Stockdale & Leggo

Over the last 80 years Stockdale & Leggo has grown to be one of the leading real estate franchises within the Australian real estate industry with offices in four stages and employing more than 1000 people. Over the last 12 months, the group has utilised PR as a vital component to its communications strategy which has resulted in numerous award wins, the opening of additional offices and rapid growth in profile within the industry of Chief Operating Officer, Anna Thomas.

Working with Stockdale & Leggo since 2015 saw Chiquita Searle engaged to lead its public relations efforts for the group. This included media as well as the talent management of Chief Operating Officer,  Anna Thomas.

The real estate industry in Australia is particularly competitive and the group was intent on attracting new franchisees, raising the profile of the group and its leader in the industry and establishing itself as an innovative front runner with aggressive expansion plans.

Since working with Chiquita, Stockdale & Leggo and Anna Thomas have featured in a variety of media including Foxtel, Domain, Women’s Agenda, The Collective Hub, Elite Agent, REB, Property Observer, Business Insider, Woman with Drive, Dynamic Business Women and many more.

Stockdale & Leggo has been a finalist in numerous awards including a winner in the ‘Company of the Year’ Gold Stevie award in the Real Estate category of the 2017 International Business Awards and in the People’s Choice Award for ‘Company of the Year’ in the Real Estate category of the 2017 International Business Awards

Thomas was also named a Finalist in the 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards for the Private & Corporate Sector category, a Bronze Stevie Winner for ‘Woman of the Year’ in the 2017 International Business Awards and a Finalist in the Industry Thought Leader of the Year in the Real Estate Business Awards 2017

  • Anna Thomas named a Finalist in the 2016 Telstra Business Women’s Awards for the Private & Corporate Sector category
  • Anna Thomas named a Bronze Stevie Winner for ‘Woman of the Year’ in the 2017 International Business Awards
  • Anna Thomas named a Finalist in the Industry Thought Leader of the Year in the Real Estate Business Awards 2017
  • Stockdale & Leggo named a Gold Stevie Winner for ‘Company of the Year’ in the Real Estate category of the 2017 International Business Awards
  • Stockdale & Leggo named a Winner in the People’s Choice Award for ‘Company of the Year’ in the Real Estate category of the 2017 International Business Awards
  • Stockdale & Leggo named a Finalist in the Innovator of the Year in the Real Estate Business Awards 2017
  • Stockdale & Leggo named a Finalist in the Innovation Award for the 2017 REIV Excellence Awards
  • Anna Thomas invited to be a speaker at a number of events hosted by Domain, www.carsales.com.au, CBA’s Women in Focus ‘Real Women’, Women in Leadership Summit, Women in Property Leadership Summit, Women of Westpac, Catch up with the Property Girls and the Australian Women’s Leadership Symposium
  • Additional offices were launched including Footscray, Manningham, Ringwood, Point Cook, Laverton, Altona and Box Hill.