Sotheby’s International Realty expands into Michigan

NEW YORK, August 15, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Sotheby’s International Realty today announced the opening of Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty, a sign of the brand’s continued growth in the state of Michigan. The addition marks the brand’s seventh office in the state.

Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty is owned and operated by Dean Groulx and Wendy Groulx, who bring more than 60 years of collective experience to the company. Based in the city of Elk Rapidsthe office will serve the largest cross the city area in Michigan including Alden, bellaire, Elk Rapidselk lake, Lake LeelanauNorth Port, Sutton Bay, Torch Lakeand cross the city.

Great City of Traverse has a strong luxury home market,” said Philip White, President and CEO of Sotheby’s International Realty. “It has become attractive to high net worth individuals and entrepreneurs and we are seeing US and international buyers buying primary and secondary homes in the area. Our continued growth in the state allows our brand to serve this growing market and I look forward to supporting Dean, Wendy and the entire team at Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty.”

“The cross the city The area has a way of life and culture that few other places can match, Groulx said. Few real estate companies can match the background and experience of our brokers and sales associates, and our affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty will provide sellers and buyers with the greatest cross the city an unparalleled experience thanks to its prestige, global presence and marketing capabilities.”

The company has plans for future growth in Alden, bellaire, cross the city, Northportand Leelanau. Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty was launched in partnership with Russian Postowner/broker of Ocean Sotheby’s International Realty.

The Sotheby’s International Realty® network currently has nearly 26,000 affiliated independent sellers in more than 1,000 offices in 81 countries and territories around the world. Great Lakes Sotheby’s International Realty listings are marketed on the global website In addition to the referral opportunities and expanded exposure generated by this source, brokers and clients of the firm will benefit from an association with Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide. Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs. Each office is independently owned and operated.

Sotheby’s International Realty
Sotheby’s International Realty was founded in 1976 as a real estate service for the discerning clients of Sotheby’s auction house. Today, the company’s global footprint spans more than 1,000 offices located in 81 countries and territories around the world, including 51 company-owned brokerage offices in major metropolitan and resort markets. In February 2004, Anywhere Real Estate Inc. has entered into a long-term strategic alliance with Sotheby’s, the operator of the auction house. The agreement provided for the licensing of the Sotheby’s International Realty name and the development of a franchise system. The franchise system is made up of a network of affiliates, where each office is independently owned and operated. Sotheby’s International Realty supports its affiliates and agents with a wealth of operational, marketing, recruiting, training and business development resources. Affiliates and agents also benefit from an association with the venerable auction house Sotheby’s, established in 1744. For more information, visit

The affiliate network is operated by Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC, and the company-owned brokerages are operated by Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. Both entities are subsidiaries of Anywhere Real Estate Inc. (NYSE: HOUS) , a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services. Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC and Sotheby’s International Realty, Inc. fully support the principles of the Fair Housing Act and the Equal Opportunity Act.

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