Sotheby's International Realty

First Mover in the Connected TV Ecosytem 





The Sotheby’s International RealtyⓇ brand is a full service international real estate company focusing on the sale of luxury homes and properties.


  • Gain competitive position in the Connected TV space
  • Give users more selection on a more interactive platform (Apple TV)
  • Provide shared user experience for browsing properties
  • Deliver a best-in-class visual experience


  • Native tvOS application for browsing properties and contacting agents
  • Custom navigation, view controllers, animations, and submission form
  • "Guess the Location" in-app micro game
  • Uses both REST and SOAP APIs
  • Tightly integrated with Google Places for fast search results


  • Expand market reach to Connected TV
  • More inclusive experience, both in living rooms and local affiliate offices
  • Present HD photos and video in the largest screen size
  • Execute initial search for properties and deliver results faster
  • Reach out to agents directly from app (reduce friction points in path to purchase)