TOWN International | Leverage our elite global network!

In 2017, our International Sales Department successfully grew our network to include more than 133,600 professionals within more than 4,185 offices spanning five continents.

In 2018, we encourage you to leverage it! We are here to assist you in efficiently referring your clientele to local experts based out of offices around the world, and are always just an email or a phone call away. Please contact us at or (917) 567-8767 to learn more about the business ventures available to you through our affiliates, listed below.

London & Dubai

Originally established over 200 years ago in 1805, Chestertons is one of the foremost real estate firms in London with over 34 local offices and an international reach that incorporates 70 offices extending across 19 countries and five continents. The firm operates at the luxury end of the market and specializes in sales, rentals, property management, new development services and more. Three of the company’s most recent accolades include being named Lettings Agency of the Year 2016 and winning Gold for both Best Innovation and Best Marketing at the Sunday Times Estate Agency Awards in 2016. 

Miami & Latin America

Fortune International Group is one of the foremost real estate firms in Miami with a reach that extends to Europe and Latin America. Fortune International Group’s unique position in the South Florida marketplace is a result of a pristine track record of successful development projects and exclusive on-site sales and marketing representation – powered by their local brokerage company, Fortune International Realty. Fortune has twelve offices with 1,000 associated Realtors completing over $3.5 billion in sales per year. 

Toronto, Canada

Founded in 1985 by Ronni Fingold, Forest Hill Real Estate has been a leader in the Toronto real estate market and in the past decade alone has participated in well over ten billion dollars in real estate sales volume. The firm operates out of 24 branch offices strategically located in Toronto, York Region, Oakville, Muskoka and the Kawarthas and are populated with over 800 salespeople. The firm attributes its immense, long-standing success to its personalized client services, targeted marketing platforms and experiences and professional real estate sales associates. 


Established in 1983, Gilmar has since consolidated the largest real estate network operating in Madrid, Costa del Sol (Marbella Golden Mile, Marbella Puerto Banús, and Estepona), Seville and the coast of Cadiz. The company also sells country estates throughout Spain. Operating out of 25 offices and headquartered in Madrid, the firm focuses on seven lines of business which include sales, rentals, new construction and investment; and employs a fleet of specialized departments yielding commercial, legal, tax and technical advice, as well as market research and after-sales service. A testament to its strategic customer-oriented ethos, Gilmar has consistently received the Madrid Excellence award since February 2009. This quality seal recognizes the firm’s dedicated and ongoing commitment to excellence in the real estate community.

Palm Beach

In 2008, Principal David Fite established The Fite Group Luxury Homes to service high-net-worth clientele living along the famed 16-mile barrier island of Palm Beach. The Fite Group Luxury Homes is a luxury boutique agency with over 100 high achieving brokers serving all of Palm Beach County from Boca Raton to Jupiter Island and from Palm Beach to Wellington. Having completed over $3 billion in sales, The Fite Group Luxury Homes enjoys a prominent stance in Palm Beach County, and is a member of “Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate”, the premier global network bringing together worldwide real estate industry leaders and luxury properties from all over the world. 

Switzerland, France, Austria & Italy

Founded in 2005, Alpine Homes specializes in the sale of off plan and resale properties in Switzerland, France, Austria and Italy. The firm offers a broad range of property services to developers and property owners alike, including development consultancy, valuation, sales, marketing and rental introductions. Owner Larry Levene and the firm’s qualified, multilingual staff are passionate about ski properties and The Alps, and always strive to offer the highest standard of client care. 


Founded by Yuval Degani in 1998 with a mission to revitalize Chicago real estate sales by integrating the new internet frontier, Dream Town quickly built the most robust property listings search engine on the web, developing proprietary software that gave brokers and their clients an edge in locating the best deals to match their needs. Today, the firm maintains a well-earned reputation within the Chicago area for both its impressive sales volume and its dedication to personal, attentive service, and has grown to include over 400 brokers within five full-service offices. 

North Central New Jersey

Based in Millburn, New Jersey, Towne Realty Group is the inside expert for residential homes in North Central, New Jersey, just 18 miles west of Manhattan. Founded in 2006, Broker Karen Eastman Bigos has been a top agent in the community for over 33 years. The firm surpassed $1.5 billion in sales in its first ten years and has grown its social media follower base to over 18,000 fans, tracking over $50 million in sales from Facebook alone. A prominent member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, Towne Realty Group proudly serves a dedicated clientele in Short Hills, Millburn, Summit, Berkeley Heights, The Chathams, Maplewood & South Orange, Springfield, New Providence and West Orange (all towns along and near the Midtown Direct train line). 

Northeast New Jersey & West New York

Founded in 2014 by Kristin Ehrgott, AVENUE Residential has quickly built a stellar reputation for record-breaking sales, specifically within the luxury condo and townhome sector of the market. With over $200 million in sales to date, and an average sales price over $1 million, the company nearly doubles the local average of $570,000. AVENUE boasts more dollar volume sales per agent when compared to top-producing firms in their market. Currently AVENUE represents about $25 million in sales exclusives and is co-marketing a 278-unit waterfront condo building in West New York.

Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate

TOWN Residential is also a proud member of Who’s Who in Luxury Real Estate, the world’s most prestigious network of brokerages who transact within the top 10% of their market. 

Architecture News | AIA New York Design Award Recipients

It’s awards season! While standout projects in the realm of architecture don’t get as much attention as their counterparts in the film and music industries, we’re here to highlight the recent winners of the AIA New York Design Awards. A total of 32 projects received recognition this year in the categories of architecture, interiors, projects and urban design. Though the ethereal Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington D.C. secured the biggest award of the competition, New York City has plenty to brag about with 12 locally-based winners. See below for the full rundown of all winning NYC designs and buildings!


1. Brooklyn Bridge Park Boathouse

Award Level: Honors
Architect: Architecture Research Office
Location: Brooklyn, NY

2. NYC DOT Harper Street Yard Structures

Award Level: Honors
Architect: nARCHITECTS

Location: Corona, NY

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3. Columbia University Lenfest Center for the Arts

Award Level: Honors
Architects: Renzo Piano Building Workshop (Design), Davis Brody Bond (Executive), Body Lawson Associates (Associate), James Corner Field Operations (Landscape)
Location: New York, NY

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4. Queens Library at Kew Gardens Hills

Award Level: Honors
Architect: WORK Architecture Company

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5. Williamsburgh Savings Bank

Award Level: Citations
Architects: David Scott Parker Architects, Bosch Architecture (of Record)
Location: Brooklyn, NY

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6. Delancey and Essex Municipal Parking Garage

Award Level: Citations
Architect: Michielli + Wyetzner Architects
Location: New York, NY

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7. The Lobster Club

Award Level: Merits
Architect: Peter Marino Architect
Location: New York, NY

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8. Parsons Making Center

Award Level: Merits
Architect: Rice+Lipka Architects
Location: New York, NY

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9. New York Family Office

Award Level: Merits
Architects: A+I, SheltonMindel (Interior)
Location: New York, NY

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10. The Gerken Residence

Award Level: Citations
Architect: Young Projects, Future Green Studio (Landscape Architect)
Location: New York, NY

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11. One Vanderbilt

Award Level: Merits
Architect: Kohn Pederson Fox Associates
Location: New York, NY

Image Courtesy OVA Design

12. Justice in Design

Award Level: Merits
Architect: NADAAA
Location: New York, NY

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Neighborhood Spotlight | Greenwich Village

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Year after year and decade after decade, Greenwich Village remains the place to be and be seen in New York City. Energetic, eclectic and offbeat, the neighborhood is one that drops all pretenses in the same vein as its nickname: simply, “The Village.” With Washington Square Park at its center, the area extends from 6th Avenue to Broadway and from West Houston Street to 14th Street.

Though exceedingly popular, the area stays true to its name, offering a village-like vibe at every turn of the corner. Read below for a curated list of the best that Greenwich Village has to offer, from standout eats to flagship shops and more!


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The Beatrice Inn
285 West 12th Street
This establishment redefines the traditional New York chophouse, offering a 1920’s speakeasy vibe. Classic and innovative cocktails steal the show here with a meat-centric menu to match.

181 Thompson Street
On any given night, visit Carbone for classic Italian cuisine, celebrity spottings and warm hospitality. Don’t miss the Spicy Rigatoni Vodka!

Sant Ambroeus
259 West 4th Street
From gelato and espresso to full meals with wine pairings, this elegant Italian cafe never disappoints.

Mermaid Oyster Bar
79 Macdougal Street
This spot is perfect for mid-day or happy-hour cocktails and a dozen oysters on ice. White-washed walls and minimal design make for the perfect light and airy atmosphere.

Bar Pitti
268 Sixth Avenue
Serving up only the finest in Italian and glamour, Bar Pitti is known for its sidewalk seating and people-watching potential.

Sushi Nakazawa
23 Commerce Street
Sushi Nakazawa serves the omakase of renowned chef Daisuke Nakazawa. Known for its exceptional service, the restaurant has become a destination spot for sushi lovers across the city and beyond.

Minetta Tavern
113 Macdougal Street
This classic old-school tavern serves some of the best steaks, chops and burgers in the city. Minetta Tavern is best known for its bone marrow and Black Label Burger.

Il Mulino
86 West 3rd Street
An extensive wine list and elegant setting complete any meal at Il Mulino. Come in for old-school Italian cuisine and stay for the sleek surrounds!

ZZ’s Clam Bar
169 Thompson Street
This tiny restaurant redefines the term “hip” and makes for the ultimate intimate seafood dining experience. Enjoy raw bar specialties and well-crafted cocktails. Be sure to make a reservation!

Miss Lily’s
132 West Houston Street
Miss Lily’s reigns as one of the city’s most celebrated Caribbean destinations, serving tasty Jamaican fare and island cocktails. For as real a departure from the city as it gets, come for brunch and conversation, or dinner and a night of dancing with friends!


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Maccarone Art Gallery
630 Greenwich Street 
This contemporary art gallery holds two exhibition spaces in the West Village, with an outpost in Los Angeles as well. Consistently well-curated, the most serious of art crowds come back time and again!

White Columns Exhibitions
320 West 13th Street 
White Columns Exhibitions is the city’s oldest alternative non-profit space, and is dedicated to showcasing emerging artists who are not affiliated with galleries.

Blue Note Jazz Club
131 West 3rd Street
Reigning as one of the world’s most premier jazz clubs, this cultural institution was founded in Greenwich Village in 1981. Visit this intimate and iconic club for the all-around jazz experience!

Le Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker Street
Patrons come back to this multimedia art cabaret time for its dedication to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, film, theater, dance and fine art. incredible acoustics yield a state-of-the-art performance space. Visit LPR an out-of-the-box experience, any night!

Cherry Lane Theatre
38 Commerce Street
Presenting classic plays and exciting new works, Cherry Lane Theatre stands as longest continuously running off-Broadway theater. Since 1924, the establishment’s mission has remained to cultivate an urban artist colony, honor its groundbreaking history and engage audiences to illuminate contemporary issues.

Comedy Cellar
117 Macdougal Street 
This iconic comedy club is known for surprise drop-ins by high profile celebrity comedians. Go any night of the week for an experience that is sure to give you more than one opportunity to laugh!

Jefferson Market Library
426 Sixth Avenue
Originating as a courthouse, the Jefferson Market Library stands inside a New York City landmark decked with stained glass windows and an iconic spiral staircase. Come to find a book, or stay a while in its historic atmosphere!


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Goods For The Study – McNally Jackson Store
50 West 8th Street 
You won’t ever want to borrow another pen after visiting Goods For The Study and browsing their high-end selection! Also in stock are well-curated stationery, unique greeting cards, fun art supplies, quality paper products and an array of notebooks.

The End of History
548 1/2 Hudson Street 
This small, two-window storefront houses vintage and international glassware, all categorized by color. Now in its twentieth year, The End of History is a Greenwich Village staple!

Monocle Shop
535 Hudson Street 
Standing as the tiny retail off-shoot of the namesake magazine, Monocle Shop offers luxury home, fashion and male-targeted gift options.

Khirma New York
102 Charles Street
Former stylist and high-end accessory designer Khirma Eliazov curates her women’s boutique with premier exotic materials and goods. Visit this simple flagship for modern handbags, accessories and more!