The annual Australian Real Estate Business Awards saw James Pratt win the highly prestigious, Best Auctioneer in Australia Award, in front of a capacity crowd of over 3000 of Australia's best in Real Estate, Business and Entertainment. The REB Awards are known as the Academy Awards for Real Estate in Australia.
During the ceremony held at the Star Casino Grand Ballroom in Sydney, Host, and MC of the night, actor Stephen Curry , announced the winner of the prestigious award by saying, this award represents the thoroughbreds of the industry. The auctioneer of the year award has always been a highly coveted award and put a spotlight on the very best with the nominations coming from across all of Australia. 'I want to thank my team, without them I don't deserve this award, Pratt said when accepting his award on stage. Pratt was also a finalist for the best digital presence in 2019."
News of the win spread internationally to Pratt's esteemed fan base in the USA, with high profile names across American business, film and television congratulating him on social media. In Beverly Hills, Los Angeles, Tanya Stawski who is ranked in the top 2% of all brokers in America said, He really is at the top of the game, James’s reputation on the world stage is phenomenal, he is an incredible ambassador for Australian talent overseas
Other highlights on the night included mega-franchise group Ray White taking out the award for number one network and Natalie South taking out BDM of the year.
For Pratt, his career is skyrocketing internationally, this year in January he was named Top 5 under 35 in Australia for entertainment, and in April he conducted the worlds first cryptocurrency real estate auction. This latest award was another reminder of his extraordinary skillset and why internationally he has already earnt an esteemed reputation.