Chestertons’ Successful Partnerships in 2017

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It’s been a fruitful 2017 for Chestertons and we’d like to give you a rundown of our successful partnerships over the past year!

Downtown International

Chestertons MENA, our regional hub in Dubai, has finalised the acquisition of Downtown International, the multinational real estate broker for residential and commercial properties in major cities worldwide.

Downtown International has forged a market-leading reputation for international real estate brokerage with its impressive network of 150,000 property investors over the years.

 
 Martin Ashkuri, former CEO of Downtown International

Martin Ashkuri, former CEO of Downtown International

 

Martin Ashkuri, the former CEO of Downtown International, has become the new Managing Director of International Residential Developments (IRD) for Chestertons MENA and will head up sales globally.

Gilmar Real Estate and TOWN Residential

Gilmar Group Investment & Consulting, Spain's foremost real estate company, and TOWN Residential, New York's leading luxury real estate services firm, have formed an alliance with Chestertons to further extend each firm’s unprecedented global network.

 
 Sergio Talarewitz, Manuel Marrón Fuertes, Palomoa Ruiz Blanco of Gilmar Real Estate; Salah Mussa of Mercantile Group, Neville Page of Chestertons International and Jesús Gil Marín of Gilmar Real Estate

Sergio Talarewitz, Manuel Marrón Fuertes, Palomoa Ruiz Blanco of Gilmar Real Estate; Salah Mussa of Mercantile Group, Neville Page of Chestertons International and Jesús Gil Marín of Gilmar Real Estate

 

Established in 1983, Gilmar is headquartered in Madrid and operates 25 offices. It specializes in sales, rentals, new construction, and investment, as well as employs a fleet of expert departments dedicated to commercial, legal, tax, technical advice market research, and after-sales service.

Distinguished for its best-in-class service, TOWN Residential is one of the largest privately-owned brokerage companies in New York. Founded in 2010, it has over 500 local representatives and 3,200 affiliates worldwide today. TOWN specializes in listings distribution, strategic marketing, data transparency, creative design, cutting-edge technology, and international networking.

 
 Town Residential Founder and CEO Andrew Heiberger with Mercantile Chairman Salah Mussa at the 2017 Chestertons Polo in the Park

Town Residential Founder and CEO Andrew Heiberger with Mercantile Chairman Salah Mussa at the 2017 Chestertons Polo in the Park

 

This alliance also lengthens TOWN Residential’s dynamic network which includes Fortune International Group.

Altogether, the firms create a powerful network of more than 3,100 industry-leading associates and 165 offices spread across numerous locations including New York City, Madrid, Seville, Costa del Sol, Miami, London, as well as São Paulo, Brazil, Buenos Aries, Argentina, Punta del Este, Uruguay, Mexico City, Mexico, and Dubai.

Alpine Homes

We also gained a new partner with Alpine Homes, one of the world’s leading international ski property agency based in Switzerland.

Founded in 2005 by entrepreneur Larry Levene, Alpine Homes holds expertise on the sale of off-plan and resale property in Switzerland, France, and Austria. It offers a whole range of property services including sales, valuation, development consultancy, marketing, and rental introductions.

With ambitious plans to expand its operations into new alpine areas and extend its reach to new global audiences, it decided to partner with us. Alongside our partnership, Alpine Homes has also undergone a re-brand, setting itself as a luxury sports brand.

Below are some pictures of our featured property in Switzerland.

 
 

Residence Agate is a beautiful five-bedroom penthouse located in the heart of Verbier, one of Switzerland s most trendy ski resorts.

Iliad Solutions Immobilieres

And finally, we have signed an agreement with Iliad Solutions Immobilieres, a real estate agency based in Calebasses, to form Chestertons Mauritius.

Founded in 2011, Iliad specializes in real estate investments and property management. It operates from two office locations in the country and provides turnkey property services to its residential and commercial properties, for both individual ownership and co-ownerships.

Iliad Executive Director, Yves Robert Lamusse, will become Chairman of Chestertons Mauritius and oversee its expansion into the country.

Below are some pictures of our featured property in Mauritius.

 
 

A stunning five-bedroom villa in Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart District.


We've also expanded our reach in South-East Asia, with the successful launch of Chestertons Korea in South Korea and RHT Chestertons in Singapore.