Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Expands Through Merger with Parkland International Realty
ORLANDO, Fla. (Jan. 20, 2017) – Premier Sotheby’s International Realty today announced its merger with Parkland International Realty, Inc. to expand the Premier Sotheby’s International brand into Winter Park, Florida.
The former Parkland International Realty, Inc., located at 233 West Park Avenue, will become Premier Sotheby’s International Realty’s fifth office in Central Florida, completing an important commitment to provide full area coverage and establishing a presence in the venerable luxury community admired for its exceptional chain of lakes and charming brick streets.
Hal George, broker-owner of Parkland International Realty, Inc., will remain at the helm as managing broker for Premier Sotheby’s International Realty, while Jan Walker will continue to serve in an advisory capacity and as a top-producing associate for the company.
“We are extremely excited to welcome Parkland International Realty to the Premier Sotheby’s International Realty family as they have been providing exceptional service to the Winter Park community since 1981 and have earned an impeccable reputation,” said Judy Green, CEO of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. This is a story of two luxury real estate leaders bringing together their complementary strengths,” said Green. “The result, we believe, will be a new energy within our company and an increasing competitive advantage in the greater Orlando markets as we look to the future.
“This merger is yet another statement of our intent to be the luxury leader in the markets we serve,” added Budge S. Huskey, president of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty. “Parkland International Realty, Inc. is known for its personalized approach and dedication to its clients,” said Huskey. “They will now be empowered by the respected Sotheby’s brand and the extensive resources and marketing capabilities of our company.”
About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty
Headquartered in Naples, Florida, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has over 1,078 associates and employees in 37 locations throughout Florida and North Carolina. In 2016, the annual REAL Trends 500 survey ranked the firm number 30 in its survey of the top U.S. residential sellers by volume, the highest ranking for a Florida-based brokerage. Premier Sotheby's International Realty also benefits from an association with the storied Sotheby's auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit premiersothebysrealty.com.