New South Wales
The annual Sleepout aims to engage business leaders to raise awareness and funds for the St Vincent de Paul Society to support people experiencing homelessness as part of the larger Escape from Poverty campaign.
Since the inaugural event in 2006, the Sleepout has raised over $13 million for Vinnies Homeless Services across New South Wales and nationally. In 2012, over 1,000 CEOs from around Australia slept out in support of the charity.
Come rain or shine, Mr Forde will be sleeping out as part of the Carriageworks event in Sydney with the aim of raising $5,000 for the cause.
“This is an incredibly important cause and a fantastic event which raises so much money and awareness for the St Vincent de …
Well-respected local finance, property and planning firm, FYI Group will officially re-launch in July 2013 as Harcourts Dee Why in Sydney’s northern suburbs.
Business Owners, Sam Ayliffe and Ben White are confident that the re-brand will ensure success for their business.
“This change will mean that we will be backed by the most progressive real estate group in the industry.
“We were drawn to the Harcourts group as it is a good name, has excellent brand recognition, a fantastic reputation and can offer an incredible level of support,” Mr White said.
Rob Forde, Chief Executive Officer of Harcourts New South Wales, is pleased that the team made the decision to re-brand to Harcourts.
“I’m pleased to welcome a team with such great credentials and ability, and I’m sure they are going to make an impact to our business very early on,” said Mr Forde.
“Sam and Ben have a fantastic …
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In this month’s Property Focus newsletter (June 2013, Australia):
What adds value?: When it comes to estimating the value of property, the building and its design features are the main variables.
Market facts: Get all the latest property market facts from around Australia.
Harcourts WA announce new CEO: Harcourts recently announced the appointment of Jenny Birrell in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Harcourts Western Australia.
Small-space edible gardens: Feeling left behind by the grow-your-own-food revolution because you live in a gardenless apartment or have a postage-stamp yard? Take heart: anyone with a sunny windowsill, patio, or balcony can cultivate edibles.
View this month’s Property Focus newsletter in full HERE.…
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Harcourts Hills Living has won many major awards at the recent Harcourts National Awards ceremony which acknowledges real estate achievement for 2012/2013 across Australia.
Andrew Drane, Business Owner of Harcourts Hills Living, achieved third place in the Top 20 Sales Consultants category, as well as third place in the Top Auction Lister category.
Property Manager, Rosa Pedavoli was named the number two Property Manager of the Year, while the Harcourts Hills Living office won second place in the Top Office – Gross Income into Office per Sales Consultant category.
Harcourts Hills Living competed against over 1,100 real estate professionals from around Australia to win these coveted awards.
“My team and I work very hard in our local market place to be the very best we can be. I am incredibly proud of what we have achieved to date, and have plans to deliver even better real estate service in …
One of the most significant members of the Harcourts Group, Irene Green has been inducted into the prestigious Harcourts Hall of Fame in recognition of the contribution she has made to the organisation.
One of only a few honoured with membership to the Harcourts Hall of Fame, Mrs Green, who was trained as a school teacher, is now Head of the Harcourts Academy as well as part owner of Harcourts International and has been an integral part of Harcourts for over 23 years.
“Irene’s involvement with Harcourts started in the late 1980s and she soon moved to Auckland to open her first office with husband, Mike Green in 1990. During this period, Irene undertook all the staff training and inductions for the office and started to instil the Harcourts culture,” said Gilbert Enoka, General Manager of Harcourts International, in an introductory speech.
With the rapid growth of Harcourts across …
Seven Australian-based charities have received funding grants totalling $46,000 as part of the latest round of funding grants from The Harcourts Foundation.
In Queensland, a grant of $15,000 was provided to the North Queensland Juvenile Diabetes Research Fund and $10,000 was provided to Butterfly Babies, a charity within the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital Foundation.
Three charities in South Australia received funding grants including the Legacy Club of Adelaide for $5,000, Operation Flinders Foundation for $5,000 and St Vincent de Paul Society for $1,000.
The money granted will provide these charitable organisations with the funds to carry out important research and development projects, purchase vital equipment for those in need, and run significant community projects and services.