Nominated in three categories, Sunshine Coast’s Laguna Real Estate took home the award for Major Independent Of The Year – 4 or more offices at the 2018 Real Estate Business (REB) Awards in Sydney on Thursday 19 July. This is not the first time Laguna has won this prestigious category, being named winners in 2016 alongside their win for Regional Property Manager Of The Year.


Laguna’s Principal Olivier Miller was ecstatic about the win. “It is such an honour to be a part of these national awards,” said Olivier. “Laguna has been finalists for the past three years and submitting all of our business achievements is no easy feat with tough competition from around Australia. By entering these awards, we get the chance to showcase all of our real estate success as well as placing the spotlight on all four offices encompassing 40 staff and 600 property managements to a broader audience.”


REB editor Tim Neary said that there had been huge interest in the awards this year as it is one of the most sought-after awards for the industry. “The interest in this year’s awards has been unprecedented, setting new records across all of the categories,” Tim said, adding that the winners this year reflected the diversity in the industry. “From national networks to individual agents, the 2018 REB Awards recognised excellence in real estate across the nation, and I’d like to congratulate all winners and finalists on their achievements.”


Olivier went on to congratulate all her staff. “The win was a team effort and reflected Laguna’s passion for excellence in real estate. I would like to say a big, big thank you to each and every one of my team members.”


The REB Awards is an annual event celebrating some of Australia’s top real estate professionals. This year’s event attracted more than 600 people to recognise the nation’s leading real estate agents, property managers, auctioneers, innovators and market leaders.


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