New Delhi: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, one of the world’s fastest-growing residential real estate brokerage franchise networks, announced today the expansion of its franchise network into India. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Orenda India will mark the network’s first global footprint in India, adding its first office, and servicing pan India including, Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Ahmedabad, Goa, and Ayodhya. This association is aligned with the real estate sector that is the second-highest employment generator in India. The sector is estimated to reach US$ 1 trillion by 2030 and will contribute 13% to the country’s GDP by 2025.
“As things are changing quickly from a global perspective, the need to evolve and adapt is only increasing,” said Sanya Aeren, Chief Advisor, Marketing & Communications, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Orenda India. “The values, recognition, and consistency of the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand are unmatched by any other and my team, our MD, and I look forward to bringing that same real estate experience to India.”
“We are excited to welcome Orenda India to our global network,” said Christy Budnick, CEO, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices. “Shrey and Sanya’s exceptional leadership skills, extensive experience, and many accomplishments combined with their team’s dedication bring the experience and first-class services that are in perfect alignment with the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices core values.”
With their brand transition, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Orenda India agents gain access to Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ active referral and relocation networks, and its “FOREVER Cloud” technology suite, a powerful source for lead generation, marketing support, social media, video production/distribution, and more. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices has aligned with best-in-class technology platforms to deliver world-class support to its network members far into the future.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Orenda India will also have full access to the recently unveiled, Real Estate I.Q. System. The System combines the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices brand, marketing resources, and technology with progressive education, training, coaching, and consulting. The brand also provides global listing syndication, professional training, and ongoing education, and the exclusive Luxury Collection marketing program for premier listings. Its Prestige Magazine showcases network members’ premium listings with a strong lineup of feature stories covering topics that appeal to high-end real estate consumers.
Gino Blefari, Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, welcomed the brokerage, “We are thrilled to expand the Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices global footprint into India. We are looking forward to assisting them with their goal of expanding services to all of the major cities throughout India and building a team of over 1,000 real estate professionals.”
The addition of India furthers Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices’ global reach, who over the past three years has added franchisees in London (Kay & Co.); Dubai (Gulf Properties); Madrid and Barcelona (LARVIA) and Marbella; Lisbon (Portugal Property); Milan (MAGGI Properties); and Berlin and Frankfurt (Rubina Real Estate), Toronto and Quebec in Canada and San Miquel de Allende and Cancun in Mexico.