Sotheby’s opens first affiliated office in Ukraine

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced on Monday that InRealtyOU has joined its global network and will operate as Ukraine Sotheby’s International Realty.

The addition marks the Madison-based brand’s first affiliated office in the Ukraine.

The Kyiv-headquartered office will be owned and operated by Zans Launags and will serve the luxury residential real estate market in KyivOdessa and Lviv.

Ukraine offers diverse cultural influences, popular summer destinations and a rich heritage,” Philip White, CEO and president of Sotheby’s International Realty, said. “The luxury market in the Ukraine is experiencing gradual growth and retains its share of high-net-worth individuals. Zans and his team have more than a decade of real estate experience and we are pleased to welcome Ukraine Sotheby’s International Realty to the network.”

The Sotheby’s network currently has more than 23,000 affiliated sales associates located in 1,000 offices throughout 70 countries.

“We are committed to offering the highest level of personal service and professional representation to each and every listing,” Launags said. “Our company consists of real estate professionals and creative young minds that possess a combined experience of more than 10 years. Our affiliation with Sotheby’s International Realty enables us to build on our mission to offer the best international experience and global influence to our clients.”