Beirut – July 11th, 2016: On the occasion of DREAM 2016 (Development & Real Estate Annual Meeting), RE/MAX Lebanon, the world’s leading real estate franchise network, held a press conference to launch its operations in the country, convening key business and real estate journalists as well as brokers on Monday July 11th 2016 at Biel Beirut.
RE/MAX is one of the best known real estate brands worldwide comprising of a leading network of franchisee-owned and operated offices with over 100,000 sales associates in nearly 100 countries. Drawing on the prominence and value of the brand, Sakr Real Estate had decided to launch RE/MAX Lebanon as part of its services in the real estate sector which now includes development, construction and brokerage.
RE/MAX Lebanon enjoys and spearheads a new method of operation in the broker/agent business model overthrowing the traditional way of brokerage system. In fact, it offers a series of advantages to both parties such as referral network in nearly 100 countries with the guidance of credible professionals, an extensive assortment of proven training and education for agents with the award winning RE/MAX University and not to mention the outstanding commission! The Lebanese have now the opportunity to work in total freedom with the support of RE/MAX strong network by establishing their own RE/MAX franchises and recruiting their agents throughout the whole nation where they can sell properties across all regions.
Mr. Jihad Abou Chacra, Vice Chairman of Sakr Holding and CEO of RE/MAX Lebanon started the press conference by an opening statement highlighting the several success stories that SAKR REAL ESTATE accomplished in the past few years, making it one of the leading real estate companies in Lebanon. He then focused on the importance of the acquisition of RE/MAX Lebanon by Sakr Real Estate saying:” What we are seeking to accomplish is an upgrade in the brokerage industry by improving professionalism of this sector and incorporating a new model of operation”. He then concluded: “Our project encourages Lebanese entrepreneurs and invites all those who are interested in joining this wide network of broker-owners and agents worldwide by simply filling our franchise application”.
As for Mr. Fadi Jreissati, CEO of Sakr Real Estate, made an important intervention saying:” Sakr Real Estate decided to add RE/MAX Lebanon to its real estate services portfolio to complete a full-fledged profile inclusive of development, construction and now brokerage”. He also mentioned RE/MAX Properties as:” The first Broker-Owner company that acquired its franchise from RE/MAX Lebanon and sells now 7 projects from different companies excluding those related to Sakr Real Estate”. Jreissati concluded with:” We have a new addition to RE/MAX Lebanon which is RE/Max Land. The company handles broking and bartering the best deals on behalf of the clients looking to sell, buy or invest in lands in Lebanon.”