Sotheby’s International Realty choose the Gold Coast for next major expansion in Australian property market

World leading luxury property agency Sotheby’s International Realty has appointed international executive, Paul Arthur to head its division on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Paul Arthur has built an impressive 30-year career in a similar service industry, holding senior executive roles across three continents and overseeing the development of a market leading USA Corporation and Fortune 500 Company.

Sotheby’s International Realty is famed for representing the luxury end of the property market, and with signs of the Sydney market measurably cooling, industry experts are united in pointing directly at the Gold Coast and Queensland as Australia’s most promising growth markets.

Mr. Arthur will now lead the brands development on the Gold Coast, with an eye to further expansion throughout Queensland.

“The timing to expand Sotheby’s International Realty operations to the Gold Coast and throughout Queensland has never been better” according to Mr. Arthur.

“We have extreme confidence in the Gold Coast region, acknowledging the inherent domestic and international appeal of this market.

“Sotheby’s International Realty stands for quality and excellence, and from a competitive standing, it is the only true global luxury agency in the region. Our international reach is second to none. Our network boasts over 18,000 professional sales associates in 800 offices worldwide, across 61 countries,” he said.

Mr. Arthur explained that the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest real estate to the most discerning clientele throughout world.

“We are truly excited about our investment on the Gold Coast, and our goal is to deliver exceptional customer service through our best in class associates, whom reflect our brand position.

According to Mr. Arthur, the Gold Coast office is already attracting plenty of enquiries from sellers and buyers with several luxury properties already listed throughout Queensland.

Mr. Philip White, president and chief executive officer of Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC is acutely aware of the potential to extend the brand’s reach into Australia’s Queensland market.

“The Gold Coast is the sixth largest city in Australia and one of the fastest-growing regions, making real estate in this location highly coveted,” explained Philip White.

“The Gold Coast of Australia is known for its unique beauty and global appeal, making it an ideal market for our brand. With the addition of Gold Coast Sotheby’s International Realty, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand now has four member companies in Australia & New Zealand,” he said.


In the heart of London on New Bond Street in 1744, an exceptional Auction House was born with a revered tradition of marketing the world’s most cherished possessions. More than two centuries later Sotheby’s International Realty was launched with the same passion that drives the Auction House.

With a commanding presence in the representation of the world’s most unique properties, the Sotheby’s International Realty brand unites extraordinary homes with extraordinary lives.

Posted on Friday, 20 November 2015
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