The Mark Company Hires Maranda Blanton As Development Director for Southern California
July 24, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Mark Company Delivers New Strength in Los Angeles Market Pacific Union’s New-Development Division Hires Maranda Blanton As Development Director for Southern California
San Francisco, Calif., July 23, 2018 – The Mark Company, Pacific Union International’s development division that provides game-changing sales and marketing services for high-end, urban residential developments, is strengthening its presence in the Los Angeles market by hiring industry veteran Maranda Blanton to oversee developments.
In her role, Blanton will lead sales and marketing for the anticipated launch of the $1 billion Oceanwide Plaza and will drive new business in Southern California. She combines invaluable experience in the industry along with an impressive track record, including work with Ryness, Polaris Pacific, The Agency, and Oceanwide Plaza at an earlier stage of its development.
The Mark Company, a division of Pacific Union International, compliments the fifth-largest real estate brokerage in the U.S. with its impressive portfolio of new, urban residential developments in key U.S. markets, including San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, and San Diego.
“We are strengthening our teams in Los Angeles and San Francisco, responding to their growing needs as urban developments transform the skylines of these essential California business hubs,” The Mark Company CEO Ross McCredie says.
“I’m excited to be joining the team at The Mark Company,” Blanton says. “My previous work on the Oceanwide Plaza project creates the ideal springboard for us to collaborate and exceed expectations for our client and for TMC.”
Founded in 1997, The Mark Company merged with Pacific Union International in 2015, giving the firm a unique advantage over other new-development marketing and sales firms. Today, the brokerage counts 1,700 elite real estate professionals in more than 50 offices across Northern and Southern California, including Pacific Union’s award-winning Chinese Concierge in Beijing, which gives The Mark Company’s clients extensive outreach to China. Additionally, the firm delivers timely economic insights to its clients from nationally recognized Pacific Union International Chief Economist Selma Hepp.
About The Mark Company
The Mark Company is one of the nation’s premier urban residential marketing and sales firms. Founded in 1997, The Mark Company provides a full range of core consulting services including analytics, design, marketing, and sales for urban high-rises and suburban attached properties throughout the Western United States.
The firm is a trusted partner to global leaders in residential development and finance, providing buyer-driven sales and marketing strategies that produce industry-leading results. The Mark Company has represented more than 10,000 residences and generated over $5 billion in sales for some of the nation’s most notable and successful developments, including The Infinity in San Francisco, Evo in Los Angeles, and The Martin in Las Vegas. Notable current projects include Oceanwide Plaza in Downtown Los Angeles, 181 Fremont Residences and 288 Pacific in San Francisco, and Cavalleri in Malibu.
The Mark Company is a subsidiary of San Francisco-based Pacific Union International, the fifth-largest residential real estate brokerage in the U.S. based on 2017 sales volume of $14.1 billion. The Mark Company benefits from an enriched leadership team, innovative technology, economic analysis, and added global reach through its relationship with Pacific Union International. For more information, please visit www.themarkcompany.com.
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