Global luxury-home buyers and renters have more property choices to view online, thanks to expansion.  Chicago-based owner Luxury Portfolio International has expanded network membership in the U.S. , Italy, UAE, Ireland, Dominican Republic, New Zealand, Canada and Panama.

Joining the company’s Development Collection of new properties are communities and developers in the U.S., Canada, Germany and Switzerland.


Here’s the announcement:

Luxury Portfolio International® Expands Membership in Eight Countries and Throughout the United States

CHICAGO – Luxury Portfolio International® has recently welcomed 17 new member real estate companies in the U.S. and eight countries abroad, joining the network’s 200+ market-leading real estate firms. The network has also introduced seven new luxury developments as part of its Development Collection. Luxury Portfolio specializes in the high-end real estate market and is the luxury component of Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®, an organization encompassing over 500 companies with 120,000 sales associates worldwide.

International companies joining the network include: Casaconvista, Lerici, Italy; Driven Properties, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Ganly Walters, Dublin, Ireland; Grupo Actúa Properties, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic; hoamz ltd., Queenstown, New Zealand; Park Lane Properties, Tamarin, Mauritius; Profusion Realty, Quebec, Canada; and Semusa Realty Corp., Panama City, Panama.

New U.S. affiliates include: Bluewater Real Estate, Emerald Isle, NC; Charles Reinhart Company, Ann Arbor, MI; Cutler Real Estate, Canton, OH; Florida Executive Realty, Tampa, FL; Lyon Real Estate, Sacramento, CA; Margaret Rudd & Associates, Southport, NC; Platinum Group, REALTORS, Colorado Springs, CO; Sea Island Properties, St. Simons Island, GA; and Weidel REALTORS, Princeton, NJ.

Also joining the network as part of its Development Collection are: Bayside at Waterman’s, Galveston, TX; Le Babylone, Montreal, Quebec; Living 108, Berlin, Germany; Richelieu Flats, Chicago, IL; Sirenusa, St. John, Virgin Islands; yoo Berlin, Berlin, Germany; and yoo Wollerau, Wollerau, Switzerland.

“We are thrilled to welcome these luxury market leaders to our network, as we continue to grow our coverage around the world with firms that share our standards and passion for serving the luxury real estate segment,” said Paul Boomsma, president of Luxury Portfolio.

Affiliates of Luxury Portfolio participate in a strategic program designed to market high-end homes to affluent consumers worldwide, including the award-winning website,, which markets over 25,000 luxury homes to over three million high-net-worth visitors annually and features a total inventory of available properties totaling over $44 billion. The site is unmatched in the global arena, attracting visitors from over 200 countries/territories each month.

The program also offers targeted advertising opportunities through extensive online and offline co-op advertising, as well as the Luxury Portfolio International® Magazine, which is produced twice a year with a total distribution of over 100,000 to high net-worth consumers.

Members of Luxury Portfolio International® will gather at the upcoming Luxury Portfolio SUMMIT, February 23-25, 2014 at Wynn Las Vegas, with an educational program focusing on the latest in luxury real estate, housing trends and marketing strategies.

For more information about the network and to view its extensive collection of extraordinary homes, visit

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