NAPLES, FL. – The Fifth Avenue South Business Improvement District (BID) today announced that Engel & Volkers Yachting, a global brokerage of luxury sailing and motor yachts, has established its first Florida location along Naples’ historic main street.

Located at 837 Fifth Ave. S., Suite 200, Engels & Volkers Yachting assists private and business clients in the sale, acquisition and chartering of high-end yachts in more than 30 countries worldwide. The firm was founded as a division of Engels & Volkers in 2006 and currently has U.S. offices in Newport Beach and Tiburon, California, with plans to open in Annapolis, Maryland, early next year. It also has locations throughout Europe.

“Our new office on Fifth Avenue South provides our yacht brokers with great exposure not only to residents and visitors in Naples, but other parts of the state who we can serve from this location,” said Leeann Iacino, Chief Operating Officer for Engels & Volkers Yachting. “We are very excited to open this location and give back to the community.”

To celebrate the new office, Engels & Volkers Yachting will host a grand opening event on Thursday, January 20th from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. The event will include catered food and beverages and music. For details, call (239)404-9329 or visit

“Engel & Volkers is a globally recognized brand that is known for exceptional customer service,” said Bruce Barone, Jr., executive director for the Fifth Avenue South BID. “We are pleased to announce the grand opening of their new yacht brokerage, which further adds to the diversity of high-end businesses choosing Fifth Avenue South as their home.”  

Featuring more than 220 businesses, including high-end shops, world-class dining, unique boutiques and galleries, and exciting entertainment options, Fifth Avenue South is the vibrant heart of Naples.