St. James Properties

Selected for Membership in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International®

Affiliations expand St. James Properties’ global reach

Southport, NC – 1/31/2024 – St. James Properties was recently awarded affiliate status in Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and its luxury marketing division, Luxury Portfolio International®, Jay Atkinson, president, announced today.
Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® (LeadingRE) is a global real estate community comprised of 550 real estate companies awarded membership based on rigorous standards for service and performance. With 4,900 offices and 138,000 sales associates in over 70 countries, these firms represent quality-focused market leaders from around the world.

This distinction ensures that St. James Properties’ clients are working with exceptional local professionals who also deliver connections to buyers and quality real estate companies across the country and around the world. The company also benefits from LeadingRE’s industry-leading international referral network, award-winning learning programs and events, professional marketing resources and more.

St. James Properties also earned membership in Luxury Portfolio International® (LPI), an exclusive group of LeadingRE companies that are among the most well respected and well-known experts in luxury real estate markets worldwide. LPI attracts a global audience of affluent consumers and markets approximately 50,000 of the world’s most remarkable homes annually on

Based in the United States, LPI is backed by the experience of the most well respected and renowned experts in luxury real estate in markets worldwide. This group collectively has wide spans of experience in the high-end luxury real estate market.

Atkinson notes that selection as a member of LeadingRE and LPI represents another step in the firm’s growth and its strength in the market.

“These strategic affiliations have given us the ability to further enhance our position as market leader and broaden exposure for our listings,” said Atkinson.

“We are delighted to have St. James Properties as part of our distinguished network of premier brokerages.  The company has an impeccable reputation in St. James and the surrounding area, and we are committed to helping the firm achieve even greater success,” said Paul Boomsma, president and CEO of LeadingRE. “As a member of LeadingRE and LPI, St. James Properties combines authentic, local expertise with unparalleled resources and connections to the highest quality real estate firms and luxury specialists worldwide.”

St. James Properties has been the market leader in St. James Plantation for more than 25 years. Its developer roots keep the brokerage deeply invested in the community.

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Contact: Julie Frazier/St. James Properties, LLC/910-523-0438/