First National Real Estate Cairns Central was recognised for its outstanding achievement at the General Excellence and Marketing (GEM) Awards, held at a cocktail dinner at Sofitel Brisbane on Saturday night.
First National Real Estate is Australia’s largest independent real estate network and its gala evening celebrated the best of Queensland’s real estate performances over the past year, which according to First National Real Estate Cairns Central, principal, David Forrest, required the profession to continue to achieve results in an environment of tighter mortgage lending criteria.
‘First National Real Estate focused on delivering its agents advanced digital marketing tools and industry leading professional development throughout 2015’, David Forrest said.
‘This contributed to the network being voted “Australia’s number one employer” and the number one network for “brand, culture and support” in an independent survey of industry experts.
‘Our staff have worked and trained hard to maintain a leading edge and the results have been impressive.’
At the presentation, First National Real Estate Cairns Central received the following awards.
- Highest Increase of Property Management Gross Revenue (%)
- Commercial Highest Number of Exclusive Listings
- Commercial Highest Number of Settled Sales
Key staff also received recognition for their individual performances:
- Grant Stone received the Gold award
- Chris Eustace received the Silver award
- Susan Anderson received the Silver award
- Patrice Hayton received the Administrator of the year award
David Forrest said the First National GEM Awards are an important event as they present an opportunity for the network’s members to celebrate achievements, while encouraging their colleagues to aspire to an ongoing process of performance improvement that benefits customers.
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For further information contact: David Forrest, Principal, First National Real Estate Cairns Central, on 07 4046 9300