Penn-Florida Companies Names Douglas Elliman’s Elena Christodoulou of New Development to Lead Sales as Vice President for The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton
Published on 12.6.2017
It takes the perfect blend of colorful history, superb location, iconic architecture and an elite, sophisticated citizenry to create an international destination – a place where every moment is a celebration. This is the essence of Via Mizner, an exclusive, landmark address in the heart of a beloved community, perfectly crafted for world-class lifestyles.
As one of a select few locations worldwide with a residential property bearing the Mandarin Oriental name, The Residences is truly a signature address. Upon arriving at the private entrance lobby, the cascading water element and grand staircase only hint at the striking design and details that abound throughout. Incomparable sophistication is imbued into each of the ninety-two, light-filled homes that celebrate the Boca Raton lifestyle with absolute comfort and complete security.
For over fifty years, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group’s reputation for impeccable service, distinctive designs and renowned, holistic spas has been key to its rapid expansion across the globe. Today, the company operates thirty-two hotels and seven Residences at Mandarin Oriental in 23 countries and territories. A dedication to the highest levels of customer satisfaction year after year has garnered Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group a most enviable ranking as a recognized leader in worldwide luxury hospitality.
Penn-Florida announces the appointment of Elena Christodoulou as Vice President of Sales, to spearhead sales efforts for The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton. Specializing primarily in ultra-luxury new construction development, Ms. Christodoulou has procured $1.2 billion in sales for luxury pre-construction residences from 2013-2017 and has been recognized as a leader in luxury real estate sales throughout the world. Located at Via Mizner, Downtown Boca Raton’s exciting new urban resort, The Residences are one of only nine available in the world.
“We are thrilled to announce that Elena will lead the sales efforts for the The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton. She represents a level of excellence which is perfectly suited for a project of this caliber,” said Mark A. Gensheimer, Founder and CEO of Penn-Florida Companies. “Via Mizner is experiencing a tremendous amount of interest from all over the world following the closing of a $400 million loan last month. With ground breaking for the hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton, less than 30 days away, sales activity is brisk as buyers move to lock in preconstruction pricing, so the timing could not be better for Elena to join the team.”
The Residences will feature 85 magnificent private homes, garden suites and an exclusive penthouse collection. The contemporary details private homes will offer the finest finishes and are all framed by breathtaking ocean, golf course and city views. With preferred access to the outstanding amenities and legendary service of Mandarin Oriental, residents experience the utmost privacy and enjoy the five-star benefits of this urban resort without leaving the comfort of home. Owners will enjoy access to gourmet cuisine prepared by Michelin-starred gourmet chefs, membership privileges at Via Mizner Golf & City Club, and upscale designer shopping on the ground level at The Shoppes. This premier collection will also be the first Mandarin Oriental Residences to be paired with an 18-hole Jack Nicklaus signature golf course. Anticipated completion of the hotel is scheduled for 2019 with The Residences following in 2020.
Ms. Christodoulou’s success and experience throughout her career lead her to managing and selling ultra-luxury new development projects such as Regalia Residences in Sunny Isles Beach, Fendi Chateau and Chateau Beach. She began her career in real estate working for a high-end developer based in Greece, allowing her to travel and work closely with high net worth individuals throughout the United Kingdom, Europe, Russia, Middle East and Africa.
The Sales Gallery is located at 10 East Boca Road in Boca Raton, Florida and is open daily. To schedule a private presentation please call (561) 417-8020 or visit www.moresidencesbocaraton.com.
About Penn-Florida Companies
Founded in 1987, Penn-Florida Companies is a respected owner and full-service developer of luxury, high-profile real estate. With its headquarters located in Boca Raton, and regional offices in Orlando, Florida, Penn-Florida specializes in creating ultra-luxury, one-of-a-kind residential and commercial projects throughout the state. By limiting the company’s portfolio to unique properties in select locations, and upholding its long-standing commitment to delivering exceptional experiences and lifestyles, Penn-Florida has distinguished itself as a market leader for luxury and quality. www.pennflorida.com
About The Residences of Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 31 hotels and eight residences in 21 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. www.mandarinoriental.com
As one of a select few locations worldwide with a residential property bearing the Mandarin Oriental name, The Residences is truly a signature address. Incomparable sophistication is imbued into each of the eighty-five residences that celebrate the Boca Raton lifestyle with absolute comfort and complete security. www.moresidencesbocaraton.com
About Douglas Elliman Development Marketing
Douglas Elliman Development Marketing, a division of Douglas Elliman Real Estate, offers unmatched expertise in sales, leasing, and marketing for new developments throughout New York City, Long Island, Westchester, the Hamptons, South Florida and California as well as throughout the United States and internationally. The firm ranks amongst New York City’s most prominent sales and marketing firms. Drawing upon decades of experience and market-specific knowledge, Douglas Elliman Development Marketing offers a multidisciplinary approach that includes comprehensive in-house research, design and product development, marketing, and sales. Through a strategic global alliance with Knight Frank Residential, the world’s largest privately-owned property consultancy, the company markets properties to audiences in 60 countries. www.elliman.com/new-developments
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An offering is made only by the prospectus for the condominium and no statement should be relied upon if not made in the prospectus or in the applicable purchase agreement. Douglas Elliman is the Developer’s exclusive broker for this project. No solicitation, offer or sale of a unit in the Residences will be made in NY, NJ, or in any other jurisdiction in which such activity would be unlawful.Via Mizner Owner III, LLC (“Developer”) is a newly-formed entity, which is the sole offeror of the units being offered for sale as The Residences at Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton (“Residences”). Penn-Florida Capital Corp. and the other “Penn-Florida Companies” are affiliated with the Developer but are not the developer of the Residences. All statements and any representations herein shall be deemed to have been made solely by Developer. An affiliate of the Developer is developing the adjacent proposed Mandarin Oriental, Boca Raton hotel (“Hotel”) and the rental programs, if any, offered to unit owners in the Residences. Neither Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group nor any of its affiliates, nor their respective Officers, Directors, Agents or Employees (collectively, “MOHG”), are in any way owners, offerors, promoters, issuers or underwriters of, or responsible or liable for, or are making any representations or warranties with respect to, the Developer, construction of the Residences, any offering for sale of the real property constituting the Residences, or any increase or return on related investment. MOHG has not assumed and has no liability or responsibility for any financial statements, projections or other financial information contained in any sales and marketing materials, prospectus or similar written or oral statements relating to the Residences. Developer has the sole right and responsibility for the manner and means by which the Residences are sold, and for all representations in relation to the Residences. Developer has obtained rights to use the “Mandarin Oriental” name and trademarks (“MOHG Marks”) in connection with the Residences and the Hotel subject to the terms and conditions of non-exclusive license agreements which may be terminated at any time upon certain occurrences. The right to use the MOHG Marks in connection with the Residences is thus not guaranteed and no such right is included in the Residence being acquired by any purchaser. If any of the relevant agreements are terminated, or Mandarin Oriental ceases to manage the Hotel or Residences for any reason, use of the MOHG Marks in connection with the Hotel and Residences may be terminated at MOHG’s discretion.
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