Realogics Sotheby's International Realty Honored Among Top 100 Fastest Growing Private Companies in the Puget Sound
Realogics Sotheby’s International Realty (RSIR) was recognized by The Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) among the top 100 “Fastest Growing Private Companies” in Washington State, according to their 2016 Book of Lists. RSIR is ranked 46th on revenues of $20.66 million in 2015 posting an increase of 125.62-percent from 2013. The firm was previously ranked 71st in 2015, 91st in 2014, 24th in 2013, and 2nd in 2012. The list was compiled by companies headquartered in Washington State that posted corporate revenues of ate least $500,000 in 2013 compared with 2015. The sold out event was held at Century Link Field on October 21st complete with photo opportunities on the play field, an inspirational speech by former Seahawks Quarterback Jim Zorn and a performance by the Seahawks “Blue Thunder” drum team.
Jennifer Johnsen Cameron is particularly struck by RSIR’s ability to remain on the Fastest-Growing Private Companies List given that annual growth rates of at least 26-percent is required, which is based on the tremendous growth of companies throughout Washington State. According PSBJ’s research, 59-percent of the companies on the List are located in Seattle or Bellevue and King County is home to 86 of the 100 companies ranked in 2016. The 100 fastest-growing companies more than doubled their collective workforce since 2013, with total employment now exceeding 10,000 jobs for 2015 and revenues that increased 146-percent from $1.3 Billion in 2013 to $3.2 Billion in 2015. The fourth and fifth most significant industries represented were Construction and Real Estate – both directly related to RSIR’s business model.
Earlier in June 2016, PSBJ recognized RSIR as the 7th largest Residential Real Estate Firm in Puget Sound for 2015 on $800 million in residential sales. RSIR consistently produces the highest average selling prices amongst its peers and generates the greatest listing sales production on a per-broker basis when compared with the top ten largest brands. In 2016 the company launched a campaign entitled “We Are | Change Agents” and describes the firm’s commitment to industry innovation, extraordinary marketing prowess and broker servicing that befits a global company. It also makes note of the new and improved rsir.com, RSIR’s Asia Services Group, and the firm’s over $2 billion in marketing sales experience for new construction.
Jones points to a similar growth rate for the global network that now boasts nearly 19,000 real estate professionals and 800+ branch offices in 63 countries and territories. In addition to its global footprint, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates’ new SIR.com website now garners more than 1.25 million unique visitors per month and half of this traffic is now being derived outside the US. Worldwide, the SIR network exclusively represents approximately 50,000 of the world’s most significant properties for sale.