07. September 2017
Svoboda & Williams Becomes Exclusive Affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate for the Czech Republic & Slovakia
Christie’s International Real Estate, the world’s leading luxury real estate network, has selected Svoboda & Williams to become its exclusive Affiliate for the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The invitation-only Affiliate network is composed of the world’s top real estate companies focusing on the premium segment and is currently active in 46 countries worldwide. Christie’s International Real Estate is supported by the famous London fine arts auction house which recently celebrated its 250th anniversary.
The affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate will enable Svoboda & Williams to market select properties from its portfolio across the globe, under the banner of a world-renowned prestigious brand. In this way, Svoboda & Williams aims to meet the growing demand from foreign buyers of premium residential properties in the Czech Republic and Slovakia. Moreover, the affiliation can also benefit Czechs and Slovaks who aim to buy attractive real estate abroad. “We are witnessing that local investors are interested in properties abroad and thanks to our affiliation with Christie’s International Real Estate, we will be able to offer them access to premium properties all around the world together with best-in-class service,” says Cyril Dejanovski, Business Director at Svoboda & Williams.
“Svoboda & Williams is an outstanding addition to our Affiliate network,” said Dan Conn, CEO of Christie’s International Real Estate. “We are excited to expand our international presence in such an important European cultural centre and we welcome the opportunity to support local real estate buyers who wish to grow their property portfolios further abroad.”
Christie’s International Real Estate has common ownership with Christie’s, the world’s leading art business. Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour. The firm had global auction, private and digital sales in first half of 2017 that totalled £2.35 billion / US$3 billion. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more. Christie’s has a global presence in 46 countries, with 10 salerooms around the world including in London, New York, Paris, Geneva, Milan, Amsterdam, Dubai, Zürich, Hong Kong, and Shanghai.
The real estate arm of the fine art auction house, Christie’s International Real Estate has offices in London, New York, Hong Kong, Moscow, Los Angeles, and Palm Beach, and approximately 135 affiliated brokerages in 46 countries. In 2016, the Affiliate network sold more than USD 115 billion of real estate worldwide.