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Foxtons director joins Beauchamp Estates as the new head of sales director

by LLP Editor
24th Sep 22 3:06 pm

Leading ultra-prime estate agent Beauchamp Estates has appointed ex-Foxtons Area Director Stuart Bennett as Head of Sales at its Mayfair office, covering London’s platinum postcodes and addresses including Mayfair, Belgravia, Knightsbridge, St James’s, Kensington and Marylebone.

Stuart Bennett joins the existing Mayfair sales team at the award winning agency’s Mayfair offices on Curzon Street, an elegant townhouse which alongside the Mayfair sales department also houses client meeting rooms, the company’s international HQ led by Founding Director Gary Hersham, the Mayfair lettings department led by Erik Holmgren, Mayfair new homes department led by New Homes Director Paul Finch and the group marketing department, led by Marketing Manager Harriet Woods.

Stuart Bennett will be leading the existing Mayfair sales team and be responsible for overseeing and growing the sales department in the office.

Beauchamp Estates has been selling and letting homes in Mayfair since 1979 and the Mayfair sales office has some of the most prestigious sales listings in London including the £55 million former Gucci headquarters building, now a mega-mansion, on Grafton Street, the £29.95 million former coach house of the Dukes of Culross, now a grand townhouse on Culross Street, a £20 million family residence on Eaton Place and a £19.45 million residence on Cadogan Place.

Stuart Bennett highlights that clients choose to list their properties with Beauchamp Estates because of the bespoke personalised service provided to clients and the seamless relationship between the different departments and international office network.

The Mayfair sales department is able to work closely alongside the lettings and new homes departments which means that an instruction can be listed for both sales and lettings, and new developments can be provided with full service launch, branding, marketing, social media, PR and sales support.

In addition, the Mayfair sales department is able to promote each client instruction to the firm’s overseas office network (Tel Aviv, New York, Mykonos, Cannes, St Tropez and Lisbon) and database of over 10,000 applicants, many of whom are exclusive to Beauchamp Estates and will only view properties through the brand’s network.

Over 1 million visitors per year visit the Beauchamp Estates globally optimised website, and the firm has buyers and tenants from 234 countries.

Stuart Bennett joins Beauchamp Estates from Foxtons where he had been an Area Director, overseeing the Park Lane, Marylebone, West End and Notting Hill offices, responsible for setting sales and lettings targets across all four offices for over 110 staff.

Having joined Foxtons in 1998 as a Sales Negotiator at the Notting Hill office, his successful career saw him gain experience in everything from core deal activity to people management, team building, office management and senior director responsibilities.

Gary Hersham, Founder and Director Beauchamp Estates told LondonLovesProperty.com, “Beauchamp Estates is delighted that Stuart Bennett has joined us from Foxtons, where he worked as a senior Area Director in Prime Central London.

“We needed a senior individual who was not only an excellent match for the Beauchamp Estates DNA, but also someone who had exceptional experience and knowledge across prime central London property various local markets and an unstinting commitment to clients.”

Stuart Bennett, Head of Mayfair Sales at Beauchamp Estates added, “Having left Foxtons after a wonderful twenty four years I am delighted to be working for Beauchamp Estates who are a global leader in luxury property.

“Connecting with Gary Hersham was a key moment: his passion and enthusiasm are infectious and create a natural energy and I instinctively knew that Beauchamp Estates was the right home and move for me.”

Married in 2014, with two children, Stuart and his family live in Chiswick. Alongside his career in property Stuart Bennett is a keen sportsman all his life, playing football, previously to county level, and enjoying cycling.

Cycling has seen Stuart undertake charity bike rides for Sport Relief and become involved the Felix Project, a charity organised by the Quintessentially Foundation that saves surplus food from suppliers and redistributes it to charities: helping to reduce food surplus and help those in need.

The last Felix Project charity bike ride raised over £400,000 for the charity and cycled 550 kms.

Beauchamp Estates, founded by Gary Hersham in 1979, has an unprecedented reputation, regularly topping UK performance league tables and achieving record transactions above £10 million.

Beauchamp Estates has a network of international offices in France, Greece and Israel, and associate offices in New York and Lisbon. For further information please visit  W: www.beauchamp.com or call T: +44 (0)20  7499 7722.

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