New York, NY (PRWEB) December 14, 2012
Douglas Elliman Real Estate has won the coveted Five Star Award for Best Real Estate Agent in New York in the Americas Category at the 2012 International Property Awards. The competition was rigorous, and included leading developers, real estate agents, architects, and interior designers from across the world. The Five Star Award is the program’s top honor given to the best-in-class for each category.
“Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York’s premier real estate brand, and to be recognized by such a prestigious international group of industry leaders is an honor. Elliman may be based in New York, but we are truly a global company,” said Dottie Herman, President and CEO, Douglas Elliman Real Estate.
The Americas category combines with other regional awards programs for Arabia, Europe, Africa, the UK and Asia Pacific to form the globally renowned International Property Awards. Established 18 years ago, they are the world’s most prestigious property competition and cover residential as well as commercial categories. Judging is carried out through a meticulous process involving a panel of over 80 industry experts.
“Attention to the finest detail, first rate green credentials, and a willingness to succeed against a hugely competitive field resulted in the very best property companies being rewarded with the recognition they deserve. I wish them every success in the future,” said Stuart Shield, President of the International Property Awards.
The International Property Awards are in association with the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Yamaha.
About Douglas Elliman Real Estate
Douglas Elliman Real Estate is New York’s largest residential brokerage, with over 70 offices in New York City, Long Island, the Hamptons and Westchester/Putnam with more than 4,000 real estate agents and a network of national and international affiliates. They are exclusive strategic partners with London-based Knight Frank LLP for residential business in all of their New York markets. Douglas Elliman ranked in the top four of all real estate companies in the nation in 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Manhattan’s largest residential property manager, Douglas Elliman Property Management, as well as DE Title and DE Capital Mortgage. For more information on Douglas Elliman as well as expert commentary on emerging trends in thereal estate industry, visit the Douglas Elliman site at http://www.elliman.com