Earlier this month, Daniel Flynn was presented with the inaugural Harcourts Leadership and Innovation Awards at the 2013 Victorian Young Achievers Awards.
The Harcourts Leadership and Innovation Award recognises young people who, through their leadership, innovation and drive, are paving the way for others to follow.
Mr Flynn is the Founder and Managing Director of “Thankyou Water”, which exists for the sole purpose of funding water projects in developing nations. Mr Flynn and his team met with numerous bottling and packaging companies, finally securing a donation of 30,000 bottles from Visy.
When a national distribution deal was secured, the new social enterprise “Thankyou Water” became a reality. The team have now contributed to 58 water projects in …
Landmark Harcourts has reported its second strongest quarter on record in terms of settled sales.
“We continue to be our own hardest markers as we continue to build momentum in building Australia’s best regional and rural real estate business,” said Darren Cole, CEO of Landmark Harcourts, in relation to the firm’s results in the January to March period.
“Our performance over the past year has been solid, with a year-on-year uplift of 32 per cent.
“To put this into context, two of our largest competitors reported declines of 11 per cent and six per cent respectively, whilst Herron Todd White – the national valuation firm – reported a national rural sales volume decline of 45 per cent in 2012, year-on-year.”
71 per cent of the network’s volume for the year was made up of rural property, with the remainder coming from growing regional residential and lifestyle sales, and property management …
Every now and then a property comes on to the market that is more than a little different. And it’s not everyday the local school is for sale.
“It will come down to what someone wants to pay for it. The sale price is anyone’s guess,” Mr Pye said.
The school was built in 1921 and sits on 2.29ha of flat land, about 10 minutes outside Rockhampton in rural surrounds.
Zoned for special purposes, the land use is for “educational” purposes, including kindergarten.
Two double storey buildings with three classrooms, an office and ample storage sit on the fully fenced block.
Mr Pye …
International real estate group, Harcourts is pleased to announce the appointment of Jenny Birrell in the role of Chief Executive Officer of Harcourts Western Australia replacing Stuart Cox who has gone into business ownership, joining Ben Benacki and Harcourts Alliance.
With a career spanning over 34 years, Ms Birrell has held several senior management positions with some of the real estate industry’s most significant organisations.
Ms Birrell brings to the role an outstanding depth of knowledge around real estate, the WA market and WA business, as well as being a consummate professional.
Her varied experience with financials, training, recruiting, practical working knowledge of sales and property management, and passion for systems and procedures leaves Ms Birrell perfectly placed to lead Harcourts WA.
Ms Birrell first joined the Harcourts Group in 2001 as the state financial controller and moved into the role of general manager and business development manager in 2007.…
Harcourts Busselton has once again sponsored the Busselton Hospice Care’s annual charity golf day.
The event, now in its tenth year, was another huge success with 36 teams of four playing 18 holes of golf in order to raise money for the hospice.
Busselton Hospice Care is a not-for-profit organisation run entirely on community funding and the generosity of volunteers.
This year, a total of $35,395 was raised which included an anonymous donation of $10,000. This brings the cumulative total for the Busselton Hospice’s golf day over its 10 year history to over $300,000.
All funds raised will go to the care of ill and elderly clientele who live in the home-like environment of the Busselton Hospice Care.
Neil Honey, Director of Harcourts Busselton, was actively involved in the tournament along with Stuart Cox, Chief Executive Officer of Harcourts Western Australia, and several other members of the Harcourts WA …
The office, previously known as Harcourts Gympie, will officially re-brand under the Landmark Harcourts banner on the 11th of April and will bring the office in line with the group’s more than 155 offices across Australia.
Gympie local, Nathan O’Neill will continue in his role of business owner and is proud to join the Landmark Harcourts team.
“Operating under the Landmark Harcourts banner will give our office more exposure and support in the regional and rural real estate sector in Queensland and will allow us to provide more comprehensive service to our clients,” Mr O’Neill said.
“We are truly excited that Nathan and his team have made the move to Landmark Harcourts. They are a professional and committed team looking for an edge to grow their business and help give greater …