Engel & Völkers Opens First Shop in Kamloops

June 23, 2020

Global luxury real estate brand expands Canadian network of boutique shops

Engel & Völkers announces its expansion into Kamloops with the opening of a new real estate shop in the downtown core, further increasing the brand’s presence in Western Canada.  Under the leadership of license partners Matt Town and Chris Town, the real estate shop will provide its signature, personalized services to homebuyers and sellers across Kamloops, Sun Peaks, Shuswap. Both partners bring to their leadership roles 12 years of experience selling real estate in the local market, with Matt Town having served four years on the Board of Directors for the Kamloops and District Real Estate Association. 

“As an expanding, international destination, now is the right time to bring Engel & Völkers services to the Kamloops market,” says Anthony Hitt, president & CEO, Engel & Völkers Americas. “Matt and Chris are industry experts with a history of providing local expertise, combined with their deep commitment to the community. These are the qualities we look for in our license partners. Their desire to elevate the home selling and buying experience is a perfect match for our service approach that’s unique to Engel & Völkers.”

“Kamloops is capturing domestic and international interest as a desirable place to live with its recreational amenities, proximity to Sun Peaks ski resort and four-season climate,” says Matt Town, license partner, Engel & Völkers Kamloops.

“Domestic sellers are actively seeking more options to expand their reach to buyers in different markets. Using Engel & Völkers’ esteemed virtual infrastructure and EDGE (Extensive Domestic & Global Exposure) platform, we aim to maximize the exposure of our listings worldwide, reinforcing our

commitment to becoming the go-to source for every price point in the market” says Chris Town, license partner, Engel & Völkers Kamloops.

Located where the North and South Thompson rivers meet, Kamloops offers a mix of diverse real estate for both urbanites and rural dwellers. The city core boasts numerous multi-family estates, townhouses, and single-family homes, while quiet acreages with large lots can be found in the Thompson Nicola Regional District surrounding the city. Migrants from the Lower Mainland are drawn to the city’s hot and dry summers. Known for its small-town feel, four-season recreational amenities, and affordability, Kamloops is home to the Kamloops Blazers of the WHL and has recently emerged as a winery destination with the opening of several new vineyards in the area. 

Engel & Völkers operates a global network of over 12,000 real estate professionals in more than 30 countries. For more information, visit www.evrealestate.com.


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