Engel & Völkers Spain, Portugal, Andorra grows 36,5%
• In 2017, the company brokered Real Estate worth 1,945 million euros in Spain, Portugal and Andorra
• The average property transaction value of deals closed by Engel & Völkers in Spain increases by 10% reaching 660.000€
• The total turnover by the Real Estate company worldwide has beaten a new record by reaching 667.8 million
The business the leading German Real Estate brokerage in the world, Engel & Völkers, recorded a 36.5% growth in Spain, Portugal and Andorra during the year 2017. The company brokered Real Estate worth 1,945 million euros compared to the 1,425 million euros recorded in 2016.
The Iberian Peninsula, together with the Balearic and Canary Islands, has become a strategic region for the German Real Estate Agency. In Spain alone, the company accomplished a total of 2,790 sales transactions during the past year, which is 24% more than those registered in 2016. The average purchase price of transactions rose by 10% to stand at 660,000 euros. With regard to the rental market, the number of homes that the firm managed in Spain increased by 20% to 2,673 cases.
New record results
In total, the Engel & Völkers group managed to increase its turnover by 31.9% in 2017 to reach 667.8 million euros. This represents a new world record for the company. "In 2017, we have managed to expand significantly and once again our position in the international Real Estate markets has been affirmed," says the founder and CEO of Engel & Völkers, Christian Völkers.
North America has generated the highest growth in the world in terms of turnover in the residential division by rising to 54.6%. The reason for this great performance is due to the opening of a large number of new property shops in the most sought after areas as well as first and second home markets. In Italy, Engel & Völkers continues its path of expansion and growth with an increase in turnover of 47.2%, as well as in the DACH region (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) where the Real Estate agency increased its income from commissions by up to 10.6% compared to 2016.