Engel & VĂ¶lkers recently celebrated the grand opening of its first Minneapolis shop with an exclusive ribbon cutting and grand opening celebration. The event was hosted at the newly designed Minneapolis Downtown storefront, located at 1601 Hennepin Ave. in Minneapolis, Minn., and was attended by over 350 notable guests from around the country.
The event began with a ribbon cutting ceremony led by top Engel & VĂ¶lkers representatives. Following the ceremony, guests were treated to a cocktail hour featuring speeches from Geoffrey Bray and Lindsay Bacigalupo, License Partners of Engel & VĂ¶lkers Minneapolis Downtown, Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America, and representatives from the Special Olympics.
Notable guests included local athletic, television and real estate celebrities including Don Lucia, Head Coach, University of Minnesota Golden Gopher Hockey; Ali Lucia, WCCO Channel 4 News Television personality; Marshall Saunders, co-founder of Saunders Dailey Real Estate Investments; Mike McCaw, Founder and Owner of Spacecrafting; Aaron Kardell, Founder and Owner of Mobile Realty Apps; along with representatives of Special Olympics, cause marketing partner of Engel & VĂ¶lkers North America.
â€śThe grand opening of Engel & VĂ¶lkers Minneapolis Downtown signifies a key addition to our North American network as our first Minnesota storefront, effectively expanding our footprint into the Midwest,â€ť says Hitt. â€śWith decades of experience and unmatched local expertise, Geoff and Lindsay will successfully lead the new shop as the Minneapolis real estate marketplace continues its dynamic growth.â€ť
Engel & VĂ¶lkers Minneapolis Downtown, ideally situated on Hennepin Avenue in Downtown Minneapolis will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in Minneapolis, St. Paul and its surrounding areas. As large corporations such as Target, United Healthcare and General Mills continue to headquarter in the area, Minneapolis is emerging as a key residential destination for both domestic and international buyers.
â€śAs Minneapolisâ€™ unique blend of cultural and corporate offerings, rich sports atmosphere and unmatched quality of life continues to appeal to buyers from around the world, Engel & VĂ¶lkers Minneapolis Downtown has the tools, services and connected network necessary to meet clientsâ€™ comprehensive real estate needs,â€ť says Geoff Bray, License Partner of Engel & VĂ¶lkers Minneapolis Downtown.
With the opening of shops in Atlanta, Austin, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA â€“ South Bay, Minneapolis and Charlotte and, in Canada, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver Island, Toronto and York, Engel & VĂ¶lkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. Additionally, Engel & VĂ¶lkers continues to expand throughout the United States with planned openings in several new markets.
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