Event marks international premium real estate firm’s formal introduction to vibrant Louisiana town
LAFAYETTE, LA – Engel & Völkers North America, the North American operations for the European-based premium real estate brand, celebrated the opening of its Lafayette shop in Louisiana with an exclusive ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration at 1223 Camellia Blvd.
“As Lafayette continues to experience strong interest from global buyers, the official opening of Engel & Völkers Lafayette will further solidify the firm’s presence in the Louisiana marketplace,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “Through unparalleled on-the-ground expertise and top-tier level of service, Peggy and her team have proven themselves to be an ideal partner to best serve the diverse real estate clientele in this key area.”
Over 100 notable guests and community members attended the event, which began with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by top Engel & Völkers representatives and local officials. Following the ceremony guests attended a cocktail hour featuring speeches from special guests including Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America; Pat Bourgeois, President/CEO of Special Olympics Louisiana; and Aaron Rhodes, Special Olympics Louisiana athlete.
Engel & Völkers Lafayette, with a main office situated at 1223 Camellia Blvd. Suite 100, provides leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in historic Lafayette and its surrounding parishes and regions. Known as a mecca for South Louisiana culture, Lafayette is increasingly luring in millennials attracted to the varied activities signature to the area with an abundance of art, music and festivals.
“As Lafayette’s thriving art community and deep cultural history continues to appeal to buyers from across the country and the world, the new shop will meet these clients’ real estate needs,” said Peggy Grace, co-owner of Engel & Völkers Lafayette. “With Engel & Völkers’ international network and comprehensive resources, we anticipate continued success in Lafayette as the region continues to rapidly grow into a sought-after destination for home buyers.”
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, 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.