Douglas Elliman sets sail for Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

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FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, October 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Douglas elliman, one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerage firms in United States, announces its official sponsorship of 62sd annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show for the third consecutive year as an Exclusive Real Estate Partner and Windward VIP Sponsor. The 2021 International Boat Show marks the sixth year of that of Douglas Elliman participation in the prestigious annual industry exhibition.

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Start October 27e and continue through October 31, 2021, Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the epicenter of the yachting capital of the world. The 5-day show attracts over 100,000 people, 642 exhibitors with more than 686 boats on display, making it the largest afloat boat show in the world.

Douglas elliman is pleased to continue our expanded sponsorship at the annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show this season, ”said Scott Durkin, CEO of Douglas elliman. “As a national brokerage that supports the boating industry, the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show gives us the opportunity to connect with our customers and visitors from around the world who are drawn to the boating capital of the world. at this time of year.

As the exclusive sponsor of Real Estate and Windward VIP for the third year, the Windward VIP Club is an annual highlight of the show and is located on the main dock in Bahia Mar. This year, the Windward VIP Club sponsored by Douglas elliman, will take over the Captain’s Lounge and the Tower Building with outdoor terraces offering a view of the shore and the water. VIP guests have access to an upscale luxury drink bar, offering gourmet fare and a concierge to book appointments with manufacturers and yacht brokers, enhancing the Windward VIP experience and exclusivity this year.

“The boating industry is a fundamental component of the Florida real estate market and it is a privilege to continue our support as an exclusive real estate partner and VIP Windward sponsor ”, stated Jay phillip parker, CEO of that of Douglas Elliman Florida area. “We look forward to welcoming customers, agents and colleagues to the world’s largest boat show.”

The Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the world’s largest in-water boat show, the show spanning nearly 90 acres of several outdoor venues. Through its 62 year history, the show has generated a positive economic impact in South Florida. In 2019, the exhibition produced $ 1.3 billion in the state of Florida and over 8,000 full-time jobs have been associated with the show.

About Douglas Elliman Immobilier
Founded in 1911, Douglas Elliman Real Estate is the largest brokerage in new York Metropolitan area and one of the largest independent residential real estate brokerage firms in United States. With approximately 7,000 agents, the company operates approximately 100 offices in New York City, Long island, The Hamptons, Westchester, Connecticut, New Jersey, Florida, California, Colorado, Massachusetts and Texas. What’s more, Douglas elliman has a global strategic alliance with London– based at Knight Frank Residential for business in global luxury markets spanning 61 countries and six continents. The company also controls a portfolio of real estate services, including Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, Douglas Elliman Property Management and Douglas Elliman Commercial. For more information on Douglas elliman along with expert commentary on emerging trends in the real estate industry, please visit



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