“Quality product offerings, premium service and innovative, never seem to go out of style.” – Christian Völkers

Engel & Völkers is a leader in the sale of residential and commercial real estate, resorts, yachts, and private jets in the premium segment. Founded by Christian Völkers in 1977 as a boutique shop delivering high-end services to an exclusive clientele, today we are a luxury brand recognized around the world for our culture of exclusivity, competence and passion. These core values are shared by thousands of dedicated professionals and are the driving force behind the growth and success of our unique brand.


    • Relocation to new headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity district


      • Engel & Völkers opens its first shop in The Bahamas, its third shop in the Caribbean
      • Making Virtual a Reality” initiative arms every shop in the Americas with VR technology
      • Opening of the 800th location worldwide


      • Engel & Völkers announces 8,000th real estate advisor worldwide
      • 900 North America advisors complete Engel & Völkers Academy’s Certification Program (EVCP)



      • Engel & Völkers announces 7,000th real estate advisor and 700th shop in worldwide network in 37 countries and 5 continents
      • Engel & Völkers announces Aviation Division
      • Engel & Völkers announces entry into Canada with new shops in Toronto, Montreal, Mont Tremblant, Collingwood, King City, Calgary, Vancouver Island, Vancouver



      • Engel & Völkers expands in North America with new shops in New Jersey, Nevada, Georgia, Texas and Vermont



      • Engel & Völkers establishes North America headquarters in New York City and opens additional shops in Arizona and Mexico
      • Engel & Völkers opens its first metropolitan market center in Barcelona



      • Founding of the Engel & Völkers “Castles and Manor Houses” business division
      • Engel & Völkers opens 500th shop worldwide



      • Engel & Völkers opens in Massachusetts



      • Engel & Völkers opens additional shops in California



      • Engel & Völkers opens first U.S. shops in Florida and New York



      • Private Office opens in London
      • Yachting Division founded



      • Official launch of the shop concept and opening of the first property shops as part of the Engel & Völkers group
      • Engel & Völkers establishes Real Estate Academy



      • First Engel & Völkers shop outside of Germany opens in Mallorca, Spain



      • Founding of the GG magazine publishing house



    • Founding of Engel & Cie., later Engel & Völkers in Hamburg Germany