Press Release

For Immediate Release

May 14th, 2013

Engel & Völkers Hong Kong Wins Two Awards from The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013 – 2014

HONG KONG – May 14, 2013– Engel & Völkers Hong Kong has taken home two awards from The Asia Pacific Property Awards 2013-2014. Over 800 entrants competed in the region to receive this honor, with the winners announced on May 10th at the Shangri-La in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, at the annual Property & Hospitality Show 2013. Engel & Völkers Hong Kong received the highest accolade awarded in both categories for Hong Kong, Real Estate Agency and Real Estate Agency Website.

“On behalf of my incredible team at Engel & Völkers Hong Kong, I am honored to receive this prestigious recognition,” said Chris Liem, Owner & Principal of Engel & Völkers Hong Kong. “Since opening in Hong Kong in 2009, we have worked tirelessly as a team to nurture our company, our brand and our service that are being recognized and celebrated by the International Property Awards today.”

Stuart Shield, president of the International Property Awards, said, “The entries that we receive from the Asia Pacific region become more impressive year after year. The winning companies have outshone their peers and proven exceptional levels of professionalism and competence in their field.”

The Asia Pacific Property Awards are part of the esteemed, long-established International Property Awards. Founded 19 years ago, these accolades distinguish excellence in the property industry worldwide and promote high, international standards. Having received the highest honor awarded to a Hong Kong agency by the International Property Awards, – “Highly Commended” – Engel & Völkers Hong Kong maintains its record as the best in the highly competitive Hong Kong property market, a significant feat since its establishment in Hong Kong just three years ago.

The independent judging panel consisted of approximately 70 professionals including Fiona Nixon, chairman of the Australian Institute of Architects; Patrick Grove, co-founder of IPGA Ltd; Peter Bolton King, group chief executive of the National Federation of Property professionals; David Dalby of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS); and Mike McNamara of the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS).

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About Engel & Völkers Hong Kong

Engel & Völkers Hong Kong is the first branch of the world’s leading real estate agency in Asia, providing service in specialised luxury residential sales and leasing, and premium project marketing to vendors and landlords, purchasers and tenants. Voted 2011 Best Property Agency for Mid-Levels and Central by GoHome and 2012 Best of the Best on Mid-Levels West by Squarefoot, Engel & Völkers Hong Kong combines local market expertise and unparalleled global market knowledge and resources to provide world class service to clients.

Founded in Germany in 1977 and now with more than 530 locations in 37 countries, Engel & Völkers is uniquely positioned to offer professional real estate agency services in Hong Kong and internationally.

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