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Setting up your own business with a licensed partnership

Have you always dreamt of going it alone but haven’t yet taken the bold step towards setting up your own business? With an Engel & Völkers licensed partnership, you invest in your own business while benefiting from a strong brand and a globally successful business model. 

The property market is extremely competitive. If you’d like to set up your own business and enter the market as a real estate agent, you’ll face many challenges. That’s why our tried-and-tested franchising model is worth a look. With an Engel & Völkers licence, you can start your own company under the umbrella of a globally successful business concept.

Conditions for a successful partnership

Do you have sound management experience? Are you familiar with risk management? Then you’ve got the basics for a successful partnership with Engel & Völkers. Business skills are also essential when forming a company – whether it’s a new start-up or a licensed partnership.


As well as specialist knowledge and professional experience, a certain amount of initial capital is required to take over a licence. However, it’s rare that our licensed partners can contribute all of the required capital themselves. Much more often, third-party financing from a bank is required. We would, of course, be happy to advise you on this and help you draw up your business plan.

Successful brand and worldwide network

If you’ve got the basics and acquire an Engel & Völkers licence, you’ll be joining an incredible company culture. Our priority is bringing new licensed partners on board with all our knowledge and experience. Besides the clear benefits of a well-known brand, existing shops and trained staff, Engel & Völkers offers employees and licensed partners considerable training opportunities through the Engel & Völkers Academy.


In addition, as a licensed partner, you are in constant contact with other licensees from Switzerland and abroad and have plenty of opportunities to strengthen your relationships. These internal events also offer the unique opportunity to bring clients together and generate additional interesting business.


That’s why we prioritise our franchise partners’ satisfaction, with the aim of achieving lasting business success. The master licence in Zug for all Swiss licensees and employees offers intensive, comprehensive support to new licensed partners in particular. Our unique brand strength, global network and own successful system platform will support you as a new licensed partner and help you set up your own business successfully.


Would you like to become a licensed partner of Engel & Völkers? Our incomparably strong brand, our first-class network and our unique system platform offer you an outstanding foundation for getting started as a licensed partner. Find out about currently available licence areas here. If your preferred area isn’t listed, please get in touch anyway. We can often negotiate potential succession deals for licences which have already been allocated. 


Get in touch and write your own Engel & Völkers success story as a licensed partner with us. We look forward to welcoming you!

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