Experience the Island Life on the Bainbridge Island Waterfront Home Tour

Waterfront homes are truly as unique as the people they attract, offering a distinct appeal and exceptional lifestyle opportunities. Here in the Pacific Northwest there are many shores to nestle on, and Realogics Sotheby's International Realty invites you to experience an exclusive collection of Bainbridge Island homes and embark on a waterfront tour this Saturday, July 19th.  You won't want to miss the chance to view some truly unparalleled available properties, take in the beauty of Bainbridge’s magnificent bays and harbors, and of course, soak up the waterfront lifestyle.

So, with the sea below and blue skies above, climb aboard! Just pack your sunglasses and plenty of sunscreen, and prepare for a fresh perspective and a relaxing taste of the island life!

When: Saturday July 19th, 1-4pm (boarding at 12:30pm)

Where: The tour departs and lands at Eagle Harbor on Bainbridge Island

Cost: $49 per person

Reserve your seat now as space is limited!

Destination Victoria: Seaplanes, Tenders & Golf Carts, Oh My!

Recently, Dean Jones of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, George Liu and Kevin Corbett of Beijing Sotheby’s International Realty toured the Greater Victoria area in British Columbia. Just moments from departing aboard their Kenmore Air seaplane flight, the trio caught a glimpse of VAVA II – a 315-foot super yacht moored in South Lake Union, which may be a harbinger to the global wealth that is descending upon the Pacific Northwest of late.

PICTURED ABOVE: The 315-foot VAVA II dwarfs the other boats in Lake Union while an inspiring view of downtown Seattle is afforded from the Kenmore Air floatplane.

First stop was James Island, BC, a matchless 780-acre private island in the Gulf Islands and just a quick tender ride across from the Port of Sydney north of Victoria.  Listed by James LeBlanc and Scott Piercy of Sotheby’s International Realty Canada, the $75 million resort-like enclave has too many lifestyle features to list, but is known globally as the only Jack Nicklaus “Signature” golf course in the world.

PICTURED ABOVE: James Island is a 780-acre private island located in the British Columbia island chain known as the Gulf Islands just north of the San Juan Islands in Washington.

PICTURED ABOVE AND BELOW: A “signature” golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus is the only one in the world that exists on a private island – the cost of a round could be $75 million unless you’re an invited guest.

The group also met Dan Matthews, President & CEO of EcoasisDevelopments LLC and toured the office of Scott Piercy, a top-selling broker in the Victoria marketplace, located in the famous Empress Hotel. They also visited a record-setting penthouse sale overlooking the beautiful Victoria Harbor.

For more information see the full RSIR Blog Post Here

Asian Real Estate Association Global Summit Round Up

Several members of Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty, including owners Dean and Stacy Jones along with Founding Director Scott Wasner and broker Cassie Daughtrey attended the Asian Real Estate Association of America Global Luxury Summit in New York City April 12-15.  Held at the historic Waldorf Astoria Hotel, the event was sponsored by Sotheby’s International Realty and was co-chaired byPhilip White, President & CEO of the global realty network.  More than 700 registered guests traveled from around the world to participate in the much-anticipated conference.

“I was struck by the significance of the event being held at the Waldorf Astoria – one of the first, largest and grandest hotels in New York City of which its original location hosted thousands of wealthy investors from Europe more than a hundred years ago,” said Dean Jones.  “Fast forward to today, the hotel is again host to another wave of foreign interest, albeit it this time investors are from Asia and most dominantly from Mainland China.”

In addition to Dean Jones' participation on two panels during the event, he also offered a publication for attendees in Chinese and English, which may be viewed below: