The Bonita Springs office has since been renovated and redecorated in the chic white style for which Engel & Völkers is known worldwide. The Bonita Springs office will be Engel & Völkers’ twenty third location in Florida.

Engel & Völkers Bonita–Estero is represented by eighteen luxury real estate advisors. The executive team for EVNBE; James A. Hollars and Ellen Hollars , Founding License Partners, Joe Epifanio, License Partner/Managing Broker, Ryan Chiodo, License Partner/Broker Associate, Erica Nagel, Marketing Director, Mallory Silverman, Transaction Manager and Sherry Holland Janes, Bonita–Estero Office Manager.

“We have reached a size and international status that we can be proud of. Engel & Völkers now has a global workforce of more than 7,000 employees and opened its 700th location last year. The company is planning to significantly expand its number of locations in internationally known first and second home markets. The focus here will be on Europe and North America,” said Christian Völkers CEO/ Founder of Engel & Völkers AG.

“In 2015 Engel & Völkers Naples Bonita–Estero was pleased to receive one of the three top North American core value awards. The three core values of the company are competence, exclusivity and passion. This award signifies the strength of our commitment to provide our clients with the highest level of service. It’s with great honor to acknowledge that our Bonita-Estero advisors share these values,” said James A. Hollars, Founding License Partner of EVNBE.

“As a service–driven organization, the new Engel & Völkers Bonita-Estero shop will provide the area’s home sellers and buyers with the highest levels of marketing expertise and an unparalleled level of international exposure from the brand’s global network,” said Joe Epifanio , License Partner/Managing Broker of EVNBE.

“Engel & Völkers’ network and tools have seamlessly coupled with our firm grasp of the local market. As the greater Bonita Springs and Estero markets continue to experience unprecedented sales and growth, the real estate needs of our affluent clientele, both international and local, will be met with unmatched services,” said Ryan Chiodo, former owner of Florida Platinum Realty and Broker Associate of EVNBE.

As the only true international premium real estate company, fulfilling the needs of our clientele is at the forefront. The Florida Association of Realtors’ International Buyer Profile reports that in the 12-month period ending June 2015, sales to international buyers increased to $23.7 billion from the previous 12-month period’s level of $15.7 billion. International sales accounted for about 24% of Florida’s residential market, compared to a 19% share in the preceding period. 

With this recent expansion and opening of shops in Dubai, Toronto, San Francisco, Atlanta, Rome, and Beverly Hills, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market throughout the world.


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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 aviation. Engel & Völkers currently operates a global network of over 7,000 real estate advisors in more than 700 brokerages spanning 37 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.

For press inquiries please contact:

Erica Nagel

Marketing Director

Engel & Völkers Naples Bonita-Estero

837 Fifth Avenue South #102

Naples, FL. 34102




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