Press ReleasesPremier Sotheby’s International Realty Closes Record La Bellasara Sale for $2.35 Million
Published Friday, August 23, 2013 Updated on Friday, August 23, 2013

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Closes Record La Bellasara Sale for $2.35 Million

Premier Sotheby's International Realty represented the buyer

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The three bedroom plus office, three-and-a-half bath unit offers 3,290 square feet of living space with water views from every room, along with four terraces, an outdoor grill, private two-car garage and elevator entry. Additionally, the home is complete with furnishings and select artwork.

The sale, which closed on August 19, was represented by Premier Sotheby’s International Realty broker associate Barbara Mei. La Bellasara, built in 2006 on the Golden Gate Point peninsula, offers some of Sarasota’s finest views, along with luxury amenities including a full-time concierge. The nine-story downtown residential tower boasts 455 feet of waterfront with 28 luxury condominiums.

As Southwest Florida’s luxury real estate leader, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty enjoyed sales of more than $2.3 billion through the end of 2012, a 35 percent increase year-over-year. With more than 450 associates, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty has 19 offices along Florida’s Gulf Coast and holds the majority market share of properties sold for over $1 million, exceeding the average total sales volume of its top five competitors by at least 10 percent.

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About Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Premier Sotheby's International Realty is the market leader for luxury real estate in Southwest Florida. The firm has 427 agents in nineteen offices in Marco Island, Naples, Bonita Springs, Sanibel/Captiva, Venice, Lakewood Ranch, Sarasota, Longboat Key, Clearwater and South Tampa.  In 2012, Premier Sotheby’s International Realty achieved sales of more than $2.3 billion and was involved in 8 of the 12 transactions for properties sold in excess of $8 million on the Gulf Coast, which included a $42 million sale in March 2012.  Led by CEO Judy Green, the brokerage firm realizes consistent and significant growth year-over-year and holds the majority market share of properties sold for over $1 million.  In 2012, three of the Company’s associates and one of its associate teams, achieved $380 million in total closed sales volume, ranking this elite group in the top 5 percent of all real estate professionals in the US.  An affiliate of the Sotheby's International Realty® brand, which currently has more than 13,000 sales associates throughout 660 offices in 49 countries and territories worldwide, Premier Sotheby's International Realty also benefits from an association with the venerable Sotheby's auction house, established in 1744. For more information, please visit  

About Sotheby's International Realty Affiliates, Inc. Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world. In February 2004, Realogy Corporation, a global provider of real estate and relocation services, entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a full franchise system by Realogy’s subsidiary, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. Affiliations in the system are granted only to brokerages and individuals meeting strict qualifications. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit



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