United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty announces national expansion

Estate Agents

Monday, October 17, 2011

United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty unveils a major expansion over the next 12 months, with new offices launching in key locations across the country.

Currently operating from one office on Mayfair's prestigious Conduit Street, the company is opening offices initially in four strategic locations, includingLondon, the South-East, theMidlands and the South-West, before the end of the year. 

The new Sotheby's International RealtyUKoffices will open inChelseainLondon, Cobham in Surrey, Stratford-Upon-Avon in Warwickshire and Canford Cliffs inDorset. Each office will be headed up by highly experienced agents, armed with a wealth of expertise, contacts in their regional markets and proven track records in the premium property arena.

The expansion, lead byCharles Smith, Managing Director of Sotheby's International Realty UK , coincides with an increasing international desire for prime luxury property in the UK and the growing appetite for high quality, bespoke customer service.  

Charles Smith, who has over twenty years of premium agency experience and has been with Sotheby's International Realty since 1998, comments: "Our nationwide expansion signals the start of an exciting new era for Sotheby's International Realty in theUKand we are assembling the very best experienced, service minded and knowledgeable property professionals to take this business forward.

"TheUKproperty market attracts a wealth of international purchasers from across the world and our expansion will ensure we have a diverse range of real estate  to present to  our global database of clients including country estates and coastal property as well as prime centralLondonresidences.

"With such a large international footprint, we have a global network handling more than 7,500 referrals each year, something which will be extremely significant to our clients selling or letting their properties through us."

United Kingdom Sotheby's International Realty's has expanded rapidly in the past 12 months. A dedicated team of experienced and ambitious specialists is now in place in  all divisions of the company, including Residential Sales, Lettings, Land & New Homes and Referrals & International Relocation. Key team members include  residential development expertRussell Taylor, and The Marquis of Headfort who joined theLondonteam earlier this year as a senior consultant to their exclusive private client base.

Charles Smithadds: "The Sotheby's International Realty brand is recognised throughout the world and is synonymous with impeccable quality and specialist expertise. OurUKexpansion is a powerful statement of our ambition and intent to become a significant, high-quality estate agent with nationwide growth in our sights.

"Our business is founded on the principles of the very best service, holding true to the values people would expect from the Sotheby's brand."

The luxury estate agent'sUKexpansion marks an important step in its worldwide growth plans. The company's international network already has one of the most expansive reaches of any residential real estate company in the world, with over 11,000 agents working in more than 550 offices in 45 countries and territories worldwide.


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