Vienna State Opera House, St. Stephen’s Cathedral, Hundertwasserhaus – Austria’s capital, Vienna, is world-famous for its cultural offerings and architecture. Engel & Völkers is now opening a Metropolitan Market Center (MMC) in the metropolis on the Danube and is still looking for further property consultants.
“We are offering a first-class working environment with state-of-the-art facilities in around 400m² directly opposite the Opera House in the first district,” says Christian Sommer, Managing Director for Engel & Völkers in Vienna. Each property consultant here is responsible for a region. There is the added possibility of making direct contact with customers in a Property Lounge, which has been developed from a property shop. “With the MMC we are beginning a ground-breaking innovation similar to our shop concept in 1995,” explains Christian Völkers, CEO of Engel & Völkers AG. With the establishment of the MMC concept, the Company is pursuing the strategy to have the ability to grow faster in the great metropolises of the world and win a larger market share.
According to the annual periodical Mercer Ranking, Vienna is offering the highest quality of living out of 221 cities worldwide for the third time in a row. The Danube metropolis is furthermore the official residence of the UNO, OSCE, OPEC and IAEA. Both multipliers make Vienna an extremely popular market for foreign investors. But even Austrian buyers, whose primary residences are based in Vienna, are on the search for high-quality property.
Exclusive estates in prime locations such as the first district generate top prices of up to 30,000 euros per square metre. The district is additionally the home of famous landmarks such as St. Stephen’s Cathedral, for example, or the Hofburg, and offers a quality of living at the highest level. If anything families prefer the way of life away from the inner city. Both Viennese districts 18 and 19 have the charm of tranquil suburbs and are worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the city. Surrounded by hills and vineyards, here there are dream mansions in the midst of well-kept gardens. The Austrian property market is among one of the most stable in the whole of Europe; over the past ten years a steady price increase has ultimately been recorded. For this reason, the nation of the Alps is the ideal location for every type of property investment.