The independently owned Islandia Actual Property is now Islandia St. John Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property, led by Managing Director Keleigh Rees.
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The independently owned Islandia Actual Property of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands, has joined the Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property international community as Islandia St. John Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property, the brokerage introduced on Tuesday.
This marks the agency’s third workplace in St. Thomas.
The agency was based in 1967 by Finland native Inga Hiilivirta and is predicated in Cruz Bay. Since then it has had two homeowners, together with Merry Nash, who continues to be an agent on the agency, and at present is owned via a neighborhood partnership and led by Managing Director Keleigh Rees.
Via its partnership now with Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property, Islandia will achieve entry to the model’s advertising and marketing and know-how, nationwide and worldwide community and the Christie’s public sale home.
“Partnering with Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property, a reputation identified around the globe for luxurious, will supply super worth to our brokers and shoppers as we glance to the long run,” Rees stated in an announcement. “This affiliation will present an essential stage of familiarity to potential patrons, whereas the publicity our listings will obtain is unparalleled within the trade.”
The agency’s six brokers service all sectors of the St. John market with a deal with luxurious properties. Within the final 5 years, Islandia St. John Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property has been concerned within the majority of the island’s condominium gross sales exceeding $800,000.
“Over 5 many years, via varied market cycles, Islandia Actual Property has at all times been probably the most trusted and revered brokerage agency on St. John,” Chris Lim, president of Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property, stated in an announcement. “It’s a testomony to their robust native management and tradition and their means to adapt to the wants of their shoppers. They’re an awesome addition to the Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property community.”
Danielle Austin, president of Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property Caribbean added, “Keleigh and her crew convey a wealth of knowledge and experience to our ever-expanding Caribbean community. We’re thrilled to welcome Islandia and sit up for elevating the brokerage on a global stage.”
Spanning 28 sq. miles, St. John is the smallest U.S. Virgin Island and the least developed with 60 % of the island reserved as nationwide parkland. Stateside patrons have been drawn to the island lately for its pure magnificence, gradual tempo of life, ease of buying in a U.S. territory and talent to make use of 1031 tax-deferred property exchanges.
St. John’s single-family dwelling costs begin round $775,000 and exceed $12 million, whereas condos typically vary from $450,000 to $1.6 million.
Along with St. John, Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property has Caribbean associates in St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands; Turks and Caicos within the British Virgin Islands; the Bahamas, St. Barthélemy; St. Martin; and the Cayman Islands.
Correction: A earlier model of this story acknowledged that Islandia was “previously” unbiased — the agency continues to be independently owned whereas being a part of the Christie’s Worldwide Actual Property community.