Top Dallas team sees window for new boutique luxury brokerage

Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty's top-selling team has split off to form its own brokerage

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Jonathan Rosen and Christy Berry Briggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty's top-selling team, led by Christy Berry and Jonathan Rosen of the RosenBerry Group, left the business to set up their own boutique luxury brokerage for the Dallas-Fort Worth market last Friday. The new brokerage, based near Highland Park in Dallas, is called The Collective Residential and will have a focus on enhanced design, excellence and innovation. Berry and Rosen, who have been in a team together for around 18 months, had been working on starting their own business for the last six months, they said. They were encouraged by the active market they were seeing for this year to go ahead and make the move. With a combined experience of 20 years in the real estate sales business,  Rosen has carved out a niche in development and renovation of luxury properties, while Berry has a large buyer and seller database of families. "We are going to see a stronger market in 2017 than we did in 2016...