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Closest friends gathered on his estate for the sporting and social event

Hamburg/Majorca - Christian Völkers, the CEO and Founder of Engel & Völkers AG, hosted a private polo tournament on Majorca from 29 to 31 July 2016. The event was held on the property entrepreneur’s estate in Port d’es Canonge on Majorca’s southwest coast. The international guest list included Cristina Macaya, Simoneta Gómez-Acebo (cousin of King Felipe VI.), Juan Carvajal with his wife Adela, architect and designer Antonio Obrador Vidal, Pablo Carrington, Marieta Salas Zaforteza, the painter Natasha Zupan, Marta Gayá, Cecilia Sandberg, Fabien Pictetand Don Cristóbal Méndez de Vigo. Also in attendance were the German singer Vicky Leandros, Philippe and Diana Harari, and Rupert

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International buyers dominate the market in Italy’s City of Bridges

Hamburg/Venice (04 April 2016) - In the past year, the residential market in Venice has seen stable development with valuations already at a very high level. “Prices have risen continuously over the last 20 years and have remained relatively constant – even after the financial crisis,” said Giacomo Argenio, Office Manager Engel & Völkers in Venice. This stable to upward price trend is owed to the high level of international demand. 

Enormous interest from foreign investors

International buyers account for around 70 percent of residential property sales in Venice. 25 percent of these foreign investors are British citizens, constituting the largest group, followed by the French (20

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The new Engel & Völkers “Residential Market Report Switzerland 2016” looks at around 50 locations

Hamburg/Zug (March 22, 2016) - Switzerland’s residential property market has settled down into a period of stability. At present, price rises are relatively moderate in many parts of the country. This is the conclusion reached by the “Residential Market Report Switzerland 2016”, just published by Engel & Völkers. It details market developments in approximately 50 locations. “Many buyers are assessing properties on the market with extra care, but the level of demand remains constant nonetheless,” said Thomas Frigo, Managing Director of Engel & Völkers Wohnen Schweiz AG.

High level of interest in economic centres

Prospective buyers continue to hold

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Engel & Völkers surveys top five percent of highest-priced real estate sales in Germany’s major cities

HAMBURG, GERMANY (March 15, 2016) - In a survey published on Germany’s market for luxury residential property, Engel & Völkers has found striking differences in the range of sale prices registered in Germany’s major cities during the first half-year of 2015. Prices for detached and semi-detached houses sold in Hamburg ranged from 1.7 to 13 million euros. In Stuttgart, prices in this segment were between 1.4 and 2.8 million euros.

The survey also investigated top prices per square metre for freehold apartments. Berlin emerged as the frontrunner here, with a price high per square metre of 19,020 euros.

The scope of the survey was limited to the

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Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest is official sponsor
Garbiñe Muguruza, ranked number four in the world, is confirmed to play
Tournament ambassador is Toni Nadal, uncle and trainer of Rafael Nadal 

Hamburg/Mallorca (March 14, 2016) - The inaugural WTA Mallorca Open will take place from 13-19 June 2016 at the new Santa Ponsa Tennis Club. Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest is official sponsor of this year’s women’s tennis tournament. “Never before has an event on this scale been held on Mallorca. The tourists and second home owners who flock here can now enjoy yet another sporting attraction,” said Hans Lenz, Managing Partner of Engel & Völkers Mallorca Southwest. The ambassador of the WTA Mallorca Open is Toni Nadal, uncle and trainer of Rafael Nadal.

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Engel & Völkers increases revenues by 22.2 percent

Hamburg/Majorca (March 9, 2016) - Engel & Völkers Majorca can report another successful financial year in 2015. The 16 residential property shops grew their commission revenues by 22.2 percent to 14.5 million euros (2014: 11.9 million euros). Low rates of interest are helping to boost the Majorcan property market at present, along with the fact that buyers aspire to own a second home on this popular holiday island.

One of the most desirable regions for real estate investments is the southwest. Last year, Engel & Völkers sold five properties alone here with a sale price of between 8 and 10 million euros. The highest sale price achieved by Engel & Völkers was 10.5 million euros, in the exclusive

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He brings extensive experience in Asset Management and Private Banking

HAMBURG, GERMANY (March 3, 2016)Engel & Völkers AG today announces changes to its Supervisory Board in line with its rapid international expansion. Michael de Picciotto assumes the new role of Vice-Chairman of the Supervisory Board with immediate effect. The restructured Supervisory Board now consists of Chairman Dr. Walter Kuna, Vice-Chairman Michael de Picciotto, and Board Members Thomas Völkers and Dr. Thomas Bühler. “I am very pleased that we have been able to secure the appointment of Michael de Picciotto as Vice-Chairman. Our company is set to benefit greatly from his broad and extensive professional experience as we advance our global expansion plan,” said Christian

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The designer’s own interior furnishings are included in 3.9 million euro asking price

Hamburg/ Kreuzlingen, 7 January 2016. The internationally renowned fashion designer Philipp Plein has moved his company headquarters to Lugano and is therefore leaving his Swiss home in Amriswil. He had the art nouveau mansion lavishly refurbished in 2010. The property is now on the market fully furnished for the equivalent of approx. 3.9 million euros through Engel & Völkers Kreuzlingen in Switzerland.

Interior with a personal note

Spanning some 1,000 square metres in total, the interior of the property comprises a living area with ten rooms and an office wing with eight rooms. The German designer used the property as both his private residence and business

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New residential property shop in San Francisco: Engel & Völkers continues to expand

HAMBURG, GERMANY (December 10, 2015) - The opening of a new residential property shop in the Californian city of San Francisco brings the total number of Engel & Völkers locations to 700 worldwide. “We are delighted about the large international presence of the Engel & Völkers brand and will continue to focus on our strong growth. The USA and the whole of North America are particularly important markets for us in strategic terms”, explains Sven Odia, CEO of Engel & Völkers AG. The new residential property shop is located in The Castro, a district that has many of the Victorian houses that typify San Francisco. From there, the 30-strong team sell residential property

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• Engel & Völkers investigates the highest priced locations across Germany

• 18 locations have top prices exceeding 10,000 euros per square metre

Hamburg. Prime property in Germany’s major cities and most desirable second home markets is reaching new price highs. Hobookenweg in Kampen on the island of Sylt remains the most expensive street to live on. A thatched house with panoramic North Sea views sold here for around 73,300 euros per square metre during the period under review (2014/2015). These are the results of the ranking of Germany’s most exclusive residential locations, just released by Engel & Völkers. “Each address featured in the ranking is a unique micro-location. On Sylt, for example, building plots are very rare, so top properties are

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