Sotheby’s International Realty opens its first office in Jamaica
NEW YORK, October 7, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Sotheby’s International Realty announced today that Reside Realty Ltd. has joined the network and will now operate under the name Jamaica Sotheby’s International Realty. This addition marks the brand’s continued growth in the Caribbean and comes at a time of heightened interest in the secondary and resort markets. This addition follows the brand’s recent expansion into Saint Kitts and Nevis and marks its 30e office affiliated with Caribbean.
Jamaica Sotheby’s International Realty is owned and operated by Julien dixon and Alexandre melville who bring a collective of 27 years of experience to the company. The office will be headquartered in the city of Kingston and will serve the surrounding island, including St. Andrew, Montego Bay, Ocho Rios, and more.
“Jamaica offers a diverse luxury lifestyle that appeals to a wide variety of buyers, ”said Philippe Blanc, President and CEO, Sotheby’s International Realty. “In recent years, closed deals have grown steadily and new construction is booming on the island. The Jamaican market has historically appreciated year on year with the interest of national and international interest. for North America, Europe, Canada, and more recently the Middle East, motivated by the many opportunities of the island and its tourist sector. I welcome Julian and his team to the network and look forward to working together to support the island. “
“Jamaica is famous for the slogan ‘no problem’ and this holds true for the culture and the lifestyle, ”Dixon said. “I have always admired the Sotheby’s International Realty brand and its philosophy of customer satisfaction is linked to our culture and our mission. The island offers a promise to buyers looking for opportunity through commercial ventures, vacation homes, pensions, and income-generating properties. Our affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty will be the first of its kind on the island and will bring value, enthusiasm and global recognition to our market. “
The office currently has several vendors who support the island with plans for continued growth.
The Sotheby’s International Realty® network currently has more than 24,000 affiliated independent sellers in approximately 1,000 offices in 75 countries and territories around the world. Jamaica Sotheby’s International Realty listings are marketed on the global sothebysrealty.com website. In addition to the listing opportunities and the expanded exposure generated by this source, the company’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and around the world. Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.
Sotheby’s International Realty
Sotheby’s International Realty was founded in 1976 as a real estate service for discerning clients of the Sotheby’s auction house. Today, the company’s global presence spans approximately 1,000 offices located in 75 countries and territories around the world, including 45 company-owned brokerage offices in major metro and resort markets. In February 2004, Realogy has entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a franchise system. The franchise system is made up of an affiliate network, where each office is owned and operated independently. Sotheby’s International Realty supports its affiliates and agents with a multitude of operational, marketing, recruiting, training and business development resources. Affiliates and agents also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, founded in 1744. For more information, visit www.sothebysrealty.com.
The affiliate network is operated by Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, and the brokerage houses owned by the company are operated by Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Both entities are subsidiaries of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE: RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, moving and establishment services. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC and Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. fully support the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.
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