International premium real estate firm furthers Louisiana presence in capital city
BATON ROUGE, LA – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced today the opening of its first Baton Rouge, Louisiana shop, bringing the firm’s global network and exclusive level of service to real estate buyers and sellers of the historic area. The opening comes with the union between the renowned international real estate firm and Jerry del Rio Real Estate Inc., one of the leading real estate companies serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding parishes.
“As a key political, industrial and cultural center for Louisiana, Baton Rouge presented itself as the ideal location to further our footprint in the dynamic state following the recent openings of our New Orleans, Lake Charles and Lafayette shops,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “As an award-winning real estate leader, Jerry’s unmatched on-the-ground expertise perfectly complements Engel & Völkers’ comprehensive international network to best serve the increasingly diverse clientele drawn to the greater Baton Rouge area’s real estate offerings.”
Jerry del Rio, who brings 28 years of experience in the marketplace, is the owner of the new shop. The partnership brings 15 real estate advisors to the new shop further solidifying the firm’s Southeast presence.
“As a lifelong resident of Baton Rouge, it is fascinating to see the area’s transformation into a vibrant city ideal for a diverse range of clientele from chefs to families to students,” said Jerry del Rio, owner of Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge. “Engel & Völkers global reach and dedication to premium service will be key assets as the area begins to attract the growing attention of both local and international buyers.”
Engel & Völkers Baton Rouge, with a main office situated at 4874 Bluebonnet Blvd., will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in the greater Baton Rouge area and its surrounding parishes. The area’s popular university LSU, burgeoning restaurant scene, booming oil and gas industries, distinct culture and quality of life have helped the Baton Rouge marketplace see increased interest from buyers from across the United States.
With the opening of shops in Atlanta, Austin, Bluffton, Hilton Head, Houston, Beverly Hills, St. George, Long Beach, LA – South Bay, Minneapolis and Charlotte and in Canada, Victoria, Calgary, Montreal, Vancouver Island, Toronto and York, Engel & Völkers continues to strengthen its presence in the premium real estate market across North America. Additionally, Engel & Völkers continues to expand throughout the United States with planned openings in several new markets.