AUSTIN, Texas, Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Austin, an award-winning Austin-based real estate brokerage, announces its expansion plans in key areas of the Austin marketplace. Driven by its service-oriented mission and need to house its growing team, the company will open two additional offices in Northwest Austin and Southwest Austin in 2013 adding to its existing Downtown (Central), Westlake, and Lake Travis locations.
Founded in 2004, the company has enjoyed tremendous success while strategically growing its team of 170 high producing local agents. The additional locations fortify Realty Austin's presence in Austin and provides customers hands-on access to its customer service-oriented team.
Jonathan Boatwright, co-owner of Realty Austin said, "Our expansion plans are perfectly timed with the recovery in the Austin housing market. In 2012 we saw a 25% explosion in local housing demand, and we grew our business by 48%. In the past we have predominantly been a virtual office, online driven company. This expansion gets us closer to our customers, and closer to our agents, so we can cater our services to the unique needs of these communities. We are proud of our success and continued growth, and we attribute it to the team we've assembled who continue to drive us daily toward reaching our goals."
Jolene Weinstein, who was hired in 2012 to spearhead the Lake Travis office, is joined by three new market managers: Romeo Manzanilla, Northwest; Jennifer Korba, Central; and Marc Warshawsky, Southwest. These four, who have decades of proven experience and industry acumen, will serve as the company's first point of contact in the newly established sub-markets.
Boatwright continued, "Ease of integration, visible presence, and convenience for customers were key factors in selecting our new locations. We couldn't be more excited to delve deeper into these communities and get involved at a hyper-local level."
The new workspaces are well-located in Class A retail space. True to its homegrown roots, Realty Austin sourced to local companies to continue its modern, contemporary office design. Kelle Contine Interior Design and Michael Schembri's Artwork is featured in all new and existing offices.
Renovations are near completion at Realty Austin - Southwest which is located at 4301 William Cannon, Building K, Suite 200, Austin, Texas 78749 on the southwest corner of Mopac and William Cannon. New construction began in February on the building housing Realty Austin - Northwest at the southeast corner of Avery Ranch and Parmer Lane.
About Realty Austin
Realty Austin is the fastest growing real estate company in Austin with over $800M in sales in 2012, ranking as Austin's second highest producing agency in just eight short years. Realty Austin is headquartered in downtown Austin with locations in Westlake and Lake Travis, expanding into Southwest and Northwest Austin in 2013. Visited more than 10,000 times per day, realtyaustin.com is the most widely used home search website in Austin. Realty Austin's team consists of 170 full-time, high-producing agents who were hand-selected for their real estate experience, market knowledge and career accomplishments. Realty Austin is the most innovative and progressive real estate company in Austin, uniquely suited for its high tech, home grown culture. For more information, visit realtyaustin.com or call 512.241.1300. Become a fan on Facebook at facebook.com/realtyaustin.
SOURCE Realty Austin