- New Developments
Date: Dec 14, 2015
WELLINGTON, FL (December 14, 2015) –Douglas Elliman today announced the official opening of the firm’s WellingtonOffice at the Palm Beach Polo & Country Club, located at 11199 Polo ClubDrive in Palm Beach’s Village of Wellington. The opening marks the continuedexpansion for the national brokerage around the region bringing the total to 16offices in the South Florida market. To celebrate, a cocktail reception andribbon cutting took place the evening before.
“DouglasElliman is committed to continuing to build on the strong company presence wehave established in the state of Florida,’ said Jay Phillip Parker, CEO ofDouglas Elliman’s Florida brokerage. “The Wellington/Palm Beach area is a majorsubsidiary of our business here in Florida and our talented agents have aprofound impact on the community.”
The newWellington office will be spearhead by the regions managing broker, DonLangdon, a longtime real estate veteran. Langdon has established a substantialname for himself in the region having begun his career at the Palm Beach PoloGolf and Country Club—a prestigious country club home to Olympic riders, poloplayers and equestrians—in 1984. He quickly gained local attention and wasnamed “Top Producer” for seven consecutive years by The Realtors Association ofthe Palm Beaches. Langdon joined Douglas Elliman in January of 2014 havingexceeded a volume of over $1 billion in sales with over 1,000 transactions.Langdon will continue to lead the Douglas Elliman Wellington/Palm Beach networkgrowing to more than 90 agents who specialize in high-end homes, condominiums,and equestrian properties throughout the market.
“The Wellingtonoffice is a significant addition to the Douglas Elliman portfolio and I’mthrilled to manage the day-to-day operations and oversee the well-roundedteam,” said Don Langdon, Managing Broker, Douglas Elliman. “This office isunique in that it is located at one of the most prestigious addresses inWellington, the Palm Beach Polo Golf and Country Club, and our agents will bewell versed and have access to select member privileges available. We have worked hard to create an
enticingenvironment and as the exclusive onsite agency at the club, are the only onesthat can grant temporary club membership to buyers leasing properties withinthe gates.”
Recognized asan equestrian destination, the Wellington office will additionally leverage thecompany’s lengthy history of corporate affiliation with the equestriancommunity, including a longstanding sponsorship of the Hamptons Classic, aswell as the Winter Equestrian Festival, furthermore supports Douglas Elliman’scontinued growth in Palm Beach and specifically in Wellington.
"DouglasElliman is growing at a rapid pace and the recent expansion to the West Coastcombined with the swift development in South Florida has helped position thecompany at the top of the market with more than 80 offices and 6,000 agentsnationwide," said Dottie Herman, President and CEO, Douglas Elliman.“Client satisfaction remains our number one priority and having managing brokerDon Langdon, who is very well known in Wellington and horse country, allows usto provide continued personalized attention to our existing clientele whileworking aggressively towards growing the business."
Howard M.Lorber, Chairman, Douglas Elliman adds, "Douglas Elliman is known forproviding the ultimate real estate experience to our agents and clients alikeby offering a listing platform that is second to none. We stay ahead of thecurve by providing the most advanced tools allowing our elite team of agents tobetter service our clients and because of this, we remain a leader in theindustry year after year.”
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