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The Rafa Nadal Golf Challenge by Sotheby’s International Realty®

The Rafa Nadal Golf Challenge by Sotheby’s International Realty®
The Sotheby’s International Realty brand recently hosted the Rafa Nadal Golf Challenge in association with Rafa Nadal Sports Center in Manacor, Mallorca, Spain.

The exclusive, first of its kind event, featured teams comprising Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates from around the world, including a team lead by Philip White and another lead by Rafa Nadal. Additional competitors included brokers from the United States, Czech Republic, Moscow, Mallorca and Latvia, who leveraged this global event to network and establish new relationships with Sotheby’s International Realty brand colleagues.
The three-day event took place at Mallorca’s top golf courses, beginning at Pula Golf, continuing onto Golf Son Servera and ending at Golf Son Gual.  Congratulations to team Rafa Nadal, the winner of the tournament. Philip White and team took second place and third place went to team Czech Republic Sotheby’s International Realty and Marketplace Sotheby’s International Realty. All participants were especially thankful for Mallorca Sotheby’s International Realty support of the event and warm welcome to their office in the lively, beautiful city of Palma.

The Rafa Nada Sports Center, located in Manacor, hometown of Rafa Nadal, is a facility that is part of the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar. Founded by Rafa Nadal and his family, the Rafa Nadal Academy by Movistar aims to develop young talent in sports and in life through high-quality training and by providing them with the tools they need to develop professionally.
“The event was a remarkable success, bringing together Sotheby’s International Realty affiliates from around the world for golf and networking.”
–Philip White
“The partnership with the Rafa Nadal Sports Center was a fantastic opportunity for the Sotheby’s International Realty brand. The Academy, along with the Center, was created to foster an environment where athletes train to perform at the highest level of their sport; there was a natural synergy and shared passion with our affiliated companies, who strive daily to provide their clients with best-in-class service.”
–Kevin Thompson
View more photos of the Rafa Nadal Golf Challenge presented by Sotheby’s International Realty on Access.

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Sponsors Eleuthera All That Jazz Fest for Sixth Year in a Row

All That Jazz. This year’s Eleuthera All the Jazz lineup includes saxophonist Tommaso Starace from Italy, pianist Johnny Schütten from Austria and bass player Adrian D’Aguilar from Nassau. Now in its sixth incarnation, the festival kicks off in Governors Harbour, Eleuthera, on April 11.

 

ELEUTHERA, The Bahamas (Feb. 19, 2018) — Prestigious musicians from around the world will join Bahamian artists in venues all over Eleuthera when Eleuthera  All That Jazz returns April 11-15.

Listed in USA Today as one of the top 10 Caribbean musical festivals to see in 2016, Eleuthera All That Jazz has been steadily growing since 2012.The annual music festival, now in its sixth year, is a crucial fundraiser for Haynes Library in Central Eleuthera which provides invaluable support and resources to the community through a multitude of free services and outreach programs.

“The Haynes Library is not only a place where you can check out books, but, more importantly, it’s a place where residents of Eleuthera can go to develop new skills,” said Lana Rademaker, Vice President with Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, one of the festival’s top sponsors. “With the resources so often limited in the Family Islands of The Bahamas, libraries can be the only places where people can go to further their education.”

The jazz festival adds to this educational objective by running a “meet the instruments” session at the library for local children.

“I am a firm believer that education is critical in forging a pathway toward success,” added Joan Braithwaite, a sales associate in the Eleuthera office of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty.  “I think it’s wonderful that the community of Eleuthera prioritizes education in this way and remains dedicated to finding new and resourceful ways to support and encourage literacy and learning.”

For more information about Eleuthera All That Jazz, please visit https://eleutheraallthatjazz.com

 

About Sotheby’s International Realty
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty
 Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay, Albany and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242- 322.2305 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.
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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty’s Exclusive Listing Deep Water Cay is Famous for Bonefish and the Celebrities They Attract

Bonefish Paradise. Located about 150 miles northeast of Miami, Deep Water Cay was founded as a private fishing club in 1958 by Palm Beach guide Gil Drake Sr. and Field & Stream editor A.J. McClane. Since then, the resort has become an exclusive escape for public figures and celebrities like newscaster Tom Brokaw, famed actors Liam Neeson and Michael Keaton and Grammy Award-winning singer Huey Lewis.


NASSAU, The Bahamas (Feb. 7, 2018)
— When you hear the names Tom Brokaw, Liam Neeson, Michael Keaton and Huey Lewis, a few things probably come to mind: all have been household names at one time or another; each has received awards for being the best in their respective fields; and, they’re all pretty much recognizable wherever they go. What you probably didn’t realize is that they are all also fisherman—bonefish fisherman to be precise—and have spent time angling in the flats off Deep Water Cay.

Deep Water Cay, a two-square-mile private-island resort located on the eastern end of Grand Bahama Island in The Bahamas, has become almost as famous for its celebrity guests as its bonefish—almost.

“Deep Water Cay is one of the oldest Bahamian bonefish lodges in existence,said George Damianos, President and Managing Broker for Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty which is currently marketing the private island. “The catches made over the years are a part of the resort’s legacy and they’re why Deep Water Cay has evolved into the ultimate Bahamas fishing resort.”

Rated No. 3 on the list of “Top 25 Hotels in the Bahamas” by Caribbean Journal, Deep Water Cay is easily accessible with a 4,200-foot runway with Customs and Immigration available on request for private planes, plus direct flights from the U.S. and Canada into Grand Bahama International Airport (FPO) on several major airlines, including American Airlines, Bahamasair, Delta, Silver Airways and Sunwing.  Founded as a private fishing club in 1958 by Palm Beach guide Gil Drake Sr. and Field & Stream editor A.J. McClane, the resort features 200 square miles of flats, and a fully-equipped marina that can accommodate boats and yachts up to 65 feet.

In addition to its world-class amenities, Deep Water Cay has a close partnership with the Bonefish & Tarpon Trust (BTT). Resort guides tag fish prior to release, and when the fish are caught again, habitat and health data is captured and provided to BTT scientists for study.

“The north shore of Grand Bahama is widely acknowledged as one of the three top locations in the world for big bonefish,” Damianos said. “Between the BTT conservation partnership and Deep Water Cay’s reputation as a best-in-class fishing and luxury resort destination, Deep Water Cay will continue to attract people from all over the world for generations to come.”

For more information about this exclusive listing, please contact George Damianos at (242) 424-9699 or (242) 362-4211 or via email at george.damianos@sir.com


Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has been an industry leader since 1945 specializing in the listing, marketing and sale of luxury and waterfront properties. With 11 offices throughout The Bahamas, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty boasts the  most experienced and successful team of real estate professionals, consistently ranking among the top producers in The Bahamas real estate industry.

About Sotheby’s International Realty
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty
Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242-322-2035 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Exclusively Lists Whale Cay, the Private Island Made Famous by Oil Heiress Marion ‘Joe’ Carstairs

An Island Fit for a Queen. In the biography The Queen of Whale Cay, author Kate Summerscale writes that Standard Oil heiress Marion “Joe” Carstairs left London at the age of 34 to become the self-appointed ruler of Whale Cay. The private island located in the Berry Islands is being introduced to the market by George Damianos, President of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty.

 

NASSAU, The Bahamas (Jan. 12, 2018) — In the biography The Queen of Whale Cay, author Kate Summerscale writes that Standard Oil heiress Marion “Joe” Carstairs left London at the age of 34 to become the self-appointed ruler of Whale Cay, an historic private island located in the Berry Islands in The Bahamas. For nearly 40 years thereafter, Carstairs happily spent her days smoking cigars, racing motor boats and entertaining the likes of The Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and legendary actress Marlene Dietrich.

Although Carstairs sold the island and moved to Miami, Fla., in 1975, her legacy lingers as do the homes and infrastructure she built during her “reign.” Today, the island’s nearly 12 miles of coastline continues to attract worldwide attention for its celebrated fly-fishing, big game fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving, but also the sanctuary it continues to offer.

“The Bahamas has long been known as the top private island retreat in the world,” said George Damianos, President of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, which has the exclusive listing for the property. “But it’s not simply the crystal-clear water and year-round sun that is attractive to investors, it’s the fact that private islands in The Bahamas offer seclusion and security combined with the ability to stay closely connected to the world. Miami is only a 30-minute flight away.”

Situated between the Bahama Banks and Tongue of the Ocean, Whale Cay’s total acreage is estimated to be 711 acres and includes a 4,000-feet paved airstrip which can accommodate charter flights and small private jets​. Additionally, on the northern side of the cay, there’s a two-and-a-half-mile long natural waterway that, if dredged, could provide excellent anchorage and marina for boats.

“Whale Cay is one of the largest, contiguous, fee simple islands in the Caribbean,” Damianos said. “And with no Crown Land, the island is uniquely unconstrained for development.”

For more information about this exclusive listing, please contact George Damianos at (242) 424-9699 or (242) 362-4211 or via email at George.Damianos@SIR.com.

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has been an industry leader since 1945 specializing in the listing, marketing and sale of luxury and waterfront properties. With 11 offices throughout The Bahamas, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty boasts the most experienced and successful team of real estate professionals, consistently ranking among the top producers in The Bahamas real estate industry

 

About Sotheby’s International Realty

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 930 offices in 69 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

 

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

 Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242-322-2035 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.

 

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DAMIANOS SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY ANNOUNCES TOP PRODUCERS FOR 2017

Nick Damianos 2017 Company Top Producer Bahamas

Mark Hussey 2017 Company Sales Distinction Award Bahamas

Jonathan Morris 2017 Top Producer Eleuthera

Kerry Sullivan 2017 Top Producer Abaco

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NASSAU, The Bahamas (Jan. 8, 2018) — George Damianos, President and Managing Broker for Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, and Lana Rademaker, Vice President, are pleased to announce the company’s top producers for 2017.

After being honored earlier in the year at Sotheby’s International Realty’s One Summit in Miami as one of Sotheby’s “Top 4 Under 40,” Nick Damianos finished 2017 as the company’s overall Top Producing Sales Agent and Top Listing Agent. Jonathan Morris earned the title of Top Producer in the Eleuthera market while Kerry Sullivan was awarded Top Producer in Abaco.  Mark Hussey also had a stellar year and was recognized with the company’s Sales Distinction Award.

“Last year proved to be a successful and record-breaking one,” George Damianos said. “We credit our strong sales statistics for 2017 to our collaborative hard work, our global network and the strength of our prestigious brand, along with our best-in-class marketing platform.”

Nick Damianos, also the company’s Top Producer in 2016 and 2015, emphasizes Sotheby’s International Realty’s global marketing reach as a key factor in disseminating the competitive advantages of Bahamas Real Estate to prospects around the world.

“The Sotheby’s International Realty platform and networks allow us to showcase the properties, lifestyle and residency advantages of the Bahamas to high-net-worth individuals where ever they may be,” he added, “We are able to tap into markets that would otherwise be unaware of what the Bahamas has to offer.”

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has been an industry leader since 1945 specializing in the listing, marketing and sale of luxury and waterfront properties. With 11 offices throughout The Bahamas, Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty boasts the most experienced and successful team of real estate professionals, consistently ranking among the top producers in The Bahamas real estate industry.

 

About Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

 Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty has 11 offices located throughout the islands of the Bahamas, providing unsurpassed market knowledge of Abaco, Eleuthera, Exuma, Nassau, Paradise Island, Ocean Club Estates, Lyford Cay, Old Fort Bay and Private Islands. Head office 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact 242-322-2305 or info.Bahamas@SIR.com.


About Sotheby’s International Realty

The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has approximately 21,000 affiliated independent sales associates located in over 900 offices in 68 countries and territories worldwide.  Each office is independently owned and operated.

 

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Sotheby’s International Realty Buenos Aires Expansion

MADISON, N.J. and BUENOS AIRES (November 19, 2015) – Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC today announced that Ginevra Realty S.A. in Buenos Aires, Argentina, is the newest member of its real estate network and will now operate as Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty.

Buenos Aires center

The firm, which is owned and operated by Mercedes Ginevra, will service districts in Buenos Aires including Puerto Madero, San Telmo, La Boca and La Plata. The Sotheby’s International Realty brand is also represented in Buenos Aires by Adriana Massa Sotheby’s International Realty, formerly Argentina Properties Sotheby’s International Realty. The two brokerage companies plan to work cooperatively together to best serve clientele around the city.

“Buenos Aires is one of the most visited cities in South America, and with its sophisticated, cosmopolitan lifestyle, it attracts homebuyers from all over the world,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “With more than 20 years of experience operating in the local real estate market, we are pleased to welcome Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty to our network.”

According to Ginevra, the new affiliation with the Sotheby’s International Realty brand represents the opportunity for her firm to expand and grow. “We are profoundly committed to the satisfaction of our clients and want to provide ideas and solutions to serve the needs of our clients while substantiating our position in the international market,” she said. “Thanks to this affiliation, we now have direct access to a global market through the Sotheby’s International Realty brand’s 825 offices worldwide.”

 

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The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 18,000 sales associates located in 825 offices in 61 countries and territories worldwide. Ginevra Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

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Joan Braithwaite joins Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty

Joan Braithwaite

Eleuthera Real Estate Agent, Joan Braithwaite

(NASSAU, BAHAMAS, July 1, 2015) Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Joan Braithwaite has joined its Eleuthera Sales Team.

Joan became enthralled with Eleuthera and in 2006 she and her husband moved from Nassau to the unique and beautiful Bahamas island.

She is a seasoned realtor and prides herself on delivering outstanding service to both buyers and sellers and has thoroughly enjoyed assisting International and Bahamian clients in locating their dream properties in Eleuthera.

Joan is pleased to be joining the dedicated, professional, experienced team of realtors at Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty and she will be based out of her Gregory Town Art Studio/Home Office and will work alongside our Governor’s Harbour and Spanish Wells team members.

She looks forward to hearing from friends, clients and contacts regarding their real estate needs and goals. Please contact Joan on her cellular phone (242.376.1288) or via email: Joan.Braithwaite@SothebysRealty.com.

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Craig Pinder joins the Damianos Sales Team

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Bahamas Real Estate Agent – Craig Pinder, BRI, CRS

(NASSAU, BAHAMAS, March 26, 2013) Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty is pleased to announce that Craig Pinder has joined its Nassau sales team.

Craig was born in South Africa and moved to the Bahamas in 1982. He attended the University of Western Ontario in Canada and Florida Southern College in the United States and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting.

After working as an accountant for a few years, Craig realized that with his outgoing personality he would be better suited to a people-orientated career. Having always had an interest in real estate, Craig made a decision in 1997 to become a licensed Realtor and claims that it was the best decision he has ever made! He has a solid history of sales and in 2000 he was one of two Bahamian realtors selected for the position of on-site sales executives for the prestigious and world-renown gated golf course community of Ocean Club Estates on Paradise Island.

Craig prides himself on delivering outstanding service to both buyers and sellers and has thoroughly enjoyed assisting international and Bahamian clients in locating their dream property. He has developed lasting relationships with his past clients and has built a reputation of delivering exceptional service during every real estate transaction…from the initial property inquiry to the final closing details.

Craig is pleased to be joining the dedicated, professional, experienced team of realtors at Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty and he looks forward to hearing from friends, clients and contacts regarding their real estate needs and goals. Please contact him at any time on his cellular phone (242.457.2282) or via email at craig.pinder@sothebysrealty.com.

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George Damianos Says Bahamas Is Ideal Destination

The Bahamas was presented as an ideal destination for primary and second-home owners by George Damianos at the 2012 National Property Showcase in London

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George Damianos making his presentation at Countrywide’s UK event (photo courtesy of Jon Holland, Hamptons International)

NASSAU, Bahamas (June 18, 2012) George Damianos, President of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, recently participated in an exclusive real estate event hosted by Countrywide (the UK’s largest estate agency) at the Millennium Hotel in London. Countrywide owns and operates London Sotheby’s International Realty and United Kingdom Sotheby’s International Realty. International realtors from around the world attended with only two realtors from our region invited – one from Barbados and George Damianos from the Bahamas.

Mr. Damianos made a presentation on the Bahamas as an ideal destination for primary and second-home owners, highlighting our tax neutral incentives and the ease of buying property in the Bahamas. He also had the opportunity of showcasing many of the company’s exclusive property listings to an audience which included over 150 industry leaders, including representatives from Lloyds, RBS, HSBC and Virgin Money.

George, along with his sister and partner Virginia Damianos own and operate Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty which has a total of 11 offices throughout the Bahamas with five offices in the Abaco’s, including two in Hope Town, one in Marsh Harbour, Treasure Cay, Guana Cay in addition to its offices in Nassau, Old Fort Bay and Lyford Cay and offices in Eleuthera in Governor’s Harbour and Spanish Wells. The newest office is in Georgetown, Exuma. Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty head office is located at 75 Shirley Street, Nassau. For additional information, please contact (242) 322-2305 or (242) 362-4211.

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Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty Visits Goggle

DAMIANOS SOTHEBY’S INTERNATIONAL REALTY PARTICIPATES IN FIRST OF ITS KIND PRIVATE EVENT AT GOOGLE IN NEW YORK CITY

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Google’s Offices at Chelsea Market, NYC

NASSAU, Bahamas (May 29, 2012) – Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, a luxury real estate company based in Nassau, Bahamas, recently participated in an exclusive event for Sotheby’s International Realty® marketing professionals at Google’s offices in New York City.

First of its Kind: Google and Sotheby’s International Realty Collaboration
The event was held May 9 and provided a unique opportunity for Sotheby’s International Realty marketing professionals from 34 firms worldwide to network, share best practices and hear from the Google and YouTube team on industry insights and YouTube best practices.

“This meeting provided a great value to our company,” said Maxine Hussey of Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty. “We learned so much about the power of video in our industry and how we can best capitalize on it, Google’s pay-per-click marketing, as well as the unique and powerful ways the Sotheby’s International Realty brand is working with the Google and YouTube teams to promote the extraordinary properties we at Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty represent, in addition to those from our worldwide network.”

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty, which has offices throughout the Bahamas, offers exclusive Sotheby’s International Realty marketing, advertising and referral services designed to attract well-qualified buyers to the company’s property listings. In addition, the company and its clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house, which promotes real estate referral opportunities with auction house clientele.

As a Sotheby’s International Realty affiliate, the company also has the unique ability to refer its real estate clientele to the auction house for jewelry, art, unique furniture and collectible appraisal services. Property listings from Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty also are marketed on the sothebysrealty.com global website, as well as on the firm’s local website, SirBahamas.com.

“This meeting not only was the first of its kind for the Sotheby’s International Realty brand but for the Google Real Estate team as well,” said Wendy Purvey, chief marketing officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Their team has never before held this kind of unique day of learning for one of its clients. The meeting not only was a very effective tool for our network to gain critical insights into the role of video in today’s market but also how our organizations are working together in innovate ways. The response to the meeting was overwhelmingly positive and saw attendees from locations as diverse as Moscow and the Bahamas.”

Damianos Sotheby’s International Realty head office is located at 75 Shirley Street. For additional information, please contact 242 322 2305. The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 12,100 sales associates located in approximately 620 offices in 45 countries and territories worldwide.