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Welcome to your real estate agency Engel & Völkers Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
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Engel & Völkers Klagenfurt is your competent partner for upscale real estate in Klagenfurt, around the Wörthersee and throughout Carinthia. For than 40 years, the Engel & Völkers Group has been realizing real estate, land and investment properties in the most beautiful locations and has long been one of the most successful brokerage companies worldwide.
Represented on 4 continents, in 33 countries, with meanwhile more than 800 shops worldwide and more than 10,000 employees, Engel & Völkers has excellent networking and experience in the real estate industry and thus offers you the best possible support at all levels.
With an experienced and motivated team, we are also represented in the state capital Klagenfurt and strive with full commitment and commitment to implement your wishes and ideas.
We appreciate your interest in Engel & Völkers and allow us to give you an insight into our company and our way of working on the following pages.
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Engel & Völkers Klagenfurt
Neuer Platz 5
9020 Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Phone: +43 463 504 321
The city of Klagenfurt am Wörthersee
Klagenfurt is the southernmost state capital of Austria, the historical, economic and cultural heart of the province of Carinthia. However, the attraction of the Lindwurm city goes far beyond the borders of the country, it has positioned itself as an important center in the Alps-Adriatic region.
Klagenfurt is the administrative center of the state, university city, school city number one, sports city, leisure city, garden city on the Wörthersee, IT center and much more.
Klagenfurt has just over 100,000 inhabitants, but has a daily population of about 150,000 students, students and commuters.
The infrastructure must also be geared to this number. With around 56,000 jobs Klagenfurt am Wörthersee is also the economic center of the state and all important authorities have their headquarters here.
World-class companies export from Klagenfurt to all countries of the world, "Philips", for example, has one of the most important competence centers in Klagenfurt, and the "Center of Competence for Household and Personal Care Equipment" is working very well here.
"Infineon" has settled in the IT campus Lakeside Software Park, Hirsch watch straps are a Klagenfurt product that is sold all over the world, as well as straw rum and the large corporation Magna have their Weke in the Lindwurmstadt.
The focus of the economy is trade and tourism, small and medium-sized enterprises. In recent years, the city has developed into a competence center for information technology. Klagenfurt has invested in promising high-tech expertise with the university's renowned Computer Science Institute, the information technology and telematics courses, medical technology, many outstanding companies in the IT sector and the Lakeside software park. In the Alps-Adriatic region, there is hardly any other city that can compete here.
Excellent old town
Between modern and old there is a wonderful symbiosis in the Lindwurmstadt. One of the most beautiful old towns in Austria (three times awarded the European Nostra Diploma) has been renovated with great empathy, made accessible to the public through over 50 arcade yards.
The historic passages and courtyards today house modern boutiques, in-pubs and quaint guest gardens. The cityscape is complemented by modern architecture that underlines the city's development into a vibrant center.
Klagenfurt is also a safe city with high recreational value in a healthy, green environment.
Politics and city administration have together with the citizens Klagenfurt made a particularly livable community
Klagenfurt facts in brief:
• Just over 100,000 inhabitants, inhabitants
Carinthia's largest city, the sixth largest in Austria
• Area around 120 square kilometers
• highest point Ulrichsberg with approx. 1020 m height
• lowest point Gurkerbrücke with 420 m
• Lake Wörthersee Klagenfurt has the warmest alpine lake in Europe, in August up to 28.9 ° C
• 130 km of cycle paths
• 15 city partnerships
• University City
• Trade fair city
• Historic Old Town, awarded three times the European Nostra Diploma in Revitalization
Did you know?...
... that Klagenfurt hosted the European Football Championship 2008? Three games were played in the new stadium, in Klagenfurt played the national teams of Germany, Poland and Croatia!
....that Klagenfurt is the headquarters of one of five worldwide Philips competence centers for household and personal care appliances, including epilators, beard trimmers, hair trimmers, dental care systems and anti-cellulite products. Device "Cellesse" Also the famous designer citrus press (design: Matteo Thun) comes from the Philips location Klagenfurt.
... that the postcard, formerly a correspondence card, is a Klagenfurt invention? Born in Klagenfurt Dr. med. Emanuel Alexander Herrmann proposed as economist and ministerial official in the newspaper "Neue Freie Presse" in early 1869 the introduction of a postal or correspondence card. The postal administration took up the proposal and only a few months later, the first tickets were sent.
.... that Stroh-Rum rum is a Klagenfurt product? The company was founded in 1832 by Sebastian Stroh. The company in Klagenfurt's Strohgasse still produces the well-known Stroh-Rum 80 today.
... that Udo Jürgens comes from Klagenfurt and completed his first performances here? Since 2001, the singer, composer and entertainer has been honorary citizen of the city.
... that the oldest pedestrian zone in Austria is located in Klagenfurt? In 1961, the then Klagenfurt city government decided to provide the Kramergasse and the Wienergasse to pedestrians - and exclusively to the pedestrians. Ten years later the Old Square became a car-free zone. Many Austrian cities followed this model.
... that the first residential skyscraper in Austria stood in Klagenfurt? Built by the municipality, it was handed over to the tenants in 1955. In the 13 floors were (for the time considerable) housed 68 apartments. Of course, the memorable skyscraper still stands today: in Kempfstraße.
... that the g'schmackige Wenger mustard comes from Klagenfurt? Gustav Wenger jun. has taken over the traditional Klagenfurt company after an economic crisis. Since the mid-90s, the wonderful mustard is being produced again and exported to many countries.
... that Pago fruit juices have their origin in Klagenfurt? The name Pago is made up of Pagitz and fruit, Jakob Pagitz founded the company in the Carinthian capital in 1888. Today belongs to Pago Eckes-Grannini.
... that the rare flower "Wulfenia" has its proverbial roots in Klagenfurt? The name Wulfenia is on their Klagenfurt born explorer Franz Xaver Feiherr von Wulfen, who found this "new blue plant that no botanist has ever seen and described" in the area of the Gartnerkofel more than 200 years ago. Otherwise it only grows in the Himalayan region and now also in the Botanical Garden Klagenfurt.
... that according to the plans of the Austrian architect Margarethe Schütte-Lihotzky, who wrote architectural history with her "Frankfurter Küche", the "Volkshaus" was built on the southern railway belt in Klagenfurt!
... that Klagenfurt was the only city three times to receive the coveted "Europa Nostra Diploma for Exemplary Old Town Preservation"?
... that the superfast Jessenig sails were made in Klagenfurt? World champions and Olympic champions have won with them. Sailmaker Robert Jessenig discontinued his Klagenfurt operation in the summer of 2004.
... that the first district heating plant in Austria went into operation in Klagenfurt? And that very early, because in 1951, the second turbine was already put into operation. The second stage was completed at the end of the 50s.
... that Klagenfurt applied for the 2006 Winter Olympics? The three-country application "Senza confini - without borders" also included the neighboring regions of Slovenia and Friuli (Italy). In the final round Klagenfurt narrowly succumbed to the candidate Turin (Italy).
... that Karl Schnabl, Ski Jumping Olympic Champion of 1976, is now working as a successful sports doctor in Klagenfurt? Since November 2014 he also looks after the Olympic training center Klagenfurt in the sports park.
... .that the first volunteer fire department in Carinthia, today's main police station, was founded in 1864 by Ferdinand Jergitsch in the city center. In order to maintain the security of the population, nine more volunteer fire departments were founded in the following years in Klagenfurt. Today, at almost 155 years, the Freiwillige Feuerwehr Hauptwache is one of the oldest fire brigades in Austria with the first democratically elected commander.