I had to share some interesting stats and how it all correlates and is relevant to Sotheby’s (I think!). Firstly, I read this morning how Qatar has just purchased Canary Wharf – which happens to be London’s Banking District (Qatar Investment Authority and U.S. investor Brookfield Property Partners (BPY) are buying Songbird Estates, which owns Canary Wharf, for 2.6 billion pounds ($4 billion) Courtesy CNN Money.
I also read how real estate in London is also booming. ( The real estate boom has added $1.5 trillion to the value of British homes over the past five years and left London residential property worth as much as Brazil’s economy. Courtesy of CNN Money ) .
Which then leads me to point out in my own subtle way that with Sotheby’s web site visitors out surpassing our competition, with visitors from around the globe (and Sotheby’s has over 750 offices and growing), doesn’t it make sense if you are relocating (or just moving), to utilize the huge resources of a known brand like Sotheby’s? Did you know Julia B. Fee Sotheby’s (William Pitt Sotheby’s) is THE largest affiliate in sales production worldwide?
It was also released yesterday that Sotheby’s has just introduced an elegant new publication entitled “Art & Home” which will be published 8 times a year, and where we will be able to advertise our luxury properties. Julia B. Sotheby’s – the brand says it all!
“It is our pleasure to introduce you to ART&HOME, a new magazine jointly published by Sotheby’s and Sotheby’s International Realty. This literary collaboration showcases all the elements of an extraordinary life. Eight times a year, it will present sophisticated content and beautiful images related to the art and real estate worlds.”
Westchester is GREAT!