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Engel & Völkers Celebrates Official Opening of Baton Rouge Shop

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 2:00pm Engel Völkers

Event marks international premium real estate firm’s formal introduction to the Louisiana capital city

BATON ROUGE, LA – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, celebrated the grand opening of its first Baton Rouge shop with an exclusive ribbon cutting and opening celebration. The event was hosted at the newly designed shop, located at 4874 Bluebonnet Blvd. in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and was attended by over 200 guests from around the country.

A ribbon cutting ceremony led by top Engel & Völkers representatives, Jerry del Rio and Mayor Kip Holden. Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a cocktail hour featuring speeches from Jerry del Rio, License Partner of Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge, Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America and representatives from the Special Olympics, cause marketing partner of Engel & Völkers North America.

“The opening of Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge celebrates a valuable addition to our North American network and our growing presence in the southeast,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “With over 28 years of experience selling real estate in the area, Jerry is a true market expert and will continue to bring her expertise and high level of service to buyers and sellers of the greater Baton Rouge area.”

Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in the greater Baton Rouge area and its surrounding parishes.  Baton Rouge’s popular Louisiana State University (LSU), burgeoning restaurant scene, distinct culture, unmatched quality of life and notable year-round recreational activities, such as golf, fishing and tennis, have helped the Baton Rouge marketplace see growing interest from buyers from across the United States.

“The official opening of our shop comes at an exciting time for Baton Rouge in which many new residents from different backgrounds are moving to our diverse city and its adjacent parishes,” said Jerry del Rio, owner of Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge. “The Engel & Völkers network provides the international connections and innovative marketing tools necessary to best meet the real estate needs of buyers and sellers drawn to the area.”

With the opening of shops in Atlanta, Austin, Bluffton, Hilton Head, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA – South Bay, Minneapolis and Charlotte and in Canada, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver Island, Toronto and York, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand throughout the United States with planned openings in several new markets.


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