Strand Hill | Christie's International Real Estate
1131 Morningside Drive
Manhattan Beach,
CA 90266

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Chris Richardson, President of Strand Hill, Christie’s International Real Estate

A visionary idea to bring a small-town boutique brokerage to the South Bay coupled with a long-standing relationship with Christie’s International Real Estate has created a unique and unparalleled company- Strand Hill Properties. As President of Strand Hill / Christie’s International Real Estate, Chris Richardson is highly experienced in both commercial and residential real estate particularly specializing in the luxury market. With over 20 years working experience in effectively marketing new homes, entitled land and premier properties throughout California, Chris’s expertise and commitment to excellent customer service has established him as one of the premier brokers in the state.

Company Overview

Strand Hill is a boutique firm comprised of “The Best of the Best” real estate professionals in the South Bay. With offices located in Manhattan Beach and Palos Verdes, our team of real estate professionals are some of the most highly respected and deeply dedicated individuals, with a combined experience in real estate that is exemplary. Collectively selling nearly $1 Billion in residential real estate during 2017, Strand Hill’s vision and commitment to customer service is invaluable to the South Bay’s luxury property market.

As an affiliate of Christie’s International Real Estate and an exclusive Luxury Portfolio International® brokerage and member of Leading Companies of the World®; Strand Hill offers an incomparable level of service and global visibility under brands that stand for trust, discretion, and excellence.


Christie’s International Real Estate

Only the most accomplished real estate brokers are invited to join the Christie’s International Real Estate network representing globally more than 1,350 affiliate offices and 32,000 agents across more than 47 countries, offering exclusive home and luxury real estate services to buyers and sellers worldwide. The Christie’s brand is instantly recognizable to clients as a tailored, trusted service that has maintained a high standard of excellence for over 250 years.

Luxury Portfolio International®

Luxury Portfolio International® is a by-invitation-only network representing 200-plus selected luxury affiliates known for outstanding reputation and performance excellence. Strand Hill was chosen to join this prestigious network due to extensive knowledge of the South Bay’s luxury real estate market, breakthrough marketing strategies and value-driven approach.

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®

Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® is a network of the world’s market-leading independent residential brokerages in over 65 countries, with 565 firms and 130,000 real estate professionals producing over one million transactions valued at $368 billion annually.


As the #1 independent real estate brokerage house in the South Bay, Strand Hill believes that success is based on an unstoppable drive to exceed client expectations while positively shaping the community.

Core Values

Client Focused

  • We are dedicated to our clients’ needs and to exceeding expectations through our commitment to hard work, genuine care, and integrity.

Leading the Way

  • We are constantly seeking new and relevant information to better serve our clients.

People Make the Difference

  • We actively cultivate an environment of respect, support, honesty, collaboration and fun.

Genuine Passion

  • We believe passion and attitude cannot be taught, but is essential to success – in life and business.

Give Back, Be Involved

  • Our team gets involved in our communities, develops relationships, and always makes decisions we believe are in the best interests of this place we call home.

Key Messages & Talking Points

  • References to affiliates
  • References to key stats
  • Insights specific to beachfront properties
  • Real Estate industry trends such as:
    • Price increases/decreases
    • Type of houses which are on-trend, selling faster, slower
    • Buyer’s market vs seller’s market
    • Housing ‘bubbles’
  • Celebrity purchases/sales and trends
  • Tips on the buying/selling process e.g.
    • Staging
    • Price points
    • Showing times
    • Open houses
  • Real Estate and the community e.g.
    • Affordable housing
    • Student housing
    • Preserving house prices vs building new housing


  • Number one independent real estate brokerage house in the South Bay
  • Sold nearly $1 billion in residential real estate during 2017

Unique Value Proposition

  • Strand Hill serves the South Bay with an unprecedented combination of local expertise, global reach, reliability and passion
  • Strand Hill/Christie’s International Real Estate is the #1 independent real estate brokerage house in the South Bay and was recently honored as the affiliate of the year by Christie’s International.

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Key Images & Videos

Media Lists

  • Real Estate publications and journalists
  • Guest bookers – broadcast
  • South Bay publications
Corporate Office 1131 Morningside Drive
Manhattan Beach,
CA 90266
CalDRE# 01968431
Phone: 310.545.0707
Fax: 310.545.0771

Strand Hill | Christie's International Real Estate deems information reliable but not guaranteed. Strand Hill | Christie's International Real Estate fully supports the principles of the Fair Housing Act (Title VIII of the Civil Rights Act of 1968), which generally prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing-related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status, and handicap (disability).

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