News for the Network

Sharing the news that makes Christie’s International Real Estate the world’s largest luxury real estate network…

SXSW: Marketing to the Next Generation
Millennials and the social media influencers who connect with them were the focus of a special event hosted by Moreland Properties, together with social media start-up Gnack and Christie’s International Real Estate, at a top listing in Austin, Texas, on March 12. Casa Dragones Tequila was the official spirit sponsor and brought in chef Diego Hernandez, who provided some tasty treats. Held during the annual South by Southwest (SXSW) festivals, industry insiders and luxury lifestyle influencers attended the exciting event focused on the future of advertising, social media, and influencer marketing. 

The Power of the Network: Affiliate Collaboration
After successfully holding five events with fellow Affiliates in 2015, Porta da Frente (Lisbon, Portugal) continues to focus on working with other Affiliates throughout the world in 2016. On March 3, Porta da Frente co-hosted an event in Rio de Janeiro with local Affiliate Judice & Araujo Imóveis; the more than 100 attendees learned about the opportunities of investing in Portugal. In addition, Porta da Frente is co-hosting a similar event this week in Stockholm, Sweden, with local Affiliate Residence Fastighetsmäkleri.

Promoting Real Estate to Our Auction House Colleagues
Luxury real estate was top of mind at a special event sponsored by Christie’s International Real Estate at Christie’s London earlier this month. Over 100 Christie’s art specialists were educated on our Affiliate network and encouraged to refer real estate buyers and sellers to our Affiliates. Attendees enjoyed a real estate-themed signature cocktail entitled the “Bellini Manor”. 

Ponte Vedra Watch Talk and Valuation Day
Following exceptional watch sale results and a series of world auction records in 2015, Christie’s watch specialist Eric Wind visited our new Affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida, Ponte Vedra Beach Realty, at their offices on March 1. Eric led a brief talk about Christie’s and the watch department before providing complimentary watch valuations to guests and accepting items for upcoming watch auctions.

Christie’s Celebrates 30 Years in Hong Kong 
In honor of the establishment of Christie’s Hong Kong in 1986, Christie’s Hong Kong staff enjoyed a special 1980s-themed event at the Mandarin Oriental on February 26. Christie’s International Real Estate staff member Joyce Lee, based in the Hong Kong office, was selected to co-host the event as a Master of Ceremonies.

Christie’s Celebrates its 10th Auction Anniversary in Dubai
In 2006, Christie’s was the first international auction house to open a permanent office in the Middle East. Christie’s is proud to have nurtured this emerging market by establishing a platform to promote nearly 700 Middle Eastern artists and more than 2,650 works of art to a global audience. To celebrate the anniversary, Christie’s is hosting a week of spectacular sales beginning March 15 and including the inaugural Elements of Style auction, Important Watches, and sales of Modern and Contemporary Middle Eastern art. Explore luxury items from the Dubai sales

Recent Sales Successes
Lila Delman Real Estate sold Fairholme, a historic oceanfront estate in Newport, Rhode Island, for the second time in 12 months. Pictured above, the property closed for US$16.1 million, over US$1 million more than its previous sale price. Premier Estate Properties sold a spectacular oceanfront estate in Delray Beach, Florida, for US$34 million, a record-breaking sale for all of South Palm Beach County and Broward County.
Hilton & Hyland agents Branden Williams and Rayni Williams sold a Los Angeles, California, property with gorgeous city views for US$17.5 million. View more significant sales



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