April 25th, 2022, Chestertons, the global estate agency, today announces they are combining their 200 year old brand with a boutique local offering as they expand into Vietnam.
Initially based in Ho Chi Minh City, Chestertons will bring a full-service Real Estate agency to Vietnam with a research and consultancy approach to industrial services and new methodology to office tenant and landlord representation. These services are enhanced with global expertise in International Property Sales and their Private Office platform to provide clients with a unique offering that sets new standards.
Vietnam represents the next stage of the agency’s significant global growth and further strengthens its position in Asia.
Due to launch in May 2022 and headed up by Tam Nguyen (Principal) and Tony Picon (Executive Director), the new team comprises of Real Estate professionals with years of proven expertise in their respective fields, specializing in commercial and industrial property, as well as residential, retail, leisure, and new mixed-use developments.
The team looks forward to expanding across Vietnam’s real estate industry in collaboration with Chestertons and representing Asia’s most prestigious properties and new developments. This will be supported with both a China and Korea desk to better serve these neighboring markets.
Chestertons Vietnam will provide expert advice on the full real estate lifecycle utilizing local and international experts to deliver new opportunities and solutions. They will bring the latest prop-tech and innovative approach to the market with deep local knowledge as well as personalized customer service.
Salah Mussa, Chairman of Chestertons, comments: “Vietnam is an exciting growth market which makes it attractive for international investors. HCMC is the largest metropolis and main economic and financial hub. Tony Picon and his team share our brand’s core values and commitment to providing the highest levels of service.
“Vietnam’s dynamic business scene boasts successful emerging startups and large industrial players, a young and highly skilled workforce and attractive opportunities for investment and growth. By bringing a research and consultancy approach to the market we can provide a higher level of personalized service to our clients!”
Tony Picon, Executive Director of Chestertons Vietnam, comments: “We are proud to join the Chestertons global family. The Chestertons brand comes with a reputation of long history, expertise and credibility which will open many doors and opportunities for us.”
Tony believes that Vietnam is becoming a go-to location for manufacturers attracted by its young, dynamic population, strategic location and an abundance of free trade agreements. “The move towards an advanced economy over the coming decades will represent a glorious chapter of Vietnam’s history and we wish to be part of the story,” he added.
According to Tony Picon, “Our team is passionate about research and leveraging knowledge as well as experience to generate value for customers, support development, therefore making a difference in how real estate is transacted.”
Gavin Vercoe, COO of Chestertons, comments: “The Vietnam office will boost Chestertons’ expansion plans and will help provide critical mass across our growing regional network which includes Cambodia, South Korea, Singapore, India and Malaysia following soon after.”
The Chestertons network comprises over 100 offices across the UK, Europe, North America, the Middle East, Africa and Asia, employing more than a thousand experienced real estate professionals, combining local expertise with a global mindset.
A heritage brand, Chestertons was originally founded in 1805 and today offers its franchise partners and agents unrivalled operational, marketing, recruitment, educational and business development resources. The franchise system is comprised of a partner network, where each territory is independently owned and operated.
To learn more about Chestertons Vietnam, please go to: www.chestertons.com.vn