Aviation and yacht services part of Hamburg giant’s unique concierge service
Seattle, WA – February 1, 2018 – German premier brand Engel & Völkers announced its entry in the Puget Sound market today with the opening of a new office at the base of the Fairmont Olympic Hotel, 411 University Street. A second location in downtown Mercer Island is opening its doors next month, with offices also planned for University Village and Bellevue.
“As a prestigious global player, Engel & Völkers brings an unsurpassed level of customer service to the luxury home buying and selling process,” said co-owner Christine Warjone, who, along with her husband Jim, former Chairman and CEO of Port Blakely Companies, are bringing the Engel & Völkers brand to the Seattle-area market. In addition to traditional real estate, clients have access to global luxury properties to lease and buy, including yachts and aviation services thru the company’s exclusive concierge amenities.
In addition to unsurpassed client services, the Engel & Völkers brand is known for fostering supportive collaborative relationships with its advisors/agents.
“Our model is unique in the industry,” said Gabriel Ciuca, the Seattle shop designated broker. “We are proud of the level of support we have for our team, offering an array of premium marketing programs and tools, multiple platforms for mobile, social and web, in addition to access to our global network of real estate professionals, property listings and market data.
“Our clientele expects the best, and since 1977 Engel & Völkers delivers on that through a commitment to passionate, professional and highly personalized service.”
About Engel & Völkers
Engel & Völkers was established in 1977 as a specialty boutique providing exclusive, high-end real estate services in Hamburg, Germany. The company has since grown into one of the world’s leading service companies specializing in the sale and rental of premium residential property, commercial real estate, yachts and aircraft, with over 800 locations and 10,000 agent/advisors in more than 30 countries. The Seattle and Mercer Island locations are licensed by Christine and Jim Warjone, former CEO and chairman of Port Blakely Companies, and Matt Bogue, license partner of Engel & Voelker’s Sun Valley office, and led by designated broker Gabriel Ciuca. For more information, visit Engel & Völkers online and follow them on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.