International premium real estate firm expands southeast footprint with first location in historic Louisiana city
NEW ORLEANS, LA (May 2, 2016) – Engel & Völkers, a European-based premium real estate brand, announced the opening of its newest shop, Engel & Völkers New Orleans. The expansion comes with the union between the storied international brokerage and Delery Comarda Realtors, a leading boutique real estate firm serving New Orleans and the surrounding areas.
Joyce Delery, Anne Comarda and Marty Brantley, who together bring 45 years of experience in the marketplace, are the owners of the new shop. The partnership brings 42 real estate advisors to the brand further solidifying the firm’s presence in the southeast.
“With New Orleans’ real estate marketplace continuing to receive heightened interest from a diverse range of global buyers, Delery Comarda Realtors presented itself as the ideal partner to seamlessly introduce Engel & Völkers to this dynamic city,” said Anthony Hitt, CEO of Engel & Völkers North America. “Joyce, Anne and Marty’s on-the-ground expertise, renowned reputation and quality of service will perfectly align with Engel & Völkers’ reach and exclusivity to best serve local and international buyers drawn to the area.”
Engel & Völkers New Orleans, with a main office situated at 722 Martin Behrman Ave in Metairie, will provide leading services for buyers and sellers of premier properties in the New Orleans area, from the Lakefront to Uptown, and from the Faubourg Marigny through Metairie. New Orleans’ diverse culture, unique culinary offerings, lively music scene and dynamic history have helped the New Orleans market attract continued interest for both national and global buyers and sellers.
“New Orleans’ has historically attracted a diverse mix of buyers with its distinct and colorful character, range of festivals and sports offerings, and friendly locale,” said Joyce Delery, co-owner of Engel & Völkers New Orleans. “As New Orleans continues to see an increase in global interest due to the attainable and diverse real estate, unique location and increasing access of ease, Engel & Völkers’ network and renowned level of service will help us best meet the needs of our buyers and sellers.”
With recent openings in Boston, Atlanta, Dallas, Aspen, and in Canada, Vancouver, Calgary, and Toronto, 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.