A Boston Market Connection: Chicago

In February we featured the Chicago real estate market and our affiliate in the area, Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty. Jameson Sotheby’s International Realty has a 30-year-old reputation of integrity, innovation and results in the Greater Chicagoland area. Chicago and Boston have a lot of commonalities in culture and overall feel. The economic climates are similar as both metropolitans are home to many universities, hospitals, tech start ups and millennials. Read more

We are growing!

We are excited to announce that our Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty team in Charlestown is GROWING!  We will soon be relocating to a newer, larger office space just around the corner.

“We are excited to embark on a new chapter of our business in Charlestown. Our team has been making our mark in the neighborhood for nearly a decade and Paul and I believe that this move will take our business to the next level. We will be able to better accommodate clients, in a larger, more accessible space,” noted CEO/Co-owner Larry Rideout.

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REBIRTH & INNOVATION | Frida Kahlo’s Dos Mujeres Rekindles Hope and Imagination at the MFA

Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954) 	1928 	Oil on canvas 	* Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Charles H. Bayley Picture and Paintings Fund, William Francis Warden Fund, Sophie M. 	Friedman Fund, Ernest Wadsworth Longfellow Fund, Tompkins Collection—Arthur Gordon Tompkins Fund, Gift of Jessie 	H. Wilkinson—Jessie H. Wilkinson Fund, and Robert M. Rosenberg Fund 		* Photograph © Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Dos Mujeres (Salvadora y Herminia) Frida Kahlo (Mexican, 1907–1954) 1928 Credit below. 

In January of this year, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) acquired Frida Kahlo’s Dos Mujeres (Salvadora e Herminia). This is one of the earliest works by the iconic Mexican painter who has enchanted generations. It is currently on display as part of the MFA’s ongoing exhibit called “Making Modern”.

“Our dream was to acquire something by Frida Kahlo, who is an artist who really was a pathfinder… This came on the market and everybody knew that it was going to be important for us and help us invite new audiences into the MFA.”  – MFA Director Matthew Teitelbaum in interview with NPR Read more

Extraordinary Listing: 535 Worcester Street, Wellesley

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Travel to Europe, Asia, Africa and back all in the comfort of Wellesley, Massachusetts. Once featured in Wine Spectator for its 3,000 bottle Tuscan wine cellar, and Globe Magazine for its Bali-themed master suite, 535 Worcester Street is adorned with artifacts from foreign lands and exudes the energy of a thousand once-in-a-lifetime experiences. Read more

The Art of Introduction in an Ever Connected World

replace photo on pg 19We live in state of constant connection. We have the ability to discover more about someone in 5 minutes on the Internet than some of their oldest, dearest friends may know about them. In an ever-connected world, what exactly delineates a valuable introduction? Read more

Ranked #3 in the State of MA, with closed sales in excess of $1.5 billion in 2016, GSIR continues to outperform competitors

Ten Years and Counting

Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty was the only top ten firm in the state of Massachusetts to earn double-digit gains in marketshare in 2016. They yielded 40% growth to close the year with more than $1.5 billion in sales.

“While some of our growth is attributed to new talent, most is not,” added Larry Rideout, CEO/Co-Owner on their upward trend. “Our key markets are strong, our longtime agents are seeing huge gains, and our presence internationally is growing at a rapid pace.”

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Romantic Valentine’s Day Getaways

Where will you and your loved one be traveling to for Valentine’s Day weekend? Explore extraordinary homes in some of the world’s most romantic places for the perfect getaway this weekend! Whether you are looking to spend it on a roof top in a busy city, by the fire in the mountains, or relaxing on the beach, our network has the perfect destination for you!

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Boston ranked as the top third choice of foreign investment in the United States for 2017

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In a recent survey completed by members of the Association of Foreign Investors in Real Estate (AFIRE), Boston ranked third behind New York and Los Angeles in the category of top U.S. cities for foreign real estate investment. AFIRE is made up of foreign companies who invest in real estate, their advisors, managers, lawyers and accountants, and US institutions who invest in international real estate. Read more

Extraordinary Property: 55 Leicester Street, Brookline

55 Leicester Brookline (39 of 47)Marvel at the “Great Wall of Windows” located at 55 Leicester Street. This stunning wall of windows comprises the entire backside of this 9,294 square-foot Brookline home, serving as one the many stunning architectural details of the property. With seven bedrooms, eight bathrooms, and a laundry list of luxurious amenities, 55 Leicester is a hidden gem of this premier Brookline location.  Read more

Launch party for an exciting new development!

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Wednesday, February 1   |   5:00pm – 7:00pm   |   1908 Dorchester Ave

You’re invited to the Treadmark condo Spring Launch event
at the Gibson Sotheby’s International Realty Sales Center!

After visiting our showroom, check out Tavolo Ristorante (a few doors down) to join
the celebration of its rebrand – a new look and new delicious bites too!

RSVP by emailing treadmark@gibsonsir.com

 

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Learn more about treadmark here!

Sotheby’s Auction House News: Astonishing artifacts from Alexander Hamilton’s Family Archive

Don’t miss out on an exceptional opportunity to obtain significant letters and manuscripts from Alexander Hamilton’s Family Archive in the Sotheby’s January 18th auction, in New York. This sale of a lifetime personifies Alexander Hamilton’s story. Due to a hit Broadway show and best-selling book, Alexander Hamilton’s story has become incredibly popular over the last fifteen years. The astonishing, valuable artifacts, descending over two centuries, for sale are shown below.  Read more

Sotheby’s International Realty: Brand Expansion in Chile, Fiji and Michigan.

Sotheby’s International Realty provides luxury residential real estate services domestically and globally to clients through independent operations worldwide. A brand that continues to grow, these firms are currently located in 65 countries and employ more than 2,000 independent sales associates among 850 offices.

As of December 2016, Sotheby’s International Realty has the amazing pleasure of announcing its further expansion to three new breathtaking locations. These aesthetically pleasing locations are Chile, Fiji, and Michigan. As members of the Sotheby’s International Realty network, each of their listings will be listed on the sothebysrealty.com global website, and they will have access to referral opportunities, widen exposure, and countless benefits from association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs.

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Home for the Holidays: A Feature of Extraordinary Listings

Traveling home for the holidays and looking to make your stay a bit more permanent? Make one of these extraordinary homes yours in time to entertain this holiday season!

_DSC3171388 Warren Street, Brookline
This property boasts over 6,000 square feet of living space. Most of that can be used to entertain any size gathering. Starting off with a lovely foyer to greet guests, the space splits off into several sitting areas as well as an open kitchen/dining room. Each of the sitting rooms have fire places. There is also a separate dining room with room for larger sized table. Read more