Expansion targeted at San Francisco Bay Area; Recruitment announced for Australasian auction leaders
Global real estate franchise group, Harcourts International, today announced the appointment of Steve Caradoc-Davies as Chief Executive Officer to lead the 132-year-old company into the next era. Mr Caradoc-Davies will take over leadership of the 900-office network and approximately 10,000 team members in nine countries, from Mike Green, who takes on a new focus within the business. Both changes are effective 1 October 2019.
The 2019 Real Estate Business Awards counted Harcourts in its annual list of leading performers across Australia. Natalie South from Harcourts Solutions, in Brisbane, was named Business Development Manager of the Year, while Nick Bond and the team from Harcourts Huon Valley, in Tasmania, was named Sales Office of the Year – Regional. In total, Harcourts received a nod in 11 award categories highlighting the real estate franchise network’s success across property management, sales, mentoring and wellness advocacy.
The 2019 Real Estate Business Awards counted Harcourts in its annual list of leading performers across Australia. In total, Harcourts received a nod in eleven award categories highlighting the real estate franchise network’s success across property management, sales, mentoring and wellness advocacy.
During a gala black-tie evening, Harcourts International inducted Julianna Forsyth Baker into the Harcourts Hall of Fame. Ms Forsyth Baker joins a list of select real estate professionals recognised with the highest accolade in the Harcourts network.
At the RateMyAgent 2019 Agent of the Year Awards, Harcourts Group Australia was recognised nationally as the Large Agency Network of the Year for the second time in a row and took out Top Agency in Western Australia, along with seven Top City awards, 124 Top Suburb Agency awards and 90 Top Suburb Agent awards.
For the seventh year running, the country's best sales offices competed for a spot in the REB (Real Estate Business) Top 50 Sales Offices ranking, focusing on volume and efficiency. Two Harcourts offices were amongst the rankings, the premier grading of real estate offices in the country.
Harcourts Group Australia CEO Marcus Williams has announced the appointment of Mahan Shishineh as a director of the Harcourts New South Wales/Australia Capital Territory group as he takes a 10% equity stake in this business. Mr Shishineh currently serves as Franchise Development Manager for the NSW/ACT group, a role he has had since 2014, and will continue as Harcourts focuses on expanding throughout the region through franchise growth and new office recruitment.
At the 2018 Annual REA (realestate.com.au) Excellence Awards, Harcourts Solutions was honoured with the Residential Brand Marketing Campaign Excellence award. The Awards annually recognise and celebrate excellence in the property and media industries.
Harcourts International has named Rob Forde as Chief Operating Officer International. Mr Forde will be responsible for leading operations and driving growth in six Harcourts territories - USA, China, Hong Kong, Canada, South Africa and Indonesia - as well as taking responsibility for Harcourts’ financial services business, Mortgage Express.