San Diego, CA (PRWEB) December 04, 2013
The Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Sales were held Nov. 9 to 13. The sale total was more than $380 million, with the top lot of the evening sales Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) by Andy Warhol, which sold for $105,445,000 (est. in excess of $60 million). It was a new world auction record for the artist, and the second highest price ever paid at auction for contemporary art.
“This event provided a forum for our network to interact with each other and Auction House executives and clientele,” said Philip White, president and chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “Those who attended witnessed a historic sale. We are proud to offer our network members the opportunity to take part in this important yearly sales event.”
Real estate desks were positioned in key areas of the auction house allowing agents the opportunity to speak with auction goers about their global real estate interests. Additionally, numerous networking events were held to connect representatives from the Sotheby’s International Realty® global network.
“Our unique association with Sotheby’s Auction House provides Pacific Sotheby’s International Realty with a valuable point of differentiation in the global real estate market,” says CEO Brian Arrington. “Our attendance at this event allows us to showcase our extraordinary listings among this critical and qualified audience of potential buyers and sellers.”
Over 300 agents in 14 offices in the San Diego area represent Pacific Sotheby's International Realty. Pacific Sotheby’s Realty’s listings are marketed on the pacificsothebysrealty.com website and the sothebysrealty.com global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, both its’ brokers and clients benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s Auction House and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs.
The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has nearly 14,000 sales associates located in approximately 680 offices in 49 countries and territories worldwide. Each office is independently owned and operated.