Ricardo Sousa, Century21 CEO for Spain and Portugal
Both companies are currently analysing the possibility of carrying out more franchise openings throughout 2021.
This agreement, includes an integration of both companies’ management systems, it will improve the efficiency of their commercial teams, as well as providing almost immediate access to all the information on real estate assets. It will also favour a more agile coordination within the purchasing and sales processes.
Century 21 España network works with a wide range of international private and institutional clients. In 2009, the management team decided to create a department specialised in providing a full integrated service to these banking entities, investment funds, real estate developers and others.
For the brand, this agreement represents a step back in its strategy to diversify the business. The two companies are already working together within the Portuguese market and have now decided to expand its cooperation to the Spanish market.
«The decision to expand this agreement with HipoGes Iberia to Spain was based on the collaboration experience we have had in Portugal. It was a natural step, considering the portfolio dimension in terms of assets sold and assets under management in Spain. The goal is to support Hipoges in reinforcing the service to its clients and providing more business opportunities to Century 21’s clients», explained Ricardo Sousa, Century 21’s CEO for Spain and Portugal.
Nuno Antunes, Real Estate global director at HipoGes Iberia commented that «for HipoGes, reaching this agreement Century 21, the largest broker network in the world, represents a great success. This new alliance will offer us the opportunity of integrating and learning from the experience of the more than 10.000 offices they have across the world in 88 countries.
«Working together, we can be closer to the more than 250 offices currently open in Spain and Portugal, which will allow us to position and boost our product and thus achieve even better results for our clients», he concluded.