FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Dwellworks Announces International Expansion with Acquisitions in the United Kingdom and Mexico
Cleveland, Ohio – February 28, 2013 – Dwellworks, LLC is excited to announce its expansion into the United Kingdom and Mexico through the acquisition of two experienced and well-respected destination service providers, County Homesearch International and Express Relocation® Home Search and Destination Services.
Gene Novak, Executive Vice President and CFO of Dwellworks stated, "We recognized a need for a global, consistent, single-source solution for destination services. Dwellworks is thrilled with the opportunity to deliver our clients enhanced compliance, process consistency and delivery, and standardized HSSE practices through our expanded supply chain network."
County Homesearch has operated throughout the United Kingdom for 25 years, earning both the EuRA Quality Seal of Destination Services and ISO 9001 certification. The destination services division will rebrand as Dwellworks by year-end. The property homefinder division will continue to represent private, independent home buyers and renters as County Homesearch International Limited. Andrew Scott and Heather Stanley will remain with the Dwellworks organization as full-time associates in operational and account management roles. Jonathan Haward will be integral to effective ownership transition as a strategic consultant for Dwellworks.
With consultants located across Mexico, Express Relocation brings over 25 years of industry experience, an established consultant network, and a passion for customer service. The company will rebrand as Dwellworks by year-end, with former owners Jack and Tanya Fraind providing operational and strategic leadership at the new Dwellworks Mexico City service center and for our Latin American expansion plans.
The Mexico City service center acquisition builds on the Dwellworks North American strategy. Dwellworks expanded its destination services into Canada last year with the acquisition of Dada Destination Services Inc. of Ottawa, Ontario.
About Dwellworks, LLC
Dwellworks is a leading provider of relocation and real estate industry solutions, with over 30 years of experience managing a supplier network of consultants, field agents, contractors and appraisers. Dwellworks empowers companies to deliver value and innovation to their clients, offering a comprehensive suite of Destination Services for relocating employees and their families, Property Management for both vacant and tenant-occupied homes, and Valuation Services for relocation, specialty and mortgage appraisal needs. For more information, please visit www.dwellworks.com.
About County Homesearch International Ltd.
Established in 1988, County Homesearch International is the leading independent property homefinder in the UK. A network of offices throughout the UK ensures clients find the best home to meet their needs and then settle in through destination services programs. County Homesearch holds the EuRA Quality Seal, and is the first company of its kind to be awarded the ISO9001 certificate for high quality management practices.
About Express Relocation® Home Search and Destination Services
Express Relocation is a leading destination services provider for multinational firm executives and their families in Mexico. The company has over 25 years of experience and industry involvement including numerous client awards and accolades. With a destination consultant network that spans across Mexico, their consultants are experts in the field, are fully bilingual and have a minimum of five years experience in international mobility.
For more information, please contact:
John Fischer, Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing