Sotheby’s International Realty Brand Expands Network Presence to Aruba

Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC announced recently the expansion of its network into Aruba with the opening of Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty at Tierra del Sol.

Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty is managed by Hans Veenhuysen and Sven Ellerkamp, who have more than 10 years experience specializing in residential sales and property management.

“The addition of Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty expands the strength of our brand in the Caribbean region, where we already enjoy a strong presence,” said Michael R. Good, chief executive officer, Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC. “We look forward to growth in this market under the leadership of Hans Veenhuysen, Sven Ellerkamp and the team of professionals they are building, at their Tierra del Sol sales gallery, in Aruba.”

Headquartered at Tierra del Sol Resort, Spa & Country Club, the firm has plans for further expansion on the islands of Curacao and Bonaire. “We have strong partnerships and client relationships at home and abroad, a professional infrastructure and sales agents with strong local knowledge,” said Veenhuysen. “The market in Aruba remains stable and the demand is still high in this unique region of the Caribbean found outside of the hurricane belt and known for its exceptional beaches, water sports and outstanding natural beauty.”

Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty will handle all the listings and sales for Tierra del Sol Real Estate NV, as well as selective, exclusive, other real estate ventures in Aruba, Bonaire and Curacao, including projects and individual homes.

The team of Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty is made up of the island’s finest, most experienced real estate professionals, having worked for Tierra del Sol Real Estate N.V., for many years.

The team consists of Hans Veenhuysen, Managing Director, Sven Ellerkamp, Managing Director, Elizabeth Nicholls, Senior Sales Associate, Marietta Maduro, Administration Associate and Garrick Hasham, Sales Associate. Check out the company’s new website at:

About Sotheby’s International Realty: As one of the world’s most trusted brands Sotheby’s International Realty® is, simply put, synonymous with quality. The Sotheby’s International Realty network currently has more than 12,000 sales associates located in approximately 580 offices in 42 countries and territories worldwide. Aruba Sotheby’s International Realty listings will be marketed on the global website. In addition to the referral opportunities and widened exposure generated from this source, the firm’s brokers and clients will benefit from an association with the Sotheby’s auction house and worldwide Sotheby’s International Realty marketing programs.

Founded in 1976 to provide independent brokerages with a powerful marketing and referral program for luxury listings, the Sotheby’s International Realty network was designed to connect the finest independent real estate companies to the most prestigious clientele in the world.

 Sotheby’s International Realty Affiliates LLC supports its affiliates with a host of operational, marketing, recruiting, educational and business development resources. Franchise affiliates also benefit from an association with the venerable Sotheby’s auction house, established in 1744. For more information, visit